2018-05-09 / Obituaries

John Hutchins


John L. “Rooster” Hutchins, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

Mr. Hutchins was born April 2, 1953, to the late Napoleon Hutchins and Minnie C. Hutchins in Blakely, Ga. He graduated from Early County High School in Blakely in May of 1971. Mr. Hutchins was employed at Georgia-Pacific in Cedar Springs, Ga., from September 1976 until September 1999.

Other than his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Larry Hutchins.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Barbara Hutchins of Colquitt, Ga.; two children, Shedris Hutchins and Crystee of Colquitt, and Ebony Hutchins of Bainbridge, Ga.; his mother, Minnie C. Hutchins of Blakely; his sister, Eloise Christian of Donalsonville, Ga.; six brothers, Willie Hutchins and Betty of Willingboro, N.J., Charles Hutchins of Blakely, Roy Hutchins and Cheryl of Pine Bluff, Ark., Henry Hutchins of Blakely, Donald Hutchins and Lisa of Columbus, Ga., and Wayne Hutchins and Martha of Blakely; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Bright Star Baptist Church with Rev. Barbara Davis officiating. Interment followed in Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery.

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