Edward Leon Spears
Edward Leon Spears, 85, widower of the late Sylvia Loretta Ray Spears, died Thursday September 1, 2022 at the Bluegrass Care and Rehabilitation, Lexington, KY.
He was born in Greasy Creek, KY to the late Kenis and Mattie Kinney Spears. He was a retired mail clerk for Pikeville National Bank, Pikeville, KY. Ed was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Lexington, KY and in his younger days enjoyed participating in church activities. He was a very kind and generous person, having never met a stranger, because he loved striking up a conversation with anyone he could.
He is survived by one daughter, Sherry (Danny) Jones; two grandchildren, Kyle (Kelly) Alley and Kirstie (Nick) Jacobs; four great grandchildren, Bryce Alley, Saylor Gabriel Alley, Brantley Jacobs and Elle Grace Jacobs and several extended family members and friends.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by, one brother, Terry Kent Spears and one sister, Inas Justice.
Funeral services were conducted at 12:00 PM Wednesday September 7, 2022 at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY by Pastor Ron Harp. Burial followed in the Paris Cemetery.
Visitation was from 5-8 PM Tuesday September 6, 2022 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers were Danny Jones, Kyle Alley, Nick Jacobs, Bryce Alley, Scotty Jacobs, Kevin Fuller and Josh Garcia.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.
The online guestbook is at www.Lusk-McFarland.com