Kenneth “Ken” Eugene Tuttle, Sr., 81, of Stoneville, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2023 at his home. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm Sunday, January 22, 2023, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel in Eden. A visitation will be held on Saturday evening, January 21, 2023, from 5 -7 pm at Fair Funeral Home and other times at his home, 3429 Settle Bridge Road, Stoneville, NC. Ken was born August 7, 1941, in Rockingham County, NC, to the late William “Bill” Tuttle, Sr. and Kathleen Riddle Tuttle. He was a graduate of Stoneville High School, class of 1959. He received his Certificate of Management Education from N.C. State University. Ken was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Stoneville. He made his career in textiles, working over 43 years until his retirement from Unifi as planning manager in 2003. He later worked at Debbie’s Restaurant and Catering, then at Fair Funeral Home as assistant funeral director for 11 years. Ken served his community in many ways. He was a volunteer and board member for the American Red Cross in Eden. Ken worked as a volunteer fireman for the Shiloh Fire Department from 1969-1983. He also served as Fire Commissioner for Shiloh Fire Department. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Virginia Aldridge Tuttle; children, Kenneth Tuttle, Jr. (Julia) of Stoneville, Melissa Buck (Tommy) of Greensboro; Dwayne Hawkins of Stoneville; grandchildren, Brittany McCollum (Jeremy), Jillian Pruitt (Josh), Kendall Tuttle (fiancé, TJ McDonald), Bonnie LaChiusa, Andrew LaChiusa, Olivia Buck, Carly Buck, Liz Maree Hawkins; great-grandchildren, Liam Pruitt, Laina Pruitt, Rhett McCollum; sister, Joan T. Young of Stoneville; sister-in-law, Polly P. Tuttle of Stoneville; his fur-baby, Dollie Rae. In addition to his parents, Ken is preceded in death by his brother, William F. “Billy” Tuttle, Jr. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shiloh 4-H Club, 387 Roberts Cemetery Rd, Stoneville, NC, or to Hospice Home of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com.
So so sorry. Loved him! Very long time friend of my dad , and family. Thinking of you all.
Virginia and all the Tuttle Family I am so saddened to hear that Ken has been called Home. He was one of the sweetest most compassionate men I have ever known. He has been a family friend for as long as I can remember. I will never forget when my mama passed away he came with Chuck to take her to the funeral home. When he came into the bedroom where we were he made a beeline straight to me and gave me a huge hug. Ken was very special to all of the Hundley/ Saunders family for many decades. RIP Ken you will be missed.
Pamela S Stanley
Mellisa and Kenny ,
I am so sorry to hear this, I will be praying for you guys . Love Karen Brown
Karen BrownDeepest Sympathy Sweet Talbott
So sorry to hear of Ken's passing. Prayers of comfort for you, Melissa and Virginia Bruce.
Nancy Lee King Mitchell
Nancy MitchellOur thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May God bring comfort during the days ahead. Ronnie & Robin Manuel
So sorry for your loss.He was a very good man.Enjoyed working with him at Unifi.
Ken was a good friend to everyone
I hope the family know just how much Kent meant to everyone, Esspially those that grew up with him. GOD BLESS YOU KENT AND GODSPEED. I LOVE YOU MY BROTHER.
Gene Stewart Young
I am so sorry for your loss. He was a really good person. He played softball with my Daddy when I was a teenager. I have fond memories of him from those times. He was well loved and respected by those who knew him especially in Shiloh Community.
Jan BIbee Burge
I remember Ken well. Also Virginia. Working with him at MacField and Unifi was a joy and pleasure. Such a wonderful gentleman. May God be all the family. 🙏🏻Love and prayers. Searie Pleasant Yow.
Searie Pleasant Yow
My deepest condolences to the Tutlle Family. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lisa Wright Hines
My prayers and thoughts go out to Virginia and family. This saddens me, Ken was such a good man and good friend. He will be missed greatly.
Donna Coleman Scott
Rest In Peace Such A Fine Man ❤️🙏
Sorry for your loss,one if the nicest people ever met,GREAT PERSON! GOD BLESS YOU ALL!
Virginia & family - I extend heartfelt sympathy at Kenneth's passing. I honestly respected & loved Ken. He always treated me in such a way that made me always feel he was happy to see me. He actually made everyone feel that way. I was so happy when he & Virginia married. We've lost a Southern gentleman who was just a 'good guy'. I understand your loss & your heartbreak. Prayers for you all. Love & prayers, Brenda Canaday
Sorry to hear about Ken,he and I work together at the funeral home for about 10 year's and enjoy it.
Prayers are with you at this time. I know that death is a sad time of someone's life. My Mother passed away 12/02/22. May God bless all of you.
Kenny and Family, Mike and I send our condolences to you all. Your family will be in our prayers. Love , Carolyn and Mike Ferguson
Carolyn Pendergraft Ferguson - Mike Ferguson
Virginia, Kenny, Melissa and Dwayne, so sorry to hear of Ken's passing. Our condolences to you all. Ken is now in his Heavenly home and traveling on the streets of glory with no pain and no sorrows and listening to the angel's choir sing!Prayers for you all!
Lorena and Dwayne Comer
My deepest sympathies to the family. He is missed. May God guide each of you in your loss.
We are sadden to here about Ken. He was a friend of Bobby Mabe for years' We are Praying for the Family that they have Peace knowing he is in his Heavenly home.
We are so sorry we couldn't be there for the service , we had out of town family to visit this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Mabe
Sorry about Kens passing i worked with at Unifi forb 40 yeaes he was a vert sweet person iam praying tor the family
Virginia so sorry to hear of Ken's passing prayers for peace and comfort
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