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Bobby Kersey

July 19, 1934 March 4, 2019
Bobby Kersey
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Obituary for Bobby Kersey

Bobby G. Kersey, 84, of Flatwoods, passed away Monday, March 04, 2019 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.

Bobby was born July 19, 1934 in Ashland to the late Harlan Kersey Sr. and Theodocia Graham Kersey.

In addition to his parents, Bobby was preceded in death by his loving wife, Carol Sue Anderson Kersey; Brothers, Herbert Kersey Sr., Ezra Kersey, Glenn Kersey, and Harlan Kersey Jr.; sisters Ruth Hayes, Orpha Kazee, Lillian Dixon, Roma Hunt, and Betty Micavich.

Bobby proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. After his service in the Navy, he became employed with AK Steel, where he retired from the Maintenance Department. He was a faithful member of Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a Men’s Sunday School Teacher and a former member of the Sanctuary Choir. He was also a former member of the Fred M. Gross Lodge.

He leaves behind two sons, Rev. Jeff Kersey (Lynn) of Lexington, SC and Samuel S. Kersey (Melanie) of Jessup, GA; two daughters, Yvonne Kersey of New Albany, IN and Beth Kersey Wiesman of Bright, IN; nine grandchildren, Melissa, Crystal, Matt, Zachery, Ashley, Aaron, Noah, Rachel and Jacob; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews including a special nephew, Dave Kersey; a special grandson and caregiver Matt; along with a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Thursday, March 7th at Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Matt Shamblin officiating. Burial will follow at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods. Visitation will be Thursday at the church from 11-1.

In lieu of flowers please send remembrances in Bobby’s name to the Rose Hill Christian School, 1001 Winslow Rd, Ashland, KY 41102.

Arrangements are under the direction of Caniff Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be left at www.canifffuneralhome.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

7

Mar

11:00 AM 3/7/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 3/7/2019 1:00:00 PM
Rose Hill Baptist Church

1001 Winslow Rd
Ashland, ky 41101

Rose Hill Baptist Church
1001 Winslow Rd Ashland 41101 ky
United States

Service

Thursday

7

Mar

1:00 PM 3/7/2019 1:00:00 PM
Rose Hill Baptist Church

1001 Winslow Rd
Ashland, ky 41101

Rose Hill Baptist Church
1001 Winslow Rd Ashland 41101 ky
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Bellefonte Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

700 Red Devil Lane
Flatwoods, KY 41139

700 Red Devil Lane Flatwoods 41139 KY
United States
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