The Ottumwa Courier


October 13, 2012

James D. Hutton, 91, Ottumwa

OTTUMWA — James Dallas Hutton, 91, died Oct. 11, 2012, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

He was born June 25, 1921, in Martinsburg to Hugh and Maude (Davis) Hutton and attended Martinsburg High School. He married Georgana Shaw Dec. 28, 1941, at Kahoka, Mo. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, he served as Master Sergeant in the Pacific Theater during World War II and re-enlisted for the Korean War. He worked for G.W. Onthank and Ideal Ready Mix. His hobbies included sports, fishing and golf.

He is survived by Georgana, his wife of over 70 years; his sister Mary K. Perkins of Winston-Salem, N.C.; his son Stan (Frances) Hutton of San Francisco and daughter Argena (Michael) Cathey of Ottumwa; granddaughters Kristina (Charles) Miller of Ankeny, Joanna (Christopher) Fitch of Omaha and Alice (Tristan) Sharp of Toronto; and great-grandchildren Benjamin and Lydia Miller and Madeline Fitch.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Hugh Stanley Hutton; and his grandson, Timothy Dallas Cathey.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Fremont Funeral Chapel in Fremont. His ashes will be interred at Brooks Cemetery, Hedrick, at a later date.

Visitation will begin after noon Sunday in the Fremont Funeral Chapel, and the family will be present at the funeral chapel from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday to greet friends and relatives.

Memorial contributions to Hospice of Davis and Wapello Counties, P.O. Box 1150, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.

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