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Regina Faye Hite

Jul 22, 1940 - Feb 20, 2024

Regina Faye Hite, 83, of Philpot, passed away on February 20, 2024, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Regina was born in Ohio County on July 22, 1940, to the late Onal and Stacy Nash Westerfield. Regina completed her education at Hartford High School before starting a career at General Electric. There,…

John M. "Johnny" Sims, Jr.

May 28, 1954 - Feb 19, 2024

John M. “Johnny” Sims, Jr., 69, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, February 19, 2024 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Lebanon, Ohio to the late John Melvin Sims, Sr. and Mary Jean Ebelhar Sims. Johnny was a truck driver and most recently worked for Grant Farms and Pasture Belt Farms. He was a…

Thomas "Tommy" Kendrick Fulkerson

Aug 19, 1944 - Feb 19, 2024

Thomas “Tommy” Kendrick Fulkerson, 79, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, February 19, 2024, at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born August 19, 1944, in Owensboro, to the late Francis and Ellenora Kauffeld Fulkerson. Tommy served in the National Guard and was the owner-operator of Tommy’s Backhoe Service.…

Amy Bullington

Apr 14, 1973 - Feb 17, 2024

Amy Bullington, 50, of Owensboro, passed away February 17, 2024.  She was born April 14, 1973, to Oba Ray and Nancy Douglas.  Amy loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her father; brother, Christopher Ray; grandchildren, Preston, and Elijah; stepdaughter, Beverly Fuentes and stepson, Billy Joe…

Richard "Dick" Lorenze Best

Jul 23, 1935 - Feb 16, 2024

Richard “Dick” Lorenze Best, 88, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, February 16, 2024, at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson, KY. He was born July 23, 1935, in Owensboro to the late Walter and Katie Lea Adelman Best. Dick graduated from Daviess County High School where he excelled in Basketball. He served in the…

Edgar "Eddie" D. Wright Jr.

Jun 25, 1950 - Feb 16, 2024

Edgar “Eddie” D. Wright Jr., 73, of Owensboro passed away Friday, February 16, 2024, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Daviess County native was born June 25, 1950, to the late Edgar D. Wright Sr. and Francis Payne Wright. Eddie graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School, class of 1968 and served in the Kentucky National…

Patricia Marie "Tisa" Bumm

Mar 17, 1931 - Feb 15, 2024

Patricia Marie Crisp Bumm passed away on   Feb. 15, 2024, while under the care of Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Kentucky. She was born in Owensboro on March 17, 1931, to Lawrence and Emma Howard Crisp, and was the youngest of 10 children. She was a longtime member of St. Martin Catholic Church. Known…

Darrell Brown Daniels

May 31, 1947 - Feb 13, 2024

Darrell Brown Daniels, 76, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2024, under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. The Hancock County native was born May 31, 1947, to the late Brown Daniels and Rachel Voyles Daniels. Darrell attended Hancock County High School and received his HVAC training at Kentucky Tech Vocational School. Darrell…

Charles D. Proctor

Jul 18, 1941 - Feb 11, 2024

Charles D. Proctor, 82, of Hartford, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2024 at his home while under the care of Hospice.  He was born July 18, 1941 in Logan County to the late Wilbur and Nora Harrison Proctor.  Charles was a retired construction worker and a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.…

Vanetta N. Hicks

Oct 5, 1931 - Feb 11, 2024

Vanetta N. Hicks, 92, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, February 11, 2024, under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. The Ohio County native was born October 5, 1931, to the late Frank James and Bertie Neal James. Vanetta grew up and attended school in Centertown. She married Joseph Frasure and had four children before…

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