priest MaxHOPKINS COUNTY, KY - Maxey Hill Priest III., 67, of Madisonville passed away at 5:21 PM, Monday, April 30, 2012, at Regional Medical Center, Madisonville. He was born Feb. 3, 1945 in Hopkins Co to Maxey Hill Priest Jr. and Lulu Irene Demoss. He worked as a cable splicer for Bellsouth for 33 years and served in the Army and National Guard for 23 years.

He was a Vietnam Veteran, KY Colonel, Member of the Madisonville VFW, American Legion Post 6, Vietnam Members of Ky. Telephone Pioneers, Lifetime NRA member, 2nd Army and Combat Pistol Team.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Maxey Hill Priest Junior and Lulu Irene Demoss Priest.

Survivors include his wife, Debra Priest, one daughter Amy Lee Ayer and husband Brad of Henderson, Ky. Two sons, Ron Priest and wife Jane of Hanson, Ky, Rusty Priest and Wife Kim of Lancaster, Penn. And eight grandchildren.

Services are at Earlington Methodist Church, Earlington, Ky. Friday May 4, 2012 at 1 PM with Rev Marty Martinez officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery in Earlington. Visitation is from 4 PM to 8 PM on Thursday May 3, 2012 at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington. And on Friday from noon until service time at Earlington Methodist Church.

Online Condolences may be made at www.Reidwaltersfuneralhome.com

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14562

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 4952

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4351

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4310

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3584

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19425

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15499

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 28, 2015 1637

Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1359

Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impede WKP Travel

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1138

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 936

Bud's Gun Shop to Re-Open Uncle Lee's

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 919

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 866

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 816

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 713

Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 607

Hopkins County Fair Underway

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 523

Teen Birth Rates at All Time Low

by SurfKY News