Maurice Bluitt, Sr. was born October 16, 1945 the fourth son to his parents the late Therman, Sr. and Helen Alma Conley Bluitt. In his youth he accepted Christ as his Savior becoming a member of the Second Mission Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Pastor Paul Curry.
He began his formal education at Booker T. Washington Elementary and completing it at G. W. Jackson High School in 1964.
Maurice began his life of service in 1965 through 1967 in the United States Army, which he did a tour in Vietnam. He was employed with the United States Postal Service from 1967 until his illness, retiring in November 2019 with 52 years of dedicated service.
His love of sports stems from youth, playing little league baseball and high school football. This love of sports continued as a fan of local sports Teams: Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks and most importantly his beloved Dallas Cowboys. He loved to play dominoes with his brothers, they would spend most of the night trying to either get even or break the tie. Maurice looked forward to our family reunions, the men would spend the whole day at the dominoes table. We often played Bid Whiz together sometimes spade, but dominoes was his game.
January 5, 1970 he married the love of his life Glenda Lewis, sharing 49 years together. Preceding him in death are his parents; Therman Sr. and Helen Alma Conley Bluitt and his oldest brother Thurman Jr.
Surviving his transition: loving and devoted wife Glenda Bluitt; 3 sons: Gerald Lewis (Satunya) Allen, Texas, Anthony Bluitt Saginaw, Texas, and Maurice Bluitt, II (Barbara) Dallas, Texas; 2 brothers: Wilbert Bluitt (Marva) Dallas, Texas and Everett Joe Bluitt (Elaine) Houston, Texas; one sister: Yolanda Ruth Bluitt Mesquite, Texas; 5 sisters-in-law: Maggie Young Ft. Worth, Texas, Osie Andrews Desoto, Texas, Geraldine Donaldson Dallas, Texas, Zanell Cain (Vasley) Tyler, Texas, and Hattie Albert (Alton) Corsicana, Texas; a legacy of grandchildren: Lennis, Erin, Heavenly, Chris, Sloane, Drake, Loghan, Jaylan, and Camron; great grandchildren: Amyireah, Carter and Caiden, and a host of relatives: nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
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