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John Treber, Russell Springs, KY (1928-2012)

He was native of Bainbridge, Ohio and the patriarch of a widely respected Russell County, KY family. He leaves eight direct living descendants. He was retired after a career with the General Motors Corporation. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Russell Springs, KY

John Treber, 84, Hwy 1383, Russell Springs, Ky, died June 8, 2012, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset, KY.

Funeral services will be Friday, June 15, 2012, at 11amCT, at the Russell Springs First Baptist Church, 392 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY, with Rev. Jeff Griffin officiating. Visitation is after 9amCT Friday, at the church. Cremation has been chosen.

John Treber, Russell Springs, KY (1928-2012)

He was born Tuesday, May 15, 1928, in Bainbridge, Geauga County, Ohio. He was the son of the late Julia Treber and the late Burr Treber. He died Friday, June 8, 2012, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 84 years and 24 days.

He was retired from General Motors and was a member of the Russell Springs Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mabel Treber, Russell Springs, KY, and the following:
  • Two sons: John V. (Sherrie) Treber, Jr., Russell Springs, KY; and Randal James (Laurie) Treber, Springboro, Ohio

  • Three grandsons: Jeremy Treber, Jeffrey Treber, and Matthew Treber

  • Three great grandchildren: Ethan, Kennedy, and Parker
He was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.

The Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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