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Henry Critchfield Hutson

  • Birth 27 May 1927 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 14 Jul 2013 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 113864834

Henry Critchfield Hutson, of Charleston, SC, husband of Harriet Lowndes Rhett Maybank Hutson, entered into eternal rest July 14, 2013.

Henry was born May 27, 1927 in Charleston, the son of William Elliott Hutson and Katherine Critchfield Hutson.

At seventeen he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served until the end of WWII.

Henry attended The Citadel as a Veteran student for one year before entering the University of the South, Sewanee, TN, where he graduated in 1950 with a Bachelor's Degree. He then attended law school at the University of South Carolina before he was recalled to active duty in the Korean War from 1953-1956, serving in naval intelligence in Washington DC before being deployed to Korea.

Mr. Hutson retired from the Marine Corps reserves as a Major after twenty years of service.

Henry was a school administrator, teacher, coach and former headmaster at Christ School, Arden, North Carolina, Sewanee Academy, Sewanee, TN, East Cooper School, Mt. Pleasant, SC. While at Christ School, he earned his Master's Degree in Education at Western Carolina University. Henry also served as the Secretary to the Board at The College of Charleston. He was a lifelong member of St. Philip's Church and served on the Vestry, past Commodore and member, Carolina Yacht Club, member, Society of The Cincinnati, Colonial Wars, Agricultural Society, member and past president, St. George's Society, Huguenot Society, Charleston Club, member of the National Historic Railway Museum, Charleston Chapter, Royal Rhododendron Brigade of Guards in Asheville, NC and St. Cecilia Society. He was a member of the Board of Trustees of The University of the South, board member of Christ School, Charleston Day School and Advisory Board, St. Andrew's - Sewanee.

He is survived by his wife of almost 53 years, Harriet; daughter, Mary Pope Maybank Hutson of Arlington, VA and son, William Elliott Hutson, II, and wife, Bonnie Stevenson Hutson of Charleston.

Henry is predeceased by his brothers; William Elliott Hutson, Jr. and Richard Woodward Hutson and a sister, Louise Hutson Dodds.

His Funeral Service will be held, July 17, 2013 in St. Philip's Church, 142 Church Street, at 3:00 p.m.m with interment in Magnolia Cemetery.

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  • Added: 15 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 113864834
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Critchfield Hutson (27 May 1927–14 Jul 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 113864834, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Just another taphophile (contributor 46513469) .