BENTON, Ky. - Rev. David Bennett Brasher, age 75, of Benton, KY, passed away Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 12:45 pm, at Baptist Health in Paducah, KY.
Bro. Brasher pastored several Western Ky churches in his 55 years of ministry. He also conducted revivals throughout the area. He was faithful in mission work throughout Ohio and Idaho. He was a graduate of Livingston Central High School and obtained a Bible Studies Degree from Mid-Continent Baptist Bible College.
He is survived by his wife: Carolyn Phillips Brasher, of Benton, KY: One Daughter: Deirdra Anne Edmonds, Auburndale, FL; One Son: Paul Bradley Brasher, Sr. and wife Stacie, Paducah, KY; Two Sisters: Mary Catherine Jones and husband Adrian, Grand Rivers, KY, Betty Sue Pauley and husband Lacy, Soddy Daisy, TN; Two Brothers: William (Bill) O. Brasher and wife June, Grand Rivers, KY, Rev. C.C. Brasher and wife June, Benton, KY; Three Grandchildren: Dr. Paul Bradley Brasher, Jr. and wife Ansley of Albany, NY, Branden Allen Edmonds and wife Monica of St. Louis, MO and Bethany Edmonds Borders and husband Stephen of Paducah, KY.
He is preceded in death by his parents: Charlie Clark and Nellie Brown Brasher, Sr.; Grand Child: Justin Blake Brasher; Two Sisters: Frankie Brasher and Jacquelyn Gail Chandler and One Brother: James Roy Brasher.
Funeral service will be at Friendship Baptist Church in Smithland, KY. at 2:00 PM, Monday, December 30, 2013, Rev. Jack Kee, Rev. Cloys Bruce and Rev. Joe Daryl Thorn officiating. Interment will be at Miller's Cemetery, Grand Rivers, KY. Friends may visit with the family Sunday, December 29, 2013 after 3:00 p.m. at Collier Funeral Home in Benton and Monday, December 30, 2013 at Friendship Baptist Church from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at 2:00 pm.
Family ask memorial contributions be made to: the Gideons, Marshall County Chapter, PO Box 206, Benton, KY 42025, Miller Cemetery Fund, C/O Mary Jones, 1470 Iuka Rd, Grand Rivers, KY 42045, or The Dream Factory, PO Box 2333, Paducah, KY 42002-2333.
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