ALEXANDRIA — Eddie Dale Hutton, 63, of Alexandria, died on May 5, 2014, at Ball Memorial Hospital of an extended illness.
He was born on May 20, 1950, in New Castle, to Gene and Janie (Beck) Hutton.
He worked at Guide Lamp for 30 years before retiring in 2000.
He attended occasionally at Eastview Church of the Nazarene. He was the love of his wife's life and high school sweetheart, enjoyed the outdoors, campfires, and his grandchildren. He especially liked taking country rides trying to spot the first deer. He was artistic, imaginative, and a creative man. He was not only an amazing father to our family but to all the neighborhood kids. His storytelling will be remembered by many.
He is survived by wife of 40 years, Debbie (Lame) Hutton of Alexandria, whom he married on Dec. 22, 1973; mother, Janie (Beck) Hutton; two daughters, Kimberly (Greg) Sylvester and Keturah (Todd) Letsinger; grandchildren, Dillon Sylvester, Kylah Sylvester, Elliana Letsinger and one baby girl due in September; uncle, Harold (Alberta) Hutton; aunt, Clara May (Dave) Blessing; cousin "Aunt", Dr. Marie McCord; mother-in-law, Melba Lame; two sisters-in-law, Sherry (Dave) Klinefelter and Dee (Max) Frazee; two nieces, Amber (Eric) Simons and Sierra Frazee; and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gene Hutton, and several uncles.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with Pastor Tom Chapman officiating. The burial will take place in East Maplewood Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service handled the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.