HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. - Dempsey Willard Scanlan, 86, of Crofton, KY passed away May 13, 2013, at his home of natural causes.
A native of Biggers, Arkansas, he was born October 27, 1926, the son of the late Wendell and Lela Overbry Scanlan. He was a member of Castleberry Baptist Church. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran. He was a coal miner for 42 years.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Mae Stevens Scanlan; a sons: Lloyd G. Scanlan, his wife Elizabeth of St. Charles, KY; a daughter, Lela Faye Foote, her husband Kenneth of Steeleville, IL; two brothers: Edward Scanlan and Jack Scanlan both of Centralia, IL; a sisters: Sharon Storck of Okawville, IL; and 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Crofton, officiated by Rev. Dwight Brown. Burial to follow in Old Burg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at the funeral home. Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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