Tommy D. Hutchison, 91, was born to Marvin and Lucy Hutchison on March 16, 1932 in
Sawyer, Oklahoma. He was preceded in death by his parents Marvin and Lucy
Hutchison, his wife Anyce Ruth Malone Hutchison, and his siblings Marvin, Melvin, and
Johnny Hutchison. He left behind siblings Freddie and Helen Hutchison and Deanne
Chapmen. He left behind children Cynthia Etharidge, Tommy Hutchison Jr., and
grandchildren Demetria Claunch, Aletha Etharidge, Christina Gonzalez, and Jared
Hutchison, and several great grandchildren and great great grandchild.
Tom served in the Korean war as a Military Police Officer and also trained service dogs
for military purposes. After retiring from the Army he married the love of his life, Anyce
Ruth Malone. They were married 61 years, until her death. He retired after 20 plus years from Purl’s Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning in Madera, Ca.
His life passions were his family, gardening, and sharing all he had with his surrounding
community. He not only shared his fruits and vegetables with those less fortunate but
he was known for giving an entire week's pay check to a family in need.
He had a heart to share the love of Jesus with all he came in contact with, whether
family or stranger. He also had a heart for the spreading of the gospel, here at home
and overseas. He gave into mission work often.
His famous quote that we will remember and cherish the most is, “I love you and God
loves you too!”
Visitation will be held beginning at 8:00 am on Thursday, December 1, 2022 with a Funeral Service starting at 11:00 am at Jay Chapel in Madera California with a graveside service to follow at Arbor Vitae Cemetery.