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Timothy Milton Best, 65, Glasgow, KY (d. Jan. 25, 2013)
Mr. Best was the music director in the Metcalfe County School System from 1970 until 1986 . Tims service to God included 40 years of service as Minister of Music beginning and ending at the Edmonton Baptist Church, where he was a member, and also including Calvary Baptist Church and Cave City Baptist Church
Timothy Milton Best. age 65, of Glasgow, Kentucky died Friday, January 25, 2013 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, KY.
Funeral services will be held 1pmCT, Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at the Edmonton Baptist Church, 208 Dunham Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Edmonton Cemetery. Visitation will be held 2pm-8pmCT, Monday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton and after 10amCT, Tuesday at the church.
He was the son of the late Henry H. and Ola Hancock Best.
Tim was born in Owensboro, KY. He attended Campbellsville College, where he met his future wife Carolyn.
Carolyn and Tim became a team and worked together in every endeavor Tim decided to undertake (which were many and varied over the years.) Where you saw one you always saw the other. As time passed, their son Josh joined this family and was part of the legacy that Tim leaves behind.
Tim was the music director from 1970 until 1986 in the Metcalfe County School System. As music director he served in the role of band director for grades 5-12, choral director for 9-12, and drama director for grades 9-12.
During this time he started a traveling choral group of teenagers known as The New Dawn Singers. They toured the southern United States spreading both sacred and secular music.
Tim began Barn-Lot Theater in Edmonton in 1980. He along with a group of his current and former students began doing plays at an outdoor theater by a barn in what is now Bowling Park. Today Barn-Lot is a state-of-the-art regional theater thanks to Tim's vision and dedication.
Tim also served in a similar role of music director at Glasgow Christian Academy in Glasgow, Ky. Through all of Tim many roles and activities he always put God at the center of everything he did.
Tim's service to God included 40 years of service as Minister of Music beginning and ending at the Edmonton Baptist Church, where he was a member, and also including Calvary Baptist Church and Cave City Baptist Church. Tim shared his love of God, family and music with everyone who was fortunate enough to know him. Tim is survived by his wife Carolyn Day Best, Glasgow, KY and the following:
In lieu of flowers alternate expressions of sympathy can be made to the Best for the Bests fund at Edmonton State Bank or left at Butler Funeral Home. Expressions can also be made to the Edmonton Baptist Church Building fund or a charity of your choice.
Butler Funeral Home, 201 E. Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements. _____________
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