Dennis Dale Pernell, age 61, of Reynolds Hollow Road, Salt Lick, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Born June 29, 1957, in Morehead, he was the son of the late Jessie and Nora Hamilton Pernell. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter; a son-in-law, Adam Holbrook; three sisters; three brothers-in-law; and mother-in-law, Evelyn King.
Dennis is survived by his wife of 40 years, Joan Cains Pernell; two daughters, Lori Christy Pernell Holbrook and Jessica Pernell, both of Morehead; six grandchildren, Christopher Pernell, Katie Holbrook, Briar Butler, Kaysen Butler, Lorielle Butler, and Hope Pernell; and special friend, Heather Crum.
Other survivors include three brothers; four sisters; extended family; and friends.
Dennis loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed the outdoors, hunting fishing, ginsenging, hunting mushrooms, and singing. He was a believer in Jesus Christ. Dennis will be sadly missed.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel with Bro. Charlie Hamm officiating. Burial will follow in the Pernell Cemetery on Brinegar Road.
Pallbearers will be Christopher Pernell, Shawn Gilliam, Rodney Gilliam, Mike Clark, Dave Brown, and Wesley Gilliam. Grandchildren will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2019, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, 400 Fraley Drive, Morehead, KY 40351.