Thomas Edward Hutchison, 87, of Louisburg, died Monday afternoon.
Tom was a son of the late Joe and Nannie Hutchison. He was preceded in death by his brother, Bill Hutchison.
He was a Navy veteran of W.W. II and then served in the Army during the Korean War. He then went on to be a pilot and aircraft mechanic.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Carmel U.M.C. in Henderson. The family will receive friends 12:30–2 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.
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Tom is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Shirley F. Hutchison; daughter and son-in-law, Suzen and Stephen McCann of Cary; step-daughter, Rachel Hage of Nashville, TN; sons and daughters-in-law, Joe T. Hutchison; John and Laura Hutchison all of Raleigh; Michael and Kathy Hutchison of Youngsville; sisters, Irene Swinson of Greensboro; Joe Ann Rosin of Cincinnati, OH; grandchildren, Erin, David, and Jackson Hutchison.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mount Carmel U.M.C., Building Fund, P.O. Box 3167, Henderson, NC 27536.
Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net