Glendon Devore, 88, of Hodgenville, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
veteran of World War II
, receiving two Purple Heart
s, he was one of the oldest charter members of Ovesen Heights Baptist Church and retired from Civil Service at Fort Knox after 30 years of service.
He was preceded in death by a son, Bennie Devore; his parents, Sherman and Martha Crump Devore; two sisters, Christine DeFevers and Edwina Waddle; and a brother, Tommy Devore.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Edna McCorkle Devore; a daughter, Sharon (Chuck) Witten of Glendale; a son, Jerry (Jackie) Devore of Russell Springs; four grandchildren, Bellamy Lyon, Jeric (Davene) Devore, Kevin Devore and Kaylyn Devore; two sisters, Nancy (Eddie) Waddle and Annette (Haskell) McCubbins, all of Munfordville; and six great-grandchildren.
The funeral is 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Rev. Gerald Murphy and Bro. Jeric Devore officiating. Burial will follow in Red Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may also be expressed online at www.bennett-bertram.com.