Hutchens, Gilbert Ray
December 30, 1939 - January 19, 2021
Mr. Gilbert Ray Hutchens, age 81, went home to his heavenly father on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at his residence.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday at Shining Light Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Guilford Memorial Park with Rev. Gary Blalock and Rev. Bruce Readling officiating the service. The service will be livestreamed at www.slbcnc.org
. A walk-through visitation will be held 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Shining Light Baptist Church.
The family has requested those in attendance to please wear a face covering and practice social distancing at the service and visitation.
Gilbert worked in the city of Greensboro for the past 56 years as a barber, while owning and operating Hutchens Barber Shop for 51 years. He was a charter and faithful member of Shining Light Baptist Church, and was a veteran of the United States Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents William and Pearlie Lane Hutchens, four sisters, and two brothers.
Gilbert is survived by his loving wife of fifty-six years Anne Hutchens; daughters Judy Hartley (Jack) and Dawn Rhodes, all of Colfax; grandchildren Hannah Hill (Brandon), Emily Rose McMurtry, Trey Rhodes, and William Rhodes; siblings Hazel Roberts, Barbara Fox (Lonnie), Howard Hutchens, and Brenda Harrelson.
Flowers are welcomed, and memorial contributions may be directed to Shining Light Baptist Church, 4530 West Wendover Ave., Greensboro, NC 27409.
George Brothers Funeral Service is assisting the family of Mr. Hutchens.
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Published by Greensboro News & Record on Jan. 23, 2021.