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Carl Edward 'Hoss' Compton, 93, Green County, KY

He loved to share stories with everyone, was well-known for sharing his love of music with his family and friends and liked to play the guitar and the harmonica. You would always either find him looking at his gospel shows or reading his Bible. He loved all his family.

Carl Edward "Hoss" Compton departed this life on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY. He was 93 years and 8 days old.

Funeral Services will be held at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, Greensburg, KY at 12noonCT Saturday, March 16, 2019. The visitation and wake will be from 5-8pmCT Friday and after 7amCT Saturday at the funeral home. Ministers will be Rev. Mike Ash, Eulogy and Rev. Lewis Williams, Master of Ceremony. Burial will be in Mt. Union Cemetery, Allendale Community of Green County.

Pallbearers will be Kyle Calhoun, Brenton Calhoun, Alex Compton, DeMarcus Compton, Queintsee Compton and Marco Mitchell. Honorary Pallbearers are Donald Jean (Duck) Alexander, Robert Williams, Jr., Wayne Williams, Nathaniel Williams, Jimmy Williams and Shaquille Compton.



He was born on March 3, 1926 in Green County to the late Robert (Uncle Bob) and Hattie Vester Hazelwood Compton. He made a profession of faith at an early age and was a member of the Mt. Union Baptist Church in Allendale, KY. He retired from Kentucky Trailers in Louisville, KY. He loved to share stories with everyone, was well-known for sharing his love of music with his family and friends and liked to play the guitar and the harmonica. You would always either find him looking at his gospel shows or reading his Bible. He loved all his family.

Carl (Hoss) is survived by four daughters: Liddie Marshall of Portland, Oregon, Patricia (Rev. Andre') Calhoun of Summersville, Lena (Jimmy) Smith of Richmond, KY and Tiara Trujillo of Campbellsville, six sons: Rev. Dr. Emmitt (Connie) Compton of Aurora, Illinois, Larry (Carolyn) Compton of Summersville, Steven (Mardena) Compton of Campbellsville, Carl Anthony Cowherd of Indianapolis, Ind., Zachary and David Hancock of Campbellsville, thirty grandchildren, forty-five great grandchildren and six great great-grandchildren.

Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court Street, Greensburg, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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