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Woodrow M. "Woody" Fannin, 74, of Rush, KY, passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018, in King's Daughters Medical Center, his loving family at his side.
Mr. Fannin was born February 5, 1943, in Louisa, KY, to the late Drew and Sophia Coffee Fannin.
Woody attended Louisa High School and retired in 1998 from Laborer's Local 1445. He was a member of Blue Ribbon Fox Hunters and Trace Wesleyan Church.
He enjoyed hunting, riding four wheelers and spending time with his grandkids. His pride and joy were his two grandchildren, Karley Nicole Doolin and Bryce Andrew Doolin.
Woody is survived by his adoring wife of 48 years, Karen Sue Smith Fannin; their daughter, Pamela Nicole Doolin and her husband, Chris, of Ashland; two precious grandchildren, Karley Doolin and Bryce Doolin. Additional survivors include sisters, Glenda Johnson of Ashland, and Drewetta Layne (Jessie) of Ashland; brother-in-law Dave Compton of Louisa; sister-in-law Paula Fannin of Ashland; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Preceding in death were his parents, brother and best friend, Paul Fannin; sisters, Gearldine Compton and Lola Maxine Fannin who died at birth; and brother-in-law, Denver Johnson.
Funeral services to honor Mr. Fannin will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018, at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, 2702 Panola Street, Catlettsburg. Pastor Walter Wilcox will officiate. Final resting place in Hall Cemetery.
Visiting hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 6, 2018
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