Category Archives: Obituaries

Gary Lee Day

Gary L. Day
Gary L. Day

Gary Lee Day

Gary Lee “Frosty” Day, 70, passed away Sunday morning, February 7, 2016 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Gary was born on March 1, 1945, in Madison County, the son of the late Virgil L. and Ova Reynolds Day.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam Era and was a retired facility engineer at The Blue Grass Army Depot. Gary was a chapter director for GWRRA, Chapter V, and was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Continue reading Gary Lee Day

OBITUARIES JAN. 31 – Feb. 7, 2016

Robert Lawrence Johnstone
Robert Lawrence Johnstone

Robert Lawrence Johnstone

Robert Lawrence (Bob) Johnstone of Richmond, Kentucky passed away January 31, 2016 at age 89. He was born in Paducah, Kentucky, the youngest child of William Clarkson and Katherine Helen Huggins Johnstone.

He received his bachelor’s degree from University of Kentucky in 1947. He was married to Mary Ann Moser in 1948. They managed the family farm in Todd County, Kentucky until he returned to the University of Kentucky in 1954 and earned his master’s degree after Continue reading OBITUARIES JAN. 31 – Feb. 7, 2016

Carlie Craig Amburgey

US NAVY
US NAVY

Carlie Craig Amburgey

Carlie Craig Amburgey age 73, died Monday Feb 1, 2016 in Lexington, KY. Carlie was born in Perry County Kentucky to the late Gernie and Nora Combs Amburgey.

He was retired from the Okonite Cable Company and a veteran of the US Navy. Carlie was also preceded in death by his wife Darliss Amburgey.

Carlie is survived by his children: Christopher Amburgey, and Melissa Spradlin of Ohio, and step son Louis (Pam) Schriml of Berea, his brother Randy Amburgey of Perry County, KY, and sister Joyce Cook of OxFord, OH, his grandchildren: Ashley Goebel, Hannah Ingram, Brayden Amburgey, Audrey Castle, Austin Castle, Step grandchildren; Brandon (Jessica) Ward, and Joey Ward, great grandchildren: Jackson and Layla Goebel and step great grandchildren Kaleb and Hendricks Ward.

No funeral services are scheduled at this time. Lakes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

David Brock

David Brock
David Brock

David Brock

Mr. David Brock, age 68, of Brodhead, affectionately known as “Diamond Dave” passed away Tuesday, Feb.2, 2016 at Rockcastle Health & Rehabiliation Facility.

Visitation for David will be Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 from 4-8PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at 1PM at the funeral home for with Bro. Randal Adams officiating. Burial will follow in the Saylor Cemetery.

OBITUARIES JAN. 24-31, 2016

Robert Anglin
Robert Anglin

Robert Benjamin Anglin

Robert Benjamin “Bob” Anglin, 91, of Berea, died Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Berea Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was a Mt. Vernon native born June 27, 1924, son of the late Benjamin Franklin and Clara Frances Williams Anglin.

Bob, as he was affectionately known to family and friends, was a WWII U. S. Navy veteran, farmer, land owner, member of VFW Barbourville Post, B.J’s Conway Coffee Club, Hardee’s Mt. Vernon Continue reading OBITUARIES JAN. 24-31, 2016

William Maurice Coyle

William Maurice Coyle
William Maurice Coyle

William Maurice Coyle

William Maurice Coyle, age 89, of Berea, died Thursday, January 21, 2016 at his home. A native of Berea, he was the son of the late William McKinnley and Grace Johnson Coyle.

He was a member of the Berea First Christian Church, American Legion Post 50 where he was commander and was chosen Legionnaire of the year in 1987, and Berea Masonic Lodge #617. Mr. Coyle served on the Berea Cemetery Board and the RECC Board for several years. He served his country during World War II in the Navy Continue reading William Maurice Coyle

OBITUARIES JAN. 17-24, 2016

William Maurice Coyle
William Maurice Coyle

William Maurice Coyle

William Maurice Coyle, age 89, of Berea, died Thursday, January 21, 2016 at his home. A native of Berea, he was the son of the late William McKinnley and Grace Johnson Coyle.

