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Edvert (Ed) Glen Gaskins, Russell Springs, KY (1929-2018)

He was a Dental Technician and a Veteran of US Army. He was a native of Russell County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He as the patriarch of a large, respected Russell County, KY, family. He was the son of the late Lilbert & Sarah Gadberry Gaskins and the widower of Pearl McGowan Gaskins. His wife Margaret Gaskins, survives. He leaves 16 direct and three step living descendants.
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Edvert "Ed" Glen Gaskins, 88, of Russell Springs, died Saturday, January 6, 2018 at his home.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10amCT, Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Bob McCabe officiating, along with speakers from the Lake Cumberland Area Emmaus Community. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT, Tuesday, January 9, 2018, and after 8amCT, Wednesday. Interment will be in the Russell Springs City Cemetery, Lakeway Drive, Russell Springs, KY.

Pallbearers: Jacob Loy, Matthew Loy, Greg Miller Joe Grider, Marshall Sample, and Dale Carey.

Edvert "Ed" Glen Gaskins, Russell County, KY (1929-2018)

He was born August 12, 1929 in Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late Lilbert & Sarah Gadberry Gaskins. He died Saturday, January 6, 2018, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 88 years, four months, and 25 days.

He was a Dental Technician and a Veteran of US Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Pearl McGowan Gaskins; and a sister, Lucy Gaskins Wilson.

Survivors are:
  • His wife: Margaret Gaskins, Russell Springs, KY

  • Four children: Steve (Mary) Gaskins, Louisville, KY; Kathie Gaskins Andrews, Russell Springs, KY; Michael (Liz) Gaskins, Ft. Worth, TX; and Jeneal (Tim) Loy, Jamestown, KY

  • Nine grandchildren

  • Three great grandchildren

  • One brother: Oscar (Virginia) Gaskins, Campbellsville, KY

  • Two sisters: Eva Gaskins Russell, Russell Springs, KY; and Vonnie Gaskins Shepherd, Bloomington, IN

  • Three step children: Sharon Acree, Russell Springs, KY; Robert Acree, Knoxville, TN; and Kathy (Tony) Tupman, Jamestown, KY
Send condolences to the family of Edvert -Ed- Gaskins

At his request, please make donations to the Lake Cumberland Area Emmaus Community or Gideons International. These can be made at the funeral Home.

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russelll Springs, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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Edvert (Ed) Glen Gaskins, Russell Springs, KY (1929-2018)

2018-01-08 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo from Bernard Funeral Home.

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