Mr. Ernest Ray Atherton
Died: October 19, 2013
Mr. Ernest Ray Atherton, age 68 of Mayfield, KY died Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Green Acres Healthcare Facility in Mayfield, KY.
He was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church, he was retired from General Tire after 30 years of service, and was Co-Owner of Clark Feed until 2009.
Mr. Atherton is survived by his wife of 48 years- Vera Lee Clark Atherton of Mayfield, KY; mother- Mildred Wyatt Atherton of Mayfield, KY; daughter- Amanda (Chet) Duke of Mayfield, KY; daughter- Terri (Billy) Thorpe of Benton, KY; brother- Jon Edd Atherton of Grand Rivers, KY; five grandchildren- Daphne, Darren, and Clark Duke of Mayfield, KY, Travis & Tia Thorpe both of Benton, KY; four great-grandchildren- Lukin Rogers, Karch, Cannan, and Paisley Duke all of Mayfield, KY.
His Father was Leland Hicks Atherton.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY with Rev. Glenn Cope Officiating.
Burial will follow in the Maplewood Cemetery. Friends may call Monday, October 21, 2013 after 5:00 PM at the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Green Acres Healthcare Acitivies Fund, 402 W. Farthing St, Mayfield, KY 42066.