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William Earl Fork, Sr.

February 20, 1928 ~ October 15, 2020 (age 92)


William Earl Fork, Sr., 92, of St. Charles, KY passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020.

He was born in Dawson Springs, KY, on February 20, 1928 to the late Earl and Ora Fork. 

Mr. Fork was a member of Lake Grove General Baptist Church in St. Charles where he was Deacon for 71 years. He had worked as an accountant at Austin Powder Company and, Mine equipment and Mill supply.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Dean Littlejohn.

Mr. Fork is survived by his wife of seventy-three years, Wanda Fork of St. Charles, KY; two children, Brenda Gamblin and her husband, Joe, of Dawson Springs, KY and William Earl Fork, Jr. and his wife, Vicki, of Peach Tree City, GA; one sister, Orean Smith of Dawson Springs, KY; four grandchildren: Kathryn Fork, Jonathan Fork, William Joe Gamblin and his wife, Kellie, and Christa Lemily and her husband, Chris; eight great grandchildren; and one niece and two nephews.

Funeral services will be Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Lake Grove General Baptist Church in St. Charles, KY with Rev. Charles Brooks officiating and Rev. J.W. Haire assisting. Burial will follow at Lake Grove General Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 6:00pm until 8:00 pm at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY and from 12:00pm until service time at 2:00pm on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Lake Grove General Baptist Church in St. Charles, KY.

Pallbearers will be, Jonathan Fork, William Joe Gamblin, Chris Lemily, Jim Littlejohn, Ken Smith, and Darrell Coffman.

Memorial contributions can be made to Gideons International. Donation envelopes will be available at the Visitation and Funeral services.

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October 17, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reid-Walters Funeral Home, LLC
202 E Farren Ave, PO Box 156
Earlington, KY 42410

October 18, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Lake Grove General Baptist Church

St. Charles, KY

Funeral Service
October 18, 2020

2:00 PM
Lake Grove General Baptist Church

St. Charles, KY


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