Scott F. Hutchinson of Cass City, age 53, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 2, 2020, in his home. He was born August 1, 1966, in Cass City to Dean and Nancy (Brown) Hutchinson.

Scott graduated from Cass City High School with Class of 1985. He went on to attend and graduate from the Detroit Institute of Heating and Cooling, where he specialized in plumbing. For many years, he was employed by Shetler Plumbing and Heating, Inc. of Pigeon. Scott enjoyed being on the water and fishing for anything that swam. An animal lover, pigs and horses were his favorites and he wished to someday raise calves. Scott learned the skill of successful beekeeping from his father, Dean. He truly loved his “inherited” grandchildren. 

Scott is survived by his parents, Dean and Nancy Hutchinson of Cass City; sister, Deanna Merchant of Cass City; nephews: Kevin (Kayla) Merchant of Gagetown, James Merchant of Royal Oak, Hoyt Merchant of Dover, Delaware. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Fowler and Fanny Hutchinson, Hazen and Margaret Brown.

Private family graveside service held in Elkland Township Cemetery with Pastor Bob Demyanovich of Cass City United Methodist Church officiating. A public celebration of Scott’s life will be held at a later date.  Memorials can be made to Cass City United Methodist Church. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at

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