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Colby W. Compton, Adair Co., KY (1940-2013)

He was a member of a highly-regarded West Adair County, KY, family. He was a longtime lawn care worker in Columbia.

Coby W. Compton, age 73 years of Columbia, KY a resident of the NHC Healthcare in Glasgow, KY for the past few months, died Monday, May 20, 2013 in Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 11amCT/12pm noonET, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Steve Williams the officiating clergy. Interment in the Moore Cemetery, 225 Prices Creek Road, Adair County, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY.

Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Colby W. Compton, Adair Co., KY (1940-2013)

He was born Tuesday, April 30, 1940 in the Nell Community of Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Walter Lee and Birbie Jane England Compton. He died Monday, May 20, 2013, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY, at the age of 73 years, 20 days.

He was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters, Clinton Compton, Jimmy Compton, Clayton Compton, Mildred Lee Moore, Nina Jessie, Ruby Dial, Margaret Jessee, Edna Sexton and Beatrice Gowen and by 6 nieces and nephews.

He is survived by:
  • One sister: Irene Pickett of Louisville, KY

  • And by 29 nieces and nephews
Colby was a long time lawn care worker in Columbia.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Colby W. Compton, Adair Co., KY (1940-2013)

2013-05-21 - 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
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