|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1948|
|Death: ||Feb. 7, 2010|
United States Army,
Robert Bob "Chick" Amburgey, 61 years of age, of Somerset, Kentucky, formerly of Science Hill, Kentucky, was called home on February 7th, 2010 after a valiant battle with cancer.
Bob was born on April 13th, 1948 in Leburn (Knott County), Kentucky, to the late Kirby Amburgey and Beulah Pratt Amburgey. He was a retired construction worker from Columbus, Ohio and a United States Army veteran. His love for God and his family was foremost in his heart. He was very active in his Christian faith.
Bob was survived by his wife, Sue Sears of Somerset, Kentucky; a son, Dwayne Phelps of Somerset, Kentucky; a sister, Christine Thacker (and Buford) of Saint Paris, Ohio; a half-brother, Sammy Hart (and Shirley), of Hindman, Kentucky; a niece and three nephews; and special friends, Bill Bates, Lee Hollis, Perry Mason Hail and Larry Grundy.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Kirby and Beulah Pratt Amburgey and one nephew, James Larry Hart.
Visitations were held on Thursday, February 11th, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in Somerset, Kentucky.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Chaplain Clarence Floyd officiating.
Burial followed in the Mill Springs National Cemetery in Nancy, Kentucky. The American Legion Post No#38 Honor Guard conducted full military honors for Bob.
THIS IS A TRIBUTE IN MEMORY OF BOB,
I'd like the memory of me
to be a happy one.
I'd like to leave an after glow
of smiles when life is done.
I'd like to leave an echo
whispering softly down the ways,
Of happy times and laughing times
and bright and sunny days.
I'd like the tears of those who grieve,
to dry before the sun
of happy memories
that I leave when my life is done.
Note: Obituary information courtesy of funeral home website.
Mill Springs National Cemetery
Plot: L, 0, 288
Created by: Cadmus
Record added: Feb 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47960647
If you could see where I have gone, the beauty of this place, and how it feels to know you're home to see our Savior's face. To wake in peace and know no fear, just joy beyond compare. While still on earth you miss me yet, you wouldn't want me there. If y...(Read more)|
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Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on. Cherished memories will never fade, because one loved is gone. Those we love can never be, more than a thought apart, for as long as there is a memory, they live with in our heart.|
Added: Feb. 10, 2010