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Mr. Matthew Albert Wyatt, Russell Springs, KY (1936-2016)

He was a native of Cumberland County, KY, and a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Governor Taylor Wyatt and Sally Edna Long Wyatt. He leaves 19 direct living descendants.
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Mr. Matthew Albert Wyatt of Russell Springs, Kentucky, departed this life on Monday, April 18, 2016 at his home.

The funeral services for Mr. Matthew Wyatt will be conducted at 11amCT, Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Spring Lake Family Cemetery, Russell Springs, Kentucky. Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 9pmCT, Friday, April 22, 2016, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Saturday until time of the funeral service.

Pallbearers: Noah Ritchie, Daniel Wyatt, Daniel Franklin, David Kerr, Matthew Wyatt III,Don Judd, and Kenny Thompson.

Honorary pallbearers: Nieces and nephews.

Mr. Matthew Albert Wyatt, Russell Springs, KY (1936-2016)

Mr. Matthew Albert Wyatt of Russell Springs, Kentucky, son of the late Governor Taylor Wyatt and Sally Edna Long Wyatt, was born on July 13, 1936 in Cumberland County, Kentucky, and departed this life on Monday, April 18, 2016 at his home in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY. He was 79 years, nine months, and five days of age.

Survivors include:
  • Two sons and a daughter-in-law: William Wyatt and his companion, Linda Brockman of Campbellsville, KY; Matthew Jr. and Kim Wyatt of Russell Springs, KY

  • Two daughters: Eva Carmical of Lexington, KY; and Mary Perkins of Russell Springs, KY

  • Fifteen grandchildren: Daniel Wyatt, David Kerr, Misty Thompson, Elizabeth Caldwell, Daniel Franklin, Hannah Franklin, Anthony Shreve, Joyce Shreve, Noah Ritchie, Tabitha Goez, Matthew Wyatt III, Josh Wilkie, Bethany Wethington, Sarah Morrison, and Destiny Wariner

  • Three brothers and a sister-in-law: Johnny and Diane Wyatt of Russell Springs, KY; Prentice "Popcorn" Wyatt of Summersville, KY; and Ben Wyatt of Greensburg, KY

  • Two sisters and brothers-in-law: Brenda and Donald Judd, and Judy and Dennis Nunn all of Greensburg, KY

  • A sister-in-law: Florence Wyatt of Indiana

  • And a host of other relatives and friends. Mr. Wyatt was also preceded in death by a grandson: Billy Joe "Little Bill" Ritchie; three brothers and four sisters: Chester Wyatt, Henry Wyatt, Taylor Wyatt, Hanas Marie League, Josie Wright, Mary Sallee, and Arsissa Thompson. Send condolences to the family of Mr. Matthew Albert Wyatt

    The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the family burial expenses, which can be made at the funeral home.

    The Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, in charge of arrangements.

    This story was posted on 2016-04-20 07:34:12
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