Jessie Lee "J.L." Soyars, 84, of Versailles, formerly of Frankfort, widower of Marilyn Soyars, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. He was born in Logan County on May 28, 1933. He was employed with the State of Kentucky as a cartographer, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Soyars was a member of Midway United Methodist Church and was the last active charter member of the Frankfort Civitan Club. Survivors include a sister, Marilyn Soyars, Russellville; an aunt, Frances Soyars, Bowling Green; two sisters-in-law, Shirley Soyars, Bowling Green, Earleen Ginter, Versailles; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Oct. 29, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Ed Ginter, Mike Ginter, Michael Hartley, Alex Richardson, Randy Ginter, Ernie Sayre, Larry Williams, and Scott Harrod. Honorary bearers were the members of the Frankfort Civitan Club. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Frankfort Civitan Club or the Special Olympics.