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Horseman Bryce Truitt dies at 87

November 22, 2019

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Horseman Bryce Norwood  "Woody" Truitt, 87, of Whaleyville, Md., died Nov. 18 at Coastal Hospice At The Lake in Salisbury, Md.

Mr. Truitt was born in Whaleyville and was the son of the late Joseph Truitt and Achsah (Holloway) King. He was a retired Standardbred trainer and a member of the United States Trotting Association.

He is survived by a son, Randy N. (Dawn); his companion, Priscilla Nock; step-daughters, Crystal Nock (Jay Tapman) and Dawn Elliott; grandchildren, Kristi Reichner, Zachary, Shara Taylor, Samantha Elliott, Jesssica Elliott, and Logan Tapman; great-grandchildren, Trevor Reichner and Cameron Taylor; daughter-in-law, Cindy; and half-brother, George King. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rhoda M., in 1985; son Bryce A.; brothers, Bryan O., Joseph Dick, and Charles; sisters, Doris Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor; and a grandson, Shane.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday (Nov. 25) at Dale Cemetery in Whaleyville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.

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