Jeffrey Allen


Jeffrey Allen "Jeff" Truesdell, age 57, of Christy Creek Road, Morehead, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019, at his home.
Born August 18, 1961, in Xenia, Ohio, he is the son of William Adrian Truesdell of Huber Heights, Ohio, and Sarah Katherine Pieratt Truesdell of Zanesville, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, Jeff is survived by his wife and soulmate for 25 years, Malinda Henson Truesdell; one daughter, Samantha White; and one granddaughter, Victoria Booth, all of Morehead; two brothers, William Nicholas (Tina) Truesdell of New Lebanon, Ohio, and Adrian Keith (Faith) Truesdell of Monroe, Ohio; one sister, Vicki Lynn (Walter) Cooley of Zanesville, Ohio; and godson, Jamie Farrell of Cincinnati, Ohio.
He also leaves behind his mother-in-law, Helen Eldridge; a brother-in-law, Claud Henson, and two sisters-in-law, Penny (Chris) Melton and Judy and Brian Bailey, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Jeff was employed as a building service technician at Morehead State University. He graduated from Trotwood (Ohio) High School in 1979 where he participated in many activities. He was a former youth softball coach and enjoyed baseball and NASCAR. Jeff was very funny, always making jokes and enjoying life. Christmas and kids were important to him and from that came the tradition of an annual Truesdell Christmas party. Family was so very important to Jeff; he was an incredible man who loved his wife, daughter and granddaughter greatly. Jeff was especially active in his granddaughter's life-they were each other's best friend, and both treasured their many adventures together. Jeff will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel with Pastor Harley Sexton, Jr., officiating. Burial will follow in the Caudill Cemetery, Sharkey Road, Morehead.
Pallbearers: Charles Truesdell, Jeremy Horning, and Zachary, James, Nathaniel, and Christian Clayton.
Visitation is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, 400 Fraley Drive, Morehead, KY 40351.
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Victoria Booth
Apr 11, 2019
Jeff Truesdell was my bestfriend, and the apple of my eye, i will always remember the way he smiled when he was proud of me. I love him so much it hurts, and I will always cherish the memories we had.
Darla & Savannah Jo Johnson and Janice Rudd
Apr 10, 2019
Gone way to soon. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Malinda and the entire family. I loved the time we had when they lived so close to us in West Liberty. So many memories. RIP cousin.
Jewell Mccormick
Apr 10, 2019
Malinda I'm so sorry. I didn't know you all that well but I enjoyed being around you and Jeff. God bless.
Vicki Cooley
Apr 10, 2019
I will miss Jeff and love him very much..he is my baby brother. I remember one day we went to the grocery and Jeff asked if anyone was going in with him and no one Jeff told everyone to get out of the car..he said it is family day everyone is going in. then once we got in the store he was in one aisle and my Daughter (Amanda) was in the other aisle and he yelled over at her "Amanda where are you..are you lost". We all laughed except her she wanted to go hide somewhere ..she will never forget that day.
Lola Day- Hartnell
Apr 10, 2019
I always remember Jeff as a smiling, funny, friendly person.He was that way as a kid through adulthood. I have a memory of playing miniature golf in Florida with Jeff and I having trouble hitting the ball over a water feature and holding everyone up and Jeff laying down across the area and said I am going to block it going anywhere else but where it was suppose too.. He did, I made it, and everyone I was holding up applauded.
I last saw Jeff in 2016 when visiting him and Malinda at their Morehead home. I will miss him and my heart aches for his immediate family and for his extended family too. You were very loved and will be missed very much.
RIP cousin!
Bill and Joan Hampton
Apr 10, 2019
Enjoyed spending time with Jeff, he was always smiling. He was a good friend and a wonderful person. You will be missed. Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.
Amy Vincent Richards
Apr 10, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss! My earliest memory specifically of Jeff was when our families had gotten together and Jeff was running towards me. My first thought was: we are playing tag!! Finally someone not that much taller than me.... I’m not going to lose this time... so I took off running. I was completely exhausted but very excited that I finally won!... My excitement quickly faded when I heard Jeff being scolded because he hadn’t given me the gift that he brought for me ( I think it was a small music box). I don’t think I enjoyed tag anymore after that... but I did win! Rest peacefully Jeff ❤️
Bob and Cheri Farrell
Apr 09, 2019
So very sorry to hear of this loss. We are praying for the entire Truesdell family and will cherish our memories of Jeff.
Kathy Clayton
Apr 09, 2019
Jeff was such a wonderful person. He will be missed. Prayers for his family and friends.
Faith Truesdell
Apr 09, 2019
Jeff was like a big brother to me and my greateast memories are of the times Jeff and Malinda spent doing things with me an Keith.