Floyd Herbert Brickles, 86, of Olive Hill, passed away Saturday morning, June 20, 2020 at the Ridgeway Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Owingsville after an extended illness.
He was born at Emerson, Kentucky on December 23, 1933, to the late Joseph Brickles and Ida Sammons Brickles Scott.
Floyd was a retired farmer and sawmill worker and enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards and raising a garden. He was of the Baptist faith.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald Brickles, Charles Brickles and Arthur Lee Brickles, his half-brothers, Wilbur Brickles, Franzo Brickles and Virgil Brickles, four sisters, Roberta Stevens, Lydia Littleton, Jewell Lowe and Ruth Brickles and his half-sisters, Eunice Mullins, Carmie Price Borders, Audrey Clemons, Maxine Brickles and Lydia Walters Douglas.
He is survived by his sister, Betty Smith of Salt Lick, Kentucky and a special friend and caregiver, Danyale Ball. Also, several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 23, 2020 in the chapel of the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead with Rev. Eddie Dennison officiating.
Burial was in the Stamper Cemetery at Emerson in Carter County.
Visitation was from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Monday.
Pallbearers were Bobby Littleton, Kenneth Littleton, Ralph Littleton, Jessie Nolan, Jeff Wells and Donnie Gilliam.
Honorary pallbearers were David Smith, Avery Littleton, Richard Littleton and Jeff Parzell.
The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead cared for all arrangements.
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