Name:
Herbert A. "Jack" Truitt

Date:
January 19th, 1933 - December 28th, 2012

Obituary:
RICHMOND, Ind. – Herbert A. “Jack” Truitt, age 79, of Richmond, died Friday, December 28, 2012, at Forest Park Health Campus. Jack was born January 19, 1933, in Richmond, to Herbert C. and Mary M. Dixon Truitt and was a life-long resident of Richmond. He was a 1951 graduate of Richmond High School. Jack retired from CVS Pharmacy after employment at Rite Aid, Hook’s Drug Store, and Berg’s Photo Supply. A special tenor has joined Heaven’s Angelic Choir. He was a long time member of SPEBSQSA (The Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America). Jack sang with several quartets in the Tri-State area, as well as the Richmond, Connersville, Union City, and Dayton choruses. He enjoyed bowling, dancing, and music. Jack was a member of the Druids Lodge and the Richmond Senior Center. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Jacque Faye Griffy Truitt; two sons, H. Steven (Teresa) Truitt of Hamilton, Ohio, and Tony (Jennie Veach) Truitt of Richmond; one daughter, Shelley Lynn Barclay of Mesa, Arizona; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandsons; sister, Carol (Jeff) Jeffers of Ramsey, Minnesota; sister-in-law, Frances Zimmerman of Richmond; nieces; nephews; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Dale-Ann McCormick in 2010; sister, JoAnn Whittington Mitchell in 2012; and his “puppy girl”, Geni. Visitation for Herbert A. “Jack” Truitt will be from 4 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. Mick Miller officiating. Burial will be in Lutherania Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to: Reid Hospital Foundation for the Hospice Program, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374 or Help The Animals, Inc., P.O. Box 117, Richmond, IN 47375. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

Memorials:
Reid Hospital Foundation for the Hospice Program, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374 or Help The Animals, Inc., P.O. Box 117, Richmond, IN 47375.

Visitations:
4:00PM to 7:00PM on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at Doan & Mills Funeral Home (map/driving directions)

Services:
1:00PM at Doan & Mills Funeral Home on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 (map/driving directions)

Cemetery:
Lutherania Cemetery
2001 Liberty Avenue
Richmond, IN 47374 (map/driving directions)