Updated: October 22nd, 2014
Died on Saturday, October 11th, at the Willow Crossing Health & Rehabilitation Center in Columbus. He is survived by his wife: Regina Nunn Hutter; a daughter: Jennifer Lauren Hutter; his mother: Nancy J. Harts Hutter; 2 grandchildren; and a sister: Christine Elaine McGinity.
In keeping with the family's wishes, there will be no services. Arrangements were made by the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home on 25th Street in Columbus.
Died on Sunday, October 19th, at his home. He worked at Thompson Sporting Goods for over 25 years, and then retired from the Cummins Engine Company after 15 years. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife: LaRetta M. Hoard; a daughter: Nancy Eastwood; 4 sons: Steve, Ralph, Mitchell, & Paul Hoard; 3 stepchildren: Teresa Reeves, and Michael & Steven Shepherd; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents: Joseph P. and Frances Balage Hoard; a brother: James Hoard; a sister: Juanita Ferguson; and 2 stepchildren: David Shepherd, Jr. and Dawn Shepherd.
Calling will be on Wednesday, October 22nd, from 4:00 - 8:00 PM and Thursday from noon until service time at the Barkes, Weaver, & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street in Columbus. The funeral service will be on Thursday, October 23rd, at 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Flat Rock Baptist Cemetery. Memorials may go to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana. You may view a video tribute and send condolences at www.barkesweaverglick.com.