Johnnie Sutton  1953-2021


Johnnie Sutton, was born on Feb. 9, 1953 to Joshua Sutton Sr. and Hazel Sutton in Dallas. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James Elmo.

Johnnie is survived by his wife of 47 years, DeAnn Sutton; sons, James Sutton and wife Shonda and Dale Sutton and wife Tayrnn; daughter, Kimberly Kerry and husband Nick; nine grandchildren, Luke, Wyatt, Brett, Lillie, Ramsie, Maisie, Finley, Colton and Jordan; and brother, Joe Sutton and wife Charolette.

Johnnie and DeAnn moved to East Texas in August 1975. Johnnie started working at Tyler Pipe Industries where he worked on and repaired industrial and heavy equipment for 43 1/2 years. Johnnie enjoyed his work and retired from Tyler Pipe on Jan. 31, 2019.

Johnnie thoroughly enjoyed his retirement. He loved working on his truck, tinkering in his shop and mowing his pasture. He liked taking his wife to work and having breakfast or lunch with the “guys” at Uncle Bubba’s. He loved sitting in his recliner aggravating Bruce the pug dog. He loved watching his family and enjoyed his time spent with his grand kids.