Brother Gary Lee Madden, age 62, of Trumbo Road, Morehead, departed this life Thursday, June 16, 2022, at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington.
He was born July 21, 1959, in Rowan County, to the late Herbert and Jeanette Fultz Madden. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Willard Adkins.
Gary is survived by his wife of 41 years, Tammy Adkins Madden, whom he married May 2, 1981; two sons, Josh Madden and companion Emily Eversole and Caleb Madden and wife Rachel, all of Morehead; three grandchildren, Carson, Payton, and Katy; and Benton and Brynlee who are considered grandchildren.
Also surviving are five brothers, Jeffery Madden of Morehead, Steven and Rita Madden of Olive Hill, Phillip and Jennifer Madden of Olive Hill, Jerrild and Diane Madden of Lexington, Loren and Melissa Madden of West Liberty; his favorite mother-in-law, Ruth Adkins of Morehead; and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind other relatives and friends as well as brothers and sisters in Christ who will miss him too.
He was a construction worker and had worked various jobs throughout his life. Gary became a Christian in July 1986 and served as a pastor for over 30 years. He served at the Dry Creek Church of God, Oak Hill Church of God, Porter Creek Church of God and was a minister of Soldier Church of God Conference. He enjoyed teaching and preaching the word of God and caring for his church family and strangers alike. Gary enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, whom he loved dearly. Taking care of his family, including the dogs he raised, was very important to him. Gary will be missed by all who knew him.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel with Brother Steve Madden, Brother David DeBord, and Brother Ronald Logan officiating. Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Pallbearers will be Josh Madden, Caleb Madden, Larry Easterling, Gale Thornsberry, David DeBord, and David Lewis.
Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2022, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, 400 Fraley Drive, Morehead, KY 40351.
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