Dr. Robert D. “Doc” Hutton M.D. Col. USAF Retired, 78, of Dix, Illinois passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at 2:50 P.M. May 15, 2017 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born June 23, 1938 in Kansas City, Missouri to parents, Lemuel Elston, Sr. and Dorothy Lee (Duffield) Hutton. He married Mary Alice Lau on February 14, 1959 in St. Joseph, Missouri. A visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A morning visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until funeral service time, 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 19, 2017 at Boyd Christian Church in Boyd, Illinois with Mr. Jeff VanMeter officiating. Interment will follow at Boyd Cemetery in Boyd, Illinois. Members of the Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141 will conduct a Flag Presentation Service at the cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, please send any donations in the name of Robert D. Hutton to Boyd Christian Church, 19844 North Boyd Lane, Dix, Illinois 62830. Memorial donations will also be accepted at Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.