Mayford Spear, age 89, of Elizabethtown, Ky. formerly of
Burkesville, Ky. passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Helmwood
Healthcare Center in Elizabethtown.
He was born on February 2, 1927 in Cumberland County, Ky. to the late Hugh and Della Key Spear.
He was a member of Elizabethtown Church of Christ and was retired from the Kentucky Department of Transportation after 40 years of service, serving the last 20 years in Elizabethtown.
He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife—Ann Neeley Spear; one brother—Alton Spear; and one sister—Juanita Cook.
Survivors include two daughters—Gale Radford and her husband Mike of Monticello, Ky., and Carol Weaver and her husband John, Jr. of Glasgow, Ky.; one son—Dr. Steven Spear of Lexington, Ky.; two Sisters—Mildred Brammer of S.C., and Sylvia Traylor of Hanover, Ind.; four grandchildren—Kevin Weaver, Kyle Weaver, Dan Radford and Emily Upchurch; four great-grandchildren—Brenna Radford, Cory Upchurch, Kendyl Radford and Cole Upchurch and a host of other relatives and friends also survive.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Minister John Board and Minister J.D. Traylor officiating.
Congregational singing was led by James Brammer.
Burial was in Burkesville Cemetery with military honors provided by Glasgow D.A.V. Chapter 20.
Pallbearers were—James Brammer, Jeff Brammer, J.D. Traylor, Allen Traylor, Mike Hudspeth, David White and Ken Bybee.
Online condolences can be made at www.balloustotts.com
Published on May 10, 2016