James M. Deatherage, 69, of Frankfort, died Sunday, May 1, 2016. Born Sept. 29, 1946, in Georgetown, he was the son of the late Zelia and Maurice Deatherage. Survivors include five children, Jennifer (Ted) Croucher, Rebekah Deatherage, Robin (Lorelei) Estep, Michael (Bethany) Wilson, and Billy Turner; a brother, Freddie (Cecelia) Deatherage; eight grandchildren, Jacob, Taylor, Nicholas, Makensie, B.J., Jessica, Kimberlynn, and Faith; and his longtime companion Betty Mitchell. A sister, Tina Conrad, is deceased. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, May 3, at the Midway Cemetery by Pastor Ray Eastman. Casket bearers were David Bailey, Joseph Bailey, John Mitchell, Billy Turner, Eddie Agree and Robin Estep. Honorary bearers were Vernon (Bo) Bailey, Mike Bailey and Freddie Deatherage. Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, was in charge of arrengements. Condolences may be expressed at www.ClarkLegacyCenter.com.