Orby Paul Hargett


Mr. Orby Paul Hargett, age 88, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Friday, November 25, 2022 peacefully at his home.

He was born January 1, 1934, in Carter County, Kentucky, to the late William Russell and Artie Carpenter Hargett.

Orby was a member of the Soldier Church of God for 64 years and served as a deacon and was a Standing Committeman of the Church of God Conference. He was well known and a well respected carpenter for over 50 years. He enjoyed family gatherings, cookouts and spending time with his children and grandchildren and sitting on his porch with his wife.

In addition to his parents, Orby was preceded in death by five brothers, Ollie Hargett, Colonel Hargett, Allie Hargett, Baker Hargett and Jimmy Hargett; one sister Marie Davis.

Orby is survived by his loving wife of 69 ½ years, Glenda Roseberry Hargett, whom he married on May 29, 1953; two sons, Orby Keith Hargett and his wife, Kim, Byron Eugene Hargett and his wife, Jacqueline Hargett all of Olive Hill, Kentucky; one daughter, Debra Kay Hicks and her husband, Gary of Olive Hill, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Mary Beth Waugh, Shawn Hatton, Michael Hatton, Carrie Varney and Timothy Hargett; nine great-grandchildren, Aiden, Novaleigh, Christian, Ava Grace, Shawn Amos, Evelyn , Ansley Faith, Maggie and Alayna; one brother in law and his wife, Paul and LaVerne Roseberry of Jacksonville, Florida; two sister in laws, Elsie Gay Hargett and Oveda Hargett both of Olive Hill, Kentucky, along with many nieces, nephews. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and church family.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at Soldier Church of God in Soldier, Kentucky with Brother Clifford “Tippy” Price and Brother Steve Madden officiating. Burial will follow in the Hargett Cemetery on Greasy Creek in Carter County, Kentucky.

Friends may visit from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2022 at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 West Highway US 60, Olive Hill, Kentucky and after 9 a.m., Tuesday, November 29, 2022 and until the service hour at Soldier Church of God.

Shawn Hatton, Michael Hatton, Timothy Hargett, Dennis Hargett, Kevin Brown and Donnie Waddell will serve as pallbearers.

Paul Roseberry, Darrin Hargett, Bruce Jessee, Aiden Duff and Danny Waddell will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky is caring for all arrangements for Mr. Orby Paul Hargett.



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