Harry Lydmore Truly, Jr

Male 1926 - 2009  (82 years)


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  • Name Harry Lydmore Truly 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 1 Oct 1926  Cotton Valley, Webster Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Aug 2009  Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I55846  Brown Family
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2017 

    Family Ellen Jean King,   b. 25 Apr 1925, Leesville, Vernon Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 2008, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 29 Aug 1951  Leesville, Vernon Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Aft 1951 
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F6067  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • TRULY, Harry L., Jr., 82, of Tampa, devoted husband of the late Ruth "Jenny" Truly, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 22, 2009. Born in Cotton Valley, La, Harry was raised in Shreveport, La. He was a graduate of Southwestern Louisiana Institute of Liberal and Technical Learning and later of Tulane Medical School. He completed residencies in pediatrics at Charity Hospital, in internal medicine at the VA Hospital in New Orleans, and a fellowship in anesthesiology at Ochsner Medical Foundation. He served in the Navy and was a veteran of the Korean War. Early in their lives, Harry and Jenny travelled the world together, living in New Orleans, Saudi Arabia, and the Virgin Islands until they ultimately made their family home in Tampa in 1962. Harry was a respected anesthesiologist at Tampa General and St. Joseph's Hospitals until his retirement in1991. Throughout his career and life, Harry displayed an insatiable desire for knowledge and was a constant source of information and compassion for friends and family. He was a devoted husband and father and his children and grandchildren will miss his quiet dedication, wisdom and loving care. He leaves a son David J. Truly and his wife, Lori of East Hampton, CT; his daughters, Dawn Cafaro of Tampa, Fl and Pookie Sautter and her husband, Michael of Las Cruces, NM; his brother, James Truly and his wife Margaret, of Birmingham, AL.; and grandchildren, Tally, Jensen and Jesse. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 25 from 5-7 p.m. at Blount & Curry Funeral Home , 605 S. MacDill Avenue. A funeral service will be held at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 10 a.m. Wednesday, with burial services immediately following at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to LifePath Hospice of Temple Terrace.
      Blount & Curry Funeral Home
      605 S. MacDill Avenue
      Tampa, FL. 33609