John ‘Mike’ Hutton

Mike Hutton

Age 69, Elkton, Va.

John Mikel “Mike” Hutton, 69, of Elkton, passed away November 12, 2021 at his home near Elkton. Mike was born July 8, 1952 in Harrisonburg, and was the son of the late Maxwell Miller and Bernice Davis Hutton. Besides his parents. He was preceded in death by a son, John Mikel “Mickey” Hutton Jr.; a grandson, Brandon Lantz; a sister, Patricia H. Shifflett.

Mike was a 1970 graduate of Elkton High school where he excelled Track and Field, and was a state champion Pole Vaulter. He attended the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Elkton and the Assembly of God Church in Shenandoah in his youth. He was a member of the Shenandoah Loyal Order of the Moose # 2176 in Shenandoah and the New Market Eagles # 4264. He loved to hunt and enjoyed sports and NASCAR. He retired from Merck & Co after 37 years of service.

On September 8, 1978 he married Carolyn Comer Hutton, who survives. Also surviving are daughters, Angela “Michelle” Lantz and Carrie L. Hutton; a brother, Maxwell M. “Sonny” Hutton Jr. and wife, Nancy; grandchildren, Cassie N. Hutton, Ashley Breeden, Courtney Lantz, Benjamin Good; great-grandchildren, Levi Breeden, Avery Breeden, Parker Wagstaff, Rylee Wagstaff, Isiah Wagstaff; In-laws, Terry Comer and wife, Connie, Kathy Good and husband, Mike, Brenda Fortson and husband, Mike. 

The Rev. L.J. “Lurty” Campbell Jr. and Anthony Lawson will conduct the funeral service 2pm Tuesday November 16, 2021 at the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg. Burial will follow in the Elk Run Cemetery in Elkton.

The family will receive friends Monday evening 6-8 pm at Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Elkton Fire Company, 14171 Spotswood Trail, Elkton VA 22827.

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