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Max Sutton, Taylor County, KY (1945-2014)

He leaves a lasting impression on South Central Kentucky. His Christianity was shown in his kindness, in his business, and in his devotion to the faith. He was a member of the Campbellsville Christian Church, Gideons International, and was a member and past president of Campbellsville Kiwanis. He held a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering from one of America's premier schools, Purdue University. He had retired as manager of Engineering at Ingersoll Rand, was a broker at Paul Osborne Realty for 20 years, and was owner of "The Book" Store in Campbellsville for 20 years, with his wife, Jane Anne Hoffer Sutton, who survives. He leaves 6 direct living descendants
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Max Sutton, 68, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 4:15pmET, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service for Max Sutton was at 2pmCT/1pmET Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Campbellsville Christian Church, 302 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Dr. Paul Patton, Dr. Joel Patton and Rev. Rodney Booe. Visitation started at 9amCT/10amET, Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Campbellsville Christian Church

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Christian Church where he served as an Elder.

He was a member of Gideons International and the Campbellsville Kiwanis, where he was past president in 2013.

He attended Purdue University and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering.

He retired as Manager of Engineering at Ingersol Rand; was a Broker at Paul Osborne Realty and for the last 20 years, was owner of "The Book" Store in Campbellsville and Glasgow, with his wife.

He united in marriage to Jane Anne Hoffer June 12, 1966.

Besides his wife, Jane Sutton of Campbellsville, KY, he is survived by the following:
  • One son: Brian Scott Sutton of Ashland, KY

  • One daughter: Sara Anne Harris and husband, Phillip of Campbellsville, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Samantha Harris, Austin Harris, Jordan Sutton and Brianna Harris, all of Campbellsville, KY
  • One brother and one sister: David L. Sutton and wife, Joyce of Galveston, Indiana and Marianne Windgate of Indianapolis, Indiana

  • One sister-in-law: Lady Ann Sutton of San Antonio, Texas

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters: Clyde Sutton, JoAnne Sutton and Linda Keller. The family requests expressions of sympathy to be donations to Gideon Bibles and may be made at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Send a condolence to the family of Max Sutton

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, , in charge of arrangements.

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