|Eugene Rodney Hutchinson
Eugene Rodney Hutchinson, Died August 9th, 2006.
He was born 1-6-1939 in Martin, Ky. the son of the
late D.M. (Doc) and Loretta Justice Hutchinson. He
is survived by his wife of 45 years LouAnn Ries
Hutchinson, six children, Lois (Barry) Johnson of
Georgetown, Ky., Lisa (Bob) Zeller of Elsmere, Ky.,
David (Theresa) Hutchinson of Salyersville, Ky.,
Debra (Clifford) Jacobs of Martin, Ky., Daniel
(Natasha) Hutchinson of Plainfield, Ct., Dennis
Hutchinson of Martin, Ky. Seventeen Grandchildren,
Adam Hutchinson, Amber (Derrick) Waid, Bobby Zeller,
Stewart & Lucas Johnson, Katie, Michael And Logan
Hutchinson, Rebecca, MaryAnn, and Mallory Zeller,
Brittany and Charlotte Jacobs, Deven and Casey
Hutchinson, And Jessica and Emma Hutchinson. There
are two Great grandchildren Zeth Zeller and Haylee
Waid. He is also survived by a sister Vivian Tackett
of Martin, Ky., A brother Jack (Betty) Hutchinson of
Lancaster, Ky., His mother and father in-law Alvina
and Herbert Ries of Dyersville, Iowa. He is survived
by many other family and friends. Rodney is a
retired Sergeant with the Kentucky State Police. He
served 4 years in the U.S. Air Force. He was Master
of John W. Hall Lodge 950 and also a member of
Oleika Shrine, Eastern Star, Hillbilly Clan, Trail
70’s Sons of the Desert, a 32nd degree (Redcap) of
the Lexington Scottish Rite. He was a lifetime
member of the Ted Adams Lodge and the DAV. He was a
member of the Am Vets. He also served on the Martin
city Council, the Martin Volunteer Fire Department.
Rodney was an avid UK Fan and loyal Purple Flash. He
did lots of service driving children to the Shriners
Hospital for treatment. Rodney was preceded in death
by his parents and his brother Donald and his wife
Jean, and his brother Garland and his wife Eula.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday,
August 12, 2006 at The Hall Funeral Home in Martin,
Ky. with burial in the Gethsemane Gardens in
Prestonsburg, Kentucky. Visitation after 5:00 p.m.,
Thursday at the Hall Funeral Home. Lunch will be
served at St. Martha’s Catholic Church, Watergap,
Ky. after graveside services.
There will be a Masonic Funeral on Friday, August
11th, at 7:00 P.M..
Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the
Martin Purple Flash Class of 1956, Masons and
Retired Kentucky State Police.
Pallbearers will be Mc Arthur Jacobs, Robert
Welch, Roger Barnette, Danny Stumbo, David Chaffins,
William Petry, Johnny Layne and Kevin Henry.
In lieu of flowers Rodney requested that
donations be made to: Shriners Children’s Hospital
of Lexington, Trooper Island, or to the family.