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Gene Austin Acree, 78, Metcalfe Co., KY (1938-2016)

He was a farmer and retired from SKF in Glasgow after 33 years. Austin was a United States Army Veteran and of the Christian faith. He was the son of the late Willaim Paul and Opal Cooksey Acree. His wife of 55 years, Sylvia Moss Acree, survives. He leaves 17 direct living descendants.
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Austin Acree, age 78, of Edmonton, KY, died Thursday, June 16, 2016, at his home.

Funeral services will be held 1pmCT, Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Moss-Stephens-Grissom Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, June 17, 2016, 5pm-8pmCT, and after 9amCT, Saturday at the funeral home.


Gene Austin Acree, 78, Metcalfe Co., KY (1938-2016)


He was the son of the late William Paul and Opal Cooksey Acree. He was born May 27, 1938. He died Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Edmonton, Metcalfe County, KY, at the age of 78 years, 20 days.

He was a farmer and retired from SKF in Glasgow after 33 years. Austin was a United States Army Veteran and of the Christian faith.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Sylvia Moss Acree, and the following:
  • One son: Kevin Acree and wife Tina of Edmonton, KY

  • Two daughters: Sonya Garmon and husband Carl of Edmonton, KY; and Geanetta "Gee" Watson and husband Shawn of Burkesville, KY

  • Seven grandchildren: Tashia, Mareika, Dakota, Sarah, Darby, Heather and Cory.

  • Seven great grandchildren: Brianna, Jaycee, Cambren, Karlie, Aydon, Anna Lei and Carter.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Acree; A sister, Norma Price;; and two nieces, Delinda and Robin Acree.

Send condolences to the family of Gene Austin Acree

Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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