Commonwealth Journal


January 18, 2014

Obituaries for Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014

Somerset — David Burton

David E. Burton, age 58 of Nancy, Ky. departed this life on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.   

Visitation for Mr. Burton will be on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 at 5 p.m. at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

His funeral service will be Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.  

Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Nancy, Ky.  

A complete obituary will be published in Tuesday, Jan. 21 edition.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for David E. Burton.

Richard Creekmore

Richard A. “Rick” Creekmore, 67, of Somerset, Ky., husband of Linda Jo (Ashley) Creekmore, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, surrounded by family and friends.

He was born on June 21, 1946, son of the late Herstle and Juanita Crabtree Creekmore.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Melissa (Creekmore) Newton, and grand dog, Oscar; a son, Stephen Snell; three beloved grandchildren, Austin, Nicholas and Sydney; a brother, Kenneth (and Glenda) Creekmore; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Pat Goggins.

Richard was a man of many talents with a great love of music.

The family requests any expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.  

In keeping with his wishes, there will be no services.

Raise a glass of Glenlivet in his memory and fondly remember one of Richard's favorite sayings, “No crybabies.”

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at:

Betty Godbey

Mrs. Betty E. Godbey, age 81, of Somerset, Ky., daughter of the late Mitchel and Beatrice (Wesley) Butt was born in Somerset, Ky. on Nov. 17, 1932 and she departed this life on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center.

She was united in marriage to Mr. Estill “Satch” Godbey Jr., and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by one daughter, Michelle S. Godbey of Somerset, Ky.; one brother, Rondal (Phyllis) Butt of Tenn.; one sister, Hollis Gleason of Somerset, Ky.; and three nieces, Debra (Darrell) Lyons of Somerset, Ky., Rhonda (Eddie) Baker of Tenn. and Melanie (Jim) Massa, also of Tenn.

Betty was a bookkeeper for Somerset Automotive and a member of Duke Memorial Baptist Church. She loved collecting antiques, refinishing furniture and painting. Betty was a wonderful wife, mother, and aunt, and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. David Morris officiating.  

Burial followed in the Science Hill Cemetery.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge all arrangements for Mrs. Betty E. Godbey.

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