Charles "C.J." Ellis Hutchinson II, 20

December 03, 2009

DEC. 16, 1988-NOV. 27, 2009

Charles "C.J." Ellis Hutchinson II, 20, succumbed to injuries sustained in an early Thanksgiving Day car accident in Morongo Valley, Calif. He passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif.

C.J. was born Dec. 16, 1988, in Hagerstown, Md., to mother, Tessa Yvonne Boone-Reed of Charles Town, W.Va., and his father, Charles Ellis Hutchinson of Boonsboro, Md.

C.J. honorably served in the United States Marine Corps from March 2008 until November 2009, during which time he received a National Defense on Terrorism honor, a marksmanship honor and a good conduct honor. He was a 2007 graduate of Jefferson High School and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Boonsboro. In addition to his parents, he is survived by sister, Angela Michelle Dill-Weesner and husband Ryan Weesner of Hagerstown, sister, Teresa Yvonne Dill of Hagerstown, and sister, Brandi Leigh Hutchinson of Ontario, Canada; brother, Seth Hutchinson of Boonsboro; stepbrother, David Michael Boone of Martinsburg, W.Va.; nephew, Connor Austin Michael Dill of Hagerstown; stepfather, Michael John Boone of Kearneysville, W.Va., and stepmother, Cindy Hutchinson; maternal grandparents, Beatrice Joy Reed-Braguiner and George Braguiner of Deltona, Fla.; and paternal grandmother, Rebecca Moser of Boonsboro. CJ is also survived by numerous aunts and uncles.


He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, William Chester Reed; paternal grandparents, Kenneth and Ethel Hutchinson, and Bill Moser; and niece, Cheyenne Michelle Shaffer.

The family will receive friends during visitation at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro, on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, from 7 to 9 p.m.

At the request of the father, two funeral services will be conducted. Charles' father, family and friends will be having services on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boonsboro, with the Rev. Joseph I. Donovan III officiating. In addition, Charles' mother, family and friends will be having services on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home with the the Rev. Kelly Crenshaw officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of C.J. His mother respectfully requests donations be made to the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation, 222 N. Raleigh St., Martinsburg, WV 25401 in memory of Charles Ellis Hutchinson II or to the J.B. Smith Memorial Fund in care of Tessa Yvonne Reed, P.O. Box 1265, Charles Town, WV 25414. His father respectfully requests donations be made in memory of Charles Hutchinson, c/o Kristy Smith, Trinity Lutheran Church, 64 S. Main St., Boonsboro, MD 21713.

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