Monte Ray Hutchings

June 28, 1937 - September 18, 2017

 
 





Monte Ray Hutchings, age 80, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Beaver Valley Hospital in Beaver, Utah. He was born on June 28, 1937 in Beaver, Utah to Raymond and Louise Hutchings. He grew up in Beaver where he graduated High School in the Class of 1955. His life would then be uprooted when he decided to spread his wings and head to Southern California where he started dating the love of his life Brenda White Hutchings. A year and a half later they were married on July 25, 1958.

He worked as a farmer in Southern California and then after completing his training became a general contractor, later moving his family back to his roots in Beaver. Monte is responsible for a large portion of construction in Beaver County; He either built or remodeled most of the homes and businesses currently standing in Beaver today. You cant take a turn in this little town without seeing some of his handy work and craftsmanship. He wrapped up his career working as the maintenance supervisor for the county jail where he was revered for his kindness to not only staff but inmates as well.

In his earlier years he served in the JCs working to help grow and promote the local rodeo and horse track. He was a horseman, marksman, hunter and friend. Some of his hobbies included building rifles, reloading and knife sharpening. He was well known for making quick witted smart-alecky remarks; he was always the life of the party in any arena. His humor, smile and charisma will be sorely missed by many.

The joy of his life was family; he excelled at being a husband, father and grandfather. He loved teasing and joking each and every one of them, no one was exempt from his love. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Brenda White Hutchings; daughters - Terrie (Gene) Gatza, Sherrie Martin; mother - Louise Martin Hutchings; brother - Martin (Vicki) Hutchings; sister - Karen (Gene) Lund; 5 grandchildren - Brittany, Clay, Daniel, Sara and Cori; 12 great grandchildren - Donovan, Abriauna, Brayson, Waylon, Chloe, Savanna, Brielle, Landon, Presley, Paisly, Asher and Wyatt. He is preceded in death by: Raymond Hutchings (father), Iretta McMullin (sister), Gary Henrie (son-in-law) and Ellis Martin (son-in-law).

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm at the LDS 3rd Ward Chapel located at 220 N Main Street in Beaver, Utah. A viewing will be held prior from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at the church. Interment will be at the Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be made at www.sumortuary.com.

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I am the resurrection and the Life, Saith the Lord:
He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die.

I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth:
and though his body be destroyed, yet shall I see GOD:
whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not as a stranger.

We brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.
The LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD. AMEN



Louise Martin Hutchings at 95 years old.

Sister Iretta Hutchings McMullin

Sister Karen Hutchings Lund

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