August 23, 2014

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Raymond L. LaFollette, 90

Raymond L. LaFollette, 90, of Piner, Ky. passed away on Monday, January 20, 2014 at Gallatin Health Care, Warsaw, Ky.

He was born May 8, 1923 to the late Charles and Resa Cummins of Pendleton County and married Eula Caldwell in 1947. His wife preceded his passing. Raymond attended the DeMossville School, was a member of the Mt. Moriah Christian Church and a lifetime dairyman and tobacco farmer. His dairy was rated a gold standard dairy and he was a member of the NFO. Mr. LaFollette volunteered with the Piner-Fiskburg Fire Department.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his wife, were son, Dexter LaFollette; daughter-in-law, Edie Zerhusen LaFollette; brothers, Elmon, Carlos “Short”, Joe and Lee Grand; sisters, Bernice Hess, Ruby Messmer and Eula Mae Wright.

Surviving are daughter, Sandra Turner, Speedwell, Tenn., Rhonda F. (John) Reeves, Florence; and grandsons, Brian (Lori) Duncan, Brad Duncan, Justin (Sarah) LaFollette, Aaron LaFollette; and great-grandson, Tyler Duncan.

Services were held Friday, January 24, 2014 at Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home, Independence and officiated by Bro. Marshall Hills.

Pallbearers were his grandsons, Brian, Justin and Aaron LaFollette; son-in-law, John R. Reeves; nephew, Rick LaFollette; and friend, Billy Nichols.

Interment took place at the Gardnersville Cemetery.

Memorials are suggesterd to: Goshen Christian Church, 1773 Bracht-Piner Road, Morning View, KY 41063 or Gardnersville Cemetery, 4587 Ky. Hwy 491, DeMossville, KY 41033.