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Don Wilson McWhorter, 71, Casey County, KY (1946-2017)

He served his country in two tours in Vietnam as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, and was a Baptist pastor at churches in North Carolina and Kentucky, including Broadway Baptist Church in Richmond, KY. His passion was preaching the Word of God and Proclaiming the Word of God in Jesus Christ . . . an eternal legacy he left to his surving children
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Don Wilson McWhorter (71) passed from death unto life on September 14, 2017.

Services will be held at Bartle Funeral Home, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY, 4pmCT/5pmET. on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Visitation will start at 3pmCT/4pmET.

Don Wilson McWhorter, 71, Casey County, KY (1946-2017)

He was born June 16, 1946. He was the son of Ernest & Lovine McWhorter of Middleburg, KY. He died Thursday, September 14, 2017, at the age of 71 years, two months, and 29 days.

He married Lou Ellen Wilkie of Kinston, NC, in 1969.

In 1971, Don entered the pastorate, serving in various churches in Kentucky and North Carolina. In 1981 he assumed the role of Pastor at Broadway Baptist Church in Richmond, KY. He pastored Broadway until his retirement in 2012.

After his retirement, he served as an Elder at God's Will Baptist Church in Lancaster, KY. Among all his loves and passions, one stood supreme: Preaching the Word of God and Proclaiming the Glory of God in Jesus Christ, the Savior of sinners! This eternal legacy he has left to his surviving children: Ellen McWhorter Stone (Jerry) of Richmond, KY; Keith (Michele) of Depauw, IN; Bryan of Richmond, KY; Kenan (Cassandra) of Lancaster, KY, as well as his eight grandchildren.

All Glory be to God! "The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord" (Job 1:21). In lieu of flowers, please give a gift to a missionary you know or to your local church.

Send condolences to the family of Don McWhorter

Bartle Funeral Home, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY, is in charge of arrangement

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