Alton “Al” Hutchings

July 5, 1942-June 11, 2022


Alton "Al" Hutchings was born July 5, 1942, in DeKalb County, and passed away at his residence, in Cookeville, on June 11, 2022, at the age of 79.

Al was the son of Casto Hutchings and Lilly Myrtle Billings Hutchings.

He was a retired ranch foreman and a member of the McCoinsville Church of Christ. He was married to Nancy Jo Roberts on May 14, 1982, for 40 years of marriage. Al was a softball coach, Tennessee Volunteer fan, general sports fan, and he loved to fish, hunt and work in his garden.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Willard, Herman, Reed, infant boy, W.G., Claude, and Loyd; sisters, infant girl, Lucille, Ravenell, and Lenice; step-grandchild, Cory Poteet; and two brothers-in-law, Larry and Billy Roberts.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Jo Hutchings, of Cookeville; son, Bruce (Sherry) Hutchings, of Baxter; daughter, Beth (David) Trumbly, of Conroe, Texas; brother-in-law, Tony Roberts (Teresa), of Gainesboro; grandchildren, Shavonne, Joshua, and Jehu (JoJo); step-grandchildren, Kyle (April) Poteet and Ashley Thompson; great-grandchildren, Aubrie and Stella; step-great-grandchildren, Hannah, Taylor, Payton, and Allyson; special friend, Fran Riley; and other relatives and many friends.

Funeral service was 11 a.m., June 15, 2022, at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home, in Gainesboro, with burial in Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery. Bro. Duane Gossett and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiated.

Pallbearers were Jackson Willhite, Josh Trumbly, Jehu Trembly, Danny Hutchings, Derrick Hutchings, Mark Hutchings, Kyle Poteet, and Wayne Hix

Memorial donations may be made to the Brown Birdwell Cemetery by contacting the funeral home.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home, in Gainesboro, was in charge of arrangements.