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Michael James Sutton

Posted 2020-06-22 by mhenderson
Published in The Miner on June 20, 2020 -
Kingman, Arizona -

Michael James Sutton “WHEELZ” got his legs back and rode his bike to a
new home on May 21, 2020. He was born on March 29, 1990 in Urbana, New
York to Laurie Cole.

He was a beloved Son, Brother, Uncle, Grandson, Nephew, Cousin and
Friend. He loved riding his bike before the car accident that left him
a paraplegic. He didn’t let the paralysis stop him; if there was a
challenge, he took it, a real daredevil. He had some great friends
that stuck by him from day one. That gave him an opportunity to
experience a lot of things he wouldn’t ordinarily have been able to
do. If his friends were doing it, you can bet he was gonna try, if
they would let him. He had a smile that lit up the room. He made
everyone laugh and was there for you if you needed someone.

His second Mom, Pat Kerkove, nailed it by saying he is now jumping his
bike from cloud to cloud.

He is survived by his Mother, Laurie Cole, Kingman, Arizona; brothers
Jeremy Taft (Daughter, Liberty Taft), Hammondsport, New York, and Eric
Sutton, Scottsdale, Arizona; sister, Rebecca Young (Daughter, Marley
Perkins), Bath, New York; grandmother, Helen Bates, Painted Post, New
York; several Aunts and Uncles; close cousins Brian Cole, Florida, and
Josh Mills, California; and many, many friends.

Also, one very special lil friend, “daughter” Stormie.

We love you and you will be missed so much, by so many. You will
forever be in our hearts and in our homes. Love you, Mikey, always and
forever. In lieu of flowers, please donate in memory of Mikey to
Ronald McDonald House in Las Vegas.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and
Crematory, and memorials may be sent to the funeral home.

Thoughts and condolences may be submitted to the family at www.lietz- To send a free card to the family go to

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