Phillip C. “Corky” Sutton

Phillip SuttonPhillip C. “Corky” Sutton,53, of Crisfield, Maryland departed this life Saturday September 28, 2013 at his residence. Born May 17, 1960 he was the son of Merley Sutton and Winfield Whittington Sr. ( Reverend Doretha).

He was educated in the Somerset County Public Schools and graduated from Crisfield High School in 1979.  After high school he joined the U.S Army and served for three years. He was employed with various industries over the years in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

In addition to his parents, he leaves to cherish fond memories two sons Micah Blue and Maurice Sutton; two daughters Ashley and Keyonna Sutton; a devoted friend Tasha Evans; one step-daughter La’tier Evans; six grandchildren; three brothers Jody Sutton(Felisha), Winfield Whittington Jr.(Sharetta) and Michael Whittington( Arlene); two sisters Crystal Johnson and Tracy Colbert; two uncles Joe Sutton( Vicky) and Barry Ballard( Sylvia); three aunts Ethel Taylor(Randolph), Evola Maddox and Shellie Jones( Reverend Frank); nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one sister Faith Sutton-Victor.

A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday October 5, 2013 at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Crisfield where friends may call two hours prior. Reverend Doretha Whittington will be the Eulogist Friends may also call 6-8 p.m. Friday evening October 4, 2013 at the church. Interment will be in Union Asbury Cemetery in Crisfield.

3 Responses to “Phillip C. “Corky” Sutton”

  • I will miss my cousin, but I’m glad I got to see him and hear his voice one last time
    before God called him home to his forever resting place. I’m going to miss you and miss your
    laugh ( that alone made others laugh with him, regardless if you knew what he said or
    not). I must admit he was one of a kind. He reminded me so much of my uncle Bob
    Whitt. Good bye dear cousin from this world. Love Vet

  • Shanyell:

    Hey Pop’s,

    Missing you like crazy, but I know that you’re in a better place. Tell Aunt Faith I said Hi & that she’s missed as well.
    Don’t party too hard!! Love you

    -Shiny

  • Alicia Fosque Whittington:

    Sorry I didn’t get too see you before you left this world. I kept making plans to stop by to see you but I never made it. I have fond memories of you with that smile. We usually spoke in passing but not much conversation was given. You will be missed. If you happen too see another young man up there in your journey tell him his mother says, “Hi!” I’m sure you two will get along just fine, he had the same kind of hearty laugh and smile.

    Sorrowfully submitted,
    Alicia Fosque Whittington

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