Nancy, KY-Truman E. Lawrence, age 91, departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, KY.
Truman was born Sept. 28, 1923, in Elk City, Oklahoma, to the late Leo and Ellen Evans Lawrence.
He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy as a Gunners Mate First Class. Truman was a retired cattle farm manager and horse rancher. He was in the Polled Hereford Hall of Fame. Truman loved to go boating with close friends and family.
He is survived by his sister, Ferne Golightly, of Oklahoma City, OK; son-in-law, Danny Slusher, of Nancy, KY; granddaughter, Kara Slusher and grandson, Cort Slusher.
Preceding him in death are his parents; his wife, Melba Lawrence, who passed away in 2006; his son, Larry W. Lawrence; his daughter, Linda Suzanne Lawrence Slusher; brother, James Lawrence; and sisters, Geraldine Maule and Doris Stewart.
Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. His funeral service will follow the visitation at the funeral home chapel at 1 p.m. Bro. Joseph Isaacs of the Wolf Creek Marina Church will officiate the funeral service. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.
Interment will be in Mill Springs National Cemetery.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website: www.lakecumberlandfuneralservice.com.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, Somerset, KY, is entrusted with the arrangements for Truman E. Lawrence.