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Richard W. "Dick" Tutt

May 15, 2015
Pine Island Eagle

Richard W. "Dick" Tutt, 88, of Springfield, died at 6:30 am, Friday, May 1, 2015 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. He was born January 31, 1927 in Moline, IL, to Hal W. and Bertha Tutt. He married Leola E. Curry on August 7, 1947 and she preceded him in death on December 20, 2000. Survivors include one son, Richard L. Rick Tutt of Springfield; four grandchildren, Jill Tutt-Williams of St. Louis, MO, Christopher L. (Julie) Tutt of CO, Bradley R. (Angel) Tutt of St. Louis, MO and Benjamin A. Tutt (Fianc' Jessica Starcevich) of Bartonville, IL and one niece, Kathleen (Rickey) Allen of Springfield. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and one brother William Tutt. Dick was a US Navy Veteran serving during WWII. He was a former member of Christ the King Church. He enjoyed boating, fishing and liked working with electricity. He was a Ham Radio Operator. He retired from AT&T after thirty five years of service. Visitation: 11 am 12 noon, Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home. Funeral Service: 12 noon, Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Monsignor David Lantz officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park where military honors will be conducted. Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Protective League of Springfield or Calusa Land Trust, PO Box 216, Bokeelia, FL 33922. Share stories, pictures, Facebook and Twitter at:

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