Bruce Carrender, age 63 of Monticello, KY, passed away Monday, March 21, 2011at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.
He was born July 30, 1947 in Monticello, KY; the son of the late Bob and Stella (Crabtree) Carrender.
He is survived by: his wife, Shirley (Prince) Carrender of Monticello, KY; 4 daughters, Lisa (Craig) Perkins, Sheila (Joe) Hicks, Robin (Mark “Jug”) Lewis of Monticello, KY, and Tiffany (Jeff) Patrick of Somerset, KY; and 8 grandchildren, Bryant Dunagan, Wesley and Jarrett Perkins, Holden and Tristan Bruce Patrick, Marissa, Mariah and Maria Hicks. He is also survived by: 3 brothers, Donald “Duke” Carrender and David Carrender both of Monticello, KY, and Kay Carrender of Somerset, KY; and 5 sisters, Earshal Lowe, Shirley Artemis Mikel, Della Patton, and Yvonne Criswell all of Monticello, KY, and Eleanor “Doe” Bertram of Pennsylvania.
In addition to his parents, Bob and Stella Carrender, he was preceded in death by: his grandchild, Jeremy Hicks; 6 brothers, Randall, Howard, Rex, Hershel Ray, Porter, and Lee Carrender; 2 sisters, Isabel Morse and Priscilla Davis.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 26, 2011 from 4 – 9 pm in the chapel of the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 2 pm at the Marvin S. Hicks Funeral Home with Bro. Koger Ramsey officiating. Burial will be in Elk Spring Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to: St. Jude’s Children’s Research Fund or New Charity Baptist Building Fund