Barney Woosley

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Barney Woosley, age 84, of Leitchfield, KY passed away Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, KY.

He was born on March 13, 1930 in Grayson County, KY, the son of the late Allie "Hal" and Ida Minton Woosley.

He was a machinist with the Reynolds Metal Company, where eh worked until his retirement, and enjoyed gardening, hunting, UK basketball and spending time with family and friends. He was saved at Pleasant Union United Baptist Church in Grayson County at the age of 19 and was a member of the Short Creek United Missionary Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Winonia Woosley; a son, Gary Woosley (Judy) of Caneyville, KY; a daughter, Nina Justis (Johnnie) of Leitchfield; six grandchildren, Mickey Woosley, April Constant, Adam Woosley, Wendy Haycraft, Shannon Justis, and Shane Justis; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; three sisters, Nina Woosley of Caneyville, Alene Stewart of Millwood, and Elnora Embry of Butler County; and one special nephew, Harl Dee Woosley of Caneyville.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a great-grandchild, Curt Haycraft; five brothers, James, David, Harlan, Roger and Paul Woosley, and a sister Dorothy Woosley.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Bro. STeve Bledsoe officiated and burial followed in the Short Creek Church Cemetery.

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Dermitt Funeral Home - Leitchfield
306 West Main St. P O Box 90
Leitchfield, KY 42755
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Published in Grayson County News Gazette from May 13 to May 17, 2014
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