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Dillard Tutor

November 10, 1939 — February 12, 2024

Cleland Dillard Tutor, age 84, of Hendersonville, Tennessee passed away on Monday, February 12, 2024. Dillard was born on November 10, 1939 to the late Rouble and Mary Tutor.

In addition to his parents, Dillard is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Joan Kay Tutor.

Dillard is survived by his children, sons, Stephen Dillard Tutor (Robin) and Nathan Cleland Tutor; and daughter, Krista Kay Tutor. He was known as Gran Pa to his six grandsons, Frederick Quin Tutor-New, Milton Kai Tutor-New, Nathan Caleb Tutor, Gage Joshua Tutor, Canon Patton Tutor, Joseph Cross Tutor; and one granddaughter, Elizabeth Daisye Tutor-New. He is also survived by his brothers, Dexter Tutor (Gwen) and Dean Tutor (Aleita) and numerous nieces and nephews whom he loved. 

Dillard was an active member and Elder of Goodlettsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Dillard was a key leader in the church for many years and served as Session Clerk and on various other boards and committees. He loved to travel with his wife and was able to visit all 50 states, along with international travel. Dillard was a business professional and a sports enthusiast. Dillard loved to coach, play, and watch sports. He enjoyed teaching people to water ski and even competed in the senior olympics. 

Visitation for Dillard will be held on Friday, February 16, 2024 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Hendersonville Funeral Home (353 E. Main Street, Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075). Funeral services for Dillard will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 1:00 pm at Goodlettsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church (226 S. Main Street, Goodlettsville, Tennessee 37072) with visitation being held from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Interment to follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens (353 E. Main Street, Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075). https://www.hendersonvillefh.com 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Dillard's honor to the Leaving a Legacy Fund at Goodlettsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church. https://www.goodlettsville.church/give

Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Funeral Home, & Cremation Center is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences can be given to the family at hendersonvillefh.com

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Friday, February 16, 2024

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Hendersonville, TN 37075

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Saturday, February 17, 2024

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 17, 2024

1:00 - 2:15 pm (Central time)

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Interment

Saturday, February 17, 2024

3:00 - 3:30 pm (Central time)

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Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Funeral Home & Cremation Center

353 E Main St
Hendersonville, TN 37075

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