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Volusia Memorial Funeral Home & Volusia Memorial Park

548 North Nova Road, Ormond Beach, FL

OBITUARY

Phillip Ray Truitt

November 8, 1954September 20, 2019
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Phillip Ray Truitt, 64, of Ormond Beach, FL, formerly of Clearwater, FL, was carried away by angels on September 19, 2019. He was born November 8, 1954 in New Bern, NC to Agnes Ezell Truitt and Elmo Truitt.

Phil lived his life in the moment with understanding, dignity, respect, and compassion. He was a great friend to all. He has been involved with Tomoka Christian Church, Daytona Speedway, and Friends in Aberdeen Community. He loved any sort of car racing and was a tour guide with the Speedway. In his spare time, Phil enjoyed Rving and traveling with his beloved wife, Sharon. He enjoying planning adventures and finding new hats. He loved laughing at funny movies, The Three Stooges, and slightly off color jokes. Most of all, he made God a daily part of his life.

Phil loved his family immensely. He loved them unconditionally - providing, protecting, being a rock, and lending a hand when it was needed. He shared his wisdom and love - especially the lesson that listening is the highest form of acknowledgement.

Phillip was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Carrie Truitt Carrigan. He is survived by his devoted wife of 25 years, Sharon Truitt; children, Michael Burkhalter and Michele Roman; grandchildren, Eleanor Burkhalter and Kelly D'Angelo; and brother, Robert Truitt.

Celebration of Life Service will be Friday, September 27, 2019 at 5pm at Tomoka Christian Church, Ormond Beach. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in Phil's name to the Nascar Foundation, Advent Hospice East Florida or Tomoka Christian Church. Condolences may be offered at www.VolusiaMemorialFunerals.com

Services

  • Celebration of Life Friday, September 27, 2019

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Allen and Shirley Fietz

September 24, 2019

"The world has lost a special person, while Heaven has gained an angel".
We feel so fortunate to have known Phil and have had such wonderful memories of our times together. We will miss his huge smile, contagious laugh, funny jokes and warm friendship. He was so strong, courageous in his fight and strong in his faith.

Sharon and family, we send our sincere sympathy. May time heal your hearts and memories bring you comfort.
Allen and Shirley Fietz

Beth Davis

September 24, 2019

I was a pleasure knowing Phil, he had such a great and positive attitude even up to the very end and he loved you fiercly Sharron. My thoughts, prayers and love are with both of you.❤️❤️🙏🙏

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY