Lester E. Truelove age 81, of Shoals, passed away at his residence on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 6:58 PM. He was born on June 29, 1936 in Rutherford Township in Martin County to Woodrow and Catherine (Burress) Truelove. He married Dianne Gee on August 4, 1995 and she survives.
He graduated from Loogootee High School, farmed and retired from National Gypsum with 43 years of service.
He is survived by his wife Dianne; two daughters, Joyce Elaine Druba and husband John of Madison, Cathy Hall of Sellersburg; two sons, Thomas Allan Truelove of Shoals, John David Truelove of Loogootee; seven grandchildren, Justin Druba, Jay Druba, Jennifer Chase, Corban Truelove, Angel Lynn Wells, Jessica Truelove and Noah Truelove; five great-grandchildren, Brooks Druba, Alexis Druba, Chevelle Wells, Cyrus Wells, Coraline Wells; two brothers, Roger Truelove of Loogootee, Terry Truelove of Martinsville; two sisters, Cheryl Alvers of Evansville and Karen Sue Holman of Loogootee.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two sons, Robert Earl Truelove and James Alexander Truelove; four brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 2:00pm at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals with Pastor Marty Evans officiating. Burial will be in the Truelove Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00am until time of the service.
The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes is in charge of the arrangements.