Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

December 26, 2013

Joseph W. Catron - 1914-2013

ASHLAND — Joseph W. Catron, 99, of Ashland, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 25, 2013, in Oakmont Manor Nursing Home in Flatwoods.  

He was born June 22, 1914, in Aberdeen, Ohio, a son of the late Walter M. and Gracie Ann Stewart Catron. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Inez Smith Catron, in 1995.  

He was a member of Pollard Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son, James Catron and wife Corrine of Ravenswood, W.Va.; a daughter, Linda Lykins of Ashland; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel by Chaplain Jimm Smedley. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.  

Friends may call after 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101 or the American Cancer  Society, Boyd County Unit, P.O. Box 1182, Ashland, KY 41105-1182.

Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.

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