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James Cleary, Cumberland County, KY (1941-2012)

He was the patriarch of a large, respected Cumberland County, KY family. He was a retired logger
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James Cleary age 71 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Monday, November 05, 2012 at Cumberland County Hospital.

Funeral services will be Thursday, November 08, 2012 at 1pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St. Burkesville, KY with burial in the Mud Camp Cemetery. The family requests visitation 1pm-9pmCT on Wednesday at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY.

James Cleary, Cumberland County, KY (1941-2012)

He was born on April 02, 1941 in Cumberland County, KY. He was the son of the late Bill and Bea Myers Cleary. He died Monday, November 5, 2012, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 71 years, 7 months, and 3 days.

He was a retired Logger.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, J.C. Cleary, Terry Cleary, and Bobby Cleary, one sister, Geraldine Gearlds, and four grandchildren, Melissa Branham, Kristen Cleary, Jason Farlee, and Linda Key Survivors include:
  • His wife: Vola Cleary of Burkesville, KY

  • Three sons: Jamie Cleary (Lavonda) of Burkesville, KY; Gary Key (Judy) of Indiana; and Jimmy Honeycutt (Brenda) of Georgia

  • Five daughters: Teresa Riley (Mark) of Burkesville, KY; Rita Carter(Bobby) of Burkesville, KY; Brenda Sexton (Jim) of Indiana; Glenda Rentz (Don) of Florida; and Darlene Borman of Indiana

  • Thirteen grandchildren

  • Twenty-six great grandchildren

  • And a host of other relatives and friends
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St. Burkesville, KY in charge of arrangements.

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