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J.R. Asbery, 77 of Greenup, met with his Lord and Savior, Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Kingsbooke Nursing Home in Ashland. J.R. was born Sept. 30, 1939, in Casey County, to the late Charlie and Lillie Selch Asbery.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Hubert and Eddie Asbery.
He was a retired farmer, pastored Smith Branch Church of God for 10 years and was a member of Wurtland Church of God.
He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia May Gilpin Asbery of Greenup; three sons, Jerry Asbery and wife Martha of Danville, Johnny and wife Elizabeth Montgomery of Danville and Henry and wife Aggie Montgomery of Greenup; two daughters, Angela and husband Herbert White of Danville and Rebecca and husband Rob Waggoner of Flatwoods; a brother, Bill "W.C." Asbery and wife Judy of Mitchell, Ind.; a sister, Evelyn Reynolds and her companion Junior Lowry of Versailles; his grandchildren, Chris Asbery and wife Kirsten, Bryan Montgomery, Aaron Montgomery, Jordan Bryant, Bubby White, Joy White and Michelle White; and his great-grandchildren, Peyton Christopher Asbery, Brycen Montgomery, Jayce Montgomery, Cooper Montgomery, Coy Montgomery, Vada White, Elijah White, Nevaeh White, Chevy White, Ethan White, Johnny Montgomery, Kelly Mounts, Joy White, Josh Montgomery and Troy Montgomery.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Danville Church of God with Bishop Henry Montgomery and Brother Rob Waggoner officiating.Burial will in Lancaster Cemetery in Garrard County.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Music Family Funeral Home in Greenup and after 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Music Family Funeral in Greenup is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to musicffh.com.
Published on March 12, 2017
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