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Elmer Summers, Casey County, KY (1926-2015)

He was a native of Atterson, Casey County, KY. He was the son of the late Teadore and Peral Hicks Summers and the widower of Jane Buck Summers. He leaves 11 direct living descendants. He died in Harker Heights, TX. Elmer worked on the railroad before joining the military. During his Army career, he was a helicopter instructor. He did two tours in Germany, fought in the Korean War, and two tours in Vietnam. He worked for the civil service at Fort Eustis after retiring from United States Army. He loved fishing and woodworking. Elmer was an avid handyman and was a former member of the Casey County Pork Producers Association. His final resting place will be in his native Casey County.
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Elmer Summers formerly of Liberty, KY passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the Seton Medical Center in Harker Heights, Texas. He was 89.

Funeral service are 12pmNoonCT/1pmET Wednesday, November 11, 2015 "Veterans Day" at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Joe Hatchet officiating. Burial will follow at Whited Cemetery with military honors by the Casey County Honor Guard. Visitation is Wednesday from 10amCT-11amET until funeral service.


Elmer Summers, Casey County, KY (1926-2015)

Born September 1, 1926 in Atterson, Casey County, KY, he was the son of the late Theadore and Pearl Hicks Summers. He died Thursday, November 5, 2015, in Harker Heights, Texas, at the age of 89 years, two months, and four days.

Elmer worked on the railroad before joining the military. During his Army career, he was a helicopter instructor. He did two tours in Germany, fought in the Korean War, and two tours in Vietnam. He worked for the civil service at Fort Eustis after retiring from United States Army. He loved fishing and woodworking. Elmer was an avid handyman and was a former member of the Casey County Pork Producers Association.

Survivors include the following:
  • A son: Brian Keith Summers of Virginia

  • A daughter: Barbara (and Jim) Brennan of Newport News, Virginia

  • Six grandchildren

  • and three great-grandchildren
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Jane Buck Summers; two sons, Thomas Wayne and Jeffrey Alan Summers; seven brothers, William Eugene, Arlis, Wilbur, Roy, Kenneth, Earl, and Hobert Summers; and a sister, Ada Hayes.

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McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY in charge of arrangements.


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