Guy Thomas Tutterow Sr.

Published 10:00 am Friday, June 16, 2017

Guy Thomas Tutterow Sr., 88, of Rocky Mount, formerly of Mocksville, died on Thursday, June 15, 2017, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Tutterow was born in Mocksville on Sept. 24, 1928, the son of the late Cleo and Maggie Lee Shane Tutterow. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mollie Mooring.

In his early years, he attended school in Mocksville. He later attended the US Army Far East Command Engineer School and Clemson College (now Clemson University) for civil engineering. He obtained his private pilot’s license and enjoyed flying. He served his country honorably in the US Army (1951-1953) and was a Korean War veteran, attaining the rank of sergeant. In 1957, he formed and operated Arrow Engineering Co. Later he formed and was elected President of Arrow, Inc., a public utilities contractor. Over the years, he served as president and board member of Central Builders, working as a consultant. He was vice president and board member of Metro Equipment Sales of Charlotte and board member and consultant to Beach Development Corp., a land development company. He was also involved as General Partner in the development of Arrow Industrial Park in Rocky Mount.

Surviving: his sons, Guy T. Tutterow Jr. (Wenda) and John T. Tutterow (Lisa); his daughter, Mary Church; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at noon Saturday, June 17 at Center United Methodist Church Cemetery officiated by the Rev. John Erwin. Military Honors will be accorded by the VFW Memorial Honor Guard and the NC National Guard Honors Team. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Davie Funeral Chapel, Mocksville.

Memorials:  Center UMC, 1857 US 64 W., Mocksville.