Obituary: Joe Walker (Jody) TutenOct 21st, 2013 | By Submitted | Category: Obituaries
Jody died Monday, September 16, 2013, at Winkler County Memorial Hospital in Kermit, Texas.
He was born March 29, 1934 in Ebb to Maynard and Mattie Lou Bass Tuten.
Jody graduated from Greenville High School in 1952. He played football for the Greenville Pirates and was involved in other sports.
He served four years in the United States Navy.
He retired from Ed Ross Natural Gas Company after 37-plus years.
Jody joined the Boy Scouts of America and was scoutmaster for Troop 319. He was a member of the District BSA Committee, Conquistador Council Board of Directors, Vigil member of the Order of the Arrow and received the Religious and Silver Beaver Awards. He served as camp director and staff member at Camp Wehinalplay over 25 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Mildred Bryant; and brothers Eugene, J.D. and Jack.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra; daughters, Joandra Navarrette of Jal, N.M.; Chimene and husband, Eddie O’Horny of Pflugerville, Texas; son, Jody and wife, Theresa of Homer, Alaska; grandchildren, Victoria, Eddie, Zachary and Lindsay; a special sister-in-law, Mertie Tuten of Greenville; and nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
The funeral service was held Saturday, September 21, 2013, in Jal Church of Christ, where he was a member, with Daryl Micham, Mike Kennedy and Randy Couchman officiating.
Kirby-Smith-Rogers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.