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Darren Ray Hutson

Darren Ray Hutson, 54, son of Donald Ray and Peggy Gene Rankin Hutson passed away unexpectedly on Friday July 30, 2021, at the Bourbon Community Hospital, Paris, KY.

He was born in Bourbon County, KY and was a member of the Catholic Church of the Annunciation, Paris, KY. He enjoyed fishing, watching sci-fi movies, dogs and meeting new people. Darren never met a stranger. He had a big heart and would give anyone in need the shirt off his back.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Zachary Ray (Meghan) Hutson; one sister, Christy (Vince) Wagner; grandchildren, Clayton Hedges and Kathryn Deray Marie Hutson; two nieces, Haley (Matt) Hager and Hannah (Austin) Wagner; great niece, Henleigh Hager; special stepson, Robert (Ashley) Henderson; aunt Patty Rankin and a host of cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Powell and Viola Hutson; maternal grandparents, Gene and Totsy Rankin and a uncle, Billy Rankin.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, August 5, 2021, at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY, by Father Danny Fister. Burial will be in the Jacksonville Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 5, 2021, until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Zachary Hutson, Clayton Hedges, Robert Henderson, Matt Hager, Austin Dunn, Randy Garrison and Marty Rankin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Vince Wagner, Harry and Rosemary Laytart, Charles Fay, Patty Rankin and Josh Patrick.

The family has asked that memorials be made to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY 40361.
The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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