Posted: Monday, October 17, 2011 3:12 pm
The Messenger, October 17, 2011
Roscoe “Lou” Hutchins, 87, of Fulton died 4:10 p.m. Oct. 16, 2011, at his home.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton and burial will follow there in Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5-8 this evening and after 8 a.m. Tuesday until the funeral hour.
The family requests that memorials be made to Cayce (Ky.) Volunteer Fire Department, 7 State Route 239 South, Fulton, KY 42041; Fulton First Baptist Church building fund, 115 Second St., Fulton, KY 42041; or Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42003.
He was a member of First Baptist Church in Fulton, was a retired supervisor for the Ferry Morse Seed Co. and was co-owner of the former Parkway Manor Nursing Home. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a former Fulton County (Ky.) magistrate and a member of Roberts Masonic Lodge, where he was past deputy district Grand Master. He was also an avid sportsman, a member of Local 816 IBEW-Paducah, Ky., and a Kentucky Colonel.
He is survived by three children and their spouses: Steven and Kay Hutchins and Kent and Lisa Hutchins, all of Fulton, and Deborah and Don Lattus of Hickman, Ky.; six grandchildren, Lori Crocker of South Fulton, Chad Hutchins of Tampa, Fla., Jason Lattus of Union City, Carrie (Lattus) Meisner of Tonganoxie, Kan., Erin Hutchins of Nashville and Garrett Hutchins of Fulton; six great-grandchildren, Kayla Crocker, Kristen Crocker, Alexis Hutchins, Aiden Hutchins, Tucker Hutchins and Jake Lattus; and three brothers, Weldon Hutchins, Earl Hutchins and James Gilliam Hutchins, all of Wingo, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel (Campbell) Hutchins; his parents, Ora Nora (Copeland) and William Vester Hutchins; four sisters Ethel Poole, Esther Jones, Frances Hayden and Gladys Cash; and two brothers, W.B. Hutchins and William Leonard Hutchins.
Online tributes may be left at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.