Louie K. Flanery, Jr. 79 of Flemingsburg, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Baptist Health in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born August 6, 1942 in Goddard, Kentucky to the late Louie K. Flanery, Sr, and Thelma Medlin Flanery.
He is survived by his two daughters Lori A. Whitaker of Orlando, Florida and Jennifer Davis (Ken) of Flemingsburg, Ky. His grandchildren Jeremy Flanery, Jarrod Gilbert, Josh Gilbert, Amanda Andrade, Justin Gilbert, Ashton Flanery, Brennan Whitaker, Sarah Davis, Shawn Davis & Shane Davis. His great-grandchildren, Kaleb Flanery, Jacob Flanery, Jazzlyn Flanery, Kylie Gilbert, Jaxon Gilbert, Kinley Andrade, William Smith, Seth Smith, Hailey Smith, Allie Sandoval, Rosalynn Davis & Raelynn Davis. His two sisters, June Hale of Maysville, KY and Lynn Pence of Owensboro, KY. As well as several nieces, nephews & cousins.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, two sisters, Retta Hackathorn and Jane Hendrix and his daughter Robyn F. Gilbert.
Former Employee of Fleming Mason RECC for 41 years 1961-2002, Served as Mayor of Flemingsburg 2 terms 1990-1994 & 2003-2011
Served on City Council of Flemingsburg from 1984-1990, Kentucky Colonel since April 1978
Masonic Lodge since March 1972, Served on the Board at the Flemingsburg First United Methodist Church
Buffalo Trace ADD Board Member & served as Chairman – Since 1990
During his 19-year tenure on the Board, he has served on the Executive Committee, Annual Meeting/Nominating Committee, Transportation Planning Committee, Transportation Safety Committee, Water Management Council, and member of the TENCO Workforce Investment Board.
Fleming Co. Rotary Club – Charter Member since 2002, Fleming Co Hospital Board Member – since 1999, Fleming County Chamber of Commerce (member and past President and board member)
Fleming County Jaycees (member and past President 78-79), Judicial Nominating Commission 19th Judicial Circuit and Judicial Circuit District (2012-2014)
Fleming Co. Museum Board, Fleming Co. Historical Board
1978 Top President – District B – North Region Kentucky Jaycees, 1993 Housing Authority of Flemingsburg Support and Work Award
1997 Leadership Horizons Award, 2000 Fleming Co Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Service Award
2001 Buffalo Trace Region Award Outstanding Regionalism for Contribution & Dedication, 2007 POESI Bronze Award
2009 POESI Silver Award, 2009 Buffalo Trace Regionalism Award Outstanding Contributions & Leadership
2009 Fleming Co. Democratic Executive Committee Rooster Booster Award, 2010 Citizen of the Year – Chamber of Commerce
Jaycee of the Year.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Friday, December 3, 2021 at the Flemingsburg First United Methodist Church with Rev. Robbie Shrout officiating. Additional remarks will be by Bobby Money, Mike Denham, Steve Miller and Lori Whitaker.
Visitation at the Flemingsburg First United Methodist Church is after 5:00 pm Thursday.
Masonic rites by Fleming Lodge No. 112 will be conducted at 7:30 pm. Thursday at the church.
Burial will follow in the Sunset Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Mike Denham, Steve Miller, Terry Hurst, Herbie Wilson, Wayne Darnell and Garrell Coffey.
Honorary pall bearers will be Marvin Suit, Woodie Todd, Woodie Reeves, David Doyle, Gene Blythe, Shane Ramey, Steve Souder, William Deal, Jim Farley and Bobby Money.
Contributions are suggested to the Fleming County Covered Bridge Museum or the Fleming County Historical Society for the care and upkeep of the Stockton Cemetery.
The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home, 405 South Main Cross Street, Flemingsburg, Kentucky 41041 is caring for all arrangements for Louie K. Flanery, Jr.