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Leland E. Tuttle

January 22, 1928 ~ May 11, 2020 (age 92)



Leland E. Tuttle, age 92, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away early Monday, May 11, 2020 at his residence.

He was born in Roundhead, Ohio January 22, 1928, a son of the late Lewis Earl and Grace Marie (Teach) Tuttle. He is the last of ten children, having nine siblings precede him in death.

He is survived by his wife of sixty three years, Mary Ruth (Knoff) Tuttle along with two daughters, Beverly (Ronald) Dodds of Marysville, Ohio and Karen (William) Topping of Bellefontaine; four grandchildren, Angie (Roy) Brede, Andrea (Alex) Grundy, Aaron (Peggy Payne) Topping and Leigh Anne (Nate) Meyer; ten great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; a half-brother, Hally Simmons and many nieces and nephews.  

Leland was a 1946 graduate of Belle Center High School and went on to serve his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.  After his honorable discharge he came back to Logan County.  He worked over forty years at D.A.B. in Bellefontaine before retiring and then went to work for C.M.G in Bellefontaine for several years.  He was a longtime member of the Lewistown-Trinity United Methodist Church.

Rev. Debra S. Ketcham and Pastor Floyd Lundy will officiate a private family funeral. Burial will be at the Highland Memorial Cemetery in West Liberty, Ohio.                        

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Tuttle family.



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Private Services


Lewistown Trinity United Methodist Church
8088 Co. Rd. 54, Lewistown OH 43333

Universal Home Health & Hospice Care
921 Rush Ave., Bellefontaine OH 43311

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