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Avel Gundorin, 17, Liberty, KY (2003-2020)

Avel Gundorin of Liberty passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020, at University of Kentucky Hospital. He was 17 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amET on Monday, August 17, 2020, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville St, Liberty, KY, with his brother, Ilya Gundorin, officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.

Born on January 27, 2003, in Cleveland, Tennessee, he was a son of Mikhail and Irina Trubachev Gundorin. Avel was a very energetic, funny, and mischievous young man. He loved the outdoors. Avel was very skilled with his hand and highly intelligent. He was of the Christian faith.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his seven sisters, Lina (David) Bibikov of Danville, Maria Gundorin of Liberty, Luiza Gundorin of Liberty, Lilly Gundorin of Liberty, Esther Gundorin of Liberty, Elizabeth Gundorin of Liberty, and Joanna Gundorin of Liberty; four brothers, Ilya (Elizabeth) Gundorin of Myrtle Beach, SC, Vladimir (Julia) Gundorin of Lexington, David Gundorin of Myrtle Beach, SC , and John Gundorin of Liberty; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and other family.

Arrangements for Avel Gundorin are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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Avel Gundorin, 17, Liberty, KY (2003-2020)

2020-08-15 - Casey Co., KY - Photo courtesy McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Avel was biking through Adair County when he was hit by a car. The whole region was called on to help emergency responders search for his identity as he was flown to UK Hospital in Lexington.

His family said Avel was an energetic, funny, and mischievous young man who loved the outdoors. Avel was very skilled with his hands and highly intelligent.

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