Bro. Don Hutchison, age 70, of Monticello, Kentucky, passed from this life on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Baptist Health in Lexington.

He was born on March 21, 1948 in Frazer, Kentucky to the late Harry and Zella Barnett Hutchison.

Bro. Don was a member of New Salem Baptist Church where he currently served as Trustee. He was the former pastor of Pikeville Baptist Church as well as Branham Grove Baptist Church. He was also a Veteran of the United States Army where he served in Vietnam and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Post #105 in Monticello.  Bro. Don enjoyed being outdoors, farming, fishing and hunting. He also loved his dog “Millie”, who survives. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by two daughters; Wanetta (and Wayne) Morrow of Monticello and Stephanie (and Michael) Watson of Ft. Thomas, Ky. One sister; Melinda Hutchison of Somerset, and four grandchildren; Devin Morrow, Braxton McAlpin, Colton Morrow and Preston McAlpin.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother; James Wilburn Hutchison and his sister; Flora Mae Brown.

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral Service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at the New Salem Baptist Church. He will lie in state at the church on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until funeral service time at 2:00 p.m. with Bro. Keith McKim officiating.

Interment will be in the New Salem Cemetery.

Full Military Honors will be conducted by the Disabled American Vets Post #105.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Bro. Don Hutchison.