Samuel D. Hutchinson

January 18, 1936 ~ March 20, 2020 (age 84)


Samuel D. Hutchinson, 84, of Milan, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 at his home. Private services for Mr. Hutchinson will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Preemption Cemetery. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Milan is assisting the family. Memorials may be made to the Coyne Center Fire Department.

Sam was born on January 18, 1936 in Moline, a son of Thomas “Gene” and Blanche (Wooley) Hutchinson. He married Carol Whan on September 27, 1959 in Milan. She preceded him in death on August 4, 1999. Sam was a petroleum sales representative for FS in Reynolds before his retirement. He had also been the Road Commissioner for Bowling Township. Sam was a member of Edwards River Antique Tractors Association, New Windsor, Antique Engine Association, Geneseo. He had been a member of the Coyne Center Fire Department and served as a trustee. Sam also served on the board of the Preemption Cemetery. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, collecting and restoring antique tractors, windmills and classic cars.

Survivors include his children, Sandra (Joe) Robinson, Milan, Jim (Melissa) Hutchinson, Sherrard; his special significant other, Norma Werkheiser, Milan; grandchildren, Samantha, Ryan, Macy, and Kinsey; four great grandchildren; siblings, Carol (Wayne) Erickson, Taylor Ridge, and his twin sister, Sara Bowman, Savannah, Georgia.

Sam was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Carol; brother, Orville Hutchinson; and an infant son, Thomas Hutchinson.

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