American Veteran 04

Phillip R. Hutson

April 23, 1945 ~ December 1, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Phillip Hutson Obituary

Phillip R. Hutson, 78 of St. Bernice passed away on Friday December 1, 2023, at his home.

He was born in Vermillion County, Indiana on April 23, 1945, to Alva Hutson and Chris Kyle.

Phil is preceded in death by his parents, mother-in-law Virginia Capps, and father-in-law Billy Joe Capps.

Phil leaves behind his wife Betty (Capps) Hutson of St. Bernice, daughter Misty Hutson Payton of St. Bernice, grandsons Damon Russell and Dalton Payton, step grandson Gage Payton and adopted grandson Holden Southard, and several nieces and nephews.

Phil and Betty were married on March 22, 1969, in Blanford. He retired from General Motors and had been working for the last 17 years for Vermillion County Veterans Services. Phil was the Commander of the St. Bernice Legion Post 108, a member of the VFW Post 6653 and Jerusalem Post 99 F & AM.

Visitation will be at Frist Funeral Home on Thursday December 7, 2023, from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Service at 1:00 with Rev. Garrett Lee officiating. Military Honors will be performed. Burial will follow at Sugar Grove Cemetery in Chrisman, Illinois.

Online Condolences and fond memories can be shared at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Phillip R. Hutson, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Phillip R. Hutson?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Phillip's memory.


December 7, 2023

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Frist Funeral Home, Inc.
458 Blackman St.
Clinton, IN 47842

Funeral Service
December 7, 2023

1:00 PM
Frist Funeral Home, Inc.
458 Blackman St.
Clinton, IN 47842


© 2024 Frist Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility