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Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel & Bayview Memorial Park

3351 Scenic Highway 90E, Pensacola, FL

OBITUARY

Allen Rudolph Twitty

January 3, 1931May 10, 2020

Allen Rudolph (Rudy) Twitty, Pensacola resident and longtime Monsanto employee, passed away May 10, at the Covenant Care Inpatient Hospice Center at Sacred Heart Hospital. He was 89.

Twitty, born on Jan. 3, 1931 in Chicago, IL, was the second of three sons of Lyle Twitty and Essie Futch Twitty. At age 10, at the outbreak of WWII, he moved with his mother and siblings to Pensacola, FL. The family lived in the housing development known as Aragon Court, near historic Seville Square. He graduated from Pensacola High School in 1949 and then landed a job at the Pensacola News-Journal. He was awarded a scholarship by the News-Journal which allowed him to attend Centre College, a private liberal arts college in Danville, KY. He graduated in 1953 with a degree in economics. That same year, Twitty was among the first of several thousand area residents to be hired at the new Chemstrand Nylon Plant in Pensacola. There, he met his future wife and the love of his life, Ruth Booker, of Brewton, AL. They married on June 9, 1957. Twitty remained at the company, later operating under the name of Monsanto, until his retirement in 1985. After raising their two children in nearby Pace, FL, he and his wife moved back to the old downtown neighborhood now called simply Aragon. Twitty welcomed the return and took great pride in many downtown activities. He regularly attended musical concerts in the park and various festivals in Seville Square. He enjoyed the Blue Angels air shows and hiked the trails along Fort Pickens and the Blackwater River. Twitty was an outdoors enthusiast who enjoyed camping, fishing, playing golf with his wife and friends, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife Ruth and their two children, Sean Twitty and Amy Twitty, of Pensacola.

A graveside service will be held at Bayview Memorial on May 14 at 2 pm. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made Cornerstones of Care, Development Department, 300 East 36th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111 or at https://cornerstonesofcare.org/donate.

Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel is entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered at www.bayviewfisher-pouchapel.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 14, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, May 14, 2020

Memories

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Lynn Kiesel Huber

May 14, 2020

Rudy will be sorely missed in Aragon. I will miss seeing him take a walk in the evening down the sidewalk followed by sweet O’Malley the Alley Cat. Everyone will miss going by the Twitty’s porch and seeing Rudy, with his beautiful wife and companion Ruth, enjoying each other and everyone that passed by them.
Rudy had the most kind and peaceful spirit. We have all been blessed by having Rudy in our lives.

Allen & Dianne Brady

May 13, 2020

Always enjoyed seeing Rudy sitting on their front porch always smiling and a wave as we drove by

Richard Twitty

May 13, 2020

When his sister in law, my Mom, no longer had a husband Uncle Rudy was there
When a little scrawny boy age 7, his brother 6 and his sister 5, no longer had a father, Uncle Rudy was there.
His love and guidance along with my Mom's shaped our lives to the better.
I am named after Rudy with both of us sharing Allen in our names.
I could not be prouder.

Richard Allen Twitty

Clint A. MOrgan

May 13, 2020

I am so sorry to hear about your father passing. I knew his brother Donald Twitty and his wife Bernice Barefoot they were great people. I will pray for your family during this trying time. If you need to contact me about Futch Information I have that. We will pray for you both.

Thanks,

Clint Allan Morgan

Rena (Lowery) Barnes

May 13, 2020

Mrs. Twitty, Sean & Amy I’m sorry about about the passing of Mr Twitty. My heart is sad about a man I’ve known just about my entire life. He was a great man and his love & memories will live on in your hearts forever 💕

Renee Gay Michael

May 13, 2020

Mrs. Twitty, Sean and Amy my heart is broken for you all. Please know that this friend is holding you up in prayers as you navigate the waters of grief. May God bless you and your family.

Randy Skipper

May 13, 2020

Amy posted Sean was in need of winter coats for the children in his school and we ended dropping them off with Mr. &Mrs. Twitty. He was very glad to help with the cause, Rudy and Mrs. Twitty welcomed us into their home gave us the tour and sent us away with oranges from off the front porch.. I'll always remember how proud he was of his kids, his kindness and his love for his wife. A true gentleman.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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