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Gale Edward Hutton Sr.

Gale Edward Hutton Sr., 92, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Franklin. He was a resident of Greenwood.

Gale was born May 15, 1922, in Indianapolis to Andrew I. Hutton and Mable A. (McCurnes) Hutton.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II, where he participated in the invasion of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge.

He married Vivian Bernice Brown on May 27, 1966, in Bloomington; they were married for 48 years.

Gale was a truck driver for Transport Motor Express, retiring in 1979.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Whiteland Post, and Teamsters Local 135. For 30 years, Gale had a lemonade-shakeup and corn dog stand at the Indiana State Fair.

He owned and operated Hutton Janitorial Service and Hubcaps Galoor.

He is survived by his wife, Vivian Hutton of Greenwood; eight children, Gale E. Hutton Jr. of Trafalgar, Ellen F. (Herb) Trout of Florida, Millie A. (Rudy) Salanga of Tennessee, Andrew G. Hutton of Indianapolis, Kimberly L. (Mike) Simon of Franklin, Melissa L. Adams and Rita-Gayle Hutton, both of Greenwood, and Paula D. (Aaron) Dorsey of Whiteland; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; seven brothers; two sisters; and a grandson, Joshua Gale Nelson.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Jessen Funeral Home, Franklin Chapel, 197 E. Jefferson St. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be with military honors at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Information: 346-6155, jessenfuneralhome.com

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