DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. - Richard Lee Epley, 60 of Hanson, Ky passed away Tuesday, Sept.10 at Baptist Health. He had worked at Lakeshore Country Club and was a member of Hanson Baptist Church. He was also a Hanson Volunteer Firemen and an EMT for over 25 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Boyd and Frances Harralson Epley, sister, Dianah Reynolds and an infant brother Robert Lee Epley.

He is survived by his wife, Becky Epley, a daughter, Robin (Chris) McHenry of Owensboro, and 3 granddaughters, Chelsea, Kyria, Jasmine, 2 brothers, John Epley of Hanson and Jimmy Epley of Hanson, a sister Janice Looney of Hanson and several nieces and nephews.

Visitations will be Sat. Sept.14 at Tomblinson Funeral Home Slaughters-Hanson Chapel from 2:00 until 4:00. There will be a private family burial.

A Richard Epley memorial fund has been set up c/o Hancock Bank 1075 N. Main St. Madisonville.

Online condolences can be made at www.tomblinsonfuneralhome.com

springhour
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 02, 2015 9420

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
February 25, 2015 8791

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

in Top News For All Sites by Trooper Stu Recke
February 25, 2015 6440

New Asian Restaurant Coming to Madisonville

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
March 03, 2015 5697

Three Arrested during Traffic Stop

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
February 25, 2015 4430

Local Man Makes Unique Display from Area’s…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 05, 2015 3929

State of Emergency Declared for Hopkins County

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Leslie Curneal

Most Read This Month

February 12, 2015

UPDATE: Name of Pennyrile Fatality Officially…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
February 16, 2015

UPDATE: State of Emergency Declared for Kentucky

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Stories Trending Today

March 05, 2015 3929

State of Emergency Declared for Hopkins County

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Leslie Curneal
March 05, 2015 2861

UPDATE: I-24 Open Between 50-45 MM

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Keith Todd
March 03, 2015 2717

Superintendent: Spring Break Won't be Touched…

in Hopkins News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 04, 2015 1792

Highway Crews Dealing with Landsides in…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Keith Todd
March 04, 2015 1586

KSP Warns of Old Scam Resurfacing in the Post 2…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper S. C. Recke
March 05, 2015 1534

Deep Snowfall Stalls Western Kentucky

in Top News For All Sites by SurfKY News
March 04, 2015 1351

Adamson Chosen as Madisonville MSU Campus’…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 04, 2015 1298

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 4, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
March 04, 2015 1259

Muhlenberg County Educator Inducted into Kentucky…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by WKU News
March 04, 2015 1052

Mental Health Services Expanded at Western…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Steve Beshear