Wilbur (Will) L. Hutton, Jr.


Wilbur (Will) L. Hutton, Jr., 78, of Spring Hill, KS passed away May 2, 2016 in Olathe, KS.  He was born to Wilbur L. Hutton, Sr. and Faye (Huggins) Hutton in Kansas City, KS on Oct. 23, 1937.
 He is survived by his wife Gwen(Crane) Hutton of the home, sons Jeffrey L Hutton of Olathe, Timothy Hutton(Vicky) of Plano, Texas; Marty Greene(Kim), Linn Valley, KS; Jack Greene II (Samantha), Louisburg, KS; and daughter, Janet Britton(Danny) of Noel, MO and ‘adopted’ family, Darla and Trent Roberts, Chloe and Tyson.  He is also survived by his sister, Martha Tabor of Newnan, GA. He was proceeded in death by his parents and his brother, Bob.
 Other survivors are 51 beautiful grandchildren and great-grandchildr! en, and one great-great grandchild; many nieces and nephews, brother and sister-in-laws and numerous friends and neighbors. Will was know to all these children, as well as the neighborhood children, as Papa Will. He always had suckers and bubble gum available…..as long as you came by after noon!
His hobbies were making jewelry, cooking and making bandana quilts for as many of the grandchildren (and a few adults) as possible. He also enjoyed organizing his class reunion every 5 years.  He was a 1955 graduate of St. John Memorial High School in Olathe, KS.  He was an avid KU basketball fan and many times won various office pools!  Every Thursday evening he could be found, for the last 10 years, at the Post 153 of the American Legion in Olathe, playing bingo.
Some of his places of employment were: Farley Construction (supervisor for the building of the Wilson Creek Battlefield Museum at Republic, MO). land surveyor for Campbell, Barks and Lambert, working on KS turnpike and the KCI airport. Remod! eling estimator for Standard Homes and a partner in Myers Construction of Stillwell.  He retired from the City of Olathe after having been a police officer, and most recently, the Commercial/Right of Way Inspector.
Cremation. A Celebration of Life for family and friends will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm at the Civic Center, 401 N. Madison St. in Spring Hill, KS.
Anyone desiring to make donations may make them in Will’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN  38105.
Cremation under the direction of Cremation Center of Kansas City, Roland Park, KS.
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