Richard Early, age 77 of Somerset
departed this life on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Lake Cumberland
Mr. Early was born on May 17, 1934 in
Mark, KY to the late Kattie (Claunch) and Stephen Early. He was a
United States Navy veteran of the Korean War, a truck driver for
Garner Transportation, and a member of the Mt. Calvary Community
He is survived by five sons, Timothy
Early of Somerset, Talmage (and Teresa) Early of Science Hill, KY,
Steven (and Patty) Early of Salem, OR, David Teddy Bear of London,
KY, and Samuel Early of Burkesville, KY; two daughters, Tracy (and
James) Perkins of White Lily, KY and Belinda Gail Early of White
Lily, KY; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a brother,
George (and Jenny Strunk) Early of Somerset; five sisters, Lois
(and Lester) McWilliams of Somerset, Wanda (and Gordon) Girdler of
Somerset, Judy (and Paul) Loveless of Somerset, Anna (and Terry)
Parnell of Butler, KY, and Thelma (and Frank) Collins of Windsor,
PA; a host of nieces and nephews; a sister-in-law, Anna Small
Early, and brother-in-law, Bill Hilll of Dayton, KY.
Mr. Early was preceded in death by his
parents; a son, Levi Early; three brothers, Manford, John,
and Melvin Early; and a sister, Lola Hill.
Visitation for Mr. Early will be Thursday,
March 29th at 9:00 am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland
Funeral Home with his funeral service to follow at 11:00 am.
Brother Clarence Adams and Sister Lori Adams will officiate.