Shirley A. Hutchinson
December 21, 1950- November 15, 2021
Shirley Ann (Williams) Hutchinson, age 70, of Dunkirk, MD passed into the hands of our Lord on Monday, November 15, 2021 when she was greeted in Heaven by the love of her life Buddy (John H.) Gulledge. Shirley was born in St. Louis, MO on December 21, 1950 to Clone and Sylvia. She graduated from Normandy Sr. High School in 1969. After high school Shirley began working for a local company selling industrial and construction equipment.
In 1972 Shirley married Rod Hutchinson and followed him and his work with the U.S. Air Force White House Communications to the District of Columbia area. Living in nearby Maryland, Shirley took employment with United Rigging & Hauling, Inc. in 1974 as an administrative assistant to the owner. In 1995 after the passing of the owner of United Rigging & Hauling, Inc., Shirley was able to purchase some of the equipment and continue to serve customers as Hutchinson United Rigging (HUR). HUR remains successful with the current great team of employees. In her free time Shirley enjoyed travel around the country with family and friends. She especially enjoyed time she could spend on a beach.
Shirley is survived by her brother, Warren O. Williams and her niece, Laura Bissonnette.
Shirley enjoyed meeting the needs of her customers and felt a great pride for all the highly skilled employees that work at her company.
Family and friends are invited to Shirley’s Life Celebration visitation at Rausch Funeral Home in Owings, MD on November 22, 2021, from 3:00 P.M. until 5:45 P.M. A brief service will follow at 5:45 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the USO (www.USO.org) or Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) www.cawlrescue.org.
Monday, November 22, 2021