He was born in Etowah, TN on September 17, 1944 to the late Fred Oliver & Joy (Morgan) Hutsell.
Fred graduated from Rocky Face High School, Tennessee Wesleyan College, and the University of Tennessee with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He retired from Eastman Chemical Company with 44 years of dedicated service. He worked in Cellulose Esters, Primestar, and Engineering Divisions. After retiring, he worked as a LSE where enjoyed the comradery of co-workers and friends.
In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by a grandson, Taylor Hutsell.
Fred is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Janice Hutsell; sons, John Hutsell & wife Angela of Blountville, TN and Jeff Hutsell of Kingsport, TN ; daughter, Jeanna Hutsell, of Corpus Christi, TX; brother, Ted Hutsell & wife Dianna; sister, Nan Alford & husband Bill; three grandchildren, Halee Robinson, Victoria Hutsell, and Maelee Hutsell; two great-granddaughters, Madi Robinson and Kennedy Robinson; special aunt, Jane Trew; several special nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
The family will receive friends on Saturday (November 23, 2019) at Cassidy United Methodist Church (5801 Memorial Blvd. Kingsport, TN 37664) from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 2 p.m. at Cassidy United Methodist Church with Pastor Tom Hancock officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to Cassidy United Methodist Church 5801 Memorial Blvd. Kingsport, TN 37664) or St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital (501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 8105; www.stjude.org; 800-873-6983).
Online condolences may be made to the Hutsell family at. East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the Hutsell family.