Paul LeRoy Hutchings, 80, of Portage, Indiana, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Brownsburg.

He was born Nov. 18, 1938, at Paris, Illinois, to the late George Hutchings and Catherine (Coons) Andrews.

He proudly served in the United States Army. He attended Freedom Baptist Church.

Paul worked for US Steel at Gary for 30 years before retiring. He enjoyed Indy Car Racing, camping, spending time with family and friends, making wine and cheering on the Packers.

He is survived by his daughters, Lori (Chris) Everett, Portage, and Amy (Ben) Hutchings, Austin, Texas; grandchildren, Nikki (Matt) Donohue, Tony Donohue, CJ Everett and Anna Everett; great-grandchildren, Brilee Cox, Brice Cox, Nicholas Cox and Chevelle Yoder; sister Patricia Ruesch, Portage; three nieces; four nephews; and his long-time companion, Alice Strahl.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Wanetta Lewis and Sue Harrell; and nephew Fred Lewis.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Freedom Cemetery, 6223 W. State Road 234, Waveland.

Memorial contributions may be made to Indy Car Ministry, P.O. Box 24297, Speedway, IN 46224.

Visit www.machledtservies.com where you may leave an online condolence for the family.

Machledt & Servies Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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