Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Gilbert Hutchcraft

04/01/1941 - 08/03/2017

Gilbert "Gib" Hutchcraft, age 76 of Murphy, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at his residence.

Gib was a native of Vincennes, Indiana. He was a member of The Gideon's International and Boiling Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Gib was a College Professor and a son of the late Clinton Allen and Bernice Wray Hutchcraft. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Clinton Edward Hutchcraft.

Gib is survived by his wife of 56 years, Emily Hutchcraft; son, Mitchel Hutchcraft and wife Michelle of Ft. Myers, FL; daughter, Angela Vernon and husband Charlie of Largo, FL; brother, Harold Thomas Hutchcraft and wife Jean of Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren, Andrew, Kelly, Kyle, Grace and Claire; great grandson, Jack and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 4 PM, Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Boiling Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Dr. Eddis Dockery will officiate.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made The Gideon's International, PO Box 164, Murphy, NC 28906.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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