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Henry Layman Damron

July 7, 1946 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 75)

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     Henry Layman Damron, of Glasgow, the son of the late Millard Curtis and Ruth Catherine (Brown) Damron was born July 7, 1946 in Wayne County, West Virginia and departed this life on Saturday in Glasgow at his home. He was 75 years of age.

     He was a surface miner, where he was the lead blaster, a former truck driver and a auto mechanic for Charles Nolley and was of the Baptist Faith.

     He was a Veteran of Vietnam, having served in the United States Marine Corp and received a Purple Heart.

     Henry founded the Giles County (TN) Veterans Honor Guard and was a past post commander of the American Legion #60 in Tennessee.

     He enjoyed motorcycles and loved music, having played the keyboard for Tru Dynasty and was a former stock car driver at the Taylor County Speedway.

     Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: Donald, Curtis and Charles Damron.

     Survivors include four children: Sherry Damron-Arnett and husband JD of Magnolia, Rev. Jay Damron and wife Cindy of Edmonton, Jeff Robertson of Pulaski, TN and Jennifer Cordial and husband Jason of Louisa; a brother: John Paul Damron of Pulaski, TN.

     Also surviving are nineteen grandchildren: Shawn (Heather) McCubbins, Andrea Megan (Brandon) Whitlow, Erica Dawn Phinney (Deaglin) Mattingly, Dylan (Audrey) Arnett, Joshua (Lindsey) Damron, Jessica (Bryan) Cyr, Clary Quinn, Jayden Lee Damron, Damian (Haley) Robertson, Sunserra Robertson, Caleb Robertson, Logan Robertson, Raclyn Robertson, Dakota Cordial, Sydney Cordial, Shianne Cordial, Dalton Cordial, Sara (Adam) Cantrell and Tia (Zack) Sloan; ten great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service for Henry Layman Damron will be Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. EST (10 CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with cremation to follow.

Rev. Jay Damron will be officiating

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 5-8 PM EST (4-7) CST. at the funeral home.

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June 1, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
LR Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

Funeral Service
June 2, 2022

11:00 AM
LR Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

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