Truman"Shag" Edward Gearlds PDF Print
Monday, 20 May 2013 15:10


Truman"Shag" Edward Gearlds, 76, of  Tompkinsville, KY passed away Monday, May 20th, at Monnroe Health and Rehabilitation.

Truman was born in Tompkinsville, Ky on June 20, 1936, a son of the late Ethel (White) and Esco Gearlds He was retired from sawmill work, had worked in law enforcement in Burkesville and loved riding motorcycles.

Truman is  survived by one son, Keith Gearlds, of Burkesville, Ky. a sister Glaydelle Graves of Tompkinsville, Ky. a brother Wayne Gearlds of Tomkinsville, Ky. Two grandchildren Katelin Gearlds and Bryan Melton and two great grand children, Allie Wagner and Charleigh Melton, and a companion Debbie Patterson.

Truman is preceded in death by his wife Ruby Jones Gearlds, one son Terry Edward Gearlds, one daughter, Diana Melton, and  a sister Lucille Gross.

Funeral Services at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, Tompkinsville, Ky., at 11AM on Wednesday, May 22nd, with Tim White officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday 5-9 PM. and Wednesday 6-11AM. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Burial in the Center Point Cemetery.





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