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Robert "Hutch" Willetts

September 29, 1927 — April 30, 2014

Robert "Hutch" Willetts, 86, of New Madison, passed away on April 30, 2014 at Friends Fellowship Community in Richmond.. Hutch was born on September 29, 1927 in Aniston, Alabama to the late Earl Victor and Rose(Hutchison)Willetts.

Hutch loved to tend to his vegetable garden and his take care of his wife's flowers. He also like to spend his time woodworking and traveling.

In addition to his parents, Hutch is preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Ruthanna (Oler) Willetts, who passed away on April 16, 2010, a brother, Jack Willetts, two sisters, Anne Willetts and Mary Alice Modrell and a sister in law and brother in law, Ned and Mary Alice Downing.

Hutch is survived by two sons and daughters in law, Kris and his wife Keila Willetts of New Madison and Kim and his wife Liz Willetts of New Madison; seven grandchildren, Kristian and his wife Amy Willetts, Lysa Greer, Kyle and his wife Jennifer Willetts, Meredith Willetts, Miranda Willetts, Benjamin Willetts, and Mason Willetts; five great grandchildren, Kristian Willetts II, Emily Willetts, Paige and Jacob Greer, Ethan Willetts; a brother and sister in law, Earl Victor "Vic' and Sherrie Willetts of DE; two sisters and brothers in Law, Earlene and Thayne Bodenmiller of PA and Grace and Ken Kensinger of Greenville; a sister in law, Carol Willetts Kretschmar.

Celebration of life services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Burial will be in the Greenmound Cemetery in New Madison. Friends and family may visit on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 12 p.m. until time of services at 2:00 also at Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. The family is being served by Braund Pope Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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