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Kenneth Vanbeber

November 6, 1937 — August 25, 2019

Kenneth Vanbeber, age 81, of Middlesboro, KY, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the Tri-state Healthcare in Harrogate, TN. He was born on November 6, 1937, the son of the late Luther Vanbeber and Daisy Johnson Vanbeber Irvin. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, American Legion, Trinity Baptist Church and a former member of the U.M.W.A. District 30.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his father and mother-in-laws, John and Cora Collins; brothers, John D. Fry of Pennsylvania and Marvin Fry of California; sister, Jean (Andrew) Delliponti of Pennsylvania; nephews, Randal Fry and Tommy Fry; nieces, Carolyn Redmond and Rita Sutton.

He is survived by his loving wife, Janie Collins Vanbeber; nephews, Chris Delliponti, Kevin Delliponti, Randal Collins, Paul Collins, George Collins, Jerry Collins, Jonathon Collins, Thomas Fry and Roy Lee Howerton; nieces, Thelma (Harvey) Miracle, Katherine (Joey) Robertson, Barbara Collins, Shiela, Mary Lou Collins and Rebecca Fry; and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Tri-State Healthcare for their special care.

The family will receive friends on Friday, August 30, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Trinity Baptist Church in Middlesboro, KY. The funeral service will follow at 8:00 p.m. with Rev. Keith Medley presiding. Music will be provided by Alva Cunningham, Jeff Miracle and Luther Adkins. Pallbearers will be family and friends and Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Trinity Baptist Church.

Graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Oakview Cemetery in Middlesboro, KY.

Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com

Creech Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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Trinity Baptist Church
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  • Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

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Trinity Baptist Church
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  • Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

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Oakview Cemetery
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  • South 34th Street
    Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965
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