Melvin O. Hutchison

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Melvin O. Hutchison, 82, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Cassville, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. He was born Sept. 12, 1934, in Topeka, Kan., son of Floyd and Marjorie (Allensworth) Hutchison. He was united in marriage to Judith Ellen Stark and to this union four children were born. He later married Shirley Keen, of Cassville. He owned and operated several businesses throughout his life such as the Ford dealership in the 1970s, Brothers Tractor in the 80s, and several trucking businesses.

Survivors include: three sons, Melvin Hutchison and his wife Vicki, of Willard, Monte Hutchison and his wife Kristen, of Mesa, Ariz., and Martin Hutchison and his wife Shelly, of Van Buren, Ark.; one daughter, Melanie Loyd, of Aurora; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Floyd Robert Hutchison.

Funeral services were held Saturday at the White Funeral Home and Crematory with Pastor Jamie Smith officiating. Burial was at Mineral Springs Cemetery in Cassville.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.