Alton, IL


Lloyd E. Hutchinson

Lloyd E. Hutchinson, 85, passed away at 3:50 p.m. Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Bethalto Care Center.

Born Dec. 4, 1932 in McLeansboro, IL, he was a son of Elmer and Alta (Todd) Hutchinson.

The U.S. Army veteran worked as a supervisor for Illinois Power. He was a member of the 1st Christian Church of Bethalto. He was a board member of the Edwardsville Gun Club, an excellent trap shooter, and was a gunsmith for many local law enforcement agencies.

Lloyd married Velma Lee Williams July 18, 1955 in Hamilton County, IL. She preceded him in death Aug. 12, 1996.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda Hunt and Link Frenz of Rosewood Heights; 2 grandchildren, Jimmy D. Fuller and Jessica Ellen (Jake) Hess; 2 great grandchildren, Elizabeth Ellen and Caroline; 2 step great grandchildren; and two sisters, Ruth Schmidt of Grayville, IL and Clara VanWinkle of McLeansboro.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Mitchell W. Hutchinson; a sister, Ila Dean Johnson; and a brother, Marion Hutchinson.

Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 18 at Paynic Home for Funerals from 10 a.m. until services begin at 12 p.m.

Burial with full military honors will be at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

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