O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

William K. Sutton

William K. Sutton, age 81, of North State Street, Salamanca, New York went to be with his Lord on Tuesday evening, January 15, 2013 at Olean General Hospital, Olean, New York following a brief illness.

Born on April 11, 1931 in Salamanca, New York he was the son of the late William & Bessie Steadman Sutton. He was married on October 1, 1935 in the Free Methodist Church in Salamanca, New York to the former Beverly J. Gates who survives.

Mr. Sutton was employed with the Salamanca School District serving on the Building and Grounds Superintendent until his retirement in 1993. He had also co-owned a Logging & Mill Operation with his late brother, Albert Sutton.

He was a member of Roberts Memorial Free Methodist Church, Cattaraugus, New York and was a Trustee of the Cattaraugus Free Methodist Camp where he had many friends. He enjoyed his family, the outdoors and spending time at his cabin

Surviving besides his wife are: 2 daughters, Cynthia Hayton, Salamanca, New York, Julie (Douglas) Hiller, Maples, New York; 2 sons, Jerry Coleen) Sutton, Bad Axe, Michigan, John (Deanna) Sutton, North Tonawanda, New York; 11 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by 2 brothers, Walter Sutton, Albert Sutton, 3 sisters, Doris Chopan, Barbara Olson, and Myra Crooks.

Friends may call at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Roberts Memorial Free Methodist Church, 111 South Street, Cattaraugus, New York with Rev. Mike Jones officiating.

Burial will be in Crawford Cemetery, Salamanca, New York.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Cattaraugus Christian Camp, % Jason Strong, 102 Hillary Drive, Rochester, New York.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com, or posted to facebook.com/onofh.