Roger L. Truitt

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Roger L. Truitt, 72, of Hodgenville, passed away suddenly Friday, April 13, 2012, at Avon Medical Center in Avon, N.C.

A Marine Corps veteran, Roger was a member of Hodgenville United Methodist Church, retired superintendent for LaRue County Schools, former Hodgenville city councilman, former mayor of Hodgenville and an avid outdoorsman.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George Benjamin and Doris Irene Dutton Truitt.

He is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Ann Green Truitt; a son, Larry (Amy) Truitt of Elizabethtown; a daughter, Lori Truitt of Winchester; a sister, Loveyann Truitt (Jack) Calloway of Bowie, Md.; and two grandchildren, Shelby and Benjamin Truitt.

A memorial service was Friday, April 20, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial in Red Hill Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the LaRue County Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 392, Hodgenville, KY 42748, Hodgenville United Methodist Church, 825 Tonieville Road, Hodgenville, KY 42748; or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693.

Condolences may be expressed at www.bennett-bertram.com.