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James Rex Pryor

January 9, 1938 March 12, 2019
James Rex Pryor
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James Rex Pryor, 81, of LaFayette died at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. William B. Taylor, Brother Malcom Thomas, and Rev. Judge Jamus Redd officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

A native of Christian County, KY he was born January 9, 1938 the son of the late James Burbon and Lucille Dunn Pryor. He was a lifelong farmer and the owner and operator of Pryor Farms. He was a barber for 50 years and the owner and operator of Rex’s Barber Shop. He was also a former mayor of LaFayette and a member of several civic organizations. He was a life long member of LaFayette Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son: James Elwood Pryor; his brothers: Douglas Pryor, Boyd Pryor, and Ralph Pryor; and his sisters: Betty Maddox and Dorothy Pryor.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years: Ann Maveety Pryor; his daughters: Paula Pryor Allen of Hopkinsville, KY and Lynn Pryor of Lexington, KY; his daughter in law: Debbie Pryor of LaFayette, KY; his brother: Bill (Isabel) Pryor of Crofton, KY; his grandchildren: Amanda (Bobby) Robertson, Tabitha (Jeremy) Strader, J.E. Pryor, Cynthia (Bradley) Loftus, Melissa Pryor, Kendal Pryor, and Karlee Pryor-Thompson; and his great grandchildren: Hunter Strader, Morgan Strader, Paige Robertson, and Bentley Loftus.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Powell Cemetery c/o City of LaFayette P.O. Box 240, LaFayette, KY 42254.


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Visitation

Thursday

14

Mar

4:00 PM 3/14/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/14/2019 7:00:00 PM
Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home

2504 S. Virginia Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home
2504 S. Virginia Street Hopkinsville 42240 KY
United States

Service

Friday

15

Mar

10:00 AM 3/15/2019 10:00:00 AM
Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home

2504 S. Virginia Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home
2504 S. Virginia Street Hopkinsville 42240 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Green Hill Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

5325 Cadiz Road
P.O. Box 443
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

5325 Cadiz Road Hopkinsville 42240 KY
United States
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