HARDY, Ky. — Carl David Church, 63, of Hardy, Ky., passed away Thursday, October 22, 2015, at Tug Valley Regional Medical Center.

Born August 27, 1952, at Williamson, W.Va., he was a son of the late Delmer and Maudie Whitt Church. He is also preceded in death by his son, Charlie Ward; brother, Delmer Jr. Church, and sister, Tiny Church.

He was a mechanic and a member of Bluesprings Freewill Baptist Church. He was loved by all who knew him.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Gail Church; three sons, David (Creasy) Church of Williamson, Scottie (Barbara) Church of Portsmouth, Ohio, and Randy (Tasha) Church of Hardy; two daughters, Beverly (Chris) Toops of Delbarton, W.Va., and Tina (Bryan) Pack of War, W.Va.; five brothers, Donnie (Annie) Church, Mike (Kandi) Church and Benny (Nicole) Church, all of Blackberry, Ky., James (Linda) Church of Morehead, Ky., and Mickey (Leisha) Church of Belfry, Ky.; four sisters, Arta (Bruce) Tilley of Hardy, Ruthie (Ronnie) Sullivan and Sue (Tommy) Tilley, both of Blackberry, and Nita (Dean) Norman of McCarr, Ky; 20 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, October, 26, at Bluesprings Freewill Baptist Church with Larry Hubbard, Floyd Church Jr., and others officiating. Burial will follow at Bluesprings Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery with Randy Church, Scottie Church, David Church, Bryan Pack and Chris Toops serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will begin after 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday night at Bluesprings Freewill Baptist Church with special services both nights at 7 p.m.

Online condolences at

R.E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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