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Forrest Lee Devore, 80, Knob Lick, KY (1939-2019)

Forrest Lee was a farmer and retired from the United States Postal Service after delivering mail for fifty years.

Forrest Lee Devore of Knob Lick passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 19, 2019 surrounded by his loving family at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. He was 80 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 2pmCT on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East St., Edmonton, KY with burial in the New Liberty Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Saturday and after 9amCT on Sunday at the funeral home.

Born February 18, 1939, in the Wisdom community, he was the son of the late Paul and Maxine Irwin Devore.

Forrest Lee was a farmer and retired from the United States Postal Service after delivering mail for fifty years. He was a faithful member and deacon of the New Liberty Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Sherry Lee Devore of Knob Lick. One son Brooke (Lisa) Devore of Knob Lick. Two daughers, Marla (Fred) Young of Edmonton and Robyn (Mike) Mantooth of Columbia. Eight grandchildren. Savannah (Joe) Neal, Rachel Young, Audrey Young, Hannah Devore, Gabby Devore, Colt Devore, Olivia Mantooth and Sadie Mantooth. Two great grandchildren Lilly Jo and Trace Neal. He is also survived by one brother and two sisters. Charles Page of Knob Lick, Phala Sue Blaydes of Greensburg and Paula Devore of Seymour, Tennessee.

Butler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Forrest Lee Devore, 80, Knob Lick, KY (1939-2019)

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