Darin Scott Hutchinson

It is with great sadness that the family of Darin Hutchinson announces his passing on December 23, 2019 after a tragic accident at the age of 46.

Darin will be lovingly remembered by his mother Jeanie Philhower; his brothers Chris (Jennifer) and Dean and sister Arieanna Ramage; his children DarinRae, Johnie, Trevin and Tarin; and his grandchildren Jax, Greysen and Estreya. Darin will also be fondly remembered by his uncles DV, Mike, Tommy, Francis, and George; along with his aunts Myral, Patsy, Audrey, Annette, Karen and Lily; and numerous cousins, nephews, nieces and many, many friends.

He is preceded in death by his father Ronnie Fisher; grandparents Bud and Jane Hutchinson; grandparents James and Elizabeth Fisher; uncles David, Phil, Stan, Bobby, and Ricky; his aunts Louise, Ernestine, Rosalie, Francine, and Beverly; and cousins Jamie, Antone, Patrick and Carie.

Darin lived in Billings most of his life and brought the brightest smile and greatest laugh to our lives. Outside of his many jobs in Billings, he spent his downtime fishing with friends and family at a local lake or creek, but nothing compared to the love he had for his children. He will be remembered for laughing together with his children while they ground the gears when he let them shift the car while he pushed the clutch. He was a great carpenter and excelled within the industry, not to mention he was part of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Tribe. Darin will always be remembered for helping a friend regardless what he had to sacrifice himself to help. He was an eternal optimist and was always thinking the glass was half full. Throughout his struggles, he remained an unwavering loving son, father, grandfather, and brother. Darin will, above all else, be remembered for the love he shared throughout our lives. His daughters wanted to send a special message that Darin was a big-hearted man and father with a contagious smile. He left a footprint on every person’s heart that he came in contact with.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Cremation and Funeral Gallery, and a memorial service will be held at 11am on Saturday December 28, 2019 at Cremation Funeral Gallery, 29 8th St W; Billings, MT 59101. A reception will follow at the FOE (Eagles) of Billings, 526 Laurie Lane.

For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the Hutchinson family would appreciate a donation to the Rimrock Foundation.