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Bobbie Gene Willoughby

July 25, 1931 ~ January 22, 2019 (age 87)

Bobbie Gene Willoughby, 87, of Scottsville, KY passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at the Medical Center at Scottsville.  The Scottsville, KY native was a former employee of York and Massey and Vinson Electric. a farmer and wood craftsman, retired employee of General Electric, a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church for 67 years where he served as deacon for over 25 years.  He was a son of the late Estil "Peavey" Willoughby and Sally Bet Smith Willoughby and husband of the late Barbara Allen Cassada Willoughby.


He is survived by 2 sons: Billy "Bear" Willoughby and Barry Glen Willoughby and wife, Connie, all of Scottsville, KY;

1 daughter: Jan Russell and husband, Mark, Scottsville, KY;

7 grandchildren: Jason Willoughby (Melisha); Jessica Phelps (Jimmy); Joy Centers (Rodney); Chad Russell; Bradley Russell (Kristen); Wesley Willoughby and Jacob Willoughby;

7 great grandchildren: Journey Phelps, Meagan Phelps, Jamie Phelps, Audrey Centers, Seth Russell, Payton Russell and Skylar Russell;

He was preceded in death by 1 sister: Betty Jane Stinson and an infant sister: Billie June Willoughby.


Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday at Goad Funeral Home with Bro. Ricky Huff and Bro. Robby Calvert officiating and burial in Crescent Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be 2:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday and after 7:00 A.M. Friday until funeral time.

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