MSGT. STEPHEN HUTCHINS SR. U.S. Air Force
, Retired Stephen Michael Hutchins Sr., 64, passed away Dec. 28, 2013. He was born Nov. 14, 1949, in Tupper Lake, N.Y., and was a resident of Las Vegas since 1984. Stephen served in the U.S. Air Force during both the Vietnam War
and Desert Storm, retiring in 1994 as a master sergeant. Stephen was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Ruth Hutchins. He is survived by his wife, of 41 years, Nida; three children, Justy Hutchins, Stephanie (Armando) Hutchins-Perez and Stephen (Daniela) Hutchins Jr.; and one grandchild, Ana Sophia Perez. Funeral services with full military honors were previously held Saturday, Jan. 4, at Palm Mortuary-Northwest, 6701 N. Jones Blvd. in Las Vegas. He will be laid to rest at the Southern Nevada Veterans
Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Blvd. in Boulder City.