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Kirby Tuttle


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Posted Online: Jan. 31, 2013, 7:41 pm
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Kirby J. Tuttle, 52, of Silvis, died Jan. 31, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Schroder Mortuary, Silvis. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or Genesis Hospice.
He was born Feb. 24, 1960, in Moline, son of Patrick and Donna LeClaire Tuttle.
Kirby enjoyed singing, and played in several bands, stock cars, and he loved Michael Jackson. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his parents, Patrick and Donna; sister, Trace Tuttle Timm; brothers, Brian Tuttle and Corey (Kelley) Tuttle; seven nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, paternal and maternal.
A special thank you to all of his good friends, especially Suzy (Steve), Rob (Nancy), Scott, Angelique and Debbie. Also thank you to all the medical staff that have helped Kirby over the last several years.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrodermortuary.com .












 



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