Gayle Wesley Sutton Sr., 91, Virginia Beach, fell asleep in the promise of the resurrection Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, after a long illness.
Born Feb. 2, 1927, to Luther Hoskins Sutton and Bessie Williamson Sutton, he was preceded in death by his parents; beloved wife of 64 years, Shirley Eloise Ackiss Sutton; and younger brother, Earl R. Sutton.
Gayle is survived by his three children, Nancy Sutton Ravise-Noel, Karen Sutton and Gayle W. Sutton Jr.; grandchildren, Joshua Dillingham and Jason Dillingham; great-grandchildren, Keymani, Jasmyn and Jason Dillingham Jr.; nieces, Terry Ackiss Schuler, Laurie Sutton Goldschmidt and Ellen Sutton Rockwood; and nephews, John Ackiss, David Ackiss and Glen Ackiss.
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, at Elmwood Cemetery, 238 E Princess Anne Road, Norfolk.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to benefit the Virginia Christadelphian Youth Camp to the attention of Thom Crabtree, 6029 Spinnaker Cove Court, Suffolk, VA 23435-3170.
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