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Glendon L. "Dankey" Centers, 82, of Red Lick, widower of Lucy Anglin Centers, passed away Friday morning at The St. Joseph Hospital in Berea.
Mr. Centers was born on November 10, 1934, in Estill County, the son of the late Gus and Viola Spivey Centers. He was a retired employee of the Madison County School System, where he had worked as a bus driver and later as a mechanic. Dankey was also a farmer and had a great love for horses and mules. He loved to work a good team. He was of the Pentecostal Faith.
Survivors include: one daughter, Lisa K. Centers; one sister, Rosa Lee Centers Cottrell (John); two brothers, Ray Centers (Joann) and Lonnie Centers (Faye); six grandchildren, Crystal Centers, Johnna Scalf, Felisha Centers, Robert "Buck" King, Chad Centers and Jacob Griggs; six great-grandchildren, McKinze Fryer, Emily Smith, Kelsey Smith, Kierra King, Cy Thacker and Weslee Centers; as well as several nieces nephews and other relatives.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at The Red Lick Baptist Church with Bro. Owen Moody officiating. Burial will follow at Madison Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Monday at the church.
Pallbearers will be: Robert "Buck" King, Robert Lear, Terry Joe Cheeks, Terry Cheeks, Duke Cottrell, Chris Mize, Wayne Gray and Ricky Centers.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: Lonnie Centers, Ray Centers, Jerry Gray and John Cottrell.
The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, Richmond, is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on November 18, 2016
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