(ROANOKE) The funeral for Donald E. Truitt, 64, of Roanoke will be Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Roanoke Church of Christ with Bro. Gerald Romine and Bro. Tim Whaley officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service on Monday beginning at 12:30 p.m.

Mr. Truitt died Sept. 12, 2020, at West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange.

A lifelong Roanoke resident, Mr. Truitt was born Sept. 11, 1956, the son of Wynona Knight. He began his career with Roanoke City Police Department in 1984 and served 30 years, attaining the rank of captain. He was a member of Roanoke Church of Christ and the Fraternal Order of Police.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Brown Truitt of Roanoke; son, Brandon Truitt (Kristin) of Tuscaloosa; granddaughter, Maria Collins Truitt of Tuscaloosa; and sister, Laura Owens of Marietta, Ga.

Pallbearers will be Jody Bozeman, Matthew Brown, Mark Farmer, Marc Jackson, Bernard Dean, Stacey Brooks and Lorenzo Foster.

Members of Roanoke Police Department, Roanoke Fire Department, Mike Sheppard, Donnie Grant Sr. and Pat Whaley will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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