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Ronald W. Hutchins

May 26, 1929 ~ July 4, 2018 (age 89)

Ronald W. Hutchins, 89 of Aledo, IL died Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Aledo Health and Rehab Center. Funeral Services are 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2018 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is from noon until the time of services Monday at Fippinger’s where memorials may be left to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Online condolences may be left at

He was born May 26, 1929 in rural Aledo, IL to Warren and Mabel Jones Hutchins. He graduated from Aledo High School in 1948. On October 17, 1954 he married Yvonne Lemon in Joy, IL.  Ron was employed as Meat Manager at the former Nelson Grocery store and the Quinn Brothers Supermarket in Aledo retiring in 1993.  He was later employed part-time at Mercer Market in Aledo.  

Ron was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. He enjoyed walking to help fight his long-time battle with juvenile diabetes, watching old movies, gardening and working outside.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Yvonne; one daughter: Julie (Doug) Drake of Aledo; one son: David (Juvy) Hutchins of Costa Mesa, CA; four grandchildren: Sierra, Jonas, Norah and Kyle; one sister: Betty Leuzinger of Midland, MI; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother: Earl.

Donations may be made to:

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York NY 10004

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