James Wesley Hutchinson age 79 passed away suddenly Wednesday April 30 2014. Born in Portsmouth Ohio July 26 1934. Preceded in death by mother in-law Jewell Legg, son Mark Timothy Hutchinson and granddaughter Jessica Lee Hutchinson. Survived by wife Barbara J. Hutchinson of 59 years, Sons James K. (Diane), Donald K, David A. Daughters Karla R. (Barb), Sharon R. (Stuart); 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. James retired from Northfolk Western Railroad after 38 years. Attended Covenant Evangelical Church where he took the positions of ECY Leader, Sunday school teacher, Sunday school superintendent and Church Trustee. In his spare time he enjoyed gardening, bird watching, fishing and hunting with friends and family. James was a loving, giving and happy husband and father. He was always uplifting and continued to always have an impact on everyone he met. He was always ready with a smile and helping hand when needed. He took enjoyment with each and every grandchild and great grandchild; loved his church, home and family with devotion and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Visitation will be held at Schoedinger Northeast Chapel, 1051 E Johnstown Rd., Gahanna, OH 43230 on Monday, May 5th from 1-3 & 5-7 with a 7pm ceremony to follow. Dr. Tony Robbins presiding. Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 6th at Sunset Memorial Gardens, 8580 Gallia Pike, Franklin Furnace, OH 45629 at 1pm.