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Scotty Rex Akers

Scotty Akers

1941-2019

Scotty Rex Akers age 78 of Flat Gap, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Pikeville Medical Center.  He was born on September 15, 1941 to the late McKinnley and Melissa Little Akers.  He was retired from Orkin.

Other than his parents he was preceded in death by seven brothers; Woody Akers, James Akers, Allen Akers, Bruce Akers, Jack Akers, Clifford Akers, Bill Akers; and three sisters, Wanda “Dot” Justice, Ruth Hooper and JoAnn “Sis” Cunningham.

He is survived by his companion; Marlene Caudill; three sons, Scotty Burt Akers of Elkhorn, Patrick Timothy (Natasha) Akers of Chesapeake, Ohio, Justin Hugh Akers of Nashville; two daughters, Roschele Monique (Kevin) Martin of Johns Creek, Stephanie  (Scott) Bunyard of West Van Lear, one sister; Thelma Adams of Little Robinson; and two special granddaughters; Alyssa Brooke, Brittney Nicole; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Hall & Jones Funeral Home with Bethel Freewill Baptist Church officiating.  

Burial followed in the Calhoun Cemetery at Robinson Creek.  Visitation was on Wednesday from 11 AM until 9 p.m. at the funeral Home.  Evening services were conducted by Sidney Sensening at 7 p.m.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.hallandjones.com

Arrangements under the direction of the Hall and Jones Funeral Home of Virgie.

This is a paid obituary.

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Ricky A. Blair

Ricky Blair

1950-2019

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 4, 1 p.m. at the Van Lear Free Will Baptist Church for Ricky A. Blair, age 69, of Van Lear, who died Friday, Nov. 1 at Salyersville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born Jan. 31, 1950 in Paintsville, son of Lois Lynn Blair of Van Lear, and the late Henry Blair. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Brenda Blair.

Surviving in addition to his mother are four brothers, Tom Blair of Salyersville, Roger Blair and Gary Blair, both of Van Lear and Tony Blair of Oil Springs; and one sister, Tama Johnson of Wabash, Ind.

The service was officiated by Paul Wayne Browning, with burial in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.

Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel of Paintsville.

This is a paid obituary.

“Ronnie” Blair

1947-2019

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, 1 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Ronald “Ronnie” L. Blair, 72, of Paintsville, who died Wednesday, Nov. 6 at Pikeville Medical Center.

Burial will be in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.

Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

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Danny Burchett

Danny Burchett

1949-2019

Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. at the Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Danny Burchett, 70, of Stambaugh, who died Tuesday, Nov. 5 at Pikeville Medical Center.

Burial was in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.

Arrangements under the direction of the Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

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Wm. E. Carpenter Jr.

William E. Carpenter Jr.

1930-2019

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for William “Bill” Carpenter Jr., age 89, of Staffordsville, who died Friday, Nov. 1 at his residence.

Mr. Carpenter was born Sept. 29, 1930 in Chicot County, Ark., son of the late William E. and Jessie Yearian Carpenter. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Lucy Carpenter; and one son, William Edgar Carpenter II. Bill was a coal truck driver and a veteran of the United States Army.

Surviving are, his wife, Mary Price Carpenter; two sons, Mike (Melissa) Carpenter and Billy (Susan) Carpenter; two daughters, Ann (Ronnie) Grimm and Delores (Terry) Hayden; grandchildren, Rhedonda and Nate Kelly, and Rayven and Madison Carpenter; and one great-grandchild, Matthew Little.

Military services were held by Chapter 18 D.A.V. of Auxier.

Burial was in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.

Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

This is a paid obituary.

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Roger Tucker Daniel

“Tucker” Daniel

1939-2019

Former Johnson County Judge Executive, Roger T. “Tucker” Daniel, age 80, of Staffordsville, died Saturday, Nov. 2 at St. Joseph Health Care Facility in Lexington.

He was born Aug. 30, 1939 in Johnson County, son of the late Carl Daniel and Frances I. Colvin Short. He was also preceded in death by his grandmother, Lizzie Colvin, who raised him; and one sister, Deanna Hickman Falcon.

