Sterlon Wallace Hutchins, “Hutch” age 88, of Wilmington, NC passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice.
He was born in Durham, NC, January 21, 1927 the son of the late Jack Herbert Hutchins and Daisy Irene Woodell.
He retired and moved to Wilmington in 1997 and prior to that he had lived in Manassas, Virginia for numerous years.
Hutch owned and operated Liberty Printing of Falls Church, Virginia.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and served two years during World War II which was followed by an honorable discharge in 1947.
Throughout his younger years he was an avid fisherman and hunter.
Surviving are his loving wife of 34 years, Pauline F. Hutchins of Wilmington, NC; son, Jeff Hutchins of Myrtle Beach, SC; daughter, Mary Ann Martin of Knoxville, TN; two grandsons, Nicholas and Derrick Martin of Knoxville, TN; three great grandchildren, Jeffrey Martin, Brennan Martin and Regan Martin; sister, Carolyn Phelps of Colonial Beach, VA; stepchildren, Nancy Morris, Scott Hall, Steve Hall, Bruce Hall and Brian Hall and their families of Northern Virginia.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Inurnment will follow in Oleander Memorial Gardens in Wilmington, NC.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.