Obituary: Buford ‘Gordon’ Raikes, 80, New Market

Buford “Gordon” Raikes, 80, of New Market, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. He worked at a gas station and farmed. He enjoyed gardening, car rides, shopping, checkers and making pot holders.

He was preceded in death by his parents, J.B. “Blue” Raikes and Matra Williams Raikes, both of Kentucky; one sister, Delores Raikes; and one brother, James Raikes.

He is survived by two sisters, Margaret Pyles of Campbellsville and Mary Jean Abrams of Danville; one brother, Tommy Raikes of Bardstown; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral is 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at the Campbell-Fisher Funeral Home with Dr. David Whitlock officiating. Burial will be in the Old Liberty Cemetery.

Visitation is 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

The Campbell-Fisher Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.


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