Retired Alabama sheriff’s deputy dies of COVID-19

Published 6:08 am Tuesday, August 24, 2021

A retired Alabama law enforcement officer has died of COVID-19.

News outlets report that Buddy Hutchinson, a retired Blount County Sheriff’s Office deputy died Saturday.

Hutchinson had remained active with the department after retiring as a deputy. He headed the office’s reserve program.
Hutchinson had also served as a police officer in Oneonta and Snead.

Sheriff Mark Moon’s Facebook page said Hutchinson is to be buried Friday at the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo.