LEXINGTON — Ray Cave, 86, died Friday evening at V.A. Medical Center in Lexington. He was the son of the late Grover and Nola Tilley Cave.
He was a drywaller and painter, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Rocky Hill Methodist Church.
He is survived by twin daughters, Marlene Dray and husband Bobby, of Paris, and Darlene Hopps, of Paris; five grandchildren, Lisa Wease, of Paris, Paul Thornsburg, of Paris, Russell Dray, of Paris, Melissa Dray, of Barbourville, and Jeff Dray, of Richmond; and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lavona Hodges Cave; one brother, Crawford Cave; two sisters, Ruth Wilson and Frances Cave.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with burial in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 9 a.m. until time for services at the funeral home.
SUMMER SHADE — Velma Moore, 97, of Summer Shade, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Barren County Health Care Center.
She was a daughter of the late William and Cora Lee Witty Gossett and a retired employee of Kentucky Pants.
She is survived by one son, Billy Moore; two nieces, Margaret Cox and Billie Sue Ray; and two nephews, Joe and William Gossett; and several special neighbors.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Moore; one sister, Neva Nunnally; and two brothers, Urey and Ewing Gossett.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in Poplar Log Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home until time of service.
Memorials may be made to the Shirley Baldock Cemetery, c/o McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232
HISEVILLE — Donald Thomas “ Duck” Neal, 56, of Hiseville, lost his battle with lung cancer after 14 months. He died at his home in Goodnight on Saturday afternoon Aug. 18, 2012. His family and friends stood faithfully by his side during his illness, along with T.J. Samson Hospice and Ms. Nora Brown, caregiver.
Duck was born in Barren County on March 16, 1956, the son of Thomas and Beatrice Stephenson Neal. Duck worked for many years at Townsend Tree Services until he joined his son and opened Neal Recycling. He was a member of Coral Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his parents, Thomas and Beatrice Neal, of Glasgow; his son, Eli (Martha), of Hiseville; one grandchild, Maleah Walden; and two step-grandchildren, Skyler and Jameson Kingrey, all of Hiseville; Eli’s Mom, Terri Harper of Lagrange; three sisters, Loretta Minyard (Johnny), of Smiths Grove, Sheryl Bailey (Greg), of Glasgow, Darlene Vincent (Joe), of Hiseville; one brother, Eddie Neal, of Bowling Green; three nieces and two nephews; several great nieces and nephews; special friend Norma Jean Reece; his extended family of Neal and Stephenson uncles, aunts and many cousins.
Duck was preceded in death his grandparents, Leonard and Sarah Neal and Edgar and Nettie Stephenson.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
HORSE CAVE — Shirley Ann O’Neal, 64, of Horse Cave, died at 1:30 a.m. Saturday in Horse Cave.
She was a daughter of the late William and Mary Hawkins.
She is survived by her husband, Jimmy O’Neal.
Funeral services will be noon Monday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Brother Bobby Neal officiating. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home until time for service.
BROWNSVILLE — Freddie G Poteet, 69, of Brownsville, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center.
He was the son of the late Raymond Poteet and Mary Helen Poteet and the husband of 27 years to Virginia Marie Cook Poteet, who survives.
Funeral services were 2 p.m. Sunday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Grove Chapel, with burial in Pine Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
MUNFORDVILLE — Proctor “Bud” Taylor Jr., 71, of Munfordville, died at 2:28 p.m. Friday at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. He was a son of the late Proctor Taylor Sr. and Virginia Richardson Taylor.
Bud was retired from the U.S. Army, the University of Louisville campus and had also been employed as a correction officer with Hart County Jail.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Martin Taylor.
He is survived by his loving and faithful companion, Louise Logsdon Greer; step-daughter, Diane Crawford, of Texas; two sisters, Mary Lou Isenberg, of Munfordville, and Marquita Clark, of Munfordville; four brothers, George, Carrol and Mike Taylor, all of Munfordville, and Floyd Taylor, of Upton; one step-granddaughter, Aimee McMurtrey, of Texas; and one step-grandson, Bryson McMurtrey, of Texas.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Brother Hank Gibson officiating. Burial will be in Rocky Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. Monday and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.