Funeral services for Glen Ernest Hutcherson Jr., 88, Lawrence, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, August 9, 2012 at Old Mission United Methodist Church in Fairway, Kansas. Burial will follow at Englewood Cemetery in Clinton, Missouri.
Mr. Hutcherson died Monday, August 6, 2012, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar, in Lawrence, Kansas.
He was born August 24, 1923, in rural Clinton, Missouri, the son of Glen Ernest and Iva Mae Shobe Hutcherson, Sr. He graduated from Clinton High School in 1941.
Mr. Hutcherson worked as a District Sales Manager for Ken Tile Floors Inc. retiring in 1987. He enjoyed woodworking in his spare time. Glen was witty, kind, gentle, and a devoted husband, son, and brother.
He married Mary Louisa Newman on August 1, 1957 in Kansas City, Missouri. They recently celebrated 55 years together. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a first cousin, Elizabeth Hutcherson of Clinton, Missouri, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers; Eugene, Maurice, and James Hutcherson.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 8, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street, Lawrence, KS 66044. The family will receive friends from 9:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday at Old Mission United Methodist Church.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Old Mission United Methodist Church sent in care of the funeral home.