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Bobby Gene Pike, Adair Co., KY (1946-2013)

He was a native of Adair County, the son of the late Thurman and Jannie Smith Pike. He leaves 2 direct living descendants. He was a highly respected member of the Adair County community. He served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War and was retired from IMO.
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Bobby Gene Pike, 67, of Columbia, died Monday, July 29, 2013 at 10pmCT, at his residence.

Funeral service is Friday, August 2, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Kerry Yates officiating. Burial will be in in Bearwallow Cemetery, 6090 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, with Full Military Honors presented by Columbia VFW Post 6097. Visitation will be after 4pmCT/5pmET, Thursday, August 1, 2013.

Casket bearers: Ricky Smith, Bobby Redmon, Kenneth Bennett, Vitis Bailey, Justin Bailey and Richard Butler.

Honorary casket bearers: Michael Johnson, Larry Keltner, Floyd Painter, George Johnson, Lee Johnson, Jr. Bray, and Jim Ed Cary.

Bobby Gene Pike, Adair Co., KY (1946-2013)

He was born Wednesday, June 19, 1946, in Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Thurman and Jannie Smith Pike. He died Monday, July 29, 2013, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 67 years, 1 month, and 10 days.

He served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War and was retired from IMO.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Johnson Pike and a special niece, Heather Johnson. Survivors include:
  • One daughter: Amy Pike of Columbia, KY

  • Two sisters: Joyce (Larry) Keltner of Bloomington, IN and Faye (Floyd) Painter of Gilbert, SC

  • One grandchild: Arlington Simpson

  • A special niece: Bridgett Bailey of Columbia, KY

  • And several other nieces, nephews and friends
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Bobby Gene Pike, Adair Co., KY (1946-2013)

2013-07-30 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Bobby Gene Pike, Adair Co., KY (1946-2013)

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