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Jesse Robert Troxell

November 10, 1941 — January 3, 2022

Jesse Robert Troxell, age 80 years, of Whitley City, Kentucky died January 3, 2022 at his home.

He was born in Yamacraw, Kentucky on November 10, 1941 the son of Rev. Willie and Clara (Godsey) Troxell. Jesse was a coal miner and a deacon of the Lower Wolf Creek United Baptist Church. He enjoyed his old car, gardening, squirrel hunting, but most especially his grandchildren.

His parents; wife, Hazel (Shook) Troxell; and brother, Charlie Troxell precede him in death.

Survivors include his children, Charles "Eddie" Troxell (Lisa) of Columbia, Tennessee, April West (Steven) of Franklin, Tennessee, Nickie Fugate (Brian) of Whitley City, Kentucky, Sue Bills (Greg) of Dickson, Tennessee, and Roger Troxell (Sharon) of Dickson, Tennessee; brother, Johnny Troxell of Whitley City, Kentucky; sister, Gladys Taylor of Strunk, Kentucky; grandchildren, Ashley, Brian, Jordan, Emmale, Baylee, Kaylee, Jake, Rodney, Brittany, Jessica, Brandon, Courtney, Lacie, Billy, Austin, and Jennifer; and 21 great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held 1pm Thursday, January 6, 2021 at the Troxell Family Cemetery with Bro. Israel Clark and Bro. Larry Coffey officiating. The family will receive friends after 6pm Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at the McCreary County Funeral Home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

McCreary County Funeral Home

, Whitley City, KY 42653

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Graveside Service

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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