He was a member of the Berea First Christian Church, American Legion Post 50 where he was commander and was chosen Legionnaire of the year in 1987, and Berea Masonic Lodge #617. Mr. Coyle served on the Berea Cemetery Board and the RECC Board for several years. He served his country during World War II in the Navy Continue reading OBITUARIES JAN. 17-24, 2016

OBITUARIES JAN. 1-17, 2016

Monroe Seals
Monroe Seals

Monroe Seals

Monroe Seals, 92 of Berea, passed away Friday, January 15, 2016 at St. Joseph Berea Hospital. Monroe was born in Rockcastle County to the late Willie and Ida Chasteen Seals.

He was a charter member of the Middletown Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wives Delia Thomas Seals and Helen Frye Seals, two brothers Earnest Seals Continue reading OBITUARIES JAN. 1-17, 2016

OBITUARIES JAN. 3-10, 2016

James Short
James Short

James Short

J.C. Short, age 94, of Berea, passed away Friday, January 8, 2016 at Berea Health Care Center. J.C. was born in Berea to the late Bright B. and Maggie Bowman Short.

He retired from Berea College and was a WWII Army veteran.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife Rosie Mae Short, one son Leslie Ray Short and one daughter Geraldine Lowder Short, two brothers Earl Short, Stanley Short and Continue reading OBITUARIES JAN. 3-10, 2016

Evelyn Abney Bullens

Evelyn Bullens
Evelyn Bullens

Evelyn Abney Bullens

Evelyn Abney Bullens, age 86, of Glades Road, passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at her home. Evelyn was born in Rockcastle County to the late Morgan and Ida Abney.

She was a member of Gloryland Baptist Church and retiree of Dresser Industries.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband Joe Bullens, one son Lonnie Joe Bullens and daughter Janet Bernice Bullens, five brothers Continue reading Evelyn Abney Bullens

OBITUARIES DEC. 27, 2015 to Jan. 3, 2016

Jane Aline Arnold
Jane Aline Arnold

Jane Aline Arnold

Jane Aline Arnold, 73, of Berea, passed away Friday, January 1, 2016 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Jane was born in Rockcastle County to the late Ernest D. and Elizabeth Ramey Thomas.

She retired from food service with the Blue Grass Army Depot.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband John “Frankie” Arnold, one brother William Ralph Thomas Continue reading OBITUARIES DEC. 27, 2015 to Jan. 3, 2016

OBITUARIES DEC. 20-27, 2015

Russell Lee Anglin
Russell Lee Anglin

Russell L. Anglin

Russell L. Anglin age 76, husband of Jewel Hurley Anglin of Paint Lick, died Tuesday Dec. 22, 2015 at his home.

Russell was a long time farmer and member of the Leavel Green Christian Church where he served as an elder, and Russell had been a member of the Kentucky National Guard.

Russell was preceded in death by his parents Lester and Stella Baker Continue reading OBITUARIES DEC. 20-27, 2015

Michael Ray Rodgers

Michael Ray Rogers
Michael Ray Rogers

Michael Ray Rodgers

Michael Ray Rodgers age 42, passed away suddenly on Monday Dec 21, 2015. He was born in Madison County to Priscilla Buttry Hall.

Michael was employed at G & R Spring and Stamping in Richmond KY.

Michael is survived by his son Jared Rodgers, his daughter Kendra Hussong, his brothers Will (Bridget) Rodgers, and Dustin (Tiffany) Hall, his sister Lori (James) McCall and granddaughter Emily Isaacs, his nephews Drake Rodgers, Landon Rodgers, Auston McCall, Continue reading Michael Ray Rodgers

OBITUARIES DEC. 13-20, 2015

Annabel Wyatt
Annabel Wyatt

Annabel Wyatt

Annabel Wyatt (Williams) age 75, wife of Johnie R. Wyatt, passed away Dec. 15, 2015 in Lexington. She was the daughter of the late Casper Williams and Mary Alice Huff.

Annabel was retired from Dresser Industries in Berea, and she was a member of the Gethsemane Baptist Church.

