Leroy "Chickenman" W. Tuttle, Sr., 93, of Butler, KY passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was a retired employee with the former Monarch Tool in Covington, KY. Leroy was a WWII Army Veteran, a member of St. Anthony Parish, the American Legion, the Northern KY Sports Hall of Fame for softball and the Softball City Sports Hall of Fame. He was also a volunteer at Latonia Elementary School. Leroy was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years: Florence Klein Tuttle and daughter: Gloria Meiner. He is survived by his son: Leroy W. Tuttle, Jr.; daughters: Edna (Richard) McDannold, Patricia (Randy) Hicks, Cynthia Miller, Tina (Kevin) Thompson and Christine (Gerald) Seibert; son in law: Sam Meiner; 14 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be on Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. until the Funeral Service at 1:00 P.M. at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, 11 East Southern Avenue, Covington (Latonia), KY 41015. Interment with a Honor Guard Service will be in Baltimore Pike Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Hope, 909 Kenton Station Drive, Maysville, KY 41056. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at www.connleybrothersfuneralhome.com
Darla and Lee - Aug 17, 2019
What a sad day for our community, but know the impact you leave behind is one that affected hundreds in the softball world alone. Can only imagine the many others you touched with that big heart of yours. Blondie sure is going to miss you.
Bill Frazier & Family - Aug 17, 2019
We send our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family. "Grandpa" is singing and dancing in a much better place! God bless all.
Doris Dore - Aug 15, 2019
So sorry for your loss! Prayers for you and your family.
Gail Hoffmeier - Aug 15, 2019
He use to say Gail one of these days your going to miss me an I always replied where you going an he'd say you know an I would say your not leaving here without me. We share the same birthday and he always brought a dozen yellow roses. He told me I was the girl of his dreams but I soon found out there were many girls of his dreams but I loved him anyway Lol. He was such a special man an yes Chicken Man I'm sure going to miss you
Joan Service - Aug 15, 2019
My heart aches for the loss of Mr Tuttle. His nickname for me was freckles. He was the most caring and giving man I knew. He will be terribly missed but I will see him in heaven some day. I pray God and his angels help his family through this hard time. Deepest condolences.
mary a reddy scott - Aug 15, 2019
Missing his hugs, kisses and compliments. ALWAYS TELLING ME HOW BEAUTIFUL I AM. HE ALWAYS SAID " everything IS BEAUTIFUL."
Barb Elsbernd Laws Haddox - Aug 15, 2019
Sorry sorry for your loss, he is such a SPECIAL man and will forever hold a special place in my heart. Heaven will be accepting him with open arms and of course a softball!
Tanner Daniel - Aug 14, 2019
What a great man he was. He was in the cafeteria when i was in gradeschool at Latonia Elementary. He was a super sweet man!
Mike herindon - Aug 14, 2019
There are so many memories I have with the chicken man on and off the softball field hes been my idol since I started playing 20 plus yrs ago there family treated me as one of there own. He is a great man inside and out a loving, dad, grandpa and one heck of a coach you will be missed chick My heart goes out to whole tuttle family.
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