Merlin "Terry-Bud" Tuttle
Jan 27, 1924 - May 14, 2013
Resident of San Lorenzo
Merlin Tuttle passed away peacefully on May 14 at the age of 89. Bud was born in Illinois but resided in San Lorenzo, CA for the past 60 years. He served in country in World War II and was a general contractor for 50 years. Terry's passion was hunting throughout the U.S., fishing at Big Lake and making custom fishing rods in his garage. He also enjoyed planting his yearly garden, collecting Hot Wheels and feeding over a 100 ducks daily.
Terry was preceded in death by his parents Mark & Dora Tuttle, and his son Michael Tuttle. He is survived by his loving wife Barbara Tuttle, grandchildren Mikey & Terra Tuttle, numerous nieces, nephews, friends and brother in law Bill Eurich.
Services will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 12pm at the Neptune Society in Castro Valley. Following services friends and family will be celebrating Mr. Tuttle's life at Elio's restaurant 260 Floresta Blvd, San Leandro (510) 351-0463
2419 Grove Way
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Published in Inside Bay Area on May 18, 2013