Vernon A. Hightower
Vernon A. Hightower, 86, of Flemingsburg, passed away May 11, 2005 at Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Hightower was a retired restaurant owner and operator and a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in WWII.
Born in Harlan County on March 16, 1919, he was the son of the late Virgil and Lida McGregor Hightower.
Surviving are two daughters, Betty (Dan) Masters and Janet (Steven) Leet, both of Flemingsburg; one son, Charles (Elaine) Hightower of Cheshire, Conn.; one sister, Frances Rowe of Tenn.; and nine grandchildren.
Preceding him in death was a daughter, Charlotte Scantlin.
Graveside services were conducted May 13 at the Fleming County Cemetery with Rev. Ray Snider officiating.
Dylan McIntosh, born Jan. 23, 1992, passed away at the age of 13.
Dylan was a student at Wolfe County Middle School.
Born in Maysville, he was the son of Charlotte Hall and Klyce McIntosh.
Also surviving are his grandmother, Callie Profitt of Flemingsburg; one sister, Stephanie E. Farley, stationed in Spain with the U.S. Air Force; and a number of cousins and other relatives.
Funeral services were conducted May 10 at Porter and Son Funeral Directors in Campton with Bro. Rick Salley officiating. Burial was in the Lykins Family Cemetery in Gilmore.
John Howard Byron
John Howard "Jack" Byron, 83, of Maysville Road, Flemingsburg, passed away May 11, 2005, at Fleming County Hos-pital after a long illness.
Mr. Byron was a U.S. Army World War II veteran. After the war, he and his father operated John Byron and Son Garage. Upon his father's death in 1964, he operated the garage until his retirement on Oct. 1, 1990. He was a member of the Flemingsburg Volunteer Fire Department, having served since 1963. He was assistant fire chief under Ernie Henderson and served as fire chief from 1980 to 1990. He remained active for a span of 40 years. He was an avid sportsman and was a former member of the Fleming Coun-y Sportsman Club. He was also a member of the William Fant American Legion Post No. 5.
Surviving are one sister, Helen Clark; one son, Jack Byron of Medway, Ohio; four grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were three sisters, Frances Gelter, Lucille Davis and Virginia Thomas; and one brother, Jimmy C. Byron.
Funeral services were conducted May 15 at Boone-Nickell Funeral Home with Rev. Verne F. Hogan officiating. Burial was in Fleming County Cemetery.
Robert James Frank
Robert James Frank, 27, of Rucker Street in Flemingsburg, passed away May 10, 2005, at St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead.
Mr. Frank was a former employee of Wendy’s.
Born September 23, 1977, in Morehead, he was the son of William Steven Gee and Christina Frank Gee of Morehead.
Also surviving are his wife, Tracy Cash Frank; one son, Adrian James Frank at home; paternal grandmother, Angie Sexton of Morehead; paternal grandfather, Bobby Gee of Morehead; and maternal grandmother, Imogene Ho-sack of Morehead.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals in Morehead was in charge of arrangements.