Obituary for Loren Deskins Jr.
Loren “Dow” Deskins Jr, age 77, of Wellington, KY passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at his residence surrounded by family. Dow was born May 26, 1940 to the late Loren Sr. and America Smith Deskins in Meta, KY.
Besides both parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Orville Deskins; five sisters, Christine Gannon, Garnett Young, Opal Chapman, Pearl Hunt, and Ruby Deskins.
Dow is survived by his loving and devoted spouse, Billie Jean Norman Deskins of Wellington, KY and one sister, Jeweline Coleman of Prestonsburg, KY.
The family will accept friends at the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home on Friday, January 19, 2018 and Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM with services nightly beginning at 7:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM. Robert Kidd and Phillip Rowe will officiate all services. Burial will follow in the Annie E. Young Cemetery, Pikeville, KY.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home of Pikeville, KY.