MARSHALL – Dr. David Wayne “Doc” Sutton, 76, of Malvern, Ark., passed away May 16, 2017. He was a chiropractor.
A service honoring his life is 3 p.m., Saturday, May 20, at Pearce Funeral Home. Military rites accompany burial in Vermilion Cemetery. Visitation is from 1 p.m. until the service time Saturday at the funeral home.
Dr. Sutton was born Jan. 18, 1941, at Paris, the son of the late Russell Earl and Ruth Lowry Sutton Sr. He married Linda King Sutton, and she survives.
He is also survived by daughters, Casey, Sloane, Shelby, Staci and Summer Sutton; a grandchild, Robert (Tres´) Griffin; siblings, Norma Jean Darnell, Paul Sutton, Harold Sutton and Kay Garver; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Russell “Bud” Sutton.
Dr. Sutton was a 1959 graduate of Marshall High School and served in the U.S. Army in England after high school. He graduated from Palmer School of Chiropractic in 1974 and moved to Malvern, Ark., with his wife and children to practice chiropractic medicine. He did not have set office hours but met with patients at any time to treat them. He had a passion for helping others and his humanitarianism was visible to all who knew him.
In addition to the practice, he and his wife owned the Malvern Bowling Center for several years. He was an avid bowler.
Dr. Sutton was an active member of the Arkansas Chiropractic Association and his other memberships included the Malvern Moose Lodge, Malvern Lions Club and the Masonic Lodge. His other interests were shooting pool and playing poker.
Memorial donations may be made to a special fund at the Malvern National Bank.