James Edward "Jim" Tuttle
1930 - 2017
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James "Jim" Edward Tuttle, 87

Muncie - James "Jim" Edward Tuttle, 87, of Muncie went home to be with Jesus, Thursday, October 19, 2017 at his residence. He was born March 2, 1930 in Muncie and was the son of the late Roy M. Tuttle and Alma M. (Simmons) Parson.

Jim was a man who never gave up. He was a man of integrity and honesty. Jim loved being a volunteer for the Minnetrista Cultural Center. He retired from Ball State University as a welder after 38 years of hard dedicated service. Jim proudly and honorably served his country in the United States Naval Reserve for 10 years. He was a faithful member of the 1st Community Church in Matthews, where he became a member in the early 1980's.

Jim is survived by his three children, Cindy Shaw (Carl) of Muncie, Cheryl Terrell (Dan) of Muncie, and Terry Tuttle (Alena) of Indianapolis; his eight grandchildren, Lisa Shaw, Chris Shaw(Melissa), Skylar Tuttle, Adrianne Tuttle-Bruner(Nick) of Indianapolis, James Robertson (Kristina) of Akron, Ohio, Stacy Johnson (Matt) of Hartford City, Adam Terrell (Terri) of Muncie, and David Terrell of Muncie; his eight great-grandchildren Chris Jr., Keeton, Kaden, Gage Shaw, Malachi and Halie Jo Johnson, Anya Robertson, McKenna Terrell and baby Robertson due in June; a sister-in-law Beverly Brunelle of Ohio; several nieces and nephews, and friends also survive. In addition to his parents Jim was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn "Lou" Tuttle in 2008; his step-father Edward Parson; two brothers Bob and Dick Tuttle.

Funeral Services for Jim will be held Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Garden View Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Ruberg officiating. Burial will be held privately in Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.gardenviewfuneralhome.com

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Published in The Star Press on Oct. 26, 2017.
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