James H. Hutchins Jr.September 12,2012
James H. Hutchins Jr.James H. Hutchins Jr.
BRATTLEBORO — James Harold “TurtleBear” “BubbaHawk” “BubbaBubbie” Hutchins Jr., 40, died Sept. 5, 2012, of prolonged illness.
Born Aug. 8, 1972, in Long Beach, Calif., he was a Native American and the son of Carol Ann (Fitzmorris) Barry and James H. Hutchins Sr. of Newport.
He married Lynn Ann-Sarkisian (Kennedy) Jan. 1, 2000, in Putney.
Mr. Hutchins was a disabled excavation laborer.
He was a member of Cooking Club of America and Handyman Club of America.
He was an avid reader and fan of WWE, New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins, UConn Huskies. He also enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include his wife; three children, Athenia Lagerberg, Venessa Sarkisian-Kennedy and Joshuah Kennedy; five granddaughters; two siblings, Michael Hutchins and April Nephew; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. Hutchins was predeceased by his mother.
The memorial service to celebrate his life will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, in the community room at 1063 Western Ave. in Brattleboro.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Forest Moon - Celebrating Cancer Survivorship, 38 Park Place, Suite 2C, Brattleboro, VT 05301 or online at forestmoon.org and on Facebook; or to the family at PO Box 1813, Brattleboro, VT 05302.
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