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Obituary – Danny Lee Sutton

Danny Lee Sutton, age 66, was born November 20, 1953, to Oscar and Deloris (Simon) Sutton in Cedar Gap, Mo. He passed away October 27, 2020, at his home in Houston, Mo.

Danny grew up in Ellis Prairie, attended elementary school in Success and high school in Houston.

He is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Oscar Sutton, Jr., Tommy Sutton and Johnny Spurlock; and three wives.

He married Tammy Laster January 16, 2007, in Springfield. Danny is survived by his wife Tammy of Houston; four children and their significant others: Lee Sutton and Rena Kiser, Cassie Laster and Zackery Thurman of Houston, Benny Sutton and Becky Coyne of Bucyrus, and Jennifer Warner and Douglas Lewis of Success; five step children: Aaron and Jessica Neeley of Bucyrus, Renee and Rick Klien of Mtn. Grove, Bonnie and Ricky Wilson of Ozark, Ark., Stephen Laster and Rebecca Dvorak of Springfield and Joshua Laster of Houston; twenty three grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and an ex-wife, Linda Lancaster.

He was the 2nd owner of the family owned business Licking Roofing Company; his business took him all over Missouri.

Danny loved hunting, fishing, spending time with family and friends, camping, playing card games, bingo, being outdoors, going to church, traveling and wood working. He was full of life and tried to enjoy every minute of it. He never met a stranger and was always willing to lend a helping hand.

The family respectfully requests that donations be made to the Danny Sutton Memorial Fund, C/O Evans Funeral Home or to his GOFUNDME (Danny Sutton Memorial Fund) account on Facebook, in lieu of flowers. Online condolences may be sent to

Graveside Services were held Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. at Ellis Prairie Cemetery with Pastor Ted Moore officiating. Services were under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Justin Sutton, Ross Sutton, Joshua Laster, Stephen Laster, Aaron Neeley, Benny Sutton, Douglas Lewis and Wesley Choate.

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