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Originally published: 2012-11-30 14:16:11
Last modified: 2012-11-30 14:16:11

James Alfred Hutchins

Mr. James Alfred Hutchins, 71, of Marion, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Memorial Campus, Mission Hospitals in Asheville. A native of McDowell County, Hutchins was born May 21, 1941, and was a son of the late Everett L. Hutchins and Pansy Pope Hutchins. He was an active member of Pittman Gap Community Church in Jonas Ridge. He was very supportive of his church and his church family. He especially loved children. Mr. Hutchins retired from Ethan Allen following many years of service with Winn Dixie Grocery.

Saddened by the loss of Mr. Hutchins are three brothers, Gene Hutchins, Yulan Hutchins (Judy) and Randy Hutchins, all of Marion; one sister, Deanna Hall (Tom) of Marion. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Westmoreland Chapel with the Rev. David Ray officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home.

Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

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