service U S Army
Buried - Cremated
As originally published on Monday, January 26, 2009.
Mr. Harold Leo Hutts, of
, died Thursday Jan. 22, 2009, at the
surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Irene Hoyle
Hutts of 53 years. She was born in Torquay S. Devon, England, and died in 2003.
Born Feb. 21,
, he was the son of the late Mary V. Phillips and late stepfather Edgar F.
Mr. Hutts was
retired from the U.S. Army after 26 1/2 years of service to his country. He was
a member of the 29th Division that landed during the Normandy
invasion in 1944.
from the Army, he worked as a welder's helper for the B&O Railroad in Brunswick
and retired from that position.
Mr. Hutts was a
member of the Elk's Club, the Moose Club and the American Legion, all of
. Previously, he attended church at
Surviving are two
sons, James H. Hutts and wife, Ann, of Walkersville, and Stephan P. Hutts and fiancÚ, Kim McDonald of Jefferson; four grandchildren, Amy Hutts and boyfriend,
David Cortijo, of Frederick, Jamey Hutts and wife, Carolyn, of Jefferson, Mary
Jean Hutts Stottlemyer of the Frederick area and Brandy Lynne Hutts of
Jefferson; one great-grandson, Sheel Jacob of Frederick; two step-grandchildren,
Jenna Linde and husband, Seth, of Friendswood, Texas, and Joey Thomas of
Cumberland; one step-great-grandson, Brian Mock of Friendswood, Texas; and two
step-great-granddaughters, Jandi Linde of Friendswood, Texas, and Amber Merriman
Also surviving is
one brother, Charles T. Phillips and wife, Shirley, of
, and one sister, Shirley Rutherford and husband, Austin, of
. He will also be remembered by special friend, Joann Effland and family of
Frederick, with whom he spent many enjoyable hours.
predeceased in death by one infant son, Kirk Hutts; an adult son, Gordon Hutts;
and a step-brother, Edward Phillips.
will be held for family and friends at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the
506 Carrollton Drive
. Reverend J. Kenneth Stalls will officiate.
In lieu of
flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the charity of their
choice or to
in Memory of Mr. Hutts.
by Keeney and Basford, P.A., Funeral Home,