Buel M. Bottoms, of Knifley, passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, in Louisville, Kentucky. He was 86.
Born on February 22, 1935, in Knifley, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Roy and Omia Sallee Bottoms. Buel was a retired machinist after more than twenty years with Reliance Electric. He was a member of Lighthouse Tabernacle Church. He enjoyed ginseng hunting, fishing, deer hunting, and music- especially Johnny Cash.
He is survived by a daughter, Debbie Fay (and Larry) McCartey of Hartsville, IN; three sons, Terry Madison Bottoms of Hope, IN, Johnny Ray (and Paula) Bottoms of Bargersville, IN, and Richard Allen Bottoms of Knifley; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Other survivors include five sisters, Mary Bottoms of Hope, IN, Dorothy Brown of Knifley, Norma Holcomb of Hope, IN, Brenda (and Larry) Neat of Liberty, and Margaret Staples of Liberty; and three brothers, Earl (and Helen) Bottom of Knifley, Phillip Bottoms, and Jerry Bottoms.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Helen Fay Bottoms; and a sister, Donna Bottoms.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. EST on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Morris Bryant officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. EST on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Facial coverings ARE required.
Arrangements for Mr. Buel M. Bottoms are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
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