Mr. William Sanders Truly, age 85, a resident of Lockesburg, Arkansas died Monday, October 9, 2017, at his home.
He was born March 15, 1932, in Brownwood, Texas. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during the Korean War. He was a field engineer with General Automation Services and a poultry farmer. He was also a member of the Lighthouse Church, the NRA, and was a Gideon.
Mr. Truly was preceded in death by his parents, William Allingham and Mildred Josephine Etta Sanders Truly; one sister, Linda Kay Truly; and one brother, Robert C. Truly.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred Louise Jester Truly; four daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Bill Goforth of Lantana, Texas, Jamie and Brian Apple of Houston, Texas, Donna and John Coulter of Lockesburg, and Sandra and Danny Pietens also of Lockesburg; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tony and Becky Harrison of Horatio, Arkansas and Bobby and Mary Ann Harrison of Argyle, Texas; one sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Ronnie Barnard of Moore, Oklahoma; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a number of nieces, nephews; and his friends and family at the Lighthouse Church and his Gideon family.
Funeral services for Mr. Truly will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 11, 2017, in the Lighthouse Church with Buster Dellinger and Gene Jester officiating. Burial will follow in the Belleville Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 10th at the funeral home in De Queen.
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