Lee “Roy” Kessinger


Lee “Roy” Kessinger, age 88 of Ekron, KY, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021 at home surrounded by his family.

He was born on August 28, 1932 in McDaniels, KY, son of the late William Franklin and Edith Irene Goins Kessinger. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rita Gale Allen Kessinger and brother, David Kessinger.

Roy was a farmer all of his life and worked for the Meade Co. Road Department for 17 years. He was a hard worker, avid coon hunter, and loved the outdoors.

He is survived by his children: “Lee” Roy (Rhonda Cummins) Kessinger of Irvington, Kim (Ben) Bowen of Ekron; sister, Agnes Frakes of Mooleyville; brothers, Windell (Judy) Kessinger of Ekron and Wayne (Susie) Kessinger of Ekron; and grandchildren: Jacob Bowen, John Bowen, Taylor Kessinger, Logann Cummins, and Owen Cummins.

Funeral Services will be held from the Chapel of the funeral home on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. with Bro. Israel Douglas officiating. Burial will follow in Cap Anderson Cemetery next to his wife.

Visitation will be held at the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home on Monday, February 22, 2021 from 11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Funeral Home to assist the family with burial expenses.

Online condolences may be left at www.bjsfunerals.com.

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