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Richard Phelps, age 80, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Somerwoods Nursing and Rehabilitation.
 Richard was born on April 29, 1937 in Pulaski County, KY to the late Robert Phelps and Maggie Goff Phelps. He was a member of Huffaker Church of God.  Richard loved fishing, working outside, playing the guitar and could play all instruments.  He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. 
 He is survived by four sons, Jackie (and Renee) Phelps of Eubank, Rick (and Tammie) Phelps of Somerset, Johnny (and Amy) Phelps of Burnside, Michael (and Diane) Phelps of Science Hill; one daughter, Patricia Kay Phelps Saylor of Somerset; grandchildren, Ashley Marie Saylor, Stephanie Phelps, Chris Phelps, Morgan Oakes, Casey Phelps, Jason Phelps, Natasha Phelps, Jake Pratt and Sarah Pratt; great grandchildren, Hayden Burton, Hayley Burton, Conner Lyons, Korbyn Oaks, Drake Phelps, Jermaine Phelps, Riley Phelps, Jaxson Phelps and Jase Phelps; and a special friend, Joyce Hall of Somerset. 
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Marie Phelps; a daughter, Sharon Rosetta Phelps; a son, Ronald Eugene Phelps; a brother, Herbert Phelps; and a granddaughter, Kinley Lyons.
 Visitation will be on Monday, July 31, 2017 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. 
His funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 10:00am at Huffaker Church of God with Bro. Fetter Wilder and Bro. Chuck Elam officiating.  Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery.          
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website:  www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Richard Phelps.
Published on July 29, 2017
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