Farming Rural 12

Ernest Roy Carmichael

September 25, 1958 ~ February 3, 2021 (age 62)



Ernest Roy Carmichael, age 62, of Clarks Run Road, Maysville, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Born September 25, 1958, in Morehead, he was a son of the late Donald Ray Carmichael and Beulah Lorene Curtis Carmichael.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Blaine Pollitt in 2010.


Ernest is survived by his wife of 23 years, Claudia Gallagher Carmichael, whom he married August 1, 1997; one son, Scotty Roy Carmichael (Gabriella Nedelman) of Maysville; three daughters, Claudia Lynn Pollitt (Estill) of Flemingsburg, Felicia Ann Tuel (Christopher) of Maysville, and Tasha Nicole Carmichael (Billy Campbell) of Flemingsburg; five grandchildren, Brianna Tuel, Tyler Tuel, Vada Tuel, Gracie Tuel, and Amber Campbell; and another grandchild expected in October.


Also surviving are two brothers, Randall Carmichael (Teresa) of Wallingford and Justin Carmichael of Maysville; a host of aunts and cousins; and other extended family and friends.


Ernest was a lifelong farmer and a former carrier for the Ledger Independent. He was a former member of the Washington Volunteer Fire Department and enjoyed mowing yards, fishing, and spending time with family.


Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, February 7, 2021, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel with Pastor Arnold Howell officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery in Maysville. 


Pallbearers: Jeff Craig, TC Harper, Jimmy Ware, Hobie Ware, Tyler Tuel, Raymond Pollitt, and James Razor. Honorary pallbearers:  Freddie Tuel, Billy Campbell, Estill Pollitt, and Chris Tuel.


Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, February 6, 2021, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, 400 Fraley Drive, Morehead, KY 40351.


COVID-19 mandates will be observed including masks and social distancing.


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February 6, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, Inc.
400 Fraley Drive
Morehead, KY 40351

Funeral Service
February 7, 2021

2:00 PM
Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, Inc.
400 Fraley Drive
Morehead, KY 40351

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