Curtis C. Tuttle

August 8, 1953 ~ October 14, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Curtis Tuttle Obituary

Salem- Curtis C. Tuttle, 70, passed away quietly at 8:30am, Saturday, October 14, 2023 at his home with his loving wife at his side.

Curt was born August 8, 1953 in Salem, Ohio, a son of the late Elliot G. and Inez Irene (Searls) Tuttle.

A life resident of the area and a 1972 graduate of Lisbon David Anderson High School, Curt worked for 28 years at Eljer Plumbingware in Salem.  He was also employed at LaFrance Dry Cleaners until declining health forced him to retire in the fall of 2021.

Mr. Tuttle was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and was an avid bowler.  He bowled two perfect 300 games, a 299 game and an 807 series.  He bowled in several leagues at Holiday Lanes in Lisbon and at the Hunt Club in Salem, as well as many tournaments throughout Ohio.   Curt was a former member of the Lisbon Eagles Aerie 2216; and played bass guitar for the Federal Iron Horse Express and the Golden Sounds band for many years. 

Curt was also an avid Cleveland sports fan. He loved watching the Browns, Indians, the Cavs, and the Ohio State Buckeyes.  He also coached Little League Baseball in Lisbon for 8 seasons and was a favorite amongst all the kids.

Curtis also proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy, having served aboard the USS Charleston, LLK 113 stationed out of Norfolk, Virginia from 1982 until he was honorably discharged in 1987.

He is survived and will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Kay (Critchley) Tuttle, whom he married August 7, 2006; sons, Matt (Janet) Tuttle of Fort Myers, Florida, and Timothy Tuttle of East Liverpool, stepchildren, Sheldon Brownfield of Salem, and Cheyanna (Jared) Musial of Poland, Ohio; 2 grandchildren with another on the way.

In addition to his parents, Curt was also preceded in death by his brother, Carl L. Tuttle, his sister, Patricia Tuttle Wilson, and by his first wife, Joy Tuttle.

A memorial service celebrating Curt’s life will be held at 11am, Saturday, October 21, 2023 at Calvary Baptist Church, 1779 Depot Rd., Salem, Ohio 44460 with Pastor Justin Vance officiating.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home.

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Memorial Service
October 21, 2023

11:00 AM
Calvary Baptist Church
1779 Depot Rd.
Salem, OH 44460


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