Vernon Leo Tutt, born September 20, 1952, a lifelog resident of Columbia County, is the 4th of five children to the late Robert Willie & Minnie Mae Tutt. He was married to the late Martha Tutt, who passed away September 10, 1982, just 6 days before her twenty-fifth birthday. They had one son, Marlon Tutt. He later married Mary W. Tutt, and they have one daughter, Mya V. Tutt, six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Vernon is an active member of Canaan of Galilee Baptist Church, where he serves as Chairman of the Deacons Board Ministry.
Vernon was employed at TRW & Kennametal. He received training and certification from Augusta Tech becoming a Machinist and later received training and certification through South Carolina State, in their management program. Vernon is also a licensed Master Barber, owned and operated two barber shops, Evans Barber & Beauty, both located in Evans, GA.
Vernon retired as a Supervisor from Kennametal in 2007, after 32 years of services, affording him an opportunity to spend more time doing what he enjoys doing most, helping others.