DONGOLA — Bill Hutchison, 82, passed away at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Union County Hospital in Anna.
He was born Oct. 7, 1934, in Union County, the son of William T. and Mae M. (Tucker) Hutchison.
He married Glenda Mae Ferguson and she preceded in him in death.
Bill was a heavy equipment operator for Local 318.
He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle.
He was a member of Anna Masonic Lodge 520 and was a 3rd degree Master Mason, a member of Scottish Rites in Belleville.
He was also a member of First Baptist Church in Dongola.
He is survived by his son, William “Billy” Hutchison of Dongola; granddaughters, Nichelle (Bradley) Drew of Villa Grove, Paige (Stephen) Bertrand of Villa Grove; six great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Kaleb and Kaitlyn Drew, Halley Drinkwater, Jacob and Isaiah Bertrand; sisters, Joan (Homer) Foskey of Anna, MaryAnn (Donnie) Jones of Palm Harbor, Florida, Linda (Eli) Helton of Indianapolis, Indiana, Phyllis (David) Chick of Paducah, Kim (Bryan) Reeves of Hillsboro, Missouri, Connie (Bill) Yates of Marissa; brother, Paul Hutchison of Tyler, Texas; brother-in-law, Loren Ferguson of Anna; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Glenda Hutchison; sister, Betty Rhymer; brother, Donnie Hutchison; two great-grandchildren, Kylie and Kolby Drew; and brother-in-law, Dean Ferguson.
Services for Bill Hutchison will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Interment will follow in Anna City Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded by the Carroll P. Foster Post 3455 and the Illinois Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at the funeral home, with Masonic rites at 7 p.m. by Anna Masonic Lodge 520.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association and will be accepted at the funeral home.
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