Alex Watson Tuttle

Alex Watson Tuttle

Mr. Alex Watson Tuttle, age 31, of College Grove, Tennessee died Saturday, July 25, 2020 in Nebraska.

Alex was born in Nashville Tennessee and was a graduate of the Class of 2007 from Battle Ground Academy in Franklin.   He continued his education at Middle Tennessee State University where he received his Master’s degree in Aerospace Aviation and a Minor degree in Agribusiness.

Alex’s passion was flying and he was a natural born pilot.  He was an aerial applicator and was recognized as one of the best in his profession.   In the off season of flying, he would return home and back to farming where he worked for Hatcher Family Dairy near College Grove. 

Alex was a very active member of the Eagleville Soaring Club. He loved the outdoors and had a very special love for animals. He also had deep respect for his heritage and his ancestors.

Mr. Tuttle is survived by his parents, Ronald and Elizabeth Tuttle, College Grove, brother, Robert Nelson Tuttle, Franklin; aunts, Romayne Williams, Lebanon, Tennessee, Marie (John) Brumbach, Sandy Springs, Georgia, Jane Mills, Franklin; uncles, Frank C. Tuttle, Rally Hill Comm., Lynn H. (Charlotte) Tuttle, Brentwood, Tennessee, Alan (Linda) Tuttle, Brentwood, Tennessee.

Graveside services for family and friends will be conducted on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 5 p.m. at Simpson Cemetery in the Rover Community of Bedford County.  Burial will follow in Simpson Cemetery.

In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Donations may be made in memory of Alex Tuttle to Battle Ground Academy, 336 Ernest Rice Lane, Franklin, TN  37069 or Tennessee Kidney Foundation, 37 Peabody Street, Suite 206, Nashville, TN 37210  (

LAWRENCE FUNERAL HOME  and CREMATION SERVICES, Chapel Hill, TN, 931-364-2233 (  in charge of arrangements.