Charles "June" Routt Jr., 94, of Sonora, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
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June lived his whole life in the house that he was born and raised in. He was a farmer; and a member of the First Baptist Church of Sonora where he served as a deacon for many years. He was a 50-plus year member of the Upton Masonic Lodge #749 F. and A.M. He served on the LaRue County Fair Board and the Farm Bureau Board of Directors.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Decker Routt; his parents Charles and Mattie Shipp Routt Sr.; one infant daughter; his daughter, Sharon Routt; his son, Gary Routt; three brothers, Elmo "Doc" and Estelle Routt, Eldred "Mug" and Stella Routt, and Bobby Routt; two sisters, Blanche and Gus Rock, and Mildred "Mick" and Earl Duggins; and his lady friend, Virginia Sherrard.
He is survived by a granddaughter, Dawn and DaMarco Pawley Simpson of Upton; a great-granddaughter, Dalaynee Simpson of Upton; a sister-in-law, Sarah Mary Routt of Sonora; nieces and nephews; and wonderful caregivers.
The funeral is 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Sonora in Sonora, with Rev. Tony Carson officiating. Burial will be at Sonora Cemetery.
Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Manakee Funeral Home in Sonora.
The family request that memorial contributions be given to First Baptist Church of Sonora, P. O. Box 187, Sonora, KY 42776, The
, or a charity of their choice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.manakeefuneralhome.com.
Published in The Larue County Herald News on July 10, 2013