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James Armel Hutchcraft, Adair Co., KY (d. Sep 6, 2014)

He was a native of Scott County, KY, and a resident of Hardin County, KY, at the time of his death, and will be laid to rest in Columbia, KY. He attended Eastern Kentucky University where he played football and he served in the Marines with an honorable discharge. He retired from H. B. Fuller after 26 years in management. His wife, Peggy Smith Hutchcraft, survives. He leaves four direct living descendants.
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James Armel Hutchcraft, (78), of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, the husband of Peggy Smith Hutchcraft, passed away after a long illness on Saturday, September 6, 2014.

Services for Mr. Hutchcraft will be conducted at 11pmCT/12pmET, on Wednesday September 10, 2014 at the Manakee Funeral Home, 2098 Leitchfield Road, Elizabethtown, KY, with Rev. Elbert Peters officiating with burial to follow in Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be from 9amCT/10amET, until 11pmCT/12pmET, on Wednesday at the Manakee Funeral Home of Elizabethtown, KY.

He was born in Sadieville, Scott County, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Lindsay and Hallie West Hutchcraft.

He attended Eastern Kentucky University where he played football and he served in the Marines with an honorable discharge. He retired from H. B. Fuller after 26 years in management. In addition to his loving wife, Peggy, he is survived by the following:
  • One son: Nicholas James Axsom

  • One daughter: Cynthia Hutchcraft Koerber of Ipswich, Massachusetts

  • Grandchildren: Mikayla Koerber and Sara Koerber

  • "Brother": Steven Statzer

  • One aunt: Wanda Hutchcraft Wood

  • Numerous nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his three sisters, Alma Hutchcraft Isaacs, Faye Hutchcraft, Ada Hutchcraft Shuck Weathers and one brother, Robert Teegarden.

Donations are suggested to the Humane Society - Nelson County, 2389 New Haven Road, Bardstown, Kentucky 40004.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, assisting the family with local arrangements.

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