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Shelly Ray Amburgey

September 2, 2017

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AMBURGEY, Mr. Shelly Ray,

Age 83, of Mousie, KY, formerly of New Madison, passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017, at his home in Mousie, KY.  He was born in Larkslane, KY on March 3, 1934 to Alex Amburgey and Causetta Casebolt Amburgey.  Shelly graduated from Hindman High School and Morehead State University. He was a 50+ year member of the Masonic Lodge. He was also a member of the Carpenter's Union, Kiwanis International and Knott County Chamber of Commerce. He was very active in the Democratic Party and held numerous leadership positions in Ohio and Kentucky. Mr. Amburgy was also a retired Industrial Arts teacher at several Darke County School Districts and he was a retired Union Carpenter. He is survived by his Wife: Cleo Derossett Amburgey; Son: Jay (Teresa) Amburgey; Daughter: Melissa (Mike) Kuns; Grandchildren: Darren Kuns, Meghan Caldwell, Amber Studlien, Taylor Amburgey; Great Grandchild: Quinn Caldwell; Stepdaughters: Tammy Derossett, Caroline Patrick; Step Grandchildren: Heather Wells, Mimmie Yost, Brandie Lyon; Step Great Grandchildren: Mia Yost, Cooper Lyon.  Shelly was preceded in death by his First Wife: Elaine (Oswalt) Amburgey; 7 Brothers: Irvin, Homer, Clyde Orville, Bill, James Rush, Ed and Lawrence Amburgey; Sister: Nancy Amburgey. Funeral services were held at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Thursday, September 7, 2017 with Clyde Bud Wicker Jr., and Randall Short officiating. Burial was in Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman, KY.  Visitation was held Wednesday evening from 5-8PM with Masonic services Wednesday evening at 7PM. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

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