Obituaries—3/31/14Published 9:29am Monday, March 31, 2014
Fred Walbright, 78, of Ironton, went to be with the Lord Friday, March 28, 2014. The Lawrence County native was born in Pedro, the son of the late Chester and Garnet Wilds Walbright. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Gayle Lynd Walbright, whom he married April 17, 1978.
Fred is a graduate of Ironton High School and was a member of the United States Army Reserve. He was employed by Ironton Coke and then retired from River Valley Health Systems. He was member of Freedom Baptist Church in Kitts Hill where he served as Sunday school superintendent.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Jennie Mae Hanshaw.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Debi (Lori) Walbright, of San Antonio, Texas, Michael (Cheryl) Cavin, Greg (Beth) Walbright, and Amy (James) Rowe, all of Ironton; his grandchildren, Johnny Blevins, of Houston, Texas, Travis (Katie) Wagner, of Hilliard, Tyler Cavin, Cody and Hayley Rowe, all of Ironton; and a special niece, Donna Thomas, of Ironton.
Funeral services for Mr. Walbright will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home with Pastor Matt Dillon and the Rev. Scott Jenkins officiating. Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery and visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made in Fred’s honor to the Community Hospice Center, 2330 Pollard Rd., Ashland, KY, 41101.
To make online condolences to the Walbright family please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.
Timothy McFarland, 51, of Ironton, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky. He is survived by his wife, Margo McFarland. Arrangements are pending at Phillips Funeral Home.