Sparta, TN...... Funeral services for Mr. Royce Levon Hutchings, age 87 of Sparta, will be held at 11am Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Bear Cove Baptist Church, with Jerry Pullum and Cary Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in Taylor's Providence Cemetery with military honors by the Veteran's honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 19th, from 5pm until 8pm at Bear Cove Baptist Church.
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Mr Hutchings passed from this life on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Born Monday, January 25, 1932 in Smithville, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Otis Hutchings and the late Willie Taylor Hutchings. He was a member of Bear Cove Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for many years. Mr. Hutchings proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War.
Surviving family members include th e following:
wife - Lorene Hutchings of Sparta
son - Greg Hutchings of Sparta
daughter - Christy McCaleb (Kenny) of Sparta
grandchildren - Karie Hutchings, Megan Hutchings, Tosha Young,
Bradley McCaleb, Katelyn Lawson, Jesse Lawson,
and Aaron Lawson all of Sparta
sister in law - Betty Hutchings of Cleveland, TN
In addition to his parents, Mr Hutchings was preceded in death by a brother, Boyd Hutchings.
Online condolences may be made to the family at oaklawnmemorial.com