William Hutchinson

Obituary of William W Hutchinson

William W. Hutchinson, Jr. (Hutch) passed away peacefully on December 29,2023 at St. Anthonys Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. Bill was born in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania on July 13, 1943. He is preceded in death by his parents William Hutchinson Sr, and Elizabeth (Jarbeck) Hutchinson.

He is survived by his loving wife, Lissa. Sons: Bill and Matthew of Sebring, FL and Spencer of Canonsburg, PA, as well as granddaughters, Noelle and Zoey and one great granddaughter, Elyana. His siblings include: Paul, Carol, Joann, Suzanne.

Bill founded Timberline Packaging Company to manufacture corrugated boxes in Western Pennsylvania in 1985. In 1987 Timberline was merged into Box USA where he served as Chief Operating Officer. Bill was instrumental in building Box USA to become the Largest Independent Corrugated Box Company in North America, before it was sold to International Paper Company in 2004.He continued in the industry, serving as a Senior Executive at U.S. Corrugated formed in 2006, which again grew to be the largest U.S. Independent Box Company.

Bill loved walking on the beach and enjoyed his retirement in Florida. He loved to travel; his favorite places were the Amalfi Coast in Italy and Foxy’s at Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands.

He will be sadly missed by all that knew him.   A Memorial service for Bill will be planned in the near future.


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