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Robert E. Hutchison, Frankfort, KY (d. 23 Dec 2014)

Bob lived a wonderful life. He was the father of Ramie Hutchison, Columbia, KY. He loved his family, friends and especially his grandson, Evan. He was a native of Pennsylvania who moved to Kentucky in the 1970s and working first with WLEX-Tv in Lexington, KY. He retired in 2005 after a career with Kentucky Educational Television, where he was a video engineer and was known as the "Golden Voice" of KET. He was was a teacher, a master musician, and a performer in American Radio Theater. He He will be truly missed.
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Robert E. Hutchison, Frankfort, KY, passed away on Tuesday, December 23, 2014.

Funeral services will be 1:30pmCT/2:30pmET, Monday, December 29, 2014, at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home, 312 Washington Street, Frankfort, KY with Dr. Phil Hill and Rev. Tonya Kenner officiating. Burial will follow in Frankfort Cemetery. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home Sunday, December 28, 2014, from 1pm-4pmCT/2pm-5pmET.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Marion Hutchison.

He was survived by the following:
  • His wife: Susann (Susie) Caudill Hutchison, Frankfort, KY

  • Son: Raymond (Ramie) Caudill Hutchison, Columbia, KY

  • Grandson: Evan Parker Hutchison

  • Sister: Meredith Ann Hutchison

  • Brother William Raymond Hutchison.
Bob was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania and was raised in Elizabeth, PA and later graduated from California State University in California, PA.

He lived in New York City for several years and taught at the School of Broadcasting. He moved to Kentucky in the 70s and worked at WLEX 18 for several years. Later he worked at and retired from Kentucky Educational Television (KET) in 2005. He was a video engineer and was also known as the "Golden Voice" of KET.

Bob was also a master musician and played in various bands in Pennsylvania eventually expanding his expertise to the mountain dulcimer. The dulcimer was special to him and his wife who played music together for 30 years. They enjoyed performing and teaching at music festivals throughout the United States as well as recorded several dulcimer albums together. His latest joy was playing his grandfather's mandocello in the Louisville Mandolin Orchestra (LMO).

Bob was also active in the American Radio Theater (Lexington Chapter), where he enjoyed playing different characters in vintage radio shows as Bob was a character himself.

He was a member of the Frankfort First United Methodist Church where his musical talents were utilized in different ways throughout his years of attendance.

Bob lived a wonderful life. He loved his family, friends and especially his grandson, Evan. He will be truly missed.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy are suggested to First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St., Frankfort, KY 40601 or American Heart Association, 354 Waller Avenue, Ste. 110, Lexington, KY 40504.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home, 312 Washington Street, Frankfort, KY.

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