Matthew L. Hutchins (Matt) 50 years old, died on his property that he loved so much on January 31, 2019. He was born January llth 1969 at the U. S. Army Hospital in Wurzburg, Germany. He was the son of George A. Hutchins of Barre, Vermont and Judith Hutchins of West Warwick, Rhode Island. He was raised in Rochester, NH and graduated from Spalding High School. He moved to Florida when he was eighteen years old. There, he settled on Marathon Key where he spent most of his adult life. He managed a Winn Dixie Store and then became a self employed electrician. He was known as "handy Matt". He could fix anything. He was an avid worker and always extremely responsible. When he was not working he was fishing and loved scuba diving. He enjoyed spending time on his fishing boat and landscaping his property.
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He purchased land in Stewart County, Tennessee where he built a cabin and considered it his "homestead" . He moved there almost two years ago. His goal in life was to be debt free and live his life "his way". He accomplished both. He loved his land in Big Rock and his dog Bella who was always at his side.
He is survived by a son Brandon Hutchins of Riverdale, Georgia and a new grandson Josiah. He also leaves behind a loving partner of 19 years, Shelly Mills of Big Rock, Tennessee, his father George Hutchins and step mother Brenda Spofford of Barre, Vermont, a sister Christine McGuire of Rochester, New Hampshire and a brother Steven Hutchins and his wife Ali Hutchins, of Tuftonboro, NH, a cousin William "Mike" Wirts and his wife Shannon Wirts of Woodlawn, Tennessee, a cousin Char Frith and her husband Ralph Frith of Woodbine, Maryland. He is also survived by four nephews, Aaron Hutchins, August Hutchins, Oliver Hutchins and Henry Hutchins. He also leaves behind many friends from New Hampshire and Florida as well as Tennessee. He is pre-deceased by his mother Judith.
The arrangements are being made through the Anglin Funeral Home, Dover, Tennessee There will be no calling hours or service. A "Celebration of Life" will be held in the spring at the "homestead" in Tennessee. In lieu of flowers any donations may be made to your local S.P.C.A.