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Jack Hopkins Tuttle

Obituary for Jack Hopkins Tuttle

January 13, 1933 - August 17, 2021
Island, Kentucky | Age 88


Jack Hopkins Tuttle, 88, of Island, passed away August 17, 2021, while under the care of Hospice. He was born January 13, 1933, in New Albany, IN, to the late Harry and Helen Tuttle. Jack graduated from New Albany High School and went on to further his education at Linotype School and the Owensboro Business College. He was a proud Navy Veteran, serving his country during the Korean War, on the U.S.S. Mississippi. Jack was a longtime and devoted member to Owensboro Christian church. He was a Kentucky Colonel, a member of the Masonic Lodge 130, the VFW Post 3814, and the American Legion post 9. Jack started caddying at age 9 and was an avid golfer. He had never met a stranger and had a heart of gold.

Jack was preceded in death by his wife of nearly 64 years, Phyllis McHone Tuttle; his sisters, Jane Wells and Geraldine Huncilman; and his brother, Harry E. Tuttle.

He is survived by his children, Robin (Michael) Long, Dennis (Tammie) Tuttle, and Deborah (Harold) Carter; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a great-great grandchild.

The funeral service will be 2pm Friday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be from 10am until 2pm at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to the Norton Childrens Hospital NICU, 231 E. Chestnut Street, Louisville, KY 40202.

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900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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