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Richard Jeter, 87, Taylor County, KY (1931-2018)

He was instrumental in founding the Bible Baptist Tabernacle where he was a member and where his service will be held. He was united in marriage to Gracie Martin who preceded him in death December 9, 2016. He was employed at TGT for forty-four years and was a former superintendent.
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Richard Jeter of Campbellsville, KY died at 1:43pmCT Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Columbia, KY at the age of 87.

His funeral service will be held at 5pmCT/6pmET Friday, May 18, 2018 at Bible Baptist Tabernacle, 50 Bambi Drive, Campbellsville, KY by Pastor Bob Cutler. Visitation will be held there from 12noonCT/1pmET until time for his service to begin. Entombment will be in Brookside Mausoleum.

Richard Jeter, 87, Taylor County, KY (1931-2018)

Richard Jeter of Campbellsville, KY son of the late James "Bud" Jeter and Sarah Janie Cox Jeter, was born February 28, 1931 in Natchitoches, Louisiana. He died at 1:43pmCT Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Columbia, KY. Age: 87.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Bible Baptist Tabernacle, where he was instrumental in founding the Church.

He united in marriage to Gracie Martin September 24, 1950 and she preceded him in death December 9, 2016.

Richard was employed at TGT for forty-four years and was a former superintendent.

He is survived by
  • Two sons: Dr. Harold Wilkerson and wife, Brenda; and Dr. Richard Allen Jeter and wife, Eveylene, of Campbellsville;

  • Five grandchildren: Dr. Andrea Russell and husband, Dr. Dirk Russell, of Canton, GA; Jarrod Wilkerson of Louisville; Erin Martin and husband, Kelly, and Ashley Dooley and husband, Damon, of Campbellsville; and Matt Underwood and wife, Jeanett, of LaGrange, KY;

  • Twelve great-grandchildren: Madelyn Russell, Jillian Russell, Ava Russell and Luke Russell of Canton, GA; Jackson Martin, Maxwell Davis, Zachary Martin and Sarah Davis of Campbellsville; Hannah Underwood and Noah Underwood of LaGrange; and Shelby Dooley and Payton Dooley of Campbellsville;

  • Special niece, Alene Gilpin of Campbellsville;

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Send condolences to the family of Richard Jeter

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Gideon Bibles or to the Galilean Children's Home and may be made at the funeral home.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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