Service:Saturday, November 6, 2010 11:00 AMBarrington Congregational Church461 County RoadBarrington, RI
Louttit Jr., T. Robley passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 31st. Born in Providence in 1933, he was the husband of Carol Louttit of Barrington for 52 years and the son of the late T. Robley & Charlotte Louttit.
Mr. Louttit attended the Moses Brown School and Governor Dummer Acadamy in Byfield, Ma. He spent his childhood summers on his family's "Hianloland" farm, now the Alton Jones Campus of the University of Rhode Island. He was a 1955 graduate of Brown University.
After serving in the Air Force as a Strategic Air Command Pilot, Mr. Louttit joined The Louttit Corporation, a 3rd generation family business begun in 1896 which was composed of Louttit Laundry, Swiss Dry Cleaning, What Cheer Laundry and Stork Diaper Service. Following the sale of the business in 1984, he became Vice President and Partner of The Providence Plant Co. and continued his career as Vice President of Right Associates until his retirement in 1997.
Mr. Louttit was an active member of many organizations, boards and community activities within the state including Roger Williams Hospital, Old Colony/Newport National Bank, The Turk’s Head Club, The Providence Boys Club, John Hope Settlement House and the Alumni Association of Brown University. He was a Past President of the Board of Trustees for St. Andrew’s School, a member of the Barrington Town Council, and served on many local community boards and committees.
An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Louttit enjoyed fly fishing in Maine and a wonderful family summer home on Block Island each year. He was the consummate "putterer" who could work for hours repairing things, gardening or volunteering.
Besides his wife, he leaves Tom Louttit & Pam Brandvik, Jon & Marion Louttit and Carolyn & Todd McGarry all of Barrington and Drew & Tracy Louttit of Malta, NY. He also leave a sister, Lee Tauck of Sanibel Island, Fl and was the beloved grandfather to 10 grandchildren : Jessica and Sarah Louttit, Jonathan and Caroline Louttit, Andrew, Adam and Aimee Louttit, Nicholas, Robley and Charlotte McGarry.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 11AM on Saturday, November 6th at the Barrington Congregational Church. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the Memory and Aging Clinic c/o Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd., Providence, RI 02906, St. Andrew’s School, 63 Federal Rd., Barrington , RI 02806 or Barrington Congregational Church, 461 County Rd., Barrington, RI 02806.