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Eddy Ray Truett

February 9, 1945 — June 3, 2015

Eddy Ray Truett, of Kosse, passed away at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at age 70. Visitation will be Friday, June 5, 2015, from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Groesbeck Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at the Church of Christ in Kosse, with Brother Floyd Stanley officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery. Eddy Ray was born February 9, 1945 to George W. and Ruby Fay Truett in Kosse. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Betty Hunter, and brother-in-law, Joe Hunter. Eddy Ray was a farmer/rancher his entire life. In addition to this, he was also a member of the National Guard from 1965-1971. In the '80s, he served as a Limestone County Road Commissioner. During the same period of time, he was also President of the Kosse Lions Club. After serving as commissioner, Eddie became owner/operator of Eddy Truett Trucking, and spend many years at this occupation. Eddy Ray also baled his own hay, and gradually began baling for his friends and neighbors. His true love remained in farming and ranching, and he especially enjoyed going to the pastures to check on "his girls", which is what he called his cows. Eddy Ray was a larger-than-life man with a teddy-bear-like quality and a heart of gold. He was a loving husband, an amazing Daddy, and an even better Papa. He was also an active member of the Kosse Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Hogan Truett of Kosse; his daughter and son-in-law, Scarlett (Truett) Loyd and Steve Lloyd of Kosse; granddaughters, Raelynn Swinnea, Bonnie Swinnea, and Emerson Lloyd of Kosse; stepdaughter and step-son-in-law, Tara and Russ Johnson of Kosse; grandsons, Hogan Johnson and Grant Johnson of Kosse; mother-in-law, Vida Hogan of Thornton; brother-in-law, Mike Hogan of Thornton; niece and her husband, Sheri and John Liscano of Groesbeck; great nephews, Tak Sellers and Nick Liscano of Groesbeck; nephew and his wife, Ray and Bobbie Hunter of Longview; and great niece, Presley Hunter of Longview. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Truett's memory to Ebenezer Cemetery (P. O. Box 112, Kosse, TX 76653.)
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