Obituaries

Roy Jack "Todd" Preston age 89 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at his home. He was born June 1, 1928 on Burton Fork in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late William Moses "Curtis" and Mollie Jane Helton Preston. He was the husband of Phyllis Joy Prater Preston, who preceded him in death. Todd was the president of the Magoffin County Historical Society, and was a devoted member of the Prater Memorial Methodist Church. He was also a member of the Salyersville D.A.V.

Born: Friday, 6/01/1928
Deceased: Friday, 6/09/2017

J.R. Allen age 41 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born June 15, 1975 in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late Raymond Allen and Maudie Wisecup, who survives. 
Survivors also include four sons, Justin Allen, John Allen, Matthew Watkins, and Mason May all of Salyersville, Kentucky, one daughter, Mollie Voll of Salyersville, Kentucky, four brothers, Joe Allen, Jamie Allen, Jeremy May, and Jeff Allen all of Salyersville, Kentucky, and one sister, Jennifer Rowe of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Sunday, 6/15/1975
Deceased: Thursday, 6/08/2017

Sherman Manns age 74 of Lakeville Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born October 17, 1942 in Tip Top, Kentucky to the late Cleve and Ruby May Manns. He is preceded in death by his wife, Emma J. Vanderpool Manns.

Born: Saturday, 10/17/1942
Deceased: Wednesday, 6/07/2017

Lonnie Dunn III, age 46, formerly of Paintsville, passed away Monday, June 5th, 2017 in Lexington, KY. He was born June 15th, 1970 in Johnson County, KY. He was preceded in death by his mother, Janice Sue Daniel Dunn and his grandmother, Mabel Daniel. He is survived by his father Lonnie Dunn II and wife Edna Mae Dunn of Paintsville; one sister, Dana Ransdell and husband Keith of Lexington, KY; along with one niece, Elie Ransdell and one nephew, Will Ransdell.

Born: Monday, 6/15/1970
Deceased: Monday, 6/05/2017

Nora Bailey Mullins age 79 of Half Mountain Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born March 2, 1938 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Add and Mary Conley Bailey. She was the wife of Harlan B. Mullins, who survives.

Born: Wednesday, 3/02/1938
Deceased: Sunday, 6/04/2017

Age 75, of Vandalia, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017. Kash was born July 14, 1941 in Wolfe County, KY to the late Herbert & Rosa Lee (Campbell) Swiger. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by siblings, Herbert Jr., Glenwood, Paul & Elizabeth Jane.

Born: Monday, 7/14/1941
Deceased: Friday, 6/02/2017

Henry Aaron Kinman age 1 year of Middletown, Ohio passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 at his home. He was born January 29, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Christopher Ward and Ashlee Howard Kinman, who survive. 
Survivors also include three brothers, Alexander Kinman age 6, Zachariah Kinman age 3, and Mason Ward age 7, maternal grandparents, Rhonda Howard and Anthony Tumbleson, and maternal great grandparents, Vonda and David Stoll, and Henry Howard.
Henry is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Michael Ward.

Born: Friday, 1/29/2016
Deceased: Friday, 6/02/2017

Ricky Hylton, age 58, a resident of Old Burning Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
Ricky was born January 2, 1959 in Norton, Virginia the son of the Bertha Joseph Hylton and the late William Paul "Bill" Hylton. Brothers, Sam and Marty Hylton, also preceed him in death.
Ricky was owner and operator of Hylton Towing and Garage of Salyersville, Kentucky. He loved tearing into a diesel engine, four wheeling, and spending time with his family and friends.

Born: Friday, 1/02/1959
Deceased: Wednesday, 5/31/2017

Dessie Howard Francis Bailey age 82 of Rock Lick Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born August 6, 1935 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Alford and Liza Jayne Adkins Howard.

Born: Wednesday, 8/07/1935
Deceased: Sunday, 4/30/2017

EULOGY OF CHARLES MICHAEL PRATER

Charles Michael Prater, age 71, was born on June 16, 1945 and departed this life on April 29, 2017.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl C. “Bob” and Gertrude “Trudy” Prater.

Born: Saturday, 6/16/1945
Deceased: Saturday, 4/29/2017

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