OBITUARY

Robert S. Truesdale

January 1, 1931April 30, 2018
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Robert S. Truesdale, age 87, passed away on April 30, 2018 at Kindred Spring Hospital in Houston Texas.

Bob was born and raised in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts on New Year’s Day. After graduating from Beverly High School Bob served in the Army from 1952 to 1954 in the Korean War and received an Honorable Discharge. He then drove across country and attended the University of Colorado.

His professional career began with Gulf Oil. Over the years he grew into management roles involving purchasing fleet and driver safety programs. He and his family made several moves from Beverly Farms to Long Island, NY, Valley Forge, PA and landing in Houston, TX. When Chevron bought out Gulf Oil, Bob stayed on as Fleet Manager covering the Southwest, parts of CA and HI.

Over the years Bob enjoyed with family and friends winter ski trips and playing golf. He also enjoyed several trips to Europe and sailing in the Caribbean.

He leaves his wife of 59 years, Connie Truesdale of Houston, TX, son Tim Truesdale, Tomball, TX and daughter Tracy Truesdale, Beverly, MA. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Brookside Champion Funeral Home on May 10, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in memory of Robert Truesdale to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (Memorial ID 11291026) or Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Thursday, May 10, 2018
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Robert S. Truesdale

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