MT. JULIET — Mr. Hutchins, 72, of Lebanon died Monday, January 25, 2010. An avid hunter and fisherman, the former resident of Kalamazoo, MI was retired after 45 years with Gibson Guitar.
Known as “Hutch” to his family and friends, he was the son of the late, Austin and Dorothy McNees Hutchins. The family will receive friends 3-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29 at Bond Memorial Chapel. His wishes were to be cremated.
Survivors include: wife Gail Hudson Hutchins; sons Kim Hutchins and Todd Hutchins; step-children Teresa Story, Brenda Stevens, James Basner, Leighsa Basner and Pamala Elliott — all of Battle Creek, MI. Also surviving are siblings: William L. (Mary Ellen) Hutchins of Wellston, MI and Jacqueline Culp of Battle Creek, MI; grandchildren Timmy, Teresa, Tommy, Aaron and Jaimie Hutchins; seven step-grandchildren, two step-great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Betty Adams, 14270 Lebanon Road, Old Hickory, 37138. Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel.