William Jackson Hutchins, 63, of Winder died Saturday, May 12, 2012.
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Born in Buford, to Dorsey and Louise Thrash Hutchins, he graduated from Winder Barrow High School and from ABAC and the University of Georgia with a BS degree in Animal Husbandry. He received the American Farmers Degree from the FFA and was on the livestock judging team with the University of Georgia. He was the National Pork Producer of the Year during the 80's. He also served in every local office with the Georgia Farm Bureau and currently was the 4th district director for the past six years. He helped organize and was very active with the Barrow County Cattleman's Association. He had also served on the Barrow County Board of Commissioners and was a member of Midway United Methodist Church. He was a father figure to his nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Survivors include: his parents, Dorsey and Louise Thrash Hutchins of Winder; 2 brothers and a sister-in-law, Dorsey Hutchins Jr. and Joe and Cindy Hutchins, all of Winder; nephews and nieces-in-law, Joey and Lee Hutchins and Jason and Sara Hutchins; great nieces and nephews, Jackson, Will, Emily and Blake Hutchins.
The family received friends from 5 – 8 p.m. Sunday, May 13, 2012. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Monday, May 14, 2012 at Midway United Methodist Church with Rev. David Moore and Dr. Robert Hoffman officiating.
The family has requested memorial contributions be made to Midway United Methodist Church building fund P.O. Box 719 Auburn, GA 30011
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in BarrowCountyNews from May 14 to June 13, 2012