Mayor Hutchison was born and raised in Nashville Tennessee. He studied criminal justice and was a police officer in Goodlettsville Tennessee for ten years. Mayor Hutchison served 27 years in the United States Air Force and retired in 2005 as a Master Sergeant. His service included Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm.
He served on the Governor’s Drug Task Force in Nashville Tennessee and worked with the Last Chance Boot Camp for juvenile offenders. In addition, his work included the Buddies of Nashville Tennessee program; a program that mentors young adolescents who live in a one parent household.
Mayor Hutchison recently retired from the Henry County Sheriff’s Department as a Detention Officer for the past five years. He served on the Hampton City Council for five years before being elected as Mayor of Hampton.
He and his wife, Linda, have been married for thirteen years and have six children and six grandchildren. They pride themselves in being a close blended family and enjoy family time together. Three of their children and three of their grand children live in Nashville Tennessee. The other three children and four grand children live in Henry County. Mayor Hutchison’s wife is a lifelong resident of Henry County and he chose to make Henry County his home.
He enjoys gardening, canning, and, cooking. He and his wife enjoy weekend trips to historic towns, the mountains, and Hilton Head Island. Time spent with family and friends in their home for dinners, cookouts, and holidays is an additional all time favorite. It is never unusual to see their home full of grand children, family and guests. There is always a pot of coffee available for guests wishing to just drop in.