Obituary: David W. Tuttle, 78, Lowville
Published: May 31, 2021
By: Provided by Sundquist
LOWVILLE – David W.
Tuttle, 78, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 30, 2021, at the home of
his daughter, under the care of his family and Lewis County Hospice.
David was born on January 22, 1943
in Lowville, the son of the late Herbert W. and Ella Arlene (Larkins)
Tuttle, Sr. He graduated from General Martin High School in 1961. David was
united in marriage to Margaret L. Rhone on September 30, 1961
at the Greig Methodist Church with Rev. Bruce W. Chapman, officiating.
Margaret passed away December 2, 2019.
David was a supervisor at A.M.F. Manufacturing until
the early 1970’s when he went to work at Lewis County General Hospital as
an orderly, retiring after 25 years of service. David also worked for Guignard’s Flowers, learning everything he could about
flowers and plants. After his retirement, David and Margaret were
caretakers at Beaver Camp for several years. They made their home in
Surviving are his children, Dr. Shirley Tuttle-Malone
(Michael), Mark A. Tuttle (Tina), Lyndon S. Tuttle (Carrie), and his
daughter-in-law, Sheryl A. Tuttle Lamb; nine grandchildren, Jared Malone,
Ella Malone, Skyler (Tiffany) Tuttle, Dana (Jared) Gaines, Amber Tuttle,
Kirstin Tuttle, Ashley (Dean) Oakes, Benjamin Tuttle
and Kathryn Tuttle; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and
David is predeceased by his son, David M. Tuttle and
two brothers, Herbert W. Tuttle, Jr. and Reginald
David was an outdoor enthusiast. He liked to hunt and
fish in his younger years and transitioned into a hiker, becoming an
Adirondack 46er (a few peaks more than once) and completed his last hike in
January of this year. He cross country skied, loved bird watching, gardening and raising tropical fish. David was the Lewis
County Jail Chaplin for more than 40 years where he made many friendships
through his ministry. David was a member of the Lowville Elks Lodge #1605
and New Day Community Church.
Family and friends may call on Wednesday, June 2nd
at New Day Community Church, Water Street, Lowville, from 12:00 noon to
2:45 p.m. prior to the funeral service which will be held at 3:00 p.m. with
Rev. Glenn Olmstead, officiating.
Burial will follow in Martinsburg Cemetery.
Memorials in David’s name may be made to: Lowville
Food Pantry, 7646 Forest Avenue, Lowville, NY 13367
Message of condolence may be made online at: www.sundquistfh.com