Darrel Arliss "Hutch" Hudgins

Darrel Arliss “Hutch” Hudgins

January 30, 1954 — September 13, 2019

Darrel Arliss “Hutch” Hudgins was born on Jan. 30, 1954 at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio to Mary Lou Hudgins and Albert Arliss Hudgins. He grew up traveling the country and the world during his father’s military career going to Germany and the Philippines as well as many Air Force Bases in the states. His later childhood was spent growing up in Sherman, before moving to Austin where he graduated from Lanier High School.

He started his career painting computer equipment before starting his own collision repair shop in 1979. He successfully ran Hutch’s Body Shop for 40 years starting in Austin and moved to Cedar Park in 1989.

Hutch enjoyed spending his free time with his drag boat racing crew, tending to his farm animals and acreage, and getting all his family together for the family reunions. His wit and smile are unforgettable.

He was preceded in death by his Mother, Mary Lou Hudgins; and is survived by his father, Albert Arliss Hudgins; and his three boys and their families: Joshua Arliss “Josh” Hudgins and wife Michelle, Jeremiah Andrew “Jay” Hudgins, Dustin Anthony Hudgins and wife Christina; grandchildren Zachariah Arliss “Zac” Hudgins, Timothy Joshua “Tim” Hudgins, Luke Edward Hudgins, Shelby Reigh Hudgins, Brianne Leigh Hudgins, Andrew Arliss Hudgins, Kenzie Cannel Hudgins, and Dylan Anthony Hudgins; as well as countless cousins and friends.

Pallbearers named were Josh Hudgins, Jay Hudgins, Dustin Hudgins, Frank Carter, Charles Wilson, Clayton Smith, Chad Smith, and Brock Huddleston. Honorary pallbearers are Zac Hudgins, Tim Hudgins, Luke Hudgins, Andrew Hudgins, and Dylan Hudgins.

The visitation for family and friends will be held Thursday, Sept. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be conducted Friday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. at Hill Country Fellowship Church in Burnet. Interment will follow at Holland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of Hutch may be made to the Hill Country Community Foundation. Condolences may be offered to clementswilcoxburnet.com

Arrangements entrusted to Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home Burnet, Texas.

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