M. E. "Bill" Scarbrough, age 83, of Cave Spring Road, Auburn, Ky., passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, Ky.
He was a Logan County native born Nov. 18, 1930, to the late Ernest Gilbert Scarbrough and Gladys Alma Fuller Scarbrough. He was a farmer, a member of the Cave Spring Baptist Church where he was a deacon, past treasurer and a Sunday school teacher and a member of the Logan County Cattleman's Association.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Myrtle Scarbrough; two daughters, Sandra Kay Rogers (Jimmy) of Auburn, Ky. and Teresa Renee Goodman (Marty) of Auburn, Ky.; two sisters, Naomi Collins of Franklin, Ky. and Roberta Martin of Auburn, Ky.; five grandchildren, Jennifer Kay Reed (Chris), Daniel Wesley Rogers, Tyler Cole Goodman, Cody Gene Goodman and Dustin Shane Goodman; three great-grandchildren, Emily Kay Reed, Christopher Tanner Reed and Eliza Goodman, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Dakota Nathaniel Tyree.
Funeral services for M. E. "Bill" Scarbrough will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 11, at the Cave Spring Baptist Church with Brother Chris Odle and Brother Tony McAllister officiating with burial in the Cave Spring Cemetery. Visitation at Cave Spring Church will begin Thursday, July 10, after 4 p.m. and Friday, July 11 at the church after 12 p.m. until the service hour at 2 p.m.
Pallbearers are Bryan Estes, Josh Montgomery, Brad Johnson, Jeff Haley, Bill Cropper, Marty Haley, Chris Reed and Pee Wee Rigsby.
Honorary pallbearers are Phil Fuller, Bert Fuller, Randall Fuller, Roger Martin, Timmy Martin, Kenneth Martin, Lewis Pardue, Joe Marcum, Jeff Marcum, Steve Marcum, Jerry Haley, Buck Kinkade and Roger Price.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Gideon's International or the donor's favorite charity. Envelopes will be available.
Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.