October 18, 2020, 91, Goldsboro
Ross Benjamin Sutton, 91, of Goldsboro passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Somerset Court in Goldsboro.
Due to COVID-19, a family graveside service will be held at Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Goldsboro. An outdoor memorial service for family and friends will be held Friday, October 23, 2020 at 4 p.m. at Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church, 4408 NC Hwy 111, Seven Springs, North Carolina 28578.
Mr. Sutton was born in Duplin County on August 9, 1929 to the late Ivey Becton and Patience Sutton. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
He is survived by one son, Ronald B. Sutton and wife, Melissa Hinson Sutton of Kenly; one step-daughter, Frances Head of Goldsboro; two grandchildren, Kevin Anderson and Christina Head; three great-grandchildren, Kayla Anderson, Kyle Anderson and Alex Angeles and a host of other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Sutton was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Jarman Sutton and nine siblings.
The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.