Ed Sutton served his country twenty-two years in the United States Air Force, being stationed or visiting various places across Europe and America. He was trained as an Avionics Sensor Systems Specialist (video systems) working on several different aircraft to include the RF-4C Reconnaissance aircraft, the A-10 Warthog, and the F-15C and D model aircraft. After five years, Ed retrained to become a Unit Training Manager. This has led to becoming an Instructor at Goodfellow AFB, Texas where, until recently, he taught, trained, and shaped Airmen, Marines, Soldiers, Seamen, and Civilians into future instructors.
He is married to the former LaTonia M. Clay. They have been married for almost thirty-two years. They have four children, Sylvia, Solomon, Simone, and Reginald.
Born and raised in Chicago, Ed sensed the call of God on his life twenty plus years ago. He was ordained as a minister of the Gospel in 2001 while a member of New Life Deliverance Temple Church while stationed in Hurlburt Field, Florida. He served as a minister on staff at Christian House of Prayer in San Angelo, Texas, prior to serving as Pastor of a small group of congregants called the Lord’s House. He currently serves as an Elder at Freedom Fellowship Church in San Angelo, Texas. A passionate supporter of the Pro-Life Movement, Ed served seven years on the board of the Pregnancy Help Center of the Concho Valley (PHCCV), several of them as Board President.