Tahlequah Daily Press


April 22, 2014

Darrell Gene Tuttle

TAHLEQUAH — Darrell Gene Tuttle, 75, passed away in Tulsa on Friday, April 18. Born on Nov. 6, 1938, in Peggs, to the late Dewey and Martha (Hudson) Tuttle.

Darrell and Sue were married for 38 years until her death. Later he married Vicki and they have been married for 12 years.

Darrell graduated from Tahlequah High School in 1959. He was an auto technician for Bradley and Regency Oldsmobile for 22 years, and later the owner of Darrell’s Wholesale Auto.

He was involved in auto racing for many years and won numerous championships around the states, and was known for his expertise as a master mechanic.

Darrell also enjoyed raising and racing quarter horses and appaloosa horses. He was known as a great husband, father, brother, and friend. He had a great sense of humor. He was always telling stories and jokes. Darrell will be missed by many.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Tuttle and wife, Sue Gene (Littlefield) Tuttle.

Darrell is survived by his wife, Vicki Tuttle; son, Danny Tuttle; daughter, Darla Tuttle; brother, Arvel Seals Jr. and wife, Iris; and brother, Harold Tuttle and wife, Chris.

Funeral Service is 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Freeman Harris Funeral Home with graveside service at 3 p.m. in the Tahlequah City Cemetery. Condolences may be left online at www.freemanharris.com.

Freeman Harris Funeral Home, Tulsa, (918) 749-3333.

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