George Peter Hutchinson, age 74, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2013, in a traffic accident near Kampala, Uganda. A resident of Gainesville since 1987, and the director of Church Planting International, was killed instantly in a traffic accident near Kampala, Uganda, during a mission trip.
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Born Nov. 21, 1938, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and reared in Penns Grove, N.J., the Rev. Hutchinson was a graduate of Princeton University and held a D.Phil. from Oxford University in England. He was a retired Presbyterian minister who traveled extensively, preaching and training pastors for the work of the Lord in Myanmar, India, Russia, Africa, and elsewhere.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Linda L. Hutchinson, Gainesville, Ga.; two sisters, Troyanne Hutchinson White and brother-in-law, Jonny White, Penns Grove, N.J., and Betty Gaino, Allentown, Pa.; four sons, Maj. John R. Hutchinson III and daughter-in-law, Jill Bentley Hutchinson, Macon, Ga., Albert W.D. Hutchinson, Gainesville, Ga., Capt. Chester H.L. Hutchinson and daughter-in-law, Erin Aucker Hutchinson, Fort Knox, Ky., and Jackson J. Hutchinson, Gainesville, Ga.; and eight grandchildren, to John and Jill (Lillian, Ansley, Ethan, and Asher) and to Chet and Erin (Harkins, Cedar, Finlay, and Aurelia).
Dr. Hutchinson will be buried in New Providence, Pa., in a family cemetery. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, June 25, 2013. A memorial service is being planned at Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church, Chestnut Mountain, Ga., on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at 11 a.m. The family will receive visitors at the church from 10-11 a.m. before the service celebrating the life and ministry of the "Rev. George."
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in gainesvilletimes.com on June 21, 2013