---- — Jim D. “Uncle Jim” Hutchinson, 59, of McLeansboro, passed away 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.
He was born July 1, 1953, in Benton, the son of Aud Hutchinson and Lorene (Hayes) Hutchinson.
He was a laborer, employed by the cities of Benton and Christopher and an avid outdoorsman.
He is survived by his daughter, Deena Shepard and husband Bryson of Galatia; one son, Chad Hutchinson and wife Jessica of Benton; four granddaughters, Haily Shepard, Lexie and Kacie Hopkins and Amber Farris; two grandsons, Seth Arnett and Lane Hutchinson; one great-granddaughter, Cadence Farris; one sister, Phyllis Parkhill of Dale; and one brother, Bill Hutchinson and wife Paula of Opdyke.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Harre Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Mixon officiating. Burial will be at Logan City Cemetery in Logan.
Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro, is in charge of all arrangements.