April 6, 2020

Local 5286 Member Virgil Sutton Falls Victim to COVID 19

Region 8 has lost a member to the COVID 19 virus. Local 5286 member Virgil Sutton died Sunday, April 5, 2020 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center. On March 23 he was diagnosed with the flu, but later tested positive for COVID 19.  Brother Sutton served as a floor rep for Local 5286 and was very active in his local church.

Our thought and prayers go out to his family. Please make sure you are taking proper precaution against the disease.

For more information here is a link to a piece in the Gaston Gazette.








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