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Billy "Bruce" Sutton

April 26, 1950 - January 21, 2015

Billy "Bruce" Sutton
Gilmer, TX

Billy “Bruce” Sutton age 64 of Gilmer, TX passed away January 21, 2015. He was born April 26, 1950 in Ft. Smith, AR to Bill and Ola Rea Sutton. It was in Van Buren, AR he attended local schools growing up and graduated from high school. 

 Bruce moved to Longview in 1969 and later met and married Anita Shirey November 27, 1970. It was in Spring Hill that they raised their family. 

Mr. Sutton was a faithful member and Deacon of Judson Rd Church of Christ. He enjoyed studying history and was especially interested in the Civil War.


Personal Information

Date of Death




Date of Birth


Place of Birth

Ft. Smith, AR


Gilmer, TX


Parent's Name

Bill and Ola Rea Suttton


Survived By

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of over 44 years Anita Sutton, daughters Heather Blount and her husband Cody and Heidi Murphy and her husband Danny, 5 grandchildren Cade Blount, Ryann Murphy, Corden Blount, Rylee and Rustin Murphy, also 2 sisters Muriel Sutton and Kim Neurohr Brother, Bill Caton, cousins Sheila Dyer, Oretha Ferguson, Ricky Daughtry and numerous extended family and friends. Bruce will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.

Funeral Home / Crematorium


Rader Funeral Home - Longview


1617 Judson Road







More Information

Service & Interment

Visitation Location

Rader Funeral Home - Longview

Visitation Date

Friday January 23rd, 2015

Visitation Time

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Service Location

Rader Funeral Home - Longview

Service Date

Saturday January 24th, 2015

Service Time

10:00 am


Interment Location

Adkins Cemetery - Homer, LA

Interment Date

Saturday January 24th, 2015

Interment Time

2:00 pm


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