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David B. “Dave” Sutton

David B. “Dave” Sutton, 81, of Dawsonville, died Sept. 16, 2018.

Born Feb.15, 1937 in Franklin, N.C. to the late Mont and Mary Sutton, he had lived in Dawson County for the past 11 years having moved from Forsyth County. 

Dave was a 1955 graduate of Cumming High School and attended Georgic Tech.  He formerly owned and operated Sutton Construction Specialty Company which was the oldest privately owned construction supply business in Georgia.  He was also a co-owner of DX2, Geosyntex, Inc. 

Mr. Sutton was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, was an avid golfer and possessed a great love of his dogs and classic cars.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Ruth Sutton of Dawsonville; daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Greg Pickren of Dawsonville; sister, Nancy Richardson of Gainesville; brothers and sister-in-law, Michael Sutton of Decatur, Ala., Richard and Beam Sutton of Cedartown; various other relatives also survive.

A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. Sept. 23 at Bethel United Methodist Church.  Dr. David Sanders and Dr. Orin Sampson will officiate.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bethel United Methodist Church Building Fund, 100 Lumpkin Campground Road South, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534, or Homestead Hospice, 1080 Holcomb Bridge Road, Building 200, Suite 100, Roswell, Ga. 30076.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.