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Merrill Hutchins

February 27, 1931September 14, 2020
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Merrill “Slim” W. Hutchins (89) of Williamsburg, Virginia, was born in Brandon, Vermont and went home to be with the Lord on Monday September 14, 2020.

Slim was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend. He did not know a stranger. He is known for his quick wit, friendly nature and sense of humor, also his love of old country music and westerns. He was a Korean War Veteran, was a truck driver for many years in Vermont, and then retired from Ball Metal after working there for over 20 years in Williamsburg, Va.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years Marjorie Ruth; parents, Helen and Stewart Hutchins; his brothers, Stewart and Eugene “Buster”; sister, Harriet Therrien; and brother-in-law Albert Bombardier. He was also preceded in death by his son in law David Riley.

He is survived by his sister, Ruth B. Bombardier; sons, Joseph (MiHee), and Merrill (Lois); daughters, Ruth Riley and Edwina (Ken) Turner; grandchildren and great grandchildren, Shirley and Trey Adkins (Ethan and Jase), James Hutchins, Ian and Tori Nickerson (Colt), Bobby and Charleen Gill (Athena), Tiffanee and Terry Wheeler (Jayon, Ruthie and Joseph), David Riley, Richard Riley, Krystle Hutchins, Tasha Hutchins (Zymir), Tomoko and Phillip Frejlach (Gage), Kaitlyn and Matt Stewart (Madison), Kenneth Turner, Austin Turner and Kendall Connerley.

The family will receive family and friends at Nelsen Funeral Home Williamsburg, for a visitation from 3-7:00pm on Thursday, September 24th, 2020. A service will be held on Friday, September 25th, 2020 at 1pm at St. Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Rd, Williamsburg.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 24, 2020

  • Service

    Friday, September 25, 2020

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maria trent

September 25, 2020

To the man who called me daughter. To the man who loved me unconditionally. For the man who always said he was proud of me and made sure I did my homework. Daddy I will hold you close to my heart forever. May the eagles fly high in your name. Loving an missing you always Chocalate

Dot , Bobby & Kenny Therrien

September 24, 2020

Slim, they don't have Peanut Butter Fudge in Heaven, We'll be thinking of you in Florida and chuckling with all our memories of you. LOVE Dot and the Guys that could pass for your Twins ((Bobby & Kenny)

Shirley Adkins

September 23, 2020

Shirley Adkins

September 23, 2020

Shirley Adkins

September 23, 2020

Shirley Adkins

September 23, 2020

Shirley Adkins

September 23, 2020

Tiffanee Wheeler

September 23, 2020

Bobby Gill

September 23, 2020

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