Jerry Lake Singleton, 81 of Rockport, Kentucky passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born on February 11, 1939 to the late Dellie Cleveland and Addie Mae Singleton. He was the youngest of 11 siblings. Jerry married Virginia Claire Lamb on August 8, 1958. He retired from Peabody Coal Coal Company, Sinclair Surface Mine. Jerry was a member of Rockport Baptist Church and was a member of the McHenry/Rockport Masonic Lodge #800 F&AM. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, UK basketball, refereeing basketball games and taking care of his home and his family.
Aside from his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Oral, Junior and Adral; four sisters, Wilda, Doretta, Silvia and Margaret.
He leaves behind to cherish many memories, his wife of 62 years, Virginia Claire “Meme” Singleton of Rockport, Kentucky; two children, Tommy Singleton of Rockport and Susan (Kenny) Newcom of Beaver Dam; two grandchildren, Ashley Singleton and Aubrey (Jayla) Newcom and three great-grandsons, ZachAriah, ZebAdiah and Zepplin; two brothers, Bobby Singleton and Donny Singleton and one sister, Carrie Devine.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M., Monday, January 4, 2021 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Rev. Betty Shaver officiating. A private burial will follow in Reid Cemetery in Rockport, Kentucky. Friends may visit with the family of Mr. Singleton from 10 A.M. until 1 P.M. at the funeral home.
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