Annabel was also preceded in death by her brothers Carlos Williams Continue reading OBITUARIES DEC. 13-20, 2015

Annabel Wyatt

Annabel Wyatt
Annabel Wyatt

Annabel Wyatt

Annabel Wyatt (Williams) age 75, wife of Johnie R. Wyatt, passed away Dec. 15, 2015 in Lexington. She was the daughter of the late Casper Williams and Mary Alice Huff.

Annabel was retired from Dresser Industries in Berea, and she was a member of the Gethsemane Baptist Church.

Annabel was also preceded in death by her brothers Carlos Williams and Paul Williams.

Annabel is survived by her husband of 60 years Johnie R Wyatt, her sons Bradford Glen (Sabrina) Wyatt and John D Wyatt, her grandson Bradley Dylan (Alexis) Wyatt and great granddaughter Berkley Faye Wyatt and two other grandchildren, her two sisters Nina Jean Locker and Brenda Sue Moss, and two brothers David Williams and Boyd Williams.

Funeral services will be Friday 2:00 PM Dec. 18, 2015 at the Gethsemane Baptist Church, visitation will begin at 11 AM at the church.

Pallbearers will be Bradley Wyatt, Jared Blair, Will Phillips, Eddie Thomas, Gerald Moss, and Roger Holland. Burial will be in the Silver Creek Cemetery.

Lakes Funeral Home Berea is in charge of arrangements.

Patricia Lynn Bonham

Patricia Lynn Bonham
Patricia Lynn Bonham

Patricia Lynn Bonham

Patricia Lynn Bonham, age 67, wife of Jack Bonham, of Spring Branch Drive, London, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2015, at her residence.

She was the mother of Jason Bonham and wife Hailey, of London, Kentucky, and Jeff Bonham and wife Amara, of Berea, Kentucky. She was also blessed with four grandchildren, Addison Bonham, Ethan Bonham, Blake Bonham, and Caleb Bonham plus a host of other relatives and friends Continue reading Patricia Lynn Bonham

OBITUARIES DEC. 6-13, 2015

Emily Geneva DeBoard
Emily Geneva DeBoard

Emily DeBoard

Mrs. Emily Geneva Creech DeBoard, 85, passed away Tuesday evening, December 8, 2015 at the Berea Health & Rehab. She was born on February 22, 1930, in Rockcastle Co., to the late Sam and Amanda Head Creech.

Mrs. DeBoard was a loving mother who enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren who lovingly called her “Nanny”. She was a retired employee of the Dresser Industry, and a member of the Red Lick Continue reading OBITUARIES DEC. 6-13, 2015

Emily DeBoard

Emily Geneva DeBoard
Emily Geneva DeBoard

Emily DeBoard

Mrs. Emily Geneva Creech DeBoard, 85, passed away Tuesday evening, December 8, 2015 at the Berea Health & Rehab. She was born on February 22, 1930, in Rockcastle Co., to the late Sam and Amanda Head Creech.

Mrs. DeBoard was a loving mother who enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren who lovingly called her “Nanny”. She was a retired employee of the Dresser Industry, and a Continue reading Emily DeBoard

OBITUARIES Nov. 29 – Dec. 6, 2015

Adam Webb
Adam Webb

Adam Scott Webb

Adam Scott Webb age 41 of Battlefield Memorial Highway, died Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was born in Richmond to Opal Sue Webb and the late Eugene Webb.

He was a service department manager for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. He was a member of the GCA Gun Club of America and Continue reading OBITUARIES Nov. 29 – Dec. 6, 2015

OBITUARIES NOV. 22-29, 2015

Ray N. Sparks
Ray N. Sparks

Ray N. Sparks

Ray N. Sparks, age 84, of Berea, died Thursday, November 26, 2015 at his home in Berea. A native of Garrard County, he was the son of the late James M. and Ella M. Rector Sparks.

He was a retired employee of NAACO and he loved his grandchildren, making bird houses and being outdoors.

Mr. Sparks is survived by his wife, Hazel J. Wylie Sparks of Berea; his sons, Brian (Jeanna) Sparks of Berea, Donald (Bobbi) Sparks of Richmond; his daughters: Amy A. Sparks and Linda (David) Wilson, both of Berea; his brother, Leonard Sparks of Berea. 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild also survive. He Continue reading OBITUARIES NOV. 22-29, 2015