Philip H. Tuttle, born on Jan. 18, 1941, pulled the ultimate vanishing act on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Magicians never die; they just vanish.
He was preceded by his father, Philip B. Tuttle; stepfather, Don Lowe; mother, Sally Lowe; stepmother, Tomoi Otomoto "Mickey" Tuttle; son, Rob Rhodes; and stepson, Joey Todaro.
He leaves behind his wife, Susan; his sons, Philip A. (Theresa) Tuttle, Jerry Tuttle, Eric Tuttle, Kerry Rhodes and Evan Tuttle; his daughters, Melody (Jason) Witham and Donna Tuttle; his brothers, Rollin (Susan) Lowe and Randy (Carol) Lowe; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He loved music, magic and flying.
His services were held on Jan. 15 in Mesa. Phil lived in Kingman from 1974 to 1981.
Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2013
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Worked with Phil at KAAA in the 70's. Phil loved music, and magic. A talented man. The world is a little less bright in his absence. Well Phil, now your learning all the secrets. He would always sign off his radio show with, "happy trails to you". Phil, happy trails, see you later down the road.