Jerold W. Hutchison
Jerold W. Hutchison
  • February 27, 1937 - August 30, 2017
  • Illinois

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Jerold W. "Jake" Hutchison, 80, of Fairview Heights, IL, born Feb. 27, 1937 in East St. Louis, IL, passed away August 30, 2017 in Belleville, IL.

Mr. Hutchison retired after 30 years with Cotton Belt railroad in East St. Louis. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army. In his free-time he enjoyed woodcarving, gardening and reading books. He was a huge St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues fan and he loved all sports.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Gertrude, nee Hoops, Hutchison; a son, Jeffrey Wayne Hutchison, three brothers, and two sisters.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Gloria J., nee Stinnett, Hutchison; two daughters, Cindy (Randy) Rogers and Kelly (Jeff) Hoffmeister; five grandchildren, Matthew (Michelle) Rogers, Laura (Will) Posadas, Paige Hoffmeister, Taylor Hoffmeister, and Adam Hoffmeister; two great-grandchildren, Kinsley Rogers and Lucas Posadas; a sister, Mina Lee Brown; as well as numerous nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call from 10:00 am till 12:00 pm on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 at Lake View Funeral Home, 5000 N. Illinois, Fairview Heights, IL.

Funeral: Services will be held at 12:00 pm on Sept. 2, 2017 at Lake View Funeral Home. Interment in Lake View Memorial Gardens will be private.