Bishop Harold “Buckle” Hutchison

Bishop Harold “Buckle” Hutchison, 95, of Petrolia, a longtime, highly respected Church of God of Prophecy Pastor, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 27, 2020 at Chicora Medical Center. Harold was born October 29, 1925 in Karns City. He was the son of the late Frank and Rebecca Myers Hutchison. He attended school in Karns City, and was a US Army Veteran of WWII. He was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy where he held many positions before being called into the ministry in 1975. Previously he worked at Starlight Refinery in Karns City. Buckle is survived by his wife, Betty Jane Cousins Hutchison whom he married on March 28, 1948; a son, Frank and his wife Frankie Hutchison of Kittanning; a special nephew Bishop Alan Ion, and his wife Jackie of Parker; two nieces, Alisa Fleeger and her husband Bryan of Butler, and Kristen Albert and her husband Chuck of Karns City, and their children. He is also survived by four sisters-in-law, Armeida McElravy, Joan Barger, Carole Cousins Kelly, and Sherry Gibson and her husband Bob; one brother-in-law, Virgil Cousins, and his wife Sandy, and several nieces and nephews.

Harold was preceded in death by five brothers , four sisters, six brothers in law, one sister in law and several nieces and nephews.

Friends of Harold Hutchison who died Friday, November 27, 2020, will be received from Noon - 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 29, 2020 at the Church of God of Prophecy in Karns City. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with the Bishop Alan Ion, church pastor, and Presiding Bishop Mark Menke, PA State Bishop of the Church of God of Prophecy, officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Sugar Creek Twp., Armstrong County.

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