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Earnest Floyd "Butch" Truelove, Jr

Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
Death 31 Aug 2007 (aged 60)
Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 42971681 · View Source
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Butch's obituary was publised September 1st, 2007 in the Shelby Star:

"Earnest Truelove

SHELBY — Earnest ‘Butch' Truelove, 60, of 1940 Gaffney Road, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Truelove was a veteran of the National Guard and was retired from Doran Textiles. He was a member of the Holiness Faith and the AmVets. He loved to help people, carp fish and spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earnest Floyd and Sarah Alice Oaks Truelove Sr.; brother, George Truelove; and sister, Mary Childers.

Surviving are his wife of 41 years, Dorothy ‘Dot' Lewis Truelove; a son, Scott Truelove of Savannah, Ga.; a daughter, Tammy Morrison and husband, John, of Shelby; sisters, Christine Street of Shelby, Juanita Grant and husband Steve, Sue Barnette and husband Frank, both of Lattimore, and Kat Bradley and husband Jim of Ellenboro; grandchildren, Brandon Truelove and Waylon Morrison; and several loving nieces and nephews and a host of many special friends.

Visitation: The family will receive friends an hour before the service.

Funeral: Monday, 11 a.m. at Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory Chapel

Officiated by: The Rev. Billy Boone

Memorials: Instead of flowers, send to Dorothy Truelove, 1940 Gaffney Road, Shelby, NC 28150

Funeral home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Cremator."

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