Lewis Tuttle, assistant chief, Richmond Hill Fire Department: 1. What do you feel is your greatest achievement?
Becoming and being a father and being a mentor as a father to others.
2. What, to you, is perfect happiness?
No worries and being around for family and friends, celebrating the small things in life. Also, sitting around with family and friends and listening during the high points, the in-between and the low points—just being available to listen and to serve others.
3. What one material possession would you save from your home in the event of a fire (assuming your family was safe)?
As long as you have family, all other material things are replaceable.
4. What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
Keep God as number one; never argue in the bedroom; and never go to bed angry with your spouse.
5. What is your greatest fear?
Not being around for my family.
6. If money weren’t an object, how would you spend your time?
Mission trips and serving others locally and globally.
7. What is your favorite thing about yourself?
Having a servant’s heart and placing the needs of others before my own. Our unit once ran into a burning home and saved a young child’s life.
8. What trait do you most admire in another person?
9. What trait do you most deplore in another person?
10. What are your favorite books?
“My Utmost for His Highest” by Oswald Chambers, the Bible and Bible studies.