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Joe Lee Gaskin, 75, Russell Springs, KY (1944-2020)

Joe Lee Gaskin of Russell Springs passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown. He was 75 years old.

The funeral service for Joe Lee Gaskin will be held at 2:30pmCT on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ronnie Sullivan officiating. Interment will follow in the Blair Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 6pmCT until 8pmCT on Saturday, and after 2pmCT on Sunday.

He was born March 15, 1944 in Russell County to the late Ted & Opal Morrow Gaskin.

Joe was a member of the Jamestown Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Bobby Gaskin, Glen Dale Gaskin; 1 sister, Wilma Ballenger.

Survivors include:
  • His wife, Joan Gaskin, Russell Springs
  • A son, Vincent Lee (Tiffany) Gaskin, Louisville
  • Three grandchildren: Michaela Gaskin, Sierra Gaskin, Wendy Craig
  • Three sisters: Shirley Carnahan, Cinn., Ohio, Joyce (Jerry) Withers, Russell Springs, and Sherry Jean Gaskin, Louisville
  • Three brothers: Howard (Carolyn) Gaskin, Russell Springs, Dean (Gila) Gaskin, Louisville, Danny (Ruth) Gaskin, Jamestown
Pallbearers: Joe Eldridge Miller, Larry Grider, Joseph Miller, Dean Gaskin. James Bradshaw, and Jason Miller.

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

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