David was born on April 22, 1958 in Gouverneur, NY, the son of Benjamin and Betty Manning Tuttle. He graduated from High School in Hawaii and went on to serve in the United States Army from 1976-1980. He married Tami Felicia on September 24, 1983 in Gouverneur, NY. He worked as an electronics mechanic at Range Control for the US Army at Fort Drum, NY.
David is survived by his wife, Tami; their son, John (wife Tiffany), Gouverneur; their daughters, Jennifer Hawn (fiancé Adam Davis), Clayton, NY, and Danielle Tuttle, Hammond, NY; his mother, Betty Tuttle, Macomb, NY; his grandmother Doris Tuttle, Gouverneur, NY; his brother, Michael (Christina) Tuttle, Copperas Cove, TX; his sisters, Carol Tuttle (companion Lou Fiacco) Norfolk, NY; Joanne Hayes, Macomb, NY; and Mrs. Jason (Michelle) Brown, Richville, NY, and 11 grandchildren, 18 nieces and nephews, and 8 great nieces and nephews
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, March 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 at Costello Funeral Home, Alexandria Bay. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 am at Costello Funeral Home with Father Douglas Comstock officiating. Burial will be in Redwood Cemetery with military honors. A gathering at the Redwood Fire Hall will follow cemetery services.
Memorial donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans at www.dav.org/Donate or the Redwood Volunteer Fire Department.