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Harry B Roaden, 84, of Somerset, KY passed away on Sat., Oct. 21, 2017 at the Jean Waddle Care Center. He was born on July 5, 1933 in Corbin, Ky; son of the late Terrell L and Amanda Elizabeth Wells Roaden.
In 1967 Harry built the Highway 27 Twin Drive-In, and was celebrating his 50th year, the theater was both his work and his hobby to which he loved. He also currently owned The Theater's of Georgetown. Throughout the years he owned several theater's including, Buccaneer Drive-In, as well as Town Cinema in Richmond, the Family Drive-In, in Manchester. He was a partner in the La-Z-boy Showcase Gallery in Lexington, and a real-estate investor. He enjoyed challenges and staying busy. He had a love for people which was mutual, as he never met a stranger. Harry was a veteran having served in the US Army; he was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Brenda Bryant Roaden, whom he married on Aug. 14, 1956; three sons, Johnny Scott Roaden of Somerset, Jerry Lee Roaden of Lexington, and Dwayne Evan Roaden of Somerset; one brother, Harold Roaden; two sisters, Evelyn Lynch, and Ruby Yates; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Terrell L Roaden and Amanda Elizabeth Wells Roaden; brothers, Frederick Roaden, Evan D Roaden, Happy S Roaden, and Kettry Roaden, Sr.
A funeral service will be held at 1 PM Wed. Oct. 25, 2017 at the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Bros. Henry Hull and Marvin Ridenour officiating.
Military Honors will be conducted by American Legion Honor Guard. Burial will be in Mill Springs Nat'l Cem.
Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Tue., Oct. 24, 2017 at Pulaski Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.
Pulaski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.pulaskifuneralhome.com
Published on October 24, 2017
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