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Johnie Edward Creech Jr., 66, passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Baptist Health Corbin.
Born in Norton, Virginia, he was the son of the late Johnie Edward Creech and Anna Cantrell. He was also preceded in death by a sister Cathy.
Johnie was Baptist by faith, and was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam era.
He is survived by his wife Cleda Steele Creech; children: Shawna Bell (Brian), Kenneth Long (Tressa), and Diana Bunton; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and brother Dennis Creech (Karen), all who mourn his passing.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Mayle officiating. Burial will be in the Gray Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post 88.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Messages may be written to the family at www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com
Published on April 13, 2017
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