Uther was born October 1, 1922 in Kennett, MO to Sidney and Lorraina (Martin) Gruggett. He passed away October 18, 2016 in Tacoma, WA. He is survived by his wife Cora Lee; two daughters, Donna Liner and Eugenia Poore; son Uther Gruggett, Jr.; numerous extended family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 55 years, Wanda (Maxwell) Gruggett; daughter Bonnie Asbury; and son, Darrell Gruggett.
Chapel and Graveside Service, with Military Honors, to be held 11:00 am, Friday, October 28, 2016 at Oakwood Hill Cemetery, 5210 S. Alder St., Tacoma, WA 98409.