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Robert Leslie Sidebottom, 80, Green Co., KY (1938-2019)

He retired from the Green County School System in 1992 with 34 years of service.

Robert Leslie Sidebottom of Green County, Kentucky passed away in June, 2019. He was 80 years old.

The funeral service will be held at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court St., Greensburg, KY, at 2pmCT on Sunday, June 30, 2019, with Rev. William Davenport officiating. Burial will follow in Rayburn Cemetery, in the Pierce Community of Green County.

Visitation is requested from 5pmCT until 8pmCT on Saturday, and after 7amCT on Sunday.

Robert Leslie Sidebottom was born August 27, 1938 in Green County, Kentucky to John Robert Sidebottom and Junius Murray Sidebottom.

He married Lohmann Claudene Rayburn on Wednesday, May 28, 1958 at 6:00 p.m.

This union was blessed with one son, Leslie Lee Sidebottom, his wife Lori Sidebottom and the grandchildren: Sean (Dana) Blankenship, Jordan (Brandon) Worley and the great grandchildren: Aubrey Elizabeth Worley and Lauren MacKenzie Worley.

Leslie made a profession of faith in Christ at age 8 and joined the Summersville Nazarene Church. He later joined the Houk's Chapel United Methodist Church, August 29, 1958.

He served faithfully in the music, education and other departments of the church.

Leslie later joined and attended the Nicholasville United Methodist Church.

Leslie earned a Rank 1 degree in Education. He received teaching certificates for Elementary Grades 1-8 and High School with a teaching Major in English and Teaching Minors in Music and Psychology and held a Principalship Grades 1-12 from Western Kentucky University.

He retired from the Green County School System in 1992 with 34 years of service.

Pallbearers: Sean Blankenship, Brandon Worley, Braiden Nelson, Brennan Nelson, James Sharon Wallace, Albert Sutton.

Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Robert Leslie Sidebottom, 80, Green Co., KY (1938-2019)

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