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July 7, 2011

 

Armstrong

John William Armstrong, 54, of Frankfort, husband of Cherie Armstrong, died Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

Born May 30, 1957, in Frankfort, he was the son of the late Robert Louis Armstrong and Deloris McLean Sayre. He was a retired truck driver for CDS Transport.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Anthony W. Groves, John Robert Armstrong, and Pamela (Lonnie) Sutherland, all of Frankfort, and Farrah (Bobby) Newberry, of Madisonville; 14 grandchildren; three sisters, Reeda (Mark) Yancey, Frankfort, Donna (Jerry) Cook, Taylorsville, and Zondra Sayre, Illinois; and a brother, Carl Lee (Robyn) Sayre, Frankfort. His stepfather, Clifford Sayre, and a sister, Sharon Lee McLean, are deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, July 1, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Ken Collins. Burial was in the Frankfort Cemetery. Casket bearers were Dr. Ford Threlkeld, Dr. Willis McKee, Timothy Daniels, John Moore, David Talley, and Charles Thornton. Honorary bearers were his grandchildren.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Cheek

Billy Ray Cheek, 53, of Midway, husband of Nancy Cheek, died Friday, July 1, 2011.

Born Nov. 20, 1957, in Georgetown, he was the son of the late Albert and Virginia Hager Cheek. He was a member of Woodford Community Christian Church and was a broodmare manager for Airdrie Stud in Midway.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Dawn (Joey) Staff and Stephanie Cheek, both of Versailles, and Taylor Wilson, Midway; three sons, Joseph (Janna) Cheek and Billy Ray (Jaime) Cheek, both of Versailles, and Isaiah Wilson, Midway; a sister, Pat Cureton, Georgetown; a brother, Richard Cheek, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Abigail and Garrett Cheek, Blakeley, Austin and Katelyn Cheek, Daniel, Emma, and Brayden Staff, and soon to be a great-grandson. A brother, William Paul Cheek, is deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, July 6, at Woodford Community Christian Church by the Rev. Curtis Coots and the Rev. Dave Menser. Burial was in the Midway Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Judeís Childrenís Hospital.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Comley

Robert D. "Bob" Comley Jr., 84, of Midway, husband of Anna Catherine True Comley, died Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at the Bluegrass Community Hospital.

Born in Versailles, he was the son of the late Robert D. Sr. and Ruth Neudigiate Comley and was a retired employee of Square D with 28 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, was a member of the Midway Baptist Church, a deacon emeritus with 50 years of service and menís Sunday school class teacher for 42 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Robert Allen (Debbie) Comley, Georgetown; two granddaughters, Sarah Ann Comley, Georgetown, and Jennifer Comley Poindexter, Nicholasville; a great-grandson, Austin Dellie Poindexter; and two brothers, William "Bill" Comley, Lexington, and Larry (Carolyn) Comley of Taylor, S.C.

Services were conducted Saturday, July 2, at the Midway Baptist Church by Dr. Robert Baker. Burial was in the Midway Cemetery. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Craig

Kenneth R. Craig Sr., 83, of Brooksville, Fla., husband of Betty Craig, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at his home.

A native of Midway, he moved to Florida 16 years ago. He was a retired television technician with Sears Company. He was a Kentucky Colonel and a Master Mason with Buford Lodge #494 and 32nd degree Scottish Rite, Midway. He was a member of Spring Lake United Methodist Church, Brooksville, Fla.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Kenneth Ray Jr. and Robert Doug, both of Cardwell; two daughters, Janice DeVere, Berea, and Betty Carroll "Missy" Craig, Brooksville, Fla.; three brothers, Arthur, Winchester, Spencer, Midway, and Samuel, Lexington; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Saturday, July 2, in Brooksville, Fla. A Masonic service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at the Midway Baptist Church. A meal will follow the service in the Midway Baptist Ministry Center.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gideons International.

 

Kubicek

George Joseph Kubicek, 83, of Versailles, husband of Lilyann Stecher Kubicek, died Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

Born in New York, N.Y., he was the son of the late Ignatz William and Anna Pospisil Kubicek. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was employed by Armco Steel as an electrician.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Jan Riley and Toni (Robert) Congleton, both of Versailles; and two sons, Andrew (Pam) Kubicek, Colorado, and Timothy (Sylvia) Kubicek, Clay City; 11 grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

Military services will be conducted at a later date. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be sent to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Watkins

Nancy Kincaid Watkins, 66, of Versailles, widow of Matt Thomas Watkins, died Friday, July 1, 2011, at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

A retired employee of Kuhlman Electric, she was the daughter of the late Cran and Zannie Means Kincaid.

Survivors include four children, Marty (Brad) Railey, Port Richey, Fla., Tony (Ruth) Kincaid, Salvisa, and Charlie (Angie) Watkins and Michael (Fran) Watkins, Versailles; three sisters, Debra Cummins, Lawrenceburg, and Marie Brumback, and Libby Clark, Versailles; five brothers, Herbert Kincaid, Lawrenceburg, Donnie and Venard Kincaid, Frankfort, and Phillip and Bradley Kincaid, Versailles; and 11 grandchildren. A granddaughter, LaTonya Kincaid; two sisters, Magdalene Bostic and Molly Cheatham; and three brothers, Walter, Floyd, and Edgar Kincaid, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, July 5, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Carl Jones. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were George Cummins III, Jeffery Kincaid, Richey Kincaid, Ricky Harlow, Ronnie Cheatham, and David Clark. Honorary bearers were George Cummins II, and her grandchildren.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Wiley

Bonnie Ann Logan Wiley, 73, of Frankfort, wife of Henry Wiley, died Monday, July 4, 2011.

Born Dec. 30, 1937, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late William "Bill" and Mamie Johnson Logan. She graduated from Midway High School, worked at Hearn Elementary School for 17 years, and Barrett-Midway Inc. for many years. She was a lifelong member of Providence Baptist Church and served as church hostess and nursery worker for many years.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Jeffrey Scott (Shara) Wiley, Frankfort; a daughter, Audrea Renee Wiley Collins, Frankfort; four granddaughters, Jessica Morgan Wiley, Lawrenceburg, and Kassidy Rucker, Emilee Rucker, and Meranda Collins, all of Frankfort; and numerous nieces and nephews. Four brothers, Elmo Logan, Chester Logan, Lester Logan, and Robert Logan, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, July 8, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Pierce Dotson and the Rev. Wade Hughes. Burial will follow in the Frankfort Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Wayne Logan, Larry Southworth, Doug Logan, Kevin Ellis, Chris Roy, Norman Wiley, Daniel Collins, and Gary Logan. Honorary bearers will be Jessica Wiley, Meranda Collins, Emilee Rucker, Kassidy Rucker, Dee Dee Carmen, Dr. Norman Fisher, Dudley Ellis, and Jim Roy. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, July 7, at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

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