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Leonard Howard (Peck) Reliford, 91, Columbia, KY (1930-2021)

Leonard Howard "Peck" Reliford of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Taylor County Hospital. He was 91 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Friday, November 26, 2021, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Burial will follow in Jones Chapel Cemetery.

The family requests visitation on Friday, November 26, from 9amCT until time for the service at 1pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Peck was born on November 14, 1930 in Adair County, KY to the late Jim and Aina Kemp Reliford. He was a retired farmer, was a member of the former Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church and attended Jones Chapel Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by siblings, Herman, Willard "Bill", J.C., Leo Moore, Lorene Bennett, Cymbeline Smith, and an infant sister, Naomi.

Survivors Include:
  • His Wife- Claristeen Baker Reliford of Columbia, KY
  • One Son- David Reliford(Judy) of Columbia, KY
  • Two Daughters- Vickie Houk(Larry) of Greensburg, KY and Bonnie Loy of Columbia, KY
  • Five Grandchildren- Brett Reliford(Heather), Andrew Reliford(Bethany) all of Columbia, KY, Corey Houk(Katelynn), Laura Beth Houk all of Greensburg, KY and Nicole Loy Aaron of Lexington, KY
  • Five Great Grandchildren- Langston, Claire, and Harrison Reliford all of Columbia, KY and Lander and Kayson Houk both of Greensburg, KY
  • A host of other relatives and friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Peck Reliford, 91, Columbia, KY (1930-2021)

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