William J. “Bill” Truitt, 61, of Coralville, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Funeral services were held Nov. 16 at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. Burial was at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Burlington.
William Joseph Truitt was born April 6, 1950, in Burlington, the son of Edmund and Geraldine (Mohlis) Truitt. He went to schools in Burlington, graduating from West Burlington High School with the class of 1968. He then went on to attend South East Community College in Burlington. He moved to the Iowa City area nearly 37 years ago where he began a long career with McComas-Lacina Construction Co., retiring in the spring of 2008.
Local survivors include his son Adam Truitt of North Liberty.
In lieu of flowers or memorials, donations can be made in Bill’s memory to Mercy Hospital Hospice, Iowa City Hospice or Mount Vernon Schools Booster Club. Online condolences may be sent for his family through the Web at www.gayandciha.com.