Surviving are his wife, Page Brickley Daniel of Staffordsville; two sons, Roger D. (Margaret) Daniel of Georgetown, and Scott Daniel of Staffordsville; five grandchildren, John Thomas Daniel, Scott Triplett Daniel, Kash Daniel, Julia Page Daniel and Samuel Roger Daniel; one brother, Jimmy Ray (Deb) Short of New Carlisle, Ohio; three sisters, Debbie Kay (Dan) Wheeler and Joan Cox, both of New Carlisle, and Beverly (Ken) Davis of Beaver Creek, Ohio; several nieces, nephews and a host of special friends.

Mr. Daniel was Johnson County Judge Executive from 200-2019 and former President of Kentucky West Virginia Gas Company.

The service was held Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2 p.m. with Seth Carter officiating.

Burial was in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that contributions be made to the Johnson County Senior Citizens Program or the Paintsville Little League by contacting the Phelps & Son Funeral Home at (606) 789-8989.

Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

This is a paid obituary.

Jeff Fyffe

1957-2019

Jeff Fyffe, age 62, of Flat Gap, died Wednesday, Nov. 6 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born Sept. 17, 1957 in Paintsville, to James Lowell and Laura Alice Blair Fyffe. He is preceded in death by his father, James Lowell Fyffe, and one son, Jeffrey Fyffe.

Jeff was the owner and operated Moore’s Body Shop for 40 years as auto body mechanic.

Surviving is his wife of 40 years, Corrinne Rae Fyffe; one daughter, Jennifer Estep; three sisters, Michelle Spence, Lola Curtis and Donna Caudill.

At Jeff’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral service.

All arrangements under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home.

This is a paid obituary.

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Justin Blake Stafford

Justin Stafford

1989-2019

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Justin Blake Stafford, 30, of East Point, who died Wednesday, Nov. 6 in Shelby County, Tennessee.

He was born July 14, 1989 in Paintsville, the son of Jill Stafford. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Everett and Helen Stafford.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his fiancé, Keirah Slone of East Point; one daughter, Emily Sage Stafford, of East Point; one uncle, Mark Stafford of Nicholasville and one cousin, Bill Stafford of Lexington.

Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 10, 5-9 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

The service will be officiated by Aaron Penix, with burial in the Wells Cemetery in Paintsville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Emily Sage Stafford Fund in honor of her father, Justin Blake Stafford.

Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

This is a paid obituary.

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Beulah Francis Timble

Beulah Trimble

1930-2019

Beulah Francis Trimble, age 89, of Barnetts Creek, died Wednesday November 6, 2019 at Mountain Manor of Paintsville.

She was born in Johnson County to Harry (Hack) and Carrie Blanton McKenzie in 1930. In 1950, she was married to William Linzie Trimble and to that union was born four beloved sons.

She was a member of the Rockhouse Freewill Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Beulah is preceded in death by her loving husband William; a son, David Randall “Randy” Trimble; five brothers, Willis McKenzie, Udell McKenzie, Bill McKenzie, Victor McKenzie and Charles McKenzie; and one sister, Peggy Cantrell.

Surviving are three sons, William Douglas “Doug” Trimble of Frankfort, Harry Daniel “Danny” (Kathy) Trimble of  Barnett’s Creek, and Stephen ”Steve” (Pam) Trimble of Van Lear; one brother, Jimmy McKenzie of Meally; three sisters, Phyllis Merritt and Ruth (Ernie) Branham, both of Michigan and Ann Salyer of Columbus, Ohio; five grandchildren Stephanie (Larry) Stambaugh of Staffordsville, David (Miranda) Trimble of Ashland, Josh Trimble of Frankfort, Andrew (Kristina) Trimble of London and Julie (Jeff) Slagle of Texas; and four great grandchildren Lindsay and Abbie Stambaugh and Noah and Jake Trimble.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 9 at 11 a.m. at the Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow the service at the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.

The family has requested that contributions can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation by contacting the Paintsville Funeral Home at 606-789-5125.

Arrangements under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home.

This is a paid obituary.

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