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Saddlebred World Mourns the Loss of Jerry Hutson

Gerald "Jerry" Patrick Hutson, 51, of Shelbyville, Kentucky, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019. A successful trainer of World's Champion American Saddlebred and Roadster horses, Hutson was employed at Rose Stables, Shelbyville, Kentucky.

Born to, and predeceased by, Gerald Hutson and Pat Moulton Hutson Close, he is survived by his daughter Dylan Hutson Portman, and her husband Aaron, and granddaughter Ruby, of Louisville; sister Helen Robertson and her husband Jimmy, of Shelbyville, and many lifelong friends in the horse industry.

Visitation will be held Monday September 23 from, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and the funeral service will be Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Shannon Funeral Home 1124 Main St. Shelbyville, Kentucky.

Among the notable show horses Jerry worked are the following:

WCC Page Me
WCC Swish
WCC Miss Outta My Way
WCC CH Callaway's Criterion
RWCC CH Prairie Dancer
WC Amber Returns
WCC Revival
WCC CH Call Me Ringo
WC Spill The Ink
RWCC Last Tango In Paris
WC CH Sue She
RWGC CH The Edge
WCC CH My Korbel
WC CH Assets and Attitude
WCC CH French Silk Stockings
WC CH Get Crackin
RWC Riverdreams Admiral's Daughter
RWC Roselane's First In Line
K Sue Rah

In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates contributions to the charitable foundation of the industry Jerry loved, or the music he enjoyed: the UPHA Dewey Henderson Benevolent Fund, c/o United Professional Horsemen's Foundation, Inc., 4059 Iron Works Pkwy, Suite 2, Lexington, KY 40511; visit or call 859-231-5070, or Instrumental Partners c/o WUOL, 619 S. 4th Street Louisville, Kentucky 40202. This is a part of the non-profit Louisville Public Media.

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