Kenneth Wayne Trusty

July 31, 2019

Kenneth Wayne Trusty, passed away Thursday July 25, 2019 in Rush Springs, at the age of 84.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at the Vimy Ridge Baptist Church, with Rev. David Hale officiating. Burial will follow in the Westview Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Rush Springs.

Kenneth was born Sunday, June 9, 1935 in Rush Springs, to John Ezra and Opal Lee (Mannor) Trusty. He had attended The Pea Ridge, Rush Springs, and Cox City Schools and had lived in the Grady county area for 75 years of his life. He married his lovely wife Merrell on May 28, 1966. Kenneth worked as a metal sheer operator for Cline’s Manufacturing in Rush Springs for 10 years he also worked for Arthur Base Construction for several years. He worked several years for Baker Oil and retired from Grady County District 3 as a road grader operator after many years of service. Kenneth loved playing guitar and singing along with the Rag-timers Country Western Band. Kenneth had a fierce love of farming and ranching matched only by his love for his son Kevin his grand kids and both of his dogs Bitty and Peety. He also loved spending time with his grand kids on the basketball court. He helped build the Rush Springs Baseball Fields in the Jeff Davis Park along with Don Hayes and several other parents. He also coached many years in the little league baseball arena. He will be missed dearly by everyone. Kenneth was also a member of the Denton Baptist Church. 

Survivors include a son, Kevin Wayne Trusty and wife Laura of Rush Springs, 2 sisters, Ila Stewart and her husband Bud of Rush Springs, Shirley Sweat and husband James of Rush Springs, his brother, Troy Trusty of Rush Springs, 6 grandkids, Patrick Harris, Rachael Harris, Foster Trusty, Hunter Trusty, Tristen Trusty, Hadley Trusty, great-grandson, Daxton Lee Cox, as well as many faithful friends.

In addition to his parents and wife, Kenneth was preceded in death by his sister, Lolamae Kimbro, 2 brothers, Emitt Trusty and Eugene Trusty, and grandchild Autumn Trusty.

Pallbearers will be: Ron Hayes, Scott Hayes, Skipper Fitzgerald, Landon Luttrell, John Morrow, and Hunter Trusty 

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Ems, Fire and Police, and the rest of the City of Rush Springs employee’s.

Special mention to his dearest friends Duane Hayes and the late Bill Fox.

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