Obituary: John Cleo ‘J.C.’ Detherage, 81, Raywick

John Cleo “J.C.” Detherage, 81, of Raywick, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 22, 1937, in Marion County to the late James Newton Detherage and Mary Lillian Miles. He was a retired farmer and a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves. He was a very devoted member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and cemetery committee. He volunteered for mission work in Belize. He was also a big UK fan.


He was preceded in death by his half-brother, Donald Lee Miles.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Susie Miles Detherage; one daughter, Lois Clark (Fred), of Raywick; one son, Alan Detherage (Vickie), of Raywick; one sister, Patsy Clements (Eric) of Botland; two brothers, Darrell Detherage of Bardstown and Larry Detherage (Janice) of Louisville; three grandchildren, Freddie Clark, Amy Skaggs and Megan Hazelip; and five great-grandchildren.

The Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Raywick with the Rev. James W. Graf officiating. Burial is in the church cemetery where military rites will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. with Deaacon Joseph R. Dant.

Pallbearers are Mark Detherage, Jeff Detherage, Adam Detherage, Brian Clements, Kevin Clements and Bill Scott Clements.

Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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