Obituary: Kenneth J. Tuttle Sr.

Kenneth J. Tuttle Sr.

Kenneth J. Tuttle Sr.

SEYMOUR — Kenneth J. Tuttle, Sr., 84, of Seymour, beloved husband of the late Eleanor M. Whitely Tuttle, died peacefully on Jan. 12, 2014 at Griffin Hospital surrounded by his family.

Born in Derby on Dec. 4, 1929, he was the son of the late Elwood M. and Alice K. Hopkins Tuttle. Mr. Tuttle served in the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1952 at the rank of sergeant. He worked as a licensed plumber for Ralph Mann & Sons and Derby Coal & Oil for many years.

He is survived by his devoted sons, Kenneth J. (Nancy) Tuttle, Jr. of Shelton and Craig E. (Maria) Tuttle of Oxford; cherished grandchildren, Scott Tuttle of Beacon Falls, Mark Tuttle of Maryland, Eric Tuttle and his fiancé Katie Fleming of Seymour, Stacey and Ryan Tuttle of Oxford; and a sister, Alta Huber of Southbury; a niece and several nephews. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a brother, Elwood M. Tuttle, Jr.

Funeral services will take place on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at 9 a.m. from the Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Ave., Ansonia. Services follow at 10 a.m. in the Seymour United Methodist Church, 90 Pearl St., Seymour. Military honors will be accorded following the funeral service. Family and friends may call on Thursday, Jan.16, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Private interment will be in Union Cemetery, Seymour. The Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Avenue, Ansonia, is in care of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Seymour United Methodist Church, 90 Pearl St., Seymour, CT 06483.

Online condolences may be made at www.wakeleememorial.com.

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