William T. Tuttle, age 83 of Nashville, TN, passed, peacefully Sunday, September 28, 2014.
He joined the Air Force in 1948. He spent the majority of his time at Stewart AFB as a Combat Controller. He retired as a Senior Master Sgt. after 23 years, and served in Korea and Vietnam. His main hobby was road rally crosses and drag racing. He set the world record for the fastest speed in his class in 1963 at the NHRA Nationals at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. After his military career, he opened La Vergne Foreign Auto Repair and later worked as a park Manager for the US Army Corps of Engineers.
The Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be conducted Friday, October 3, 2014 at Spring Hill Funeral Home. Visitation will be at 10 a.m., followed by a service at 11 a.m. Inurnment will be in the Historic Spring Hill Cemetery.
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