Carlie Bratcher, 66, of Caneyville, passed away Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at his residence.
He was born on December 5th, 1947 in Grayson County, the son of the late Henry and Vegie (Pierce) Bratcher. He was a member of the Caneyville Christian Church. Carlie was also a Past Master and member at the Caneyville Lodge 635, Carpenter’s Union Retired and Western Car Club. He was an avid subscriber to Cat Paw’s. Carlie was currently employed at Bluegrass ChalleNGe Academy of Ft. Knox.
He is survived by his three sons, Jason (Crystal) of Caneyville, Josh (Brandy) of Leitchfield and Adam of Stamford, CT; three brothers, Roger (Alma), Joe (Gail) and Tommie (Debbie) all of Caneyville; three sisters, Imojean Hayes of Leitchfield, Beatrice VanMeter of Annetta and Barbara Renfrow of Horse Branch. Carlie was also survived by his four loving grandchildren, Bryce and Braxton “B.B.” Bratcher of Caneyville and Zack and Hayden Bratcher of Leitchfield. Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Veronica “Ronnie” Bratcher; his brother Charlie and sister Patsy Decker.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 23rd at 11:00 a.m. at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville. Bro David Brown will be officiating. There will also be a Masonic Funeral Service Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. conducted by the Caneyville Masonic Lodge 635. Burial will be in the Layman Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville Monday after 3:00 p.m., Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.
King James Bible ---
"I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance" --- Luke 15:7 --- I believe there is a lot of rejoicing in Heaven, right now, no matter which category Carlie Bratcher was in.