Herbert Arnold Hutchinson Jr

Alton | Saturday, December 21 2013

Herbert Arnold Hutchinson Jr. 84 passed from his earthly life to his heavenly life on Saturday December 21, 2013 while sleeping. He was born May 28, 1929 the son of Herbert Sr. and Gladys Comley Hutchinson. He married the late Minnie McCoy Hutchinson on September 19, 1963. Two children were born from this union, Sherry Ingram and Karen Hughes. He later married the former Alice Stevenson on January 1, 1979. Two children wre born to this union, Darrin and Kristi Hutchinson. Herbie served in the U.S. Army Engineers as a corporal in the Koren War. He was employed by the United States Postal Service for 32 years, retiring in 1992. After retirement he joined the Cicil Air Command Force and obtained his pilot license. He was an accomplished Jazz musician.He is survived by one son Darrin and two daughters, Karen Hughes and Kristi Hutchinson, one granddaughter, Yolanda Hughes, 3 grandsons, Jamar Hughes, Andre Ingram and Kaleb Hall, one sister Jean Hutchinson and 2 brothers Richard and Gerald Hutchinson. In addition to his parents and wife, Alice he was preceded in death by a daughter Sherry Ingram.Visitation Friday December 28, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 10:00 a.m. at Cathy M. Williams & Sons Funeral Home in Alton. Elder Gregory Harrison will officiate.Online guestbook and condolences available at

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