Donald E. "Windy" Sutton

December 3, 1930 ~ January 30, 2013



Donald E. "Windy" Sutton, Sr., 82, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on January 30, 2013 at 8:40 a.m. at Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born December 3, 1930 in Butler, Pennsylvania, to the late Samuel Sutton and Helen (Blose) Sutton.

Mr. Sutton worked as a Machinist at Armco for over 30 years in the Machine Shop. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Korean War. Mr. Sutton was a member of the VFW Chicora Post #7876, a charter member of the Happy Hunters Sportsman Club and was an Independent Union Rep at Armco.

Mr. Sutton is survived by one son, Donald E. Sutton, Jr. and his wife Kimberly of Chicora, PA; four daughters, Vickie Knestaut and her husband Danny of Greensburg, PA, Wendy Pratts and her husband Eddie of Butler, PA, Debby Sutton of Butler, PA, and Christine Martin and her husband Patrick of Palmyra, PA; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and also by one sister, Margaret McPherson and her husband Ronald of Meridian, PA.

In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Belle Sutton, whom he married on August 23, 1957 and who passed away on July 19, 2012; two brothers Charles and Robert Sutton; and one sister, Ora Schomer.

According to Donald's wishes there will be no visitation or funeral services.

Donald's family would like to thank the staff of Amedisys Home Health and Hospice for caring for Donald throughout his illness.

Arrangements are being handled by the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.

Memorial donations may be made to the Fenelton United Methodist Church, 810 Clearfield Road, Fenelton, PA 16034.





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