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“So many memories. Mischievious kid, gallant young man, serious lawyer and admired judge, stalward in illness. An admirable life. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Donna Woodward-Stadtmueller - VA

“Tom and I were classmates at the University of Virginia Law School. I practiced briefly in Washington County in 1964 when Tom was practicing law. He...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Warren S (Bud) Neily Jr - VA

“We extend our sincere sympathy in the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort in knowing that others care. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Norman & Frederica (Clark) Cook - VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Benny Mullins

“I appreciate Mr. Hutton very much. He was always kind to me and helped me in many ways. Charles Meade. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Charles Meade - Abingdon, VA

“I appreciate Thomas very much, he was always kind to me and helped me in many ways. I will miss him. Charles Meade. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Charles Meade - Abingdon, VA

“My thoughts and prayers to the family of Judge Tom Hutton (Tommy). ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Bonniel Caldwell - Abingdon, VA

“Judge Hutton was a fair and kind man. He will be missed. His many years of judicial service is to be admired. Heartfelt sympathy for his family and...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Tricia Davis - Abingdon, VA

“I loved and respected Judge Hutton. He will be greatly missed ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Lena Lang - Abingdon, VA

“Judge Hutton was a true gentleman and excellent jurist. He was a compassionate man who treated everyone with respect. It was an honor to know him...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Dennis Godfrey - Abingdon, VA

“Sorry for your loss. You're in our thoughts & prayers. From Freddie Thomas' wife, Ollie & daughter Pat Davis. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Pat Davis - Glade Spring, VA

“Chief Rex Anders and all the members of the Marion Police Department would like to send our deepest sympathies and prayers to the family and friends....Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Rex Anders - Marion, VA - Friend

“My sincere condolences to all the family of Judge Tommy Hutton. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: John Elliott - Kingsport, TN

“Judge Hutton was a true gentleman a friend to the farmers in Washington County Va.The Judge was also a friend to a young Deputy Sheriff who had no...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Blaine Tate - Abingdon, VA

“Sheriff Fred Newman and the Members of the Washington County Sheriff's Office would like to express their sympathy in the death of Thomas Hutton, Jr....Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Sheriff Fred Newman - Abingdon, VA

“Judge Hutton was one of my dad's (CONNIE MACK STEELE) best friends. I loved listening to my dad tell stories of pranks they played on the "Judge" ...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: KERI STEELE SHEETS - VA - Family

“Miss Anne and Eleanor, my thoughts and prayers are with you both. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Tracey Sweet Massie - Surf City, NC

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Thomas L. Hutton Jr. passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at Johnston Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Thomas L. Hutton and Rosalie "Jim Lee" Hutton. Tom was educated in the public schools in Washington County, Va. After completing high school he graduated from Emory and Henry College and the School of Law at the University of Virginia. After practicing law for four years he was appointed as a part time Washington County Judge, which made him the youngest judge in Virginia at the time. In July 1978 he became a full time General District Court Judge and remained as such until his retirement on July 31, 2002. Tom was a lifelong member of Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church and was a lifelong farmer. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Hall Hutton; his sister, Anne P. Hutton; special friend, Ralph Colley and others who helped with farming and his caregiving; several cousins also survive. Graveside services will be conducted 2 PM Thursday, March 9, 2017 in the Mausoleum at Knollkreg Memorial Park in Abingdon with Rev. Tim Bird officiating. In lieu of flowers and other expressions of sympathy donations be made to persons in need or to the charity of your choice. Condolences can be made to the family online at Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Hutton Family.