Billy Ray True, age 62, of Paris, departed this life on June 24, 2020, at Bourbon Community Hospital. He was born on November 7, 1957, in Covington, Kentucky, the son of the late William A. and Louise Williams True, was a graduate of Bourbon County High School, worked at Jerry’s Restaurant, and was a member of River of Life Ministries. Besides his parents, Billy was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Courtney True.
Surviving are his two children, Shaunda Feix, Kayla Sturgill; six stepchildren, Kristy Bartram, Anita Bartram, Jeffery Shuler, Michael Courtney, Brandon Courtney, and LeeAnn Kelly. Also surviving are several grandchildren and great grandchildren; a sister, Debbie Sue (Keith) Willoughby; three brothers, Roger T. (Debbie) True, Darryl W. (Glenda) True, and Ronnie Glenn (Sylvia) True.
The funeral service for Billy Ray True will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at River of Life Ministries with Pastor Krista Hampton officiating. Interment will follow in Paris Cemetery with casket bearers being Eugene Franklin, Darryl True, Ronnie True, Keith Willoughby, Barry Hunter, and Jackie True. Honorary bearers are Jerry’s Restaurant employees and his grandchildren. Visitation will be on Monday evening, June 29, 2020 between the hours of 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the church.