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Obituary for Michael Truitt

Michael James Truitt, 45, died unexpectedly May 4, 2018 at his home in Canon City, Colorado. He was born February 5, 1973 in Canon City, to Jimmie and Joanne Truitt.
Michael graduated from Canon City High School in 1991 and earned his Associate’s Degree from American Diesel and Automotive College in 1993. He worked as an auto mechanic and later became a Certified Structural Welder while working in the precast concrete industry. Michael learned to drill water wells while working for his brother-in-law, Robert Young and he excelled at this occupation as well.
Mike was a people person and he was always there to help his friends and family with his charming smile. He was an avid hunter and especially enjoyed bow hunting elk with his Dad. Mike enjoyed fishing of all types, including salt-water fishing with his parents in the bays around Port Aransas, Texas. He loved doing outdoor activities of any kind including camping, 4 wheeling, and skiing (water & snow), spending time at the beach (Texas, Oregon, California & Mexico) was a favorite pastime of his. Mike also enjoyed cooking, which he learned while working for Rodney’s in Cherry Creek. He was very patriotic, loved our country and appreciated God’s creative splendor.
Michael is survived by his parents, Jim and Joanne Truitt of Canon City; sister, Rene’ (Robert) Young; and nieces, Megan of Florence and Kayla Bouchard (fiancé, Scott Carter) of Castle Rock; uncles, Dennis (Virginia) Truitt of Canon City and Gary (Cindy) Truitt of Elbert along with numerous cousins. He is also survived by his two Chihuahua companions, Lola and Lita.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Corey Truitt, in l999.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018, Wilson Funeral Home, 1449 S. 9th Street, Canon City, Colorado with Pastor David Rogers officiating.
A celebration of life will follow at the home of Dean Hardrick, his longtime best friend, at 1711 Locust St., Canon City.
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