Kenneth H Hutchins

July 13th, 1940 to April 12th, 2021

Kenneth Howard Hutchins, 80, of Fort Gratiot, died on Monday, April 12, 2021.

He was born July 13, 1940 in Flint to the late Donald and Eunice Hutchins. He married Gayle McIntyre on November 20, 1969 in Port Huron. She died April 18, 2021.

Kenneth worked for Ford Motor Company and retired in 1999. He was also part owner and worked for McIntyre Asphalt. Kenneth enjoyed working in his yard, tinkering in his garage, fishing and spending the last 21 winters in Florida. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.

He is survived by his children, Kenneth Kevin (Rhonda) Hutchins, Kent Howard (Sue) Hutchins and Shelly Hutchins (Shayne); special son-in-law, Buddy Cripps; grandchildren, Kevin (Courtney), Kristie, Derek and Nichole Hutchins, Brooke (Chris) Cripps, and Natalie, Neve and Noah McNutt; and nine great grandchildren.

Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. on Monday, April 26, 2021 in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. A limited number of people will be allowed in at a time. Please wear a mask for the safety and comfort of others.

Private services for Gayle and Kenneth will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. Dr. Joseph Baunoch will officiate. The livestream of the service may be viewed on Gayle or Kenneth’s obituary page on the funeral home website.

Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fort Gratiot. Military honors will be conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Marine Corps and the St. Clair County Allied Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. To send condolences, visit


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