Robert Hughey Hutchinson PHOENIX, Ariz. - Mr. Robert Hughey Hutchinson, 69, of Phoenix, formerly of West Columbia, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013. Born November 25, 1944, in Conway, SC, he was a son of the late Clarence and Kathryn Hutchinson. He was a graduate of Brookland-Cayce High School, The University of South Carolina, and Pepperdine University. He served as an officer and A-4/F-4 pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps, and was a commercial airline pilot for Air Berlin and America West Airlines. He is survived by his children Stephen, David, Sherilyn, Katarina, and Michael; his daughter-in-law, Melissa; his grandchildren, Ashlyn, Brianna and Olivia; his brother, Charles; and mother-in-law, Anna Porter. The funeral service for Mr. Hutchinson will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday, December 15th at West Columbia Church of Christ, 1701 Augusta Road, West Columbia, with the Rev. T.J. Bolen and the Rev. Ed Kelleher officiating. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service, beginning at 1 o'clock. Please contact the Hutchinson family for memorial suggestions. Condolences may be shared at ShivesFuneral Home.com.
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Published in The State on Dec. 13, 2013