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“I am deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Mr. Hutchinson. My heart goes out to his wife and the family. I was very blessed to have known him and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Lisa Kabel - Jackson, OH - friend

“Prayers for the family, I just heard. Gene was always such a wonderful and kind man. We take peace knowing he is reunited with loved ones before...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Dan Stewart - Wellston, OH

“Aunt Donnie, So sorry to hear Uncle Gene has passed, wish I could come up from NC. My sister Lori said she is coming to Wellston, she lives in...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Steven Poliseno - Burlington, NC

“Aunt Donnie, so sorry wish I could come to Wellston, I live in NC now. My sister who lives in Columbus said she is going to the service.Steven...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Steven Poliseno - Burlington, NC

“Donnie-May the memories of Red and the love of family surround you and give you strength in the days ahead. I'm sorry, and saddened to hear of his...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Josh Sherwood - North Platte, NE

“I remember Red from many years ago as a friend of my parents,he was always a nice guy. He will truly be missed ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Patti Burris - Jackson, OH

“So sorry for your loss,Red was a good guy.i have know him many years,heck of a guy.R.I.P. my friend you will be missed. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: robbie sorrell - wellston, OH

“So sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jane Zinn - Hamden, OH - Friend

Pearl Eugene "Red" Hutchinson, age 88, of Wellston, went to be with his Lord on Sunday morning, November 26, 2017 from his home, with his loving family beside him. He was born January 7, 1929 in Vinton County, Ohio, son of the late Arthur O. Hutchinson and Florence Donahue Hutchinson. Gene retired after 42 years from Napper Trucking and J-Mar Coal Trucking. All of his trucker friends called him "Clawhammer". He was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Wellston. Gene loved to ride in the country enjoying nature's beauty. He also loved dancing and watching football, especially the Ohio State Buckeyes, with his sons. Gene was loved and respected by everyone who knew him. He is survived by his wife, Donnie; sons, Tony Hutchinson (Sara) and Randy Hutchinson (Kristi), both of Wellston, along with 6 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 5 sisters. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Thursday at 1 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Pastor David Kelly officiating. Burial will follow in the Ridgewood Cemetery.

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