White's Funeral Homes
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Springtown, TX 76082
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James Hutcheson

1933 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
James Hutcheson Obituary
James W. Hutcheson, 80, a longtime Springtown resident, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013, after a year-long illness. Service: 2 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home in Springtown. Interment: Springtown Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. James was born March 12, 1933, in Springtown to A.J. "Kaiser" Hutcheson and Ellen Morrow Hutcheson. After graduating from Springtown High School, he entered the Air Force during the Korean War. Upon leaving the service, he became a machinist and worked for Lockheed Martin for 51 years. At a young age he developed a passion for hunting and went on to become an accomplished big game hunter, harvesting 29 different big game species of North America and over 150 deer. He was 264th in the world to get a Grand Slam of North American wild sheep and was recipient of the prestigious Outstanding Hunter Achievement Award from the Dallas Safari Club. Earlier this year he was awarded the Grand Slam Ovis Clubs Super 25 North American Award. James was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 45 years, Vernie. Survivors: Son, Jimmy Hutcheson; and numerous cousins and friends.
Published in Star-Telegram on Apr. 17, 2013
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