Obituary Listings

Willard “Hobby” Eaton, 77, of Corbin passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014, in Corbin.  Born on October 7, 1936, he was the son of the late Willie and Lizzie Philpot Eaton.  He was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Montgomery, OH. He was also...

Raymond E. Yates, 76, of Corbin, passed away at his residence Wednesday, June 4, 2014.  He was preceded in death by his wife G. Ruby Yates.  Survivors include 2 sons, Brian Yates and Clayton Yates; 1 brother, Harold Yates; 3 grandchildren:  Jeremy (his fiancée Rhonda), Missy, and Alicia.  He...

Marie Decker Rapier, of Corbin, passed away Monday, June 2, 2014, having lived 97 years.  She was born January 8, 1917, to Johnny Y. and Mattie Bunch Decker in Whitley County, Kentucky.  Marie was preceded in death by her husband Robert Nolan Rapier, daughter, Arlene Rapier,...

Ernest “Ernie” R. Gill was lovingly escorted home by angels at his residence Tuesday morning, May 27, 2014. He leaves behind his sweetheart of 61 years, Eileen Gill. Also remaining are his children, Randy Gill and wife LaJuana of Nashville, TN., and his daughter and son-in-...

John W. Hash, 74, of Corbin passed away Monday, May 26, 2014, at Baptist Health Corbin.  Born in Whitley County on February 8, 1940, he was the son of the late Robert and Eliza Hash.  Other family members who preceded him in death were a...

David Edward Stephenson, age 72, of Corbin, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Baptist Health Corbin. After 36 years of service, he retired from Ford Motor Company in Michigan and moved to Corbin. He loved watching movies and playing video games. His survivors include his wife Janice...

Sandra Michelle Black, 40, of Corbin, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in Lexington, KY.  She attended Faith assembly Church in London, KY.  She was preceded in death by her father Andy Craig Inman.  Survivors include her husband Thomas; children:  Callie Black, Daniel Keeling, Devan Root, Austin Black,...

Kenneth Kelly, 60, of Corbin, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at his home.   Although Kenneth enjoyed several activities such as fishing, singing, wrestling, he enjoyed playing with his grandchildren the most.   He was preceded in death by his father William Howell Kelly.   Survivors include his wife of...

William Oliver “Billy” Hupp was born January 20, 1941, in Pineville, Kentucky, and departed this life Saturday, April 26, 2014, in the Williamsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center in Williamsburg, Kentucky.  He lived to be 73 years, 3 months, and 6 days of age.  He was...

Mrs. Edna Mae Lee Maples, age 77, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents Palmer and Maggie Lee, her brother Enoch Estes “Dude” Lee, and her son Rickie Dean Maples.  She is survived by her husband of...