Alan David Putnam, 61, of West Virginia, was peacefully called home on August 11, 2015 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 18, 2015 from 2-4 pm at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock, Va. Pastor Darryl George will officiate. Burial will follow at Sunset View Memorial Gardens.
Alan Putnam was born July 19, 1954 in Alma, Illinois, son of Virginia Marie Luttrell and the late Paul David Putnam.
He was an electrician with Local 26 and enjoyed working after retirement taking care of Alpacas.
He had a love for his German shepherds over the years and devoted his time raising them and he is survived by his pup, Major, who will grow to carry on Alan’s passion.
He is preceded in death by his father, Paul David Putnam, and his oldest brother, Edward David Putnam.
He is survived by his mother, Virginia Marie Luttrell of Winchester; two daughters, Candice Grant of Rixeyville and Cathy Tapscott of Warrenton; five grandchildren, Mathew Campbell, Austin Campbell, Daron Tapscott, Alanna Tapscott, Jadyn Tapscott and one great grandson, Ayden Campbell; Two brothers, Kenny Putnam of Maryland and Richie McMullan of Charlestown and three sisters; Cindy Weakley of Manassas Park, Diane Staffa of Woodstock and Sandy Ross of Winchester.
Pallbearers will be Kenny Putnam, Richie McMullan, Richard McMullan, Christopher Taylor, John Allison, and Gary Foster
Honorary Pallbearer will be Gary Bowman
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Dellinger Funeral Home at 157 N. Main Street Woodstock, Va. 22664.