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SMGST (Ret) Paul Richard Hutsell, 85, of Laquey, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in the Missouri Baptist Hospital of St. Louis.

He is survived by five children, Mitzi Hamlin of Goose Creek, S.C.; Paul Richard Hutsell Jr. (Maria) of Hanahan, S.C.; Melinda Tronstad (Aaron) of Waynesville; Jason Hutsell (Tiffany) of Abilene, Texas and Terry Gates (Bill) of Louisville, Ky.; four siblings, Melvin Hutsell (Tina) of Abilene, Texas; Shirley Freeman of Hutchinson, Kan.; Sherman Hutsell of Lebanon and Linda D. Terry of Lebanon; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for SMGST (Ret) Paul Richard Hutsell will be held at noon Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, in the Westside Baptist Church in Waynesville. Burial with military honors will be in the Sunset Memorial Estates Cemetery of Waynesville, under the direction of Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville/St. Robert. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service at noon Tuesday at Westside Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Paul Hutsell and may be left at the funeral chapel.