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John W. Gaines

Posted by on Mar 22, 2020

John W. Gaines of Campbellsville, son of the late Frank Gaines and Irene Sallee Gaines, was born July 22, 1926 in Green County, Kentucky. He died Sunday, March 22, 2020 in Campbellsville. Age: 93
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Millers Chapel United Methodist Church.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served his country honorably in the United States Army as a tech sergeant.
John was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and a farmer. He was a family man who loved spending time with them.
He united in marriage to Doris E. Sapp Gaines March 1, 1947. She preceded him in death October 1, 2009.
John is survived by one son and three daughters: John D. Gaines and wife, Carolyn, Mildred Beard and husband, Joe, Phyllis White and husband, Ronnie, and Madonna Beard and husband, David of Campbellsville; nine grandchildren; Bobbi Faulkner and husband, Dean, John R. Gaines and wife, Belinda, LeeAnn Brewer and husband, Darren, David Graham and wife, Carolin, Clay Graham and wife, Emily, Mark White, Alison Starcher and husband, Jeremy, Robbie Beard and wife, Vera, and Cheri Parke; twenty seven great-grandchildren; thirty one great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Kaitlyn Gaines; one brother and two sisters: James Allen Gaines, Mary Catherine Gaines and Frances Phillips.

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AT THE REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR, SERVICES WILL BE PRIVATE.

A PUBLIC MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE.

BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

PALLBEARERS:
Robbie Beard
LeeAnn Brewer
Bobbi Faulkner
John R. Gaines
Clay Graham
David Graham
Cheri Parke
Alison Starcher
Mark White

HONORARY PALLBEARERS:
Richard Pruyear
Arnold Sallee
Sheridan Underwood
Great-Grandchildren

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME