Mr. Robert L. Hutchins, 80, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at the Rumford Hospital. He was a resident of Rumford Point, Maine.
Born in Rumford Point on April 11, 1932 he was a son of Clarence and Laura (Woods) Hutchins. He was a graduate of Stephens High School in Rumford with the Class of 1952. He served in the United States Air Force for 20 years as a T. SGT until his retirement in 1969. He then worked for Stowell-McGregor Wood Products in Dixfield from 1972 to 1980 and then for James Knight General Contractor as a carpenter from 1980 to 1994 when he retired.
Robert was a member of Oxford Bear Lodge 54, K of P where he was a Past Chancellor Commander several times over the years; Rumford Falls Aerie 1248, FOE; life member of VFW in Lake Wales, Fla.; member of Moose, Lake Wales, Fla.; formerly active with the Rumford Point Volunteer Fire Dept.
Survivors include three sons, Bruce of Jay, Maine, John of Standish, Maine, James of Virginia Beach, Va.; a sister, Ethel Thibodeau and her husband Donald of Mexico; six grandchildren, Matthew and Craig Hutchins of Standish, Shelley and Nicholas Hutchins of Jay, and Chrissy and Tommy Hutchins of Virginia Beach, Va.; and two great-grandchildren, Lilly and Andrew; and his companion, Serena Enman of Canton.
Friends and relatives are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories with the family at www.meaderandson.com.
At his request there are no services. Interment will be in the Maine Veterans Cemetery, Augusta, Maine. Those who desire may contribute to the American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086-3102 in his memory.