NEW MADISON - Robert "Hutch" Willetts, 86, of New Madison, passed away on April 30, 2014 at Friends Fellowship Community in Richmond.
Hutch was born on Sept. 29, 1927 in Aniston, Ala. to the late Earl Victor and Rose (Hutchison) Willetts.
In addition to his parents, Hutch is preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Ruthanna (Oler) Willetts, who passed away on April 16, 2010; a brother, Jack Willetts; two sisters, Anne Willetts and Mary Alice Modrell; and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Ned and Mary Alice Downing.
Hutch loved to tend to his vegetable garden and his take care of his wife's flowers. He also like to spend his time woodworking and traveling.
Hutch is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Kris and his wife Keila Willetts of New Madison, and Kim and his wife Liz Willetts of New Madison; seven grandchildren, Kristian and his wife Amy Willetts, Lysa Greer, Kyle and his wife Jennifer Willetts, Meredith Willetts, Miranda Willetts, Benjamin Willetts, and Mason Willetts; five great-grandchildren, Kristian Willetts II, Emily Willetts, Paige and Jacob Greer, Ethan Willetts; a brother and sister-in-law, Earl Victor "Vic' and Sherrie Willetts of Delaware; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Earlene and Thayne Bodenmiller of Pennsylvania, and Grace and Ken Kensinger of Greenville; a sister-in-law, Carol Willetts Kretschmar.
Celebration of life services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Burial will be in the Greenmound Cemetery in New Madison. Friends and family may visit on Saturday from noon until time of services at 2 p.m., also at Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Memorial Contributions may be made to the
. The family is being served by Braund Pope Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.braundpope.com.