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Ronnie L. Hutchison

December 10, 1937 — June 14, 2023


Ron L. Hutchison, 85, of Shawnee, Kansas passed away surrounded by his loving family on June 14th, 2023.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, Friday, June 30th at the Amos Family Funeral Home in Shawnee, Kansas. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 1st, 10:00am at Shawnee United Methodist Church. Ron will be laid to rest at Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens following his service.

Ron was born December 10th, 1937 in Mt, Vernon, Illinois to Robert and Mildred Hutchison.

After graduating from Mt Vernon High School in 1955, Ron was hired as a draftsman by the Vernois Company in Mt Vernon. Vernois, which later became Locke Stove Company, manufactured Warm Morning gas space heaters and Broilmaster gas grills. Ron transferred to Kansas City to work at the Design and Engineering Laboratory for Locke Stove in 1964. Before he left Locke Stove in 1985, he had been promoted to Vice President of Marketing. Ron’s second career was selling Residential Real Estate which spanned from 1986 to 2017. He was especially gratified helping 1st time buyers and Seniors transitioning from their family homes. Ron was active in his church. When he was a chairperson for the trustees, he gained the nickname “Suits”. Ron and Sherry helped establish Stephen Ministry at SUMC. Besides an extraordinary work ethic, Ron was a wonderful role model for his sons, as a loving, devoted husband, father, and grandfather.

Ron is preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Robert Hutchison and Joanne Riley

He is survived by his wife Sherry of 55 years; sons Tim (Michael) Hutchison, Steve (Karen) Hutchison, and Ryan (Kimberly) Hutchison; grandchildren’s names Lynlee, Nicholas, Bennett, and Morgan. Sister; Mary Ellen Charleton,, brother in law Jim Riley. Blessed with many other extended family members.

The family really appreciates the compassionate care Ron & Sherry received while Ron was a resident at Brookdale Shawnee Memory Care Facility.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Ron’s name to Shawnee United Methodist Church, 10700 Johnson Drive Shawnee, KS 66203 or Kansas Palliative Care and Hospice, 6820 Silverheel Street Shawnee, KS 66226

For those of you that can not attend Ron's service, please CLICK HERE to watch the livestream.


Shawnee United Methodist Church
10700 Johnson Drive, Shawnee KS 66203

Kansas Palliative & Hospice Care
6828 Silverheel St, Shawnee KS 66226
Tel: 1-913-353-6525

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Service Schedule

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Friday, June 30, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Memorial Service

Saturday, July 1, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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Shawnee United Methodist Church

10700 Johnson Drive
Shawnee, KS 66203

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Graveside Service

Saturday, July 1, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

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Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens

23215 West 75th Street
Shawnee, KS 66227

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