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Billy Gene Welborn

April 11, 1931 ~ April 22, 2017 (age 86)

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Billy Gene Welborn, 86, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born April 11, 1931, in Rockport, Kentucky to the late Herbert and Louise Devine Welborn. Billy was a Christian man and a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church where he studied with the Baracca Sunday School Class.  He was employed by Peabody Coal Company at Ken Surface Mine from December 1949 until retirement in January 1993. During his time at the mine he ran a BUCYRUS ERIE 61R Drill. On June 26, 1954 Billy married his loving wife of 42 years, Anna Lee Nelson Welborn.  

Mr. Welborn was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Anna Lee Welborn; sister, Betty Kiper; niece, Cheri Kiper and grandmother, Iva Nichols.

Survivors include his daughter, Sheila Ann (Jerry) Killough of Hartford; brother, Fred (Doris) Welborn of Beaver Dam; granddaughter, Leah Michele (Eric) Garner of Owensboro; two great-grandchildren, Gatlin Matthew and Bella Faith Garner and a special friend, Eulah Brown of Beaver Dam.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at William L. Danks Funeral Home with, Rev. John Cashion, Dr. Glenn Armstrong, and Rev. Doug King officiating. Musical selections for the service will be provided by Rev. Josh Fulkerson and Jenny Knight. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Friends may visit with Mr. Welborn’s family from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Monday and 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to, Beaver Dam Baptist Church Building Fund, 343 South Main Street, Beaver Dam, Kentucky 42320.

Online condolences may be left at www.danksfuneralhome.com. 


 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
April 24, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Funeral Service
Tuesday
April 25, 2017

11:00 AM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Interment
Tuesday
April 25, 2017

12:00 PM
Sunnyside Cemetery
Hwy 62 East
Beaver Dam, KY 42320


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