Obituary: Richard Andrew Truitt Jr.

Richard Andrew Truitt, Jr., 46, entered peaceful rest on May 5, 2016. Born in Derby on February 19, 1970, he was a son of Gail A. (Thibeault-Truitt) Boboc, of Naugatuck, and Richard A. Truitt, Sr., of Winter Haven, Fla.

A graduate of Seymour High School, Rick grew up in Seymour and Oxford. He previously held jobs as a mason in Connecticut, and as a construction worker in Florida. An avid Yankee fan all his life, his real passion was working and helping people with computers. Before moving back to Connecticut, Rick enjoyed living in Palm Bay, Fla., and planned on returning one day. He always felt he belonged there.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his stepfather, David Boboc, and his stepmother, Jan Truitt; sister, Rheanne Salzburg of Brookings, Ore.; and stepsister, Shannon Grich of New Hampshire. Rick was raised extremely close to his aunt, Linda Thibeault and her late husband, Gary of Seymour, and their daughters, Michele Thibeault of Naugatuck, Jolene Thibeault of Terryville, and Nichole Thompson of Seymour.

Funeral services will be private and entrusted to Ralph Hull Funeral Home, 161 West Church St., Seymour, CT 06483. All condolences can be sent to Rick’s mother through the funeral home.

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