Clyde C. Sutton

Jul 29, 2014

1920 – 2014

ASHEVILLE — Clyde Calvin Sutton, 94, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Elizabeth House.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Samuel Lawson and Nila Baxter Sutton.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Clara Blaylock Sutton, who died in 1999. Clyde was a retired United States Air Force veteran with 22 years of service that included World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Starnes Cove Baptist Church and also worked at the Asheville Citizen Times for several years.

He is survived by a son, Clyde Eugene Sutton; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Starnes Cove Baptist Church with the Rev. Charlie Sams officiating.  Burial will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at

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