Twin Lakes – Billy Gene Sutton, 91, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the Twin Lakes Facility. A native of Guilford County, he was born July 2, 1929 to the late Dwight and Mozelle Sutton and was the husband of 67 years to the late Betty Blackwood Sutton.
Billy was a longtime member of Springwood Presbyterian Church and was a US Navy Veteran. He retired from Cone Mills in Haw River as a special project manager. Billy was extremely out-going and was very community minded. He was heavily involved in the church in many capacities and was a charter member of the Ruritan Club in Whitsett.
Survivors include his daughter, Jody Sutton Thrasher and husband, Conway; son, Billy Michael Sutton and wife, Dana; granddaughter, Erin Elizabeth Frye; and several nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents and wife, Billy was preceded in death by his sisters: Nancy Sutton Belvin and Rachel Sutton Jarrett; and brothers: Robert and Kenneth Sutton.
A private service will be held at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory. A video of the service will be available at 12:00pm on Tuesday at www.lowefuneralhome.com.
Viewing for Mr. Sutton will be Monday, December 7, 2020 from noon till 5:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Springwood Presbyterian Church, PO Box 5, Whitsett, NC 27377. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Twin Lakes Community and all their staff for their kind and loving care. And many thanks to his family of close and loving friends left behind.
You may watch the service live on Lowe Funeral Home website and sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com