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[March 02, 2021]  LINCOLN - John H. Sutton, 78, of Lincoln passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021 at his home.

Funeral home: Peasley Funeral Home, Lincoln     


John H. Sutton, 78, of Lincoln, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021, at his home.

A Mass of Christian Burial wase held on Friday, February 19, 2021, at Holy Family Catholic Church with Rev. Jeffrey G. Laible officiating.

Burial was in Resurrection Cemetery in Danville, Illinois.

John Herbert Sutton was born on July 7, 1942, in Decatur, the son of Herbert Blaine and Mary Elizabeth Klacik Sutton.

He is survived by one nephew: Emmitt Chastain of Rochester.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister: Carolyn Marie Chastain.

John graduated from St. Teresa High School in Decatur in 1960. He later attended Sangamon State University, Illinois State University, and Millikin University.


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He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.

John taught school at Mt. Auburn and Beason School districts, later working in Mental Health for the Department of Corrections. He also owned the Clock shop and The Wood works. He also restored Carousel Horses.

He was also devoted to honoring the men and women in the Armed Services by playing TAPS at many funerals over the years for American Legion Post #263.

Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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