Stephen Russell Sutton, 62, of Roanoke passed away quietly Friday, December 13, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents Frank L. Sutton and Jeannette S. Sutton of Va. Beach, Va. and sister Dolly Westerdale of Muncy, Pa.
He is survived by his brothers and sister-in-law, Paul Sutton of Chesapeake, Va., Patrick Sutton and wife, Jennifer of Franklin Co., Va.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Vivien Holdren and husband, Danny of Roanoke, Marian Rudd and husband, Bruce of Silver Spring, Md. And Julie Goodrich and husband, Fred of Chesapeake, Va.; 3 nieces, including Natalie Holdren who was like a daughter to him; 9 nephews and 10 grandnieces and nephews.
Steve loved the Roanoke Valley and made it his home for over 40 years. He leaves behind many cherished friends and neighbors that were like family to him. Along with those friends and neighbors, the family would like to thank everyone at Crandall & Katt Law firm from which he retired in 2018 for their wonderful support and concern. His life was richer because you were all a part of it.
A memorial service celebrating Steve’s life will be conducted at 11AM, Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Grace Fellowship Church 813 Franklin Road, Roanoke, Va. with Pastor David J. Crandall officiating. Online condolences may be made at www.lotzfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Rescue Mission, 402 4th St SE, Roanoke, VA 24013 or Ronald McDonald House, 2224 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24014