Bill Hutchen, son of the late Marshall Hutchen and Alma Killian Hutchen, was born in St. Louis County on Oct. 20, 1944, and died at his home in Dexter, Mo. on Dec. 27, 2011, at the age of 67.
He had previously lived in Piedmont and Rolla and then moved to Dexter in 2008. He was a member of the Dexter Elks Lodge. He was a security guard at Tyson Food.
On Sept. 11, 2000, Bill was married to Rita Pendergrass in Clearwater, Mo.
He is survived by his wife, Rita Pendergrass of Dexter, Mo.; his mother, Alma Hutchen, of Housesprings, Mo.; one son, James Hutchen of Housesprings, Mo.; one daughter, Shannon Machett of Gearld, Mo.,; two stepsons, Robert Adams of Ada, Okla., and David Adams of Glascow, Mo.; two stepdaughters, Dawn Adams of Marshall, Mo. and Yolanda Smith of Independence, Iowa; and five grandchildren.
There are no services scheduled at this time..
Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Missouri in charge of arrangements.