Mr. Kenneth Lloyd Thrasher of Smiths Grove, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at the Tri-Star Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, Kentucky, having attained the age of 88 years, and 29 days. He was born in Burkesville, Kentucky on Wednesday, May 10, 1933, the son of Barton and Vela (Poindexter) Thrasher. He was of the Methodist faith, a member of Grider United Methodist Church, a U.S. Army Veteran, and an engineer with the Kentucky Department of Transportation.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Stanley Thrasher, Rondal Thrasher, infant brother, James Thrasher, sisters, Dorothy Schickel, Imogene York, Brenda Cook, great-grandson, Dawson Shuford.
He is survived by his wife, Datha (Smith) Thrasher, of Smiths Grove, Kentucky whom he wed on Saturday, March 29, 1958, children, Barry Thrasher of Burkesville, Kentucky, Donneta ( & Joe) Herald of Oakland, Kentucky, Kendra (& Rodney) Doolin of Bowling Green, Kentucky, grandchildren, Isaac Doolin, Janna (& Matt) Shuford, Kyle (& Karyn) Herald, Darrell Thrasher, LeAnn (& Jeremy) Cline, James Gage Doolin, great-grandchildren, Anna Grace Shuford, Emma Shuford, Matthew Shuford, Kynleigh Herald, Gavin Herald, Dylan Herald, Sawyer Cline, Madison Doolin.
The Funeral will be conducted on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in The Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Mike Murphy and David Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the Burkesville Cemetery in Burkesville, Kentucky. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 4:30 p.m. until the funeral hour on Friday in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home. Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky is honored to be in charge of all the arrangements.