James Absher, 93, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Monday, November 9, 2020 at Grandview Nursing & Rehab in Campbellsville.
He was born February 4, 1927, in Adair County, to the late Joe and Emer Moore Absher. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Corbin Absher, two grandchildren, Gregory Wayne Kemp & Alaina Adams and a son-in-law, Norman Janes.
James was a US Army Veteran, a former factory worker, school bus driver, mechanic and farmer.
Three sons – James Absher and Joe Absher and his wife Sue all of Tennessee, Archie Absher and his wife Beverly of Campbellsville
Two daughters – Janet Janes of Campbellsville and Emma Jewell and her husband Don of Glasgow
Two sisters – Alma Ferguson & Lois Claiborne both of Columbia
Eight grandchildren – William Absher, Gary Rackley, Angie Adams, Schella Pittman, Brian Kemp, David Michael Absher, SSG Jeffery B. Absher, James Ray Absher
13 Great-Grandchildren, several other relatives & friends
A special friend – Jewell Sneed of Gradyville
Funeral service – Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 12:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Richie Curtis and Rev. Elbert Hadley officiating
Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery
Visitation after 5:00 P.M. Friday
ALL ATTENDEES TO THE VISITATION AND/OR FUNERAL ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND FOLLOW HEALTHY AT WORK GUIDELINES
Casket Bearers: Grandchildren
Honorary: Don Jewell, Bradford Bailey, Tommy Bailey, Wayne Wall, Donald Ray White, SSG Jeffery B. Absher
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements