Memorial services for Louis F. “Lou” Sutton, Jr., 76 of Aledo, will be held on Saturday, September 29th at 4:00 PM at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Visitation and fellowship will immediately follow the services at the Mercer County VFW, Aledo. Memorials may be made to the Mercer County YMCA or the Mercer Foundation for Health.


Memorial services for Louis F. “Lou” Sutton, Jr., 76 of Aledo, will be held on Saturday, September 29th at 4:00 PM at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Visitation and fellowship will immediately follow the services at the Mercer County VFW, Aledo. Memorials may be made to the Mercer County YMCA or the Mercer Foundation for Health.


Lou died on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Genesis Senior Living, Aledo.


Lou was born on April 7, 1942 in Akron, New York to Louis F. & Elizabeth (Perry) Sutton Sr. He married Susan Longley on August 13, 1966 in Aledo.


Lou was an agent with Country Companies, then Country Financial, for over 45 years, retiring in January 31st 2016. He was active in fundraising in the community, often helping the YMCA and local events like Ducks Unlimited and Pheasants Forever, of which he was a dedicated member. Lou loved hunting, fishing, and the outdoors.  Duck and Deer Hunting were his favorites. He loved all animals but especially enjoyed raising and training his numerous hunting and farm dogs.  Lou was an avid sports fan attending and watching sporting events at the local High Schools, football and basketball games at the University of Illinois and University of Iowa, and watching the St Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs.   He was also a dedicated member of the NRA.


Lou is survived by his wife, Susan; sons and daughters-in-law: William & Chris Sutton and Jesse & Larisa Sutton and grandson, Connor Sutton, all of Chicago; a brother and sister-in-law: Edwin & Corky Sutton of Akron, NY. He was preceded in death by his parents; twin sister, Susan Sloat and a sister, Sylvia Ross.

 
Condolences may be left at speerfuneralhome.com.