Richmond – Charles W. Hutchings, 76, of Richmond passed away on June 22, 2017, peacefully at his home. He was born in Gardiner on October 7, 1940.
Charlie served 3 years in the US Army with the 1st division 1st Military Police Detachment then served with the 207 MP Co. before being discharged in 1963.
The rest of his career, Charlie was in law enforcement serving first as a patrolman with the Augusta P.D and later worked as a dispatcher for the Maine State Police. Charlie also worked for the Maine Marine Patrol, retiring as a Lieutenant and later worked as a security officer for L.L. Bean.
He leaves his wife Sally, son John and his wife Brenda, step-son Todd Wyman and wife Daphnie, sisters; Judith Purington and husband Ted Sr., Janice Adams and Joyce Saldivar as well as 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Charlie was predeceased by his brothers; Claude and Conrad Hutchings, sister Janet Hanley and by his brother in laws; Richard and Robert Hillingshead and companion Jodi Kupski, sister in laws; Elizabeth Grimard and husband Larry and Ann Hollingshead.
Everyone who knew Charlie knw his love of the great outdoors striper fishing, ice fishing, hunting and gardening. He and Sally had the best gardens which they shared with friends and family. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, son and friend.
Fly high Charlie, see you on the other side!
At Charlie’s request a private graveside service will be held at a late date. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to CHANS Hospice, 45 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick, Me 04011. Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357