John H. Sutton, 78,of Lincoln passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021 at his home.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Holy Family Catholic Church at 10:00 a..m. with Rev. Jeffrey G Laible officiating.


Visitation will be held from 9:00 a..m. until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 19, 2021. 


Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery in Danville, Illinois on Friday at 1:30 p.m. 


John Herbert Sutton was born on July 7, 1942 in Decatur the son of Herbert Blaine and Mary Elizabeth Klacik Sutton.
He is survived by one nephew: Emmitt Chastain of Rochester.


He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister: Carolyn Marie Chastain.


John graduated from St. Teresa High School in Decatur in 1960. He later attended 
Sangamon State University, Illinois State University and Millikin University.


He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.


John taught school at Mt. Auburn and Beason School districts, later working in Mental Health for the Department of Corrections. He also owned the Clock shop and The Wood works. He also restored Carousel Horses. 


He was also devoted to honoring the men and women in the Armed Services by playing TAPS at many funerals over the years for American Legion Post #263.


Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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