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David Lawrence "D" Hutchinson

July 9, 1992 ~ May 16, 2021 (age 28)

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David Lawrence Hutchinson (“D”), 28, of Kansas City, KS, passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021.

D was born in Warrensburg, Missouri, on July 9, 1992 to Ira Derek Hutchinson and Laura Lee Hutchinson (Williams).  D was preceded in death by his grandmother, Leona Locke; and grandfathers, David Lawrence Hutchinson; and James Ray Davis.

D grew up in Kansas City, Kansas where he was raised by his mom and dad, David Sambol.  D was educated in the KCKS Public Schools and graduated from Sumner Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2010.  D was very talented and shined his talents through forensics and debate in high school.  D went on to attend Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri where D graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in History.  At Truman, D joined the Delta Delta Chapter of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity and was active for two and a half years.  D had a brilliant mind and at the time of D’s passing, D was a PhD candidate in the department of history at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  D had a passion for teaching and worked as a Graduate Student Instructor in addition to researching and writing a dissertation.  D’s research interests included African American Gender History, African American Intellectual History, Cultural History, and Queer Studies.

D was very kind and loving and was bonded to the love of family and friends who loved him unconditionally.  He was witty and enjoyed a good debate and intellectual conversation.  D was a well-rounded person and had a variety of interests including teaching, reading, a variety of music, poetry, and of course frequent visits to Starbucks.

D leaves to cherish his memory, his parents, David and Laura Sambol; father, Ira Hutchinson, Gulfport, Mississippi; grandfather, Ronnie Locke, Lexington, Missouri; grandmothers, Annie James, Richmond, Virginia; Janice Sambol, The Colony, Texas; seven siblings, LeTosha (Antoine) Franklin, Lenexa, Kansas; LaToya Sambol, Kansas City, Missouri; LaTierra (Gary) Lindsey, Kansas City, Missouri; David Sambol Jr., Kansas City, Kansas; Joceyln D. Hutchinson, South Carolina; Annjanette Hutchinson, Independence, Missouri; and Angel Hutchinson; Godmother, Felicia Haynes, Kansas City, Missouri; ten aunts, Yvette Thurston, Slater, Missouri; Elain Wade, Independence Missouri; Debby Thomas, The Colony, Texas; Tina Sambol; Tammy Sambol; and Erika (Frank) Simmons all of Kansas City, Kansas; Shawn Gary; and Tracy Davis both of San Diego, California; Cheryl (Ralph) Chester, Virginia; Kimberly Allen, Richmond, Virginia; two uncles, Anthony Alexander, Saint Cloud, Minnesota; and Jermaine Wood, Virginia; seven nieces; and nephews; a host of great-aunts; and uncles; cousins; and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
May 24, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Thatcher's Funeral Chapel
1520 North 5th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

Memorial Service
Monday
May 24, 2021

11:00 AM
Thatcher's Funeral Chapel
1520 North 5th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

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