Gerald L. Truitt, 67

Gerald L. Truitt, 67, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. He was born April 18, 1949, to the late Ernest Truitt and Agnes Toomey Truitt.

Truitt had retired from Suburban Propane after 25 years of service. After retirement, he also worked at Walmart. He was a member of the Dagsboro Gospel Fellowship Church.

Truitt enjoyed antique cars. He was known as a hard worker, a wonderful and kind man. He liked to go to Bailey’s Seaford for breakfast. He was also part of the McDonald’s clan and a frequent customer at Doyle’s Restaurant.

In addition to his parents, Truitt was preceded in death by a brother, Alvin Truitt, in 2014. He is survived by a sister, Hilda Beebe of Milford, Del., and a brother, Vernon Truitt of Gilroy, Calif.; three nieces, Beverly Beebe Richardson, Victoria Truitt Wheeler and Sherry Truitt Mitchell; and a nephew, Jeffrey Truitt; and extended family members and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Carey’s Cemetery, Millsboro, Del. The Rev. Rowland Scott will officiate. Condolences may be sent online at