Tommy Ray Hutchins Sr., 88, of Rutherfordton, passed away Friday, April 2, 2021.
A native of Rutherford County, he was the son of the late William Thomas and Hattie Causby Hutchins.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Billie Blake; sons, Tommy Ray Hutchins Jr. (Janet), Eddie Hutchins, Randy Hutchins (Lisa), Johnny Hutchins (Jill); 18 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, sisters, Betty Smith, and Mildred McCraw.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Nancy Ruth Hutchins; a great-granddaughter; brothers, Edgar and Alton Hutchins; sisters, Gertrude Watkins, Edna Bright and Lola Teague.
Funeral services were held at Oak Springs Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.