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Grady Lee Tuttle

November 2, 1929 ~ December 5, 2021 (age 92)


Grady Lee Tuttle died December 5, 2021, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home. 

Mr. Tuttle was born in Stokes County, NC to Ernest Austin and Ester Jane Black Tuttle. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife of sixty years, Audrey Spainhour Tuttle; his son, Charles Leonard “Pete” Tuttle; his brothers: William “Bill” Tuttle, Ray Jackson “Jack” Tuttle, and two infant brothers; along with his great granddaughter, Jessie Marie Brickey.

Grady is survived by his son, Donald Lee Tuttle, and wife Nancy; daughter, Sandra Jean Kiger and husband Bill; grandchildren: Julie Tackett, Karen “Joe” Brickey, Lori Wall, Austin Kiger (Jessica), and Audrey Monty (Michael); great grandchildren: Zackary Tackett, Brittany and Brooke Brickey, Dillon, Cameron, and Bethany Wall, and Lilly and Bella Monty; step great grandchildren: Caleb and Brantley Monty; sisters: Mildred “Cindy” Butner, and Nellie Jean Pursley.

Grady served in the United States Army.  He retired from R.J. Reynolds with thirty years of service.  Grady coached Little League Baseball and umpired softball for thirty years.  He was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church for eighty years. 

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at Slate Funeral Home from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 9, 2021, at 11:00 am at Mountainview Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Norman officiating, military rites provided by American Legion Post 290.

The family request that memorial contributions be made to the American Legion Post 290 of King: 446 S. Main St. King, NC 27021, or to Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home: 945 Zephyr Rd. Dobson, NC 27017.

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December 8, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

Funeral Service
December 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Mountain View Baptist Church
1042 Mountain View Church Rd.
King, NC 27021

Interment following funeral service
December 9, 2021

Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery:


Americal Legion Post 290
446 South Main St., King NC 27021

Woltz Hospice House
945 Zephyr Rd., Dobson NC 27017
Tel: 1-336-356-5000

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