Virlan D. Hutton of Mitchell, IN, died Saturday, November 6, 1999, at his residence. Born on June 26, 1923, in Terre Haute, IN, he was the son of Verlin and Addie Bell (Hutton) Gill. His step-father was John Arley Ambers. He married Marilyn Jones on December 24, 1958, and she preceded him in death.
Surviving are his companion, Jean Kelley of Mitchell, IN; two sons, Virlan D. Hutton, Jr. of Florida and Eric Wayne Hutton of Martinsville, IN; six daughters: Sandra Zuras of Virginia, Donna Kramer of Missouri, Teresa Reed of Ohio, Cynthia Yount and Carla Hutton, both of Mooresville, IN, and Denise Meyer of Martinsville, IN; one brother, Andy Ambers; one sister, Maxine Beasley of Huron, IN; nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Dale Edward Hutton; five brothers, Jack and Jim Gill, John, Leo, and Bill Ambers; and one sister, Mary Ambers.
He retired from L.K. Trucking Co. and had also driven for Anderson Motor Service, both located in Indianapolis. He also farmed for Senator Richard Lugar from 1957-1961. A Marine Corps veteran of World War II, he served in the First Marine Raider Battalion attached to the First Division.
Services for Virlan Hutton will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 9th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will be at 1:00 p.m. in Nebo Memorial Park in Martinsville, with graveside military rites. Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to Hoosier Uplands Hospice, 1500 W. Main St., Mitchell, IN 47446.