Tuttle, 45, of Crestview Drive,
died on April 21, 2012.
A private memorial service will be held at Beaver Camp at
the convenience of the family. A private burial wil be held
in Beaches Bridge cemetery. There are no calling hours.
Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.
Surviving are his wife Sheryl; a son, Skyler and spouse
Tiffany, Lowville; a daughter, Dana, and spouse, Jared
Gaines, Copenhagen; granddaughters, Payten and Annabella;
his parents, Margaret and David Tuttle of Lowville; mother
and father-in- law William and Barbara Bailey of Lowville;
sister, Dr. Shirley Tuttle-Malone and husband, Michael
Malone, Lowville; a brother, Mark and wife, Tina; and
brother Lyndon Tuttle, all of Lowville; aunts, uncles,
Born June 24, 1966 in Watertown, NY, a son of David W. and
Margaret Rhone Tuttle, he graduated in 1986 from Lowville
Academy. While in school, he attended Howard G. Sackett
Technical Center, Glenfield, for
He married Sheryl A. Olmstead on July 18, 1986, at Community
Assembly of God Church, Lowville, with Rev. Paul Allen,
officiating. David worked for Peck, Gozalkowski, and
Moncrief Land Surveying, of Watertown; Richard Martin
Logging of Lowville; and has worked at Lowville Academy
since 1995 as a laborer.
He was a former member of Community Assembly of God Church.
He attended River of Life Fellowship for many years, where
he led a boyís club program for several years. He was a
member of Six Point hunting Club, near Hiawatha Lake; a
member of Northern Sportmanís Club of Watertown; member of
Lowville Fish and Game Club; member of Tent Camp at Ginger
Pond, Stillwater, NY. He was a member of the CSEA, and
worked with the negotiating team.
David was a man of few words. He was a strong, silent man
who demonstrated his faith through his daily walk. David
believed in family. He was wholeheartedly devoted to his
family, loving them and serving them, while making them the
priority of his life.
He epitomized integrity, being true to himself and being
true to his word. He believed in excellence and would settle
for nothing less in any task or endeavor at home, work, or
at play. He personified loyalty. When David chose to bring
you into his heart, you were there forever.
David was a true outdoorsman. He spent countless hours
fishing and hunting and often he went into the deep
wilderness of the Adirondacks. His son, Skyler, was his
favorite fishing and hunting partner, but he also loved
hunting with his brothers , brother- in laws, nieces and
nephews and his many friends. He particularly enjoyed ice
fishing which led him to help organize The Beaver Camp Ice
Skilled in carpentry and other construction related areas,
he completed many projects for friends and family. These
include building camps, renovating his sonís home, and
building his brother Lyndonís house.
David his wife Sheryl, and his children have spent many
memorable times together at their camp on Lake Ontario where
they went swimming, fishing, walked the beach and watched
David deeply loved his children, Dana and Skyler and spent
countless days during their youth sitting on bleachers
proudly watching and cheering on his children as they
participated in sports. He gleamed with pride as his
daughter, Dana, graduated from college, studied abroad, and
became a Spanish teacher.
Married to his wife, Sheryl, for nearly 26 years, together
they built a home, raised their children, and shared many
memories with each other . Recently, they celebrated their
25th wedding anniversary with a family gathering,
and a trip to Niagara Falls.
Davidís greatest joy came from spending time with his
precious granddaughters, Payten and Annabella. Many said,
David never stopped smiling after his granddaughters
Mostly, David was a man of courage, who often took the road
less-traveled, believing it would make a difference, and it
Contributions in Davidís memory may be made to a trust for
his grandchildren, whom he cherished, at Northern Federal
Credit Union, in c/o Sheryl Tuttle, 5801 Number Four Road,
Lowville, NY 13367.
Condolences may be made online at
The depth of our gratitude
cannot adequately be expressed with words.
To the countless agencies and individuals who have
tirelessly and relentlessly searched for our loved one, we
want to say thank you from the depth of our souls.
To the multitudes of companies, churches, and individuals
that have bestowed services, food, and other donations, we
are so appreciative.
To the members of our community, to our colleagues,
and to our friends, and family who have expressed
their love through words, hugs, and their presence, we are
We are so appreciative of the hundreds of people who have
offered prayers on our behalfĖ the prayers have made us
And to Buck Stockman, the fishing companion of our precious
loved- one, we love and support you in your heartache. We
thank God that in His great love and wisdom, He has and will
continue to sustain you, as He will sustain us.
With immense appreciation we thank all of those who have
stood by our side during this time.
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