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Phillip Gaskins, 68, Adair County, KY (d. April 22, 2016)

Mr. Gaskins was a member of the Millerfield Brethren in Christ Church, a Vietnam veteran, he participated in the Casey County Jail ministry and was an outstanding member of the community. He was the son Charlene Shepherd Gaskins, who survives, and the late Paul Edward Gaskins. He was the widower of Wanda Kendall Gaskins. He leaves 24 direct living descendants.
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Phillip Gaskins, 68 years of Liberty Road, Columbia, KY (the Ella Community) passed away suddenly Friday, April 22, 2016 at 1:05amCT, at the Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs, KY, after a short illness.

A celebration of life for Phillip Gaskins will be held Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 1pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY with Bro. Richard Lehman the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097. The family request visiting after 4pmCT, on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home

He was the son of the late Paul Edward Gaskins and is survived by his mother Charlene Shepherd Gaskins of Columbia, KY.

Besides his father he was preceded in death by his wife Wanda Kendall Gaskins> on July 3, 2008, and a granddaughter Brittany Diane Gaskins.

He is survived by the following:
  • Two sons: Ricky Gaskins and wife Diane of Greensburg, KY; and Shane Gaskins and wife Teresa of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Juanita Scott and husband Doug of Columbia, KY

  • One sister: Phyllis Gaskins of Columbia, KY

  • One brother: Dale Gaskins and wife Linda of Bolingbrook, IL

  • Ten grandchildren: Joshua Gaskins, Jonathan Richard Gaskins, Percilla Gaskins, Anthony Alley, Jonathan Michael Scott, Corey Scott, Brandon Byrd, Bradley Byrd, Aaron Gaskins, Alex Gaskins

  • Eleven great grandchildren.
Mr. Gaskins was a member of the Millerfield Brethren in Christ Church, a Vietnam veteran, he participated in the Casey County Jail ministry and was an outstanding member of the community.

Send condolences to the family of Phillip E. Gaskins

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

This story was posted on 2016-04-23 11:49:27

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