James Sutton


James Edwin Sutton, age 66, of Sylva passed away Wednesday July 15, 2020.

James was preceded in death by his parents, William “Penn” Sutton and Reba Marie Mathis; and a brother, Eddie Sutton.

He is survived by sisters, Linda Forehand and husband Mark of Sherrills Ford, N.C., Lisa “Alesia” Calhoun and husband Jim of Zebulon N.C., and Teresa Brown of Clayton, N.C.; children Josh and wife Sabrina Sutton of Snow Camp, N.C., and Reba “Missy” Sutton of Dillsboro. Four nieces, one nephew, six great-nephews and one great-niece also survive.

James was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran. He was a very talented mechanic. He spent many days helping friends work on cars and motorcycles. He enjoyed training mules and horses. James had friends far and wide and will be missed by all.

Per James’ request no services are planned. 

An online registry is available at www.appalachianfuneralservices.com.

Appalachian Funeral Services of Sylva, N.C., is serving the family.