David Earl True
David Earl True, 68, of Flatwoods, Ky., passed away at the Hospice Care Center on November 16, 2019.
He was born in Ashland, Ky., on December 14, 1950, to the late Joseph B. and Mary Hope Reip True.
David was a business owner of D. E. True Industrial Services. He was a TKE and University of Kentucky Alumni and was instrumental in starting the TKE alumni association for UK. He attended First Baptist Church of Russell, loved gadgets and electronics as well as cooking and grilling out. He had a passion for music and was an avid UK fan.
He is survived by his loving wife Debbie Sturgill True of Flatwoods, Ky.; a son Andrew David (Erin) True of Seabrook, Texas; a daughter, Dr. Abbe (Phillip) Cassity of Russell, Ky.; a step-sister Lynda True-Kemmery and husband Jeff of Canton, Ohio; grandchildren Gabrielle (Luke) Bailey, Gunner Cassity and Dean, Keenan, Aubrey and Brynn True.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel and will be officiated by Pastor Ken Gowin. Burial will follow in Ashland Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday evening at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m.
Friends may make contributions to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101. Online condolences may be made to steenfuneralhome.com
Published on November 18, 2019


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Nov 20, 2019
Beautiful in Blue was purchased for the family of David Earl True.  Send flowers
Charlie Dunlap
Nov 19, 2019
So very sorry for your loss.David was a fine man.
Bob and Judy Kirkland
Nov 19, 2019
So sorry. David and you both have been so special and dear to us. We have wonderful memories. Prayers for you and your family. Love You.
Marty and Ginny O'Haver - TKE
Nov 19, 2019
Debbie, we send our love and prayers to Dave and to you. He is at peace and comfort - hopefully you can share that with him.
Kim and Grant
Nov 18, 2019
Love you all ❤️