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Benjamin Davis Hutchinson

June 22, 1937 ~ December 12, 2018 (age 81)

Mr. Benjamin Davis Hutchinson, 81, husband of Shirley Custis Hutchinson and a resident of Onancock, VA, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital.

He was born on June 2, 1937 in Davis Wharf, VA to the late Leonard S. and Elizabeth D. Hutchinson.  Mr. Hutchinson graduated from Central High School, attended the University of Virginia, graduated from Goldey-Beacom College, and served in the United States Army.  Mr. Hutchinson served as finance director for the Accomack County School Board Office, retiring in 1992.  He was a member of the Onancock Elks Lodge, B.P.O.E. #1766, Peninsula Tractor Organization, and the original local Antique Automobile Club.  He was an avid collector of antique toys, tools, and cars and could be found at most local auctions. 

In addition to his wife of 45 years, he is survived by two sons, B. Jeffery Hutchinson (Amy) and David R. Hutchinson (Carrie), all of Melfa, VA; step-daughter, Polly G. Stern of Exmore, VA; sister, Mary Porter Lumgair (Dave) of Craddockville, VA; grandchildren, Walker F. Stern, Parker C. Stern, Nicholas E. Hutchinson, and N. Evan Brown; nephew, David Lumgair; nieces, Beth Lumgair and Melanie Pruitt; and sister-in-law, Janet Hickman.  The family would like to acknowledge the kindness and caring of his caregiver, Michael Harmon.    

A funeral service will be conducted from the graveside at the Fairview Lawn Cemetery on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., with The Reverend J. Barton Weakley officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Donation Processing, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 (www.michaeljfox.org), or to Riverside Shore Hospice, P.O. Box 616, Onley, VA 23418.

Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.


Donations may be made to:

Riverside Shore Hospice
P.O. Box 616, Onley VA 23418
Web: http://riversidehospice.org/

The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Donation Processing
P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown MD 21741-5014
Web: http://www.michaeljfox.org

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