Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1956 RJC

Tom Sutton DR. HERMANO TOM "TOMAS SUTON" SUTTON from Ranger, TX passed away on March 7, 2023 at his home in Odessa, TX. Tom was born in Ranger to Howard Sutton & Erma Ball on Dec. 22, 1937. He went to school at Ranger High School in the Class of 1956, and attended Ranger Jr. College, where he played football, Texas A&M University-Commerce, The University of Southern Mississippi, and graduated from California Coast University with a Ph.D in Psychology. He worked as a teacher and coach in various locations and as Director of Clinical Services at Texas Youth Commission in Pyote, TX. He also had a private practice in Psychometrics, Counseling & Mediation. He was an Army Veteran and served in the National Guard. He was a proud patriot and a proud Texan. Tom loved the Lord and was a devoted Christian. He was very involved with the Church most of his life. He was a caring, generous, hard-working man who loved his family. He was honest, loyal, & giving, always willing to help anyone in need. Later in life he discovered his passion for writing and poetry, which he used to write four books. Perseverance, dedication and work ethic are some of the values he practiced all his life and the values he sought to instill in his children. Tom is preceded in death by his parents, Howard & Erma Sutton; sister, Corene Sutton Davis (RHS-1958); brothers, David Sutton (RHS-1964), and Terry Sutton (RHS-1966). He is survived by his wife, Socorro Sutón; his children, sons, Brian Sutton and wife Angie, Jason Sutton & wife Susie, Tomy Sutón, and Luis Carlos Caro and wife Sofía; daughters, Katherine Sutton, and Ana Darlin and husband Ryan Darlin; three grandchildren, Hannah Adams & husband Logan, Holden Sutton & Wynnings Sutton; sisters, Beverly Sutton and Sharon Sutton Rogers (RHS-1961); and many nieces and nephews. Tom will be greatly missed by his family and friends, but we take comfort in knowing that we will one day see him again. John 11:25 - Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes into Me, even if he should die, shall live.