Eugene Sutton, 76, of New Cumberland died Friday January 9, 2009, at the Weirton Medical Center. He was born on March 20, 1932, in New Cumberland, WV, the son of the late Nathaniel Atwell and Helen Ralston Sutton. Gene was also preceded in death by his sister, Elaine Flowers. Gene retired after 39 years of service in the Strip Steel of Weirton Steel, where he worked as a rigger. He also repaired and sold lawn mowers and small engines and outdoor sporting goods. He was a member of the 1949 Weir High Football Team that won the WV State Championship. At the age of 16 Gene earned his airplane pilots license, and following graduation from high school he served his country in the US Army. Gene enjoyed watching NASCAR, hunting, fishing, camping, and racing go karts. He was a member of the Oakland Presbyterian Church, and the Weirton Steel 25 Year Club. Gene is survived by his wife, Kay McKenna Sutton, whom he married on May 30, 1952; his daughters, Terri and Robert Marino of New Cumberland, WV and Bonnie and David Kuzma of Weirton, WV; his three grandchildren, Melissa Radue and her husband Lance, Ryan and Ashley Kuzma; his great grandson, Brayden Radue; and his extended family Rhonda and Daniel Crago and their children, Kyle, Kevin and Carly. Visitation will be 2-4 & 6-8 PM Monday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street, where funeral services will be held 11 AM Tuesday. Isobelle Bell and Rev. Curt Watkins will preside. Interment will follow at the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton.