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Donald Strunk

November 4, 1938 ~ September 15, 2019 (age 80)


Donald Strunk, age 80 years, of Whitley City, Kentucky died Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.

He was born in McCreary County, Kentucky on November 4, 1938 the son of Caleb and Sadie (Perry) Strunk. Don was a retired math teacher for the McCreary County School System, and member of the Eagle Creek United Baptist Church, and had been in the US Army. He enjoyed whittling, UK Basketball, attending church, and especially his grandchildren.

His parents; son, Scottie Virgil Keith; brothers, Ronnie Gary Strunk, Harold Strunk, Clayton Strunk, and Dewey Darrell Strunk; sister Fontella Vanover, ; granddaughter, Ava Grace Bryant; and brother in law, Benny Price precede him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Myrtle (Keith) Strunk; son, Derek Strunk (Deanie) of Whitley City; daughter Misty Bryant (Dewey) of Pine Knot; brother, Wendell Strunk (Phyllis) of Westchester, Ohio; sisters, Phyllis Price of Westchester, and Brenda Whisman (Gary) of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Anthony Keith, Derica Hughes (Clarence), Elisha Strunk (Mary), Gloria Bryant, Raylan Bryant, Garrett Clift, and Kaylee Clift; great grandchildren, Kayleb Hughes, Garren Hughes, Hunter Strunk, Kylin Strunk, Chase Strunk, Addison Strunk, and Elisha Strunk; brother in law, Archie “Johnny” Vanover of Parkers Lake; and sisters in law, Mary Strunk of Marshes Siding and Polly Wilson of Parkers Lake.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 2pm in the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Russell Keith, Bro. Doug Patrick, and Bro. Clifford Warman officiating.  Burial will follow in the Higginbotham Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 6pm Wednesday, September, 18, 2019 at the funeral home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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September 18, 2019

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
McCreary County Funeral Home
PO BOX 456 / 48 W Hwy 700
Whitley City, KY 42653

Funeral Service
September 19, 2019

2:00 PM
McCreary County Funeral Home
PO BOX 456 / 48 W Hwy 700
Whitley City, KY 42653

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