He was born in Lancaster, New Hampshire, on July 29, 1935, the son of Gordon B. and Charlotte M. (Nunn) Hutchinson.
Bob spent his early years in Boscawen, and graduated from Penacook High School in 1956. He worked for the State of New Hampshire Department of Transportation for 35 years. For over 50 years he operated a rubbish route serving many local area homes.
Bob was a former member of the Andover Fire Department. Time spent with grandchildren and great grandchildren brought him so much joy.
He was predeceased by his parents, his wife, Virginia (Knowlton) Hutchinson, in 1976; his companion of over 20 years, Roberta Mandrey, in 2018; his brothers, Earl and William and his nephews, Edward and Brian Dlubac. He is survived by a son and his wife, Richard and Cindy Hutchinson of Northfield, New Hampshire; two daughters and their husbands, Karen and Ron Brule, and Cynthia and Lany Clark, all of Andover; nine grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; a sister and her husband, Elizabeth and Marcel Sheehy of Allenstown; a brother, Keith Hutchinson of Clearwater, Florida; a brother, Larry Hutchinson and his companion, Leona Dwyer of Boscawen; a brother-in-law, James Knowlton of Rotunda, Florida; Roberta’s children, Pati, Rick, and Sue and their families; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graveside service was held on August 20, in Proctor Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Town of Andover E.M.S., P.O. Box 61, Andover, New Hampshire 03216, or Lake Sunapee Region Visiting Nurse Association, P.O. Box 2209, New London, New Hampshire 03257.