Betty Thomas-Cornell
B: 1947-12-21
D: 2018-10-13
View Details
Thomas-Cornell, Betty
Mary Mills
B: 1937-06-26
D: 2018-10-10
View Details
Mills, Mary
Raymond Stucky
B: 1926-09-30
D: 2018-10-09
View Details
Stucky, Raymond
Edwin Brown
B: 1941-01-20
D: 2018-10-03
View Details
Brown, Edwin
Donald Dexter
B: 1937-12-17
D: 2018-10-03
View Details
Dexter, Donald
Burdett Bean
B: 1923-01-06
D: 2018-10-02
View Details
Bean, Burdett
Cynthia Angel
B: 1958-04-01
D: 2018-10-02
View Details
Angel, Cynthia
Maxine Ice
B: 1930-08-29
D: 2018-09-25
View Details
Ice, Maxine
Marvin McDowell
B: 1948-07-25
D: 2018-09-22
View Details
McDowell, Marvin
Betty Walker
B: 1927-11-09
D: 2018-09-21
View Details
Walker, Betty
Patricia Bufmack
B: 1943-09-09
D: 2018-09-18
View Details
Bufmack, Patricia
Frank Freeman
B: 1925-10-02
D: 2018-09-15
View Details
Freeman, Frank
Wilburn Smith
B: 1962-08-05
D: 2018-09-14
View Details
Smith, Wilburn
Doris Markley
B: 1928-02-22
D: 2018-09-13
View Details
Markley, Doris
Yvonne Myers
B: 1949-11-19
D: 2018-09-10
View Details
Myers, Yvonne
Phoebe Wood
B: 1932-12-10
D: 2018-09-09
View Details
Wood, Phoebe
Freddie Martinez
B: 1952-04-18
D: 2018-09-08
View Details
Martinez, Freddie
Roger Cantu'
B: 1973-08-11
D: 2018-09-06
View Details
Cantu', Roger
Helen Remo
B: 1930-04-12
D: 2018-09-04
View Details
Remo, Helen
James Baugh
B: 1966-07-09
D: 2018-09-02
View Details
Baugh, James
Pauline Woolsey
B: 1928-10-21
D: 2018-08-29
View Details
Woolsey, Pauline


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
806 Macon Avenue
Canon City, CO 81212
Phone: 719-275-4113
Fax: 719-275-4136
Michael Truitt
In Memory of
Michael James
1973 - 2018
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Holt Family Funeral Home
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

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.

To send flowers to the family of Michael Truitt, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Order Flowers