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1941 Curtis 2024

Curtis Eugene "Gene" Tutterow

March 23, 1941 — May 12, 2024


Curtis Eugene “Gene” Tutterow, age 83, of Asheboro passed away on May 12, 2024 at his home.

Mr. Tutterow was born in Kannapolis on March 23, 1941 to Charles and Ida Mae Whitten Tutterow.  Gene served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era.  Gene was employed with Acme-McCrary Corporation for over 20 years.  He was formerly employed as a Ranger at the NC Zoo and retired from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Department.  Gene was very involved in his church, Cross Road Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Karleen Tutterow and his brother, Gary Tutterow.  He enjoyed reading, traveling with his family, hiking, and studying history.

He is survived by his sons, Kelly Tutterow and wife Cindy of Bradenton, FL and Kris Tutterow and wife Dina of Asheboro; grandchildren, Zack, Nicholas, and Cali Tutterow.  

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro.  A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 11:00 am at Oaklawn Cemetery with Rev. Gary Mason officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christians United Outreach Center (CUOC), 930 S. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, NC 27203.

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, May 15, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Graveside Service

Thursday, May 16, 2024

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