Edgar H. “Ed” Hutchinson

Edgar H. “Ed” Hutchinson


Edgar H. "Ed" Hutchinson, 80, of David City, died Saturday, January 1, 2022 at the Columbus Community Hospital in Columbus.


Memorial Service

Friday, January 7, 2022  2:00 p.m.

St. Luke's United Methodist Church, David City, Nebraska    Rev. Dan Spearow

Visitation Friday, one hour before the service at the church

Committal at a later date

Memorials to the family for future designation


Edgar "Ed" Hutchinson was born May 13, 1941, in Denver, Colorado, to Howard and Maud (Church) Hutchinson.  He grew up in Lakewood, Colorado and graduated from Lakewood High School in 1959.   Ed later attended Doane College and graduated with a degree in music in 1963.   While at Doane, Ed met Sandra McGee.  They were married on August 21, 1965, in Seward, Nebraska, and two sons, Brian and Chris were born to this union.  Ed began teaching music in 1963 and taught in David City from 1966 to 1979. During this time, Ed also earned a master’s degree in music from the University of Nebraska.  He sold insurance from 1979 to 1981.  From 1981 to 1997, he and Sandy owned and operated the Donut Shop-Cafe in David City.  He later sold jewelry at J.C. Penney in Lincoln from 1997 till retiring in 2014.  Ed had joked that he went from selling "donuts to diamonds".   He was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church in David City, a Boy Scout leader, and a Butler County Historical Society board member.

Ed is survived by his wife Sandra "Sandy" of David City, sons Brian (Diana) Hutchinson of Oregon, Wisconsin, Chris (Christine) Hutchinson of West Point.  Five grandchildren Julia and Ray Hutchinson of Oregon, Wisconsin, Cole, Sydney, and Peyton of West Point.  Sister Lucille Howard of Charlotte, North Carolina.  He was preceded in death by his parents.