Visitation: Friday, January 4, 2008 6-9 PM Dowell & Martin Funeral Home
Funeral Service: Saturday, January 5, 2008 2 PM Dowell & Martin Funeral Home Chapel
Interment: Elmwood Cemetery
Mr. James Edward “Duck Head” Deatherage, age 71 of Mt. Vernon, died Tuesday, January 1, 2008 at the Rockcastle Hospital. He was born in Rockcastle County, KY on April 5, 1936 the son of George and Pearlie Childress Deatherage. He was a retired Maintenance Utility Worker for Parker Seal, a member of the Masonic Lodge #566 at Brodhead and a member of the Chestnut Ridge Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife: Betty Graves Deatherage; two sons: Eddie Wayne and Sharon Deatherage of Berea and Rodney and Darlene Deatherage of Conway; one daughter: Terry and Frank Rader of Tampa, FL; one step daughter: Tena and Doug Pigg of Mt. Vernon; one sister: Irene Ross of Mt. Vernon. Also surviving are 6 grandchildren: Shyla, Jud, Ashley, Rebecca, Dinah and Sarah; three great grandchildren: Alexus, Alex and Zakary and the mother of his children, Pat Johnson. In addition to his parents Mr. Deatherage was preceded in death by one sister: Jamie Lynne and two brothers: Arlis and Bill Deatherage.