Forrest James Suttles
In Loving Memory
Leicester- On Saturday, June 2, 2018, Forrest James Suttles, age 76, a man who was loved by many, entered into his eternal heavenly home.
Mr. Suttles was born October 13, 1941 in Buncombe County. He was the son of the late Fairda and Julia Surrett Suttles. He had made his home in Buncombe County all of his life and had been employed as an automobile mechanic with S & R Foreign Auto Sales and Service. Everyone blessed to know Forrest will remember his calming, and quite personality. He was proud of his mountain heritage , enjoyed listening to blue grass music and he deeply loved the mountains where he was born and raised. Forrest was a dedicated father and he will forever be missed by his friends and his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Reeves Suttles.
Surviving are his sons, Chris Suttles and Mary Southerland of Leicester and Keith Suttles and Kirk Godbey of Fort Mill, SC; a grandson, Dylan Suttles and Heather of Leicester; a great- granddaughter, Addison; a great-grandson, River; a brother, Carmel Suttles and his wife, Theda Suttles of Asheville; his former wife and the mother of his children, Elaine Garris Suttles of Rock Hill, SC; several nieces and nephews and his special friends, Jerry Jones of Leicester and Paul Rector of Asheville.
To honor the request of Mr. Suttles no formal funeral services will be held.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Suttles family.