Robert Lewis Hutchison

September 13, 1948 - August 2, 2021

09/13/1948 - 08/02/2021

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Robert Lewis Hutchison, 72, of Alledonia, OH passed away on August 2, 2021 at the Shadyside Nursing Home, just one month short of his 73rd birthday.

Robert was born on September 13, 1948 to the late John and Emmajane Harper Hutchison. Robert was the youngest of four sons.
In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his brother Jim Hutchison.

He enlisted in the Air Force shortly after high school and married Linda Pyles on December 18, 1967.

Robert was a Bluegrass Banjo Picker and was widely known in the Hutchison Brothers Bluegrass Band for several years. In the later years, Robert formed the Hutchison’s Band which also included his oldest son Zeke, who plays the mandolin.

Robert enjoyed fishing and hunting with his late father and eventually with his own three sons. He always enjoyed planting a garden every year.

In addition to his wife Linda (Pyles) Hutchison, he is survived by his three children: Robert “Zeke” Hutchison (KC) of Athens, OH, John “Duke” and wife Cinda Hutchison of Woodsfield, OH, and Lewis (Toni) Hutchison of Beallsville, OH, two brothers: John and William, and Robert was also blessed with six grandchildren: Sydney, Blair, Ryan, Darian, Leah, Paige, and two great-grandchildren: Destan and Lilly whom he loved visiting and spending time with. His youngest granddaughter who is three always loved helping Robert feel better when he came to visit.

Robert’s wishes were to be cremated and placed near his parents in CrestView Cemetery, Barnesville, OH.

Inurnment will be held Sunday, September 12th, 2021 at CrestView Cemetery Barnesville, OH.

Arrangements by Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Homes Powhatan Point Chapel 186 Main Street Powhatan Point, OH 43942

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Bob Miller
2 years ago

I first saw Bob at Manchester Ohio bluegrass show in the 70’s and was very impressed by his banjo playing. I felt like I knew him when
Listening to the LP I bought and seeing the band at a festival . So sorry for his family that he is gone .

Harley Campbell
2 years ago

My All-Time favorite banjo player! R.I.P. old friend.

Lottie Hines
2 years ago

Prayers for Bob’s family

Mimi Boos Belger
2 years ago

Very heartfelt condolences to the Hutchison family. Such a sweet guy, fabulous musician, and loving family man. Remembering good times in the honky tonks. Bob, his dad, his brothers, and the coon hounds are memories that will be with me forever.

Lonna German
2 years ago

Hutch, Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Val and Garry Berisford
2 years ago

I remember being fortunate to see your dad and The Hutchison’s play at a work retreat. Great musicians! I’m very sorry for your loss, Hutch. Thoughts, prayers and hugs to all for peace, comfort and the sharing of great memories to ease the pain. I’m sure he is making music for the man upstairs now! Prayers!!!

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
2 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Robert Lewis Hutchison, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Air Force Veteran, Robert Lewis Hutchison, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Dan Guthrie
2 years ago

Bob was a legend, and will be missed by many. He and his family are like family to us and will be in our prayers.

John Bott
2 years ago

John I am so sorry for your and your family’s loss sending prayers

Frances and April kinzy
2 years ago

Always loved your music , your kindness, and your family! Rest in peace!