|Birth: ||Aug. 13, 1923|
|Death: ||Jul. 20, 2009|
World War II,
Claude Hubert Absher, 85 years of age, of East Highway 452 in Pulaski County, Kentucky, departed this life on Monday, July 20th, 2009 at his residence.
He was born in Occonnita, Virginia on August 13th, 1923, son of the late Andrew Jackson Absher and Annie Mae Temple Absher. He was a truck driver for Eldridge Truck Line until his retirement in 1981 and a member of Etna Church of Christ. He was a three-year veteran of World War II, serving in the European and Pacific theaters of operation.
He was survived by his loving wife, Hazel Lucille Bishop Absher, whom he married on July 14th, 1945; three sons, Don (and Judy) Absher, Ron (and Matalene) Absher, both of Science Hill, Kentucky and Glen (and Ruth) Absher of Somerset, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Monty (and Angela) Absher of Richmond, Kentucky, Marci Absher (and her fiance, Tyler) of Hayden, Alabama, Matthew (and Alyssa) Absher of Science Hill, Kentucky, Darron Absher of Loveland, Ohio, and Jonathan Absher of Science Hill, Kentucky; four great-grandchildren, Benjamin and Emma Absher of Richmond, Kentucky and Cameran and Aedyn Absher of Science Hill, Kentucky; and two half brothers, Tommy (and Martie) Absher of St. George, Utah and Lonnie (and Kandis) Absher of Verda, Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Jackson and Annie Mae Absher; four half sisters, Ruth Shultz Upton, Barbara Whitaker, Myrtle Dowden and Opal Absher; and one half brother, Charles Absher.
Visitations were held after 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 at the Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill, Kentucky.
Funeral service were held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 24th, 2009 in the Chapel of the Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Loren Stevens officiating.
Burial followed in the Lakeside Memorial Gardens in Somerset, Kentucky.
THIS IS A TRIBUTE IN MEMORY OF CLAUDE,
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.
Hazel Lucille Bishop Absher (1923 - 2016)*
Note: Obituary information courtesy of funeral home website.
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