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Willie Ray Partin, Adair Co., KY (1924-2011)

A native of Knox Co., KY, he was the patriarch of a large. distinguished Adair County family. He was a member of Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, a retired USDA Soil Conservation Service District Conservationist and a farmer. His marriage to Flora Mills Partin endured 62 years. He was a patriot, a veteran of World War II, whose service to his country will be recognized with full military honors by Columbia VFW Post 6097.

Willie Ray Partin, 86, Columbia, KY passed away Sunday February 27, 2011 at 2:40 A. M. at Westlake Regional Hospital Columbia, KY.

Funeral service Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 11amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Mike Moon the officiating clergy. Interment will be in Jones Chapel Cemetery, 2700 Jones Chapel RD, Columbia, KY with full military honors by local VFW Post 6097. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at the funeral home.


Willie Ray Partin, Adair Co., KY (1924-2011)

He was born in Knox Co., KY, on Saturday July 19, 1924. He was the son of the late John Robert Partin and Nannie Elizabeth Warfield Partin. He died Sunday, February 27, 2011, in Columbia, Adair Co., KY, at the age of 86 years, 7 months, and 8 days.

He was a member of Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, a World War II veteran, a retired USDA Soil Conservation Service District Conservationist and a farmer.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Flora Mills Partin of Columbia, KY and the following:
  • Two sons and spouses: Dr. Gary L. and wife Elizabeth Partin and Terry and wife Rita Partin of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Sharon Lynn Palumbo of Columbia, KY

  • Grandchildren and spouses: John Ray and Karen Partin, Julie and Robby Burton, Michael Partin, Valerie and Jason Flanagan and Nicholas and Shauna Palumbo

  • Great Grandchildren: John Luke Partin, Macy Elizabeth Partin and Jace Mathew Partin

  • Several nieces, nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends including Very Special care givers David and Lee Curry, Jo Greene, Melaine Stotts and personnel from Personal Touch Home Health
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by: three sisters, Magelene Smith, Opal Wilson and Ruby Sharpe; and two brothers Leffel Partin and Roy E. Partin.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of Gideons Bibles or a donation to Jones Chapel United Methodist Church building fund and may be made at the funeral home.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.


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