Jake Robert Truitt of Brazoria, passed away on June 10, 2020 at the age of 82.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm, Saturday, June 20, 2020 at C. T. Baker & Sons Funeral Home in Brazoria with Pastor David Pate officiating. Visitation will be 11:30 am until service time.
Jake was born October 21, 1937 in Van Vleck, TX to Robert Allen Truitt and Carrie Mary "Dutch" Clifton. He married Nettie Louise Reaves June 22, 1958. Jake was a wonderful man. His memory will live on through the many people his love and kindness touched and the knowledge he was always happy to pass along. Even though he and Louise only had five children, he was a father figure and role model to every child he met. His contagious smile and stories will be greatly missed. Jake worked as a Roughneck in the oilfield for much of the time while his children were growing up. He retired from Riverside Country Club in 2002 after many years of service.
Jake is preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Dutch Truitt; siblings, Buddy Truitt, Billy Gene Truitt, Shorty Truitt, Willie Lee Warnicky and Clariece Harlen; and 3 of his children, Richard Keith, Billy Ray, and Wanda Kay Truitt.
He is survived by his wife, Nettie Louise Truitt of Brazoria; brother, Percy Ray Truitt of Brazoria; sisters, Georgia Leona Franklin of Brazoria and Mary Bob Hockett of Mineola, TX; his son, Dennis Earl Truitt of Brazoria; and daughter, Carrie Melissa Hazelton of Jewitt, TX. Jake has 16 grandkids, 23 great-grandchildren, as well as numerous loving nieces and nephews.