Arnold G. Hutchinson, 87, “Hutch” of Antrim, passed away at Pheasant Wood Center on April 5, 2020. He was born in Gainesville, FL on December 24, 1932, the son of Arnold and Elizabeth (McKinstry) Hutchinson.
Hutch grew up in Moore Haven, FL. He attended Moore Haven School District and graduated in 1950. He entered the Air Force in 1952, even though he was in the Air Force, Hutch found himself stationed at Weymouth Naval Base, Weymouth, Mass. In 1955 while stationed there he met and then he married Barbara Ann Dana of Holbrook, Mass. After Hutch got out of the Air Force he attended the University of Florida. Hutch and his wife moved to Holbrook, Mass in 1959, he worked for Raytheon, Sanders, Lockheed, and BAE. When he retired he drove a bus for the ConVal School District. Hutch was a member of the Masonic Temple in Nashua, Antrim Lions Club, and enjoyed playing golf and photography. He raised Cardigan Welsh Corgi’s and could take apart a VW bug and put it back together in a day.
Hutch is survived by his wife Barbara, of 64 years. They had eight children, Dana Hutchinson of Antrim, David Hutchinson of Northfield, Marianne Whipple of Antrim, Douglas Hutchinson of Antrim, Glen Hutchinson of Pittsburgh, PA, Barbara Hutchinson of Antrim. He is preceded in death by his two sons Dean and Peter. Hutch has eleven grandchildren and two great granddaughters. He is also survived by his brother Thomas Hutchinson of Pikesville, TN.
A Celebration of Hutch’s life is being planned and will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Hutch’s name to: Pheasant Wood Center, Activities Department, 50 Pheasant Road, Peterborough, NH 03458.
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