Ed Suttles, age 78, of Forest City, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020.
Ed was born August 31, 1941 in Matthews, NC to the late Walter M. Suttles and Clara Belle Smith Suttles. He was a gifted automotive trim and upholstery repair technician. Ed most recently worked for McBrayer Motors as the Lot Manager. He was a member of Robertson Creek Free Will Baptist Church and attended Sisk Memorial Missionary Methodist Church. Ed was a fan of pro-wrestling, but his passion in life was anything and everything about cars. He was an avid antique model car collector.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-eight years, Elsie Suttles; brothers, Grover, Fred, Floyd, Lawrence and Walt Suttles; three sisters, Ruby Suttles, Stella Patrick and Betty Orr.
Those left to cherish his memory include two daughters, Sherry Barrier (Neil) of Forest City and Jennifer Bumgarner (Andy) of Golden Valley; son, William Gene Marcotti (Sheila O’Sullivan) of Greenville County, SC; brother, Loyd Suttles (Joyce) of Rock Hill, SC and grandson, Christian Bumgarner. He is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews which includes a niece, Diane Wayne and nephew, Artie Orr both of Hendersonville.
The funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Frank Lewis, Reverend Rodger Hall, and Mr. Neil Suttles officiating. Interment will follow at Robertson Creek Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.
Memorial donations are requested to Sisk Memorial Missionary Methodist Church Building Fund, 623 Pilgrim Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040.
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