James Robert "Bob" Hutchison, 78, of Leachville, Ark., died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005, near Leachville.
Born at Bloomfield, Mo., son of the late James David and Roxie Owen Hutchison, he was retired from MAPCO Natural Gas Company and was a member of the Milligan Ridge Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Keith Hutchison and wife, Kathy, of Paragould, Ark., Randy Hutchison and wife, Monda, of Black Oak, Ark., and Scott Hutchison and wife, Beth, of Hornersville; one brother, Bonnie Hutchison, of Aurora, Ill.; two sisters, Dorothy White, of Fredricktown, Mo., and Betty Jo Ray, of Paragould; five grandchildren, Brian, Chad, Katie and Becca Hutchison and Amy Woodside and six great-grandchildren, Caleb Blake and Jacob Brian Woodside and Hayden Robert, Blythe Elaine, Zaine Phillip and Claire Morgan Hutchison.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Hutchison.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Howard Funeral Home in Leachville.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Matthew Woodside officiating.
Burial will follow at the Leachville Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Keith Hutchison, Kathy Hutchison, Randy Hutchison, Monda Hutchison, Dr. Chad Hutchison and Brian Hutchison.
Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the American Cancer Society.
Those who wish to sign the online guest register may do so at www.howardfuneralservice.com