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Bro. Bobby Lee Burden

July 28, 1942 ~ October 25, 2017 (age 75)

Bro. Bobby Lee Burden, 75, of Centertown, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born July 28, 1942 in McLean County to the late Leslie Estill Burden and Ora Fern Scalf Burden. Bro. Burden was pastor of Tabernacle of Joy Full Gospel in Morgantown for 15 years and was a self-employed logger. He was a Tee-Ball, Little League and Babe Ruth Baseball coach for over 20 years and boys and girls Jr. Pro Basketball coach for several years. He also served in the United States Army.  Bro. Burden was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Lou Ellen Wade, Judy Krise and Mary Brown.

Survivors include his wife, Gennie Mae Putman Burden of Centertown; one son, Timothy wayne (Sheila) Burden of Centertown; one daughter, Donna (Troy) Young of Columbia, Kentucky; nine grandchildren, Thomas Lee Burden, Edward Blaine Burden, Samantha Gail Burden, Elizabeth Marie Owens, James Michael Owens III, Lauren Ashley Owens, Audrey Young, Sadie Young and Silas Young and one brother, Winfred H. (Linda) Burden of Beaver Dam.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, October 28, 2017 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Bro. Delbert Dockery officiating. Burial will follow in Daugherty Family Cemetery in Centertown, Kentucky with full military honors by Ohio County Honor Guard. Friends may visit with Bro. Burden’s family from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Friday and after 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to, Bro.  Bobby Lee Burden Memorial Fund, c/o William L. Danks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 407, Beaver Dam, KY 42320.

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 Service Information

October 27, 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
October 28, 2017

1:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

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