Hoyet Staley, age 74 years, of Whitley City, Kentucky died December 21, 2013 in Corbin, Kentucky at the Baptist Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Friday, December 27, 2013 at 8pm in the McCreary County Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Perry and Rev. Jimmie Vanover officiating. Burial was in the Taylor Ridge Cemetery Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 10am.
He was born in Nevelsville, Kentucky on March 1, 1939 the son of the late Pal and Dovie (Taylor) Staley. He had worked in shipping for General Motors and Walmart, an assistant manager for Save A Lot, and a farmer; member of the Sandhill United Baptist Church, Greenwood Masonic Lodge #903, Laurel Heights Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #288; and had served in the US Army.
His parents; daughter, Nancy Clark; and brothers, Calvin Staley, James Staley, Wilbern Staley, Edward Staley, and Richard Staley precede him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Freida (Bryant) Staley; and sons, Barry Dale Staley and Gregory Hoyet Staley all of Whitley City, Kentucky; brothers and sisters, Cecil Staley of Sidney, Ohio, Arvel Staley of West Chester, Ohio, Clonia Hale of Cincinnati, Ohio, Thurman Staley of Sawyer, Kentucky, RC Staley of Hazel Park, Michigan, Leroy Staley of Williamsburg, Kentucky, Genieva Taylor of Connersville, Indiana, Carol Gerros of Dayton, Ohio, and Ernie Staley of Whitley City, Kentucky; 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.