Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)


September 12, 2013

James Edmond Cherry Jr.


9/12/13 — James Edmond Cherry Jr., 60, of Grayson, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.

He was born Jan. 5, 1953, in Louisville, a son of the late James Edmond Sr. and Dessie Marie Mullins Cherry.

Jim retired from Marathon Catlettsburg Refinery in Catlettsburg. He was a volunteer with Grayson Meals on Wheels and was a supporter of East Carter athletes.

His survivors include his wife of 33 years, Joan Marie Lueke Cherry of Grayson, and three sons, James Bradley Cherry, Gregory Edmond Cherry and John Bernard Cherry, all of Grayson.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Barrett Bush and Jerry Adams officiating. Burial will be in the East Carter County Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be Friday evening, Sept. 14, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday after 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Family suggests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Grayson Meals on Wheels, 302 East Main St., Grayson, KY 41143.

Condolences can be made to the Cherry family at

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