James Gary “JT” Truelove, 68, of Buckingham, passed away Sept. 18, 2019, in his home, surrounded by his family.

He is survived by his wife, Karla Benedict Truelove, and two stepsons, Daiven and Danny Emling; as well as James’ five children, Kimberly Truelove and her son, Devin Truelove, both from Mississippi, Michele Risko and her husband, Ian, of New York, James Henry Truelove, of Ogden, Daniel Edward Robert Truelove, of Florida, and Michael Jacob Truelove and his wife, Shannon, both of New York. James’ brothers and sisters include Barbara Anne Pileggi, of Florida, Karen Gayle Cousin, of Poughquag, N.Y., Deborah Truelove, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and Tim Truelove, of Connecticut.

James was preceded in death by his father, James Henry Truelove; his mother, Barbara Larkin Truelove; his brothers, John and Guy D. Truelove; and his sister, Linda Joy Truelove.

James loved and was passionate about his children and grandson who all adored him. He was known for the exceptional quality, creativity and expediency in his line of work; he was quick-witted, enjoyed political conversations and loved reading “The Far Side” comic strip.