Peasley Funeral Home, Lincoln
John H. Sutton, 78, of Lincoln,
passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021, at his
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,
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
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
He was a member of Holy Family
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
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
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