Joseph D Hutchison

April 11, 1951 ~ May 12, 2022 (age 71)


Joseph Donald Hutchison was born in Little Rock Arkansas on April 11, 1951 to Marilea Sunderland Hutchison and Dr. Joe Ed Hutchison.

Joe passed away of natural causes May12, 2022 in Huntsville Arkansas. Joe graduated from Benton High School (Arkansas) in 1969 and led an active life that took him all over the United States as a long-haul truck driver. He retired in 2011 and moved to Huntsville Arkansas a few years later. Joe inherited his father’s musical ability and was a naturally gifted musician. He had a lifelong love of music and took great pleasure in playing the piano for others. Joe (known as Joe D. to his family and friends) was a loving son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and cousin. He was widely known as a loyal and big hearted loving friend to many. Joe was a lover of life and spread joy wherever he went. He had a gentle soul, a friendly spirit and he loved to exchange stories with family and friends as well as anyone he met along the way in life. His gifts of loyalty, gentleness, kindness and love will be missed dearly by many and especially by his family. Joe will also be missed by his beloved cats: Zeus, Milo, Bon-Bon, and Thumper.


Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Joe and Marilea Hutchison and by his beloved son Jon Hutchison. Joe is survived by his wife, Marianne Scott Hutchison of Huntsville; son David Sullivan and wife Becki of Benton Arkansas; daughter Elizabeth Hutchison of Huntsville; brother Ed Hutchison of Denton Texas; sister Jeanine Jagodowicz (Morris) of Los Angeles; sister Susie Gould (Brian) of Little Rock Arkansas; granddaughters Alicia Hutchison, Briyanna Turner, Aubrey Sullivan; grandsons Garrett Sullivan and Noah Curry; nephews and nieces Taylor Kregel-Hutchison, Mark Hutchison, James Gould, Amelia Gould Scott, Amanda Jagodowicz, and Adam Jagodowicz; and several in the Hutchison and Sundeland families.


A memorial service will be announced and held at a later date.  Condolences may be offered to the family in care of Marianne Hutchison, 800 Sycamore, Huntsville, AR 72740.

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