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George Lendol Duvall

April 18, 1929 ~ September 18, 2017 (age 88)

George Lendol Duvall, 88, of Beaver Dam, died September 18, 2017 at Ohio County Hospital. George was retired from Ken, Homestead and Gibraltar coal mines. He served in the United States Army, was a bus driver for Ohio County Schools and a bailiff in the Ohio County Sheriff’s Department. George also worked at the post office and Midwestern Gas. He was a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church and also attended Goshen Church.

George loved spending time on the farm, eating a big country meal and telling stories. He pulled Belgian draft horses for 65 years in 15 states and Canada. He was a regular fixture in the local Christmas parades, and most enjoyed hauling the hundreds of children in Downtown Christmas with his green Owensboro wagon. He was able to continue the parades and pulling in his later years with the help of Brody Brown and Bobby Stofer and he loved them as his own. His last horse, Old Jim, died in April.

George is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary K. Duvall of Beaver Dam; daughters, Jo Jo (Glen) Russelburg of Beaver Dam and De De (Lanny) Ashby of Hanson; granddaughters, Jenna Brashear (John Palmer) of Owensboro, Katy Ashby of Hanson and Kourtney Ashby of Hanson. He is also survived by nieces and nephews, Janice Hensley of Blacksburg, Virginia; Frank Hoxworth of Terre Haute, Indiana; and Cherie Perigo of Bluffton, South Carolina. He as preceded in death by his parents, Hiram and Lena Duvall; sisters, Thelma Steward, Merlene Ashley, and Audra Hoxworth and his grandson, Joe Lendol Brashear. He is also survived by Aaron Russelburg of Hawesville and Tony and Kasen Russelburg of Stockdale, Texas.

Funeral services will be at Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. Visitation will be held 4 – 8 PM on Wednesday and 9-11 AM Thursday with the funeral to follow. Interment will be at Sunnyside Cemetery.

The family request expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Joe L. Brashear Scholarship Fund in care of PBI Bank, P.O. Box 67, Beaver Dam, Kentucky 42320 or the charity of your choice.

Online messages of condolences may be left for George’s family at 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Joe L. Brashear Scholarship Fund c/o PBI Bank
P.O. Box 67, Beaver Dam KY 42320

 Service Information

September 20, 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
September 21, 2017

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

Interment following funeral service
September 21, 2017

Sunnyside Cemetery
Hwy 62 East
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

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