Captain William Carl Hutsler (Ret USMC) of Troy, Missouri passed away August 25, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loved ones.  He was born May 19, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri the son of the late Milford and Opal (Bockewitz) Hutsler.

On May 3, 1958 he was united in marriage to Wanda Mardella Scaggs who survives.  To this union two children were born; Cindy Lynn Spiess of Troy and William “Jeff” Hutsler and wife, Peggy also of Troy.  In addition to his children, William is survived by his grandchildren; Matthew Spiess and Chelsea Gonzales (Rueben), Shannon Roentved (Cole), Jeffrey Hutsler (Colleen) and Emily Rapplean (Anthony), seven great grandchildren; Carson, Mason, Jordon, Jaxon, McKinsey, Ellie, and Maddox and one more great grandson on the way,  his sister; Audrey Elliott (Ray) of St. Louis, Missouri, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by his sister, Gloria Marlett.

William proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps from 1950 to 1970 achieving the rank of Captain.  After leaving active duty with the Marine Corps, he worked in the insurance industry as a loss control engineer.  He was a member of VietNow.  He loved crossword puzzles, reading and most of all he loved spending time with his family.

Memorial visitation will be on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with a memorial service beginning at Noon at Bryson Funeral Home Chapel in Pilot Knob, Missouri.  Inurnment with full military honors will be held following the service at Meadows Cemetery in Annapolis, Missouri.  Memorials may be made to the Meadows Cemetery Association, PO Box 2, Annapolis, MO  63620.  Online condolences may be made to the family at www.  

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