Captain Jack Hutton
1942 - 2019
Captain Jack Hutton, US Army Retired, was born in 1942 in Oklahoma City as the fourth son to Carl and Lilly Mae Hutton.
He was known during his boyhood years as a tremendous baseball player and award winning newspaper delivery boy.
Jack graduated from Capitol Hill High School in 1960. He immediately enlisted in the Army where he would remain for the next 21 years.
He married Linda in Oklahoma City while home on leave in the early 1960’s and they would embark on many moves during his Army career. Son James and daughter Angela joined them on a world wide tour. They would eventually move to Virginia, England, Fort Sill, Fort Bragg, Fort Bliss, Fort Holabird, Fort Huachuca, Minnesota, Italy, Germany, and Fort Campbell where he retired from the 101st Airborne Division.
Along the way he also served in Korea and in Vietnam where he earned the Combat Infantryman’s Badge. During his career he also earned numerous US and foreign medals and service ribbons.
Following his Army career he worked for an oil supply company, the state Oklahoma, and the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. He has since served as a volunteer for the local police department.
He and Linda have long been practicing Catholics and have deep faith in the Holy word.
Jack is survived by his wife Linda of Sierra Vista, his son Colonel James Hutton, US Army Retired, and currently Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and his wife Karen of Arlington, Virginia, his daughter Angela Loucks and her husband Sam of Sierra Vista and his sister Debbie Hutton of Oklahoma City.
He had six grandchildren, Jordan, James Jr., Kara, Ashleigh, Grant, and Julia.
He had two great-grandchildren, Mason and Sawyer.
He was loved by all who knew him and was a true servant of his family, his community, his country, and God.
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