HOPKINSVILLE, KY - Gilbert (Fritz) Overton, 83, Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Wednesday afternoon, December 5, 2012 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center after a long illness.
A native of Earlington, KY born July 29, 1929, he was the son of the late Lem and Lillie Tyson Overton. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Second Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Overton, one daughter, Linda Allison and her husband Jerry, Hopkinsville, four granddaughters; Tina Holder, Hopkinsville, Jackie Alder, Hopkinsville, Dawn Raymer, Marietta, Georgia and Nicole Peck, Hopkinsville, and six great-grandchildren; Trevin Holder, Wesley Holder, Madison Alder, Ashton Grace Raymer, Lydia Raymer and Mason Raymer.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville conducted by Deacon Bill Sweet with burial to follow in Riverside Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jerry Allison, Kenneth Holder, Bruce Alder, Craig Raymer, Brandon Peck, Trevin Holder, Wesley Holder and Jimmie Williams. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association % Fritz’s Friends, 5780 Lafayette Rd., Hopkinsville, KY 42240.
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