Richard Edward Sutton (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Richard Edward Sutton entered into rest Thursday, June 23, 2011 at Doctors Hospital. Funeral mass will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 12:15 p.m. from The Church of the Most Holy Trinity, 811 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA 30901 with Father Michael J. Kavanaugh, pastor. Interment will be in Mount Olive Memorial Gardens. Richard Edward Sutton called, "Ed" or "Eddie" by his family and friends; was born May 23, 1974 to Bertha F. Sutton and the late Richard Sutton, Jr.. Richard "Ed" was a Christian and an active member of The Church of the Most Holy Trinity all of his life. He served as an alter boy and continued his service as an acolyte until his death. Richard "Ed" attended Immaculate Conception Elementary School, Aquinas High School and graduated with honors. He attended Morehouse College, graduated Cum Laude, May 1997, with Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration on Technology (Computer Science). Richard "Ed" did an internship at SAFECO and Eli Lilly and Company in Seattle, Washington. He was later employed with the Hewlett-Packard Company, Atlanta, Georgia as a supervisor for many years and Pfizer Inc.'s Augusta pharmaceutical plant until his health declined. He was a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Atlanta Chapter and a member of The Knights of Columbus, John F. Kennedy Council, Augusta, GA. He leaves to cherish his memory and celebrate his going home: his mother, Bertha F. Sutton; one sister, Kimberly T. Sutton; two brothers, Pierre B. (Denise V.) Sutton and Patrick B. Sutton; two nieces, Jessica V. Sutton and Keshia T. Coleman; two nephews, Joshua A. Sutton and Jared M. Sutton; four uncles and four aunts; a host of other relatives and friends. W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA 30901 (706) 722-6401. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com/obits

The Augusta Chronicle-June 27, 2011

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