Mr. Samuel David Sutton, Sr.

  • Born: June 8, 1945
  • Died: February 5, 2014
  • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Highland West Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations

9913 Sherrill Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37932
Tel. (865) 693-9547

Tribute & Message From The Family

Samuel David Sutton, Sr., age 68, of Knoxville, TN, passed away on the morning of February 5th, 2014. Sam was born in Maryville, TN on June 8th, 1945. He graduated from West End High in Birmingham, Alabama. Sam later married Mary Ellen on June 16th, 1979. Sam is preceded in death by parents; George Edward, Sr. and Annie Marie Sutton, siblings George Oscar Sutton, Nancy Ann Whited, Lucille Scogin, and Virginia Owen. Sam is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Mary Ellen, eight children; Samuel David Sutton, Jr., (Marcy), Daryl Sutton (Tammy), Jason Sutton (Pam), Jamie Roach (Jeff), Samantha Sutton, Pam Barrientos (Jaime), Douglas Cason, Evie Jo Cannon (Brett), 16 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters Martha Ann Nichols (Sonny), Louise Dennis, brother George Edward Sutton, Jr. (Nancy), numerous nieces and nephews, and other family and many friends. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Condolence & Memory Journal

I am very sorry. For your. Loss. I worked with Sam over the last. 25. Years. Doing. Walmart's. He was a super. Guy. He will be missed a lot. By. Everyone that knew. Him.

Posted by Otis. K. Cantwell    February 12, 2014


I am so sorry for the loss of Sammy. I will miss him greatly. Will be thinking of the family during these times for I know what you are going through. Love to you all.

Posted by Pam Hancock - Jonesboro, AR - Niece   February 07, 2014

So sorry for your loss, Sam. Praying for you and your family.

Posted by Harvey and Debbie - TN   February 07, 2014

We know no words can comfort you at
this time but perhasps they can in some way show our deepest sympathy. May each
tear that falls be a gentle reminder of
your love for Sam.

Keeping you all in our thoughts,
Edward and Pat

Posted by Edward & Pat Curry - Darien, Georgia 31305, GA - Nephew   February 07, 2014


So sorry for your loss. Wish I could be there. You will be in my heart during this time. Love you and may God bless you.

Posted by Deb Nichols - Killen, AL - Niece   February 07, 2014


It saddens me deeply that we have lost such a great mentor. I valued Sam's knowledge, wisdom, humor and friendship. He will be greatly missed. Our prayers are with his family.

Posted by Gary Young - Bella Vista, AR - Friend   February 06, 2014