Jethrow Tuttle, 77, of Saint Marys, died 5:26 P.M. Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Vancrest of Saint Marys Nursing Home.
He was born January 23, 1943, in Mousie, Kentucky, the son of Rufus and Betty (Thornsberry) Tuttle.
He married Catherine Lanning on May 19, 1961; she preceded in death on November 2, 2009.
He is survived by his sons: Billy Tuttle of Saint Marys; Jeff (Julie) Tuttle of Saint Marys; Matthew (Megan) Tuttle of Van Wert. He is survived by 7 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
He is also survived by his siblings: Bobby Tuttle of California; Cletus Tuttle of California; Shelby Roller of Saint Marys.
He was preceded in death by his parents; by his wife, Catherine; by a daughter, Denise Tuttle; by his siblings: Barbara Rhodes; Vera Slone; Sissy Sutton; Doyle Tuttle.
Jethrow retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Saint Marys, and later worked as a custodian for the Saint Marys City Schools. He had also worked at Tuttle and Son Construction and was a self-employed drywall installer.
Jethrow enjoyed doing anything with family, and he liked to fish, hunt and play golf.
In accordance with the orders of Governor Mike Dewine and the Ohio Department of Health during the coronavirus pandemic, private, family only, graveside funeral rites will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, March 30, 2020, at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Pastor Randy Christian, officiant.
Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, is entrusted with Jethrow’s funeral arrangements. Condolences for his family may be expressed at Millerfuneralhomes.net
Memorial donations may be made to Saint Marys East Primary School to be used for student activities.
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