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Gillis Slusher

November 25, 1929 December 2, 2018
Gillis Slusher
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Obituary for Gillis Slusher

Gillis Slusher, 89, of Vine Grove, KY, died Sunday, December 2, 2018 at his home.

Staff Sergeant Slusher retired from the United States Army and was a Korean and Vietnam veteran. After retiring from the military, he worked maintenance and retired from the Fort Knox Community School System. Gillis was a member of Valley View Baptist Church, V. F. W. Post #10281 and he frequented the senior citizen groups in Radcliff and Vine Grove. Fishing, hunting and watching baseball were among his favorite activities. One of his treasured memories was his participation in the "Honor Flight" in September this year.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Slusher; a grandson, Jaxon Hibbs; his parents, Roy and Belvy Slusher; and 6 siblings, Thelma Sizemore, Hester Baker, Mittie Woods, R. L. Slusher, John Slusher and Morgan Slusher.

He is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Pam and Darrell Hibbs of Mims, FL and Vickie and Ricky Bowlin of Berea, KY; three grandchildren, Grandson Quentin (Matilda) Hibbs, Kierstyn Hibbs and Kenneth (Star) Corbeil; two great grandchildren, Nellie and Elin Hibbs; and a brother, Herman Slusher.

The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, December 7 at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove, KY with Rev. Mark Powell officiating. Burial will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff with military honors.

Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Friday

7

Dec

12:00 PM 12/7/2018 12:00:00 PM
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Vine Grove

Business & Arrangement Office
205 Highland Ave.
Vine Grove, KY 40175

Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Vine Grove
Business & Arrangement Office Vine Grove 40175 KY
United States

Service

Friday

7

Dec

1:30 PM 12/7/2018 1:30:00 PM
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Vine Grove

Business & Arrangement Office
205 Highland Ave.
Vine Grove, KY 40175

Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Vine Grove
Business & Arrangement Office Vine Grove 40175 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central Final Resting Place

2501 N. Dixie Blvd.
Radcliff, KY 40160

2501 N. Dixie Blvd. Radcliff 40160 KY
United States
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