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Gary Dean Foley, 61, Adair Co., KY native (1961-2022)

Gary Dean Foley of Russell Springs passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. He was 61 years old.

Cremation rites will be honored, and services are private.

Gary was born in Adair County on April 19, 1961, son of the late Eldridge Paul and Audra Shearer Foley. He was mechanically inclined, spending most of his working career as a fabricator building barges. Gary was a talented guitarist and enjoyed listening to different kinds of music.

He is survived by his son, Trent (and Trisha) Foley, of Russell Springs; and his grandson, Grant Foley, of Russell Springs.

Along with his parents, Gary is preceded in death by his daughter, Tosha Foley; his brother, J.D. Melson; and a special uncle, Carlus Ray Foley.

Gary's arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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Gary Dean Foley, 61, Adair Co., KY native (1961-2022)

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