Obituary: Roy Lee Ethington Sr., 78, Cox’s Creek

Roy Lee Ethington Sr., 78, of Cox’s Creek, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at his residence. He was born March 31, 1940, in Deatsville. He was retired from Whayne Supply. He was a member of New Salem Baptist Church where he was a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He was later honored as deacon emeritus.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Oza Mae Ethington; and one daughter-in-law, Cindy Ethington.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carol Ethington of Cox’s Creek; one daughter, Sandy (Ronnie) Pugh of Cox’s Creek; four sons, Don (Holly) Ethington of Bowling Green, Gary Ethington of Bardstown, Bryan (Donna) Ethington of Versailles, and Roy Lee (Becky) Ethington Jr. of Mathews, Va.; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The funeral is 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at the New Salem Baptist Church in Deatsville with burial in the church cemetery with Pastor Jonathan Gann officiating.

Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at Barlow Funeral Home and 11 a.m. 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at the church.

Memorial contributions may go to New Salem Baptist Church or Cindy Ethington Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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