PLEASANT RIDGE — Richard Daniel “Danny” Hutchinson, 71, of the Pleasant Ridge area, passed away surrounded by his family on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born Aug. 11, 1950, in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Richard John and Gwendolyn Russell Hutchinson. Danny retired in 2017 from No Creek Farms and had worked several other places including Alumax Aluminum. He attended Harvest Baptist Church and was a 1968 graduate of Daviess County High School. Danny loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycles and going to car shows to see the older custom cars. He also enjoyed watching NHRA drag racing, working with his hands, and being outdoors on his farm.
Also preceding him in death is a brother, Bruce Hutchinson; his mother- and father-in-law, Marcy VanFleet Fulkerson and James VanFleet; and a nephew, Mike Miller.
Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Debbie Hutchinson; his daughter, Jaime Norris and husband Scott, of Owensboro; his son, Ryan Hutchinson and wife Amanda, of Owensboro; four grandchildren, Noah and Claire Norris and Peyton and Will Hutchinson; a sister, Suzanne Miller, of Lewisport; sisters-in-law, Peggy Hutchinson, of Owensboro, Detra VanFleet, of Summerville, S.C., and Donna (Danny) Sparks, of Tavares, Fla.; and three nieces and a nephew.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Hartford. Visitation will be from 3 until 7 p.m. Monday and from 9 until 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital and the Heartford House for the love and compassionate care they gave Danny.
Memorial contributions may be made to Harvest Baptist Church, 4430 Old Calhoun Road, Owensboro, KY 42301.
Memories and condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.