Lawrence Joseph "Hooty" Hutmacher
Lawrence Joseph "Hooty" Hutmacher Jr, age 77, of Quincy passed away Thursday, December 12, 2019 peacefully at his home. He was born on May 4, 1942 in South Bend, Indiana. The son of Lawrence Joseph Hutmacher Sr. (Cotton) and Doris Marie (Kraft) Hutmacher. Larry married Marsha Irene Hutmacher in 1964.
Larry is survived by his two sons, Lawrence A. "Dru" Hutmacher and Tracy Hutmacher, both of Quincy; three granddaughters, Taylor Hutmacher-Stephens, and her husband, Dr. Codey Stephens of Nashville, TN; Allie Hutmacher-Durst and her husband, Tyler Durst of Quincy, and Hannah Hutmacher-Longlett of Liberty, and two great-grandchildren, Knox Warning Stephens and Liam Daniel Durst.
Larry was an Entrepreneur and owned and operated many businesses and rental properties throughout his years. He played in active role in building what is today the Quincy Mall. He renovated and refurbished historical buildings in Barry, IL to create an antique store his wife and himself owned. He worked at Union Carpenters, Owned Adams County Glass, worked for the Adams County Sheriff's Department, drove for the City of Quincy Public transit systems, and his last endeavor was owning and managing Hooty's Bar and Grill with his wife and two sons for over 20 years. He truly loved owning Hooty's and all of the memories made there.
Larry enjoyed duck hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting, and catching crappie. He was a avid member of the Pony of America's Club along side his wife, and absolutely loved all things to do with his horses. Larry loved having a beer and enjoying his tavern with friends and family.
Larry was preceded in death by his parent's Lawrence Joseph Hutmacher Sr. and Doris Marie Hutmacher; and his wife Marsha Irene Hutmacher.
A Memorial service will be held on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 6:00 PM in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Visitation will be held in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home on Monday from 4:00 PM until the time of the services at 6:00 PM. Interment to take place at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Quincy Humane Society or to QUEST.
- Tracy, so sorry for your loss. Have thought about you often. Now is time for family and a HUG from me.