Dale Den­man Truitt

The Morning Journal (Lorain, OH) - - OBITUARIES -

Dale Den­man Truitt, 77, went home to be with his Lord and Sav­ior, Je­sus Christ, Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 7, 2018, at his home, sur­rounded by fam­ily.

He was born Septem­ber 18, 1941, in Adams County, Ohio.

Dale re­tired from E&L Trans­port Com­pany in 1997.

Dale was a lov­ing and ded­i­cated hus­band of 56 years to his wife, Shirley (Crump) Truitt. Loved and ad­mired by his daugh­ter, Kristina (Truitt) Wil­son (hus­band, Larry Wil­son) and son, Ricky Dale Truitt (wife, Kim Truitt); adored by his four grand­chil­dren, Dy­lon Wy­att Wil­son, Daniel Lewis Truitt, Dal­ton Gar­ret Wil­son, and Bradley Joe Truitt. Loved by his sis­ter, Sandy Bartlett (An­gus Bartlett), his broth­erin-law, Kenny Crump (Sandy Crump) and his neph­ews and nieces.

Dale was pre­ceded in death by his mother, Ruth Truitt (Robert Truitt); and his fa­ther, Dewey Mounts (Eva Mounts).

Dale lived and raised his fam­ily in Ver­mil­ion, Ohio since 1973. He served as a mem­ber of the U.S. Army. Dale was also an ac­tive mem­ber of the First Bap­tist Church in Ver­mil­ion, Ohio. He was an avid bowler and spent over 50 years trav­el­ing and bowl­ing in leagues around Lo­rain County, Ohio. He was a mem­ber of the Bowlers As­so­ci­a­tion. He was a rac­ing fan and en­joyed Satur­day night rac­ing at lo­cal tracks. He had a great sense of hu­mor and en­joyed spend­ing time with friends and fam­ily to share sto­ries.

Dale leaves his legacy of his fam­ily, bowl­ing, and many, many friend­ships he built through­out his life, but also his sto­ry­telling and laugh­ter that will be missed be­yond words for all of those that had the plea­sure of know­ing him.

Visit with fam­ily Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 27, at 11:00 a.m. at First Bap­tist Church in Ver­mil­ion, for a church ser­vice with Pas­tor Mark Jones, fol­lowed by a lun­cheon and Cel­e­bra­tion of Life Ser­vice.

In lieu of flow­ers, the fam­ily re­quests do­na­tions be made to Cross­roads Hospice & Pal­lia­tive Care.

As he gave in life, he is also giv­ing in death. His body was do­nated to Cleve­land Clinic Foun­da­tion for med­i­cal re­search.

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