September 24, 2013

Jack Ray Kissick

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Jack Ray Kissick, 66, departed this life Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.

He was born on June 14, 1947 in Flemingsburg, Ky., the son of the late Sterling Thomas Kissick and Thusia Faulkner Kissick, who survives.

He was a retired railroad worker and truck driver, a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the Hands of God Church.

He is also survived by a wife, Oma Hunt Kissick; a daughter, Monica of Colorado; four step-children, Tiffany Johnson and Michael Tallant of East Bernstadt, David Allen of Corbin, and Brandon Allen of Gray; six siblings, William, Donald and Richard Kissick, Mattie Sweets, Beverly Brentson, Betty McElsresh and Mary Fisher; one grandchild, Jayden Grace Allen, plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.

Besides his father, he was also preceded in death by four siblings, James, Gereldine, Robert, and Steve Kissick.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. at Bowling Funeral Home with Randy Gilbert and Tim Maynes officiating.

Burial followed in Belt-Holt-Collette Cemetery in East Bernstadt.

Visitation was held Saturday, Sept. 21 at the funeral home.