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Gary Herman Milby, 69, Summersville, KY (1949-2019)

Gary Herman Milby of Summersville passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019. He was 69 years old.

The funeral services for Gary Herman Milby will be conducted at 11amCT on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Wilson Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the Marion County Veteran's Honor Guard. Bro. Jerry Noe and Bro. Dwayne Dobson will be officiating.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Friday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT on Saturday until time of the funeral service.

A Masonic service for Gary Herman Milby will be conducted at 6pmCT on Friday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home conducted by the William B. Allen Masonic Lodge #704 of Summersville.

Gary Herman Milby of Summersville, Kentucky, son of the late Alva Milby and Mabel Smith Milby, was born on Wednesday, December 7, 1949 in Green County, Kentucky and departed this life on Monday, November 11, 2019 at his home. He was 69 years, 11 months, and 4 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Brush Creek Baptist Church. He had worked years for Civil Service Plant in California, was a Vietnam Veteran having served in the United States Army. He was a member of the William B. Allen Masonic Lodge #704 F&AM and was a Shriner. He also loved to fish, go camping and loved his special pet friend, Elvis.

Survived by his wife, Vickie Goodin Milby of Summersville, having united in marriage on August 6, 2005.

Other survivors include a daughter and son-in-law: Shelley and Phillip Morgan of California; an adopted son: Robert Milby of Nevada; two step-sons and their spouses: Aaron and Suzy Burton of Summersville, and Nathan and Shonda Burton of Columbia; a son-in-law: James Dale of Illinois; six grandchildren: Gary William Milby, Kate Lynne Milby, Makayla Vincent, Hunter Dale, Haley Morgan, Raeghan Morgan; eight step-grandchildren: Aona Morgan, Mike Morgan, Wesley Burton, Phillip Burton, Jacob Burton, Joseph Burton, Natalie Burton, and Seth Burton; a brother and sister-in-law: Doug and Sandy Milby of Illinois; two sisters and a brother-in-law: Mary F. Milby of Greensburg, and Judy and Mike Durrett of Summersville; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mr. Milby was also preceded in death by a daughter: Chantelle Dale; two brothers and two sisters: Elbert Milby, Kenneth Milby, Marjorie Young, and Geneva Milby.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Disabled American Veterans or the Wilson Cemetery, which can be made at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Wesley Burton, Aaron Burton, Gary William Milby, Tim Jeffries, David Thompson, Tim Main

Honorary Pallbearers: Nieces and Nephews

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Gary Herman Milby, 69, Summersville, KY (1949-2019)

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