William Sherrod Luttrell, 80, of Houston, passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2013 after a long illness.
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Bill was born November 13, 1932 in Mineral Wells, Texas to Pruett Sherrod and Ann Nora Luttrell. He grew up in Houston, where he attended Lamar High School, then graduated from New Mexico Military Institute. He later earned a business degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1955. While at Texas, he was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and made many lifelong friends from those times.
After college, he served in the Army in Los Angeles, California before returning to Houston, where he met his wife, Ida Harbison and began a career in Real Estate and Insurance. He opened the Luttrell Insurance Agency in the Oak Forest neighborhood, where he served the community for the next 50 years from the office at 3205 North Shepherd Drive. While balancing family and business, he was also a devoted follower of the arts, especially American art glass and paperweights.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ida, children Bob and Courtney Luttrell, of Dallas, Anne and David Pope, of Leander, Bill and Lisa Luttrell of New Diana, Richard Luttrell of Austin and nine grandchildren, Gregory, Wyatt, and Lauren Luttrell, Joshua, James, and Jessica Pope, and Grace, Jack, and John Luttrell. He is also survived by his twin brother, John and wife Beverly, of Dallas. He was predeceased by sister Mary Elaine, of Mineral Wells, and sister Elizabeth Joan Reed, of Dallas.
The Memorial Service will be held at Dettling Funeral Home, 14094 Memorial Drive @ Kirkwood at 2:00 pm, Saturday, February 16, 2013 with a casual reception after.
In lieu of customary remembrances, the family suggests a donation to the Star of Hope mission, or the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 6815 Cypresswood Drive Spring, Texas 77379. Visit www.DettlingFuneral.com to leave online tributes.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Feb. 14, 2013
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