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Obituaries

July 6, 2014

Robert Dale True

COVINGTON, Ind. — Robert Dale “Little Buck” True, 78, died at 5:50 p.m. Friday, July 4, 2014, in Covington surrounded by family.

He was born March 10, 1936, in Danville, Ill., the son of Audrey and Ethel (Peterson) True.

Robert resided in Danville most of his life and was a graduate of Danville High School. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict, and was awarded several medals. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars and racing them. He was a member of the Nazarene Church in Danville. He was employed at General Motors and Hyster before retiring.

Robert married Janet May Guyer on March 11, 1957, at “The Little Brown Church” in Hollywood, Calif., and she survives. Also surviving are three daughters, Sue (Doug) Dicks of Alpharetta, Ga., Lori (Matthew) Meyers of Indianapolis and Tina Miller (Tom Byrnes) of Champaign, Ill.; four grandchildren, Jack Pickett, Joey Evans, Samantha Miller and Sabrina Miller; and six great-grandchildren.

His parents, son, brother and two sisters preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday July 8, 2014, at Shelby Funeral Home, Covington with the Rev. Ken Pavlick officiating. Burial will follow in Danville National Cemetery with military honors. Condolences to the family: www.shelbyfuneralhome.com.

 

 

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