George D. Truesdale, age 86 of Wapakoneta, died at 2:38 a.m., Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Wapakoneta Manor Nursing Home. He was born December 11, 1926 in Auglaize County, Ohio; the son of the late Roy and Florence Harps Truesdale. On May 21, 1949 he married G. A. “Sue” Fiebelkorn who survives in Wapakoneta.
Mr. Truesdale retired in 1989 from Stinebaugh Construction. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Wapakoneta. He was a U. S. Army Veteran, a former member of the V.F.W. Post 8445 of Wapakoneta, and enjoyed fishing and woodworking.
Survivors include 2 sons – Eric A. (Sandy) Truesdale of Wapakoneta; Todd A. Truesdale of Watauga, Texas; 1 granddaughter – Acacia Truesdale; 1 brother – Roy (LaVon) Truesdale of Cridersville; and a sister-in-law Lilas Truesdale of Texas.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter – Linda S. Truesdale; a brother – Robert Truesdale; and a sister – Alberta Gearing.
Memorial services will begin 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Rev. R. J. Davis will officiate.
Military rites will be observed by V.F.W. Post 8445 of Wapakoneta at the funeral home.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 22, 2013 and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Auglaize County Veterans Administration.
Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm