September 19, 1916 – May 7, 2012
George passed away peacefully on Monday afternoon, just minutes after giving a big smile to his family.
George is predeceased by Maxine (Ditto), his loving wife of 56 years, and his son Douglas George, who died in December 2011.
He leaves behind his daughter Carol (m. Andy McCready) and her children Heather and Andrew, his granddaughter Georgia and her children Ajamoné, Shikaya, Shamane, Moriah and Daija and his granddaughter Leticia.
George had a long and successful life. He spent his early years in Barons, Alberta as a wheat farmer. Later, he was a pilot in the Air Force. In Calgary he built a successful career in residential construction, real-estate sales and land development. George and Max were able to travel the world.
George lived every day to the fullest, with a contagious optimism that buoyed the spirits of those who knew him. He died the way he lived.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Special thanks for the care that Dr. Cody and his staff gave to George in his life.
In living memory of George Hutchings, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences