April 24, 2013

Robert Eugene Eggers


LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Robert Eugene Eggers, 77, Locust Grove Road, Keavy, Ky., passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Baptist Health, Corbin, Ky.

Born Oct. 29, 1935 in Caretta, W.Va., he was the son of the late Carl and Annie (Ritter) Eggers. He was a bank courier for Cumberland Valley National Bank, and attended Locust Grove Christian Church, Keavy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Marcella Eggers and Brenda Turpin; and two brothers, Carl Eggers Jr., and George Eggers.

Survivors include his wife, Ora Faye (Cassidy) Eggers, Keavy; a daughter, Kathy Baird, Corbin; two sons, John (Tracey) Eggers, Santa Clarita, Calif., and Scott (Konni) Eggers, Los Angeles, Calif.; two step-daughters, Kathy (David) Black, Keavy, and Deana (Sean) Hill, Bellevue, Neb.; a sister, Patsy Rakes, Detroit, Mich.; a brother, Charles Eggers, Hastings, Mich.; 13 grandchildren, Troy Ramsey, Crystal June Baird, Ashley Eggers, Jessica Eggers, Sarah Eggers, Cody Roark, Makenzie Jones, Dalton Hill, Chace Roark, Abby Jones, Kaitlyn Eggers, Leah Eggers and Seana Hill; and one great-grandchild, Shelby Lorraine Baird.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 24 in the chapel of London Funeral Home with Robbie Hale officiating.

Burial will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery, Keavy.

Pallbearers will be Steven Proffitt, Mike Proffitt, Sean Hill, David Black, Bobby Anders, Scott Eggers, John Eggers, Billy McKeehan and Cody Roark.

Visitation was after 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.