Jack R. Hutcheson, 84, Kokomo, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at his residence. He and his twin brother, John, were born Feb. 15, 1929, the sons of Roy Augustus and Maude (Everling) Hutcheson-St.Clair. They were the first set of twins ever born at Mercy Hospital in Elwood.
Jack was a farmer and the owner of Hutcheson Equipment Sales in Kokomo for many years. He was also the owner of the Landmark Inn Restaurant in Kokomo for several years and retired in 2008 as farm manager of Brunner Estates in Algonquin, Ill. Jack was a 1948 graduate of Elwood High School. He was a member of Harmony Christian Church and a life member of the Elwood Elks Lodge # 368. Jack helped establish the Mid-America Threshing Show. He loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
Jack’s family includes three children, Brenda (Phil) Holt, Noblesville, Jackie S. (Jody) Hutcheson, Kokomo, and Lori (Scott) Poore, Elwood; six grandchildren, Reggie (Jaime) Holt, Ryan (Laura) Holt, Jack (Alaina) Hutcheson, Preston Poore, Zachary Hutcheson and Alli Poore; six great-grandchildren, Tyson Holt, Addy Hutcheson, Morgan Holt, Quinn Holt, Jackson Hutcheson and Rachel Holt; former wife, Birdena C. Hill, Elwood; and several nephews and a niece.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents; four siblings, Jean Startsman, Betty O’Leary and Roy Hutcheson Jr.; and twin brother, John Hutcheson.
Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home in Elwood. Funeral services will be private with the Rev. William Salsbery officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Harmony Christian Church, 9043 W. 1800 North, Elwood, IN 46036. Online condolences to the family may be made at www:copherfeslermay.com.