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David Stokes

August 27, 1951 — January 16, 2021

Paducah

David Edward Stokes, 69, of Paducah, KY, passed away on January 16, 2021, at Baptist Health Paducah. He was a devout Christian, husband, father, and grandfather who loved his family and friends, but most of all, God. Those who knew David will remember his smile, his sense of humor, and that he never met a stranger.

David was member of Northside Church of God in Paducah and a long time employee of Warden Electric Company. He enjoyed UK basketball, Saint Louis Cardinals baseball, and vacationing with family and friends.

David is survived by his wife of 40 years, Regina “Corky” Stokes; two sons, Steve (Pam) Stokes of Paducah and David Stokes Jr. (Jennifer) of Calvert City; brother, Billy (Paulette) Stokes of Kevil and sister, Sharon (Toy) Humphrey of Paducah; five grandchildren, Lauren, Matthew, Landon, Luke & Ellie; three step-grandchildren, Andrew, Brooklyn & Chelsea; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Edward Stokes and Vera Grace Timmons Stokes, and one brother, Clarence Eugene Stokes.

Funeral services for David will be at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Jeremy Beggs officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery .

Visitation for David will be from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

10:00am - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Milner & Orr Funeral Home

120 Memorial Dr, Paducah, KY 42001

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Milner & Orr Funeral Home

120 Memorial Dr, Paducah, KY 42001

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Interment

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Maplelawn Park Cemetery, Paducah

KY

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