Truman Orton, age 83, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020 at NHC Healthcare of Scott in Lawrenceburg, TN.
He was a native of Lawrence County, TN, retired drywall contractor and a member of Salem Church of Christ. He was a 40 year active member of the Lawrenceburg Rotary Club and Chairman of the Middle Tennessee District Fair Livestock Exhibit which now bears his name.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Silas and Lester Harris Orton; two sisters: Betty Jo Stewart and Angelina Stewart; and special brother-in-law: Bobby Mitchell.
He is survived by wife of 64 years: Joyce Orton of Lawrenceburg, TN; two daughters: Sheila Bedingfield (Delton) of Leoma, TN and Belinda Romer (Shaun) of Lawrenceburg, TN; one son: Keith Orton (Melisa) of Lawrenceburg, TN; two sisters: Starlene Buie (Gerald) of Columbia, TN and Glenda Goins (Jim) of Huntsville, AL; four grandchildren: Kristie Vernon, Megan Brown, Gracie Hickman, and Taylor Nix; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and interment for Truman Orton were conducted at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2020 with Shaun Romer officiating. Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be sent by way of: www.nealfuneralhome.net.