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Harry Roaden

July 5, 1933 — October 21, 2017

Harry B Roaden, 84, of Somerset, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Jean Waddle Care Center.He was born on July 5, 1933 in Corbin, Kentucky; son of the late Terrell L Roaden and Amanda Elizabeth Wells Roaden. In 1967 Harry built the Highway 27 Twin Drive-In, and was celebrating his 50th year, the theater was both his work and his hobby to which he loved. He also currently owned The Theater's of Georgetown. Throughout the years he owned several theater's including, Buccaneer Drive-In, as well as Town Cinema in Richmond, the Family Drive-In, in Manchester. He was a partner in the La-Z-boy Showcase Gallery in Lexington, and was a real-estate investor. He enjoyed challenges and staying busy. He had a love for people which was mutual, as he never met a stranger. Harry was a veteran having served in the United States Army; he was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Brenda Bryant Roaden, whom he married on August 14, 1956; three sons, Johnny Scott Roaden of Somerset, Jerry Lee Roaden of Lexington, and Dwayne Evan Roaden of Somerset; one brother, Harold Roaden; two sisters, Evelyn Lynch, and Ruby Yates; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Terrell L Roaden and Amanda Elizabeth Wells Roaden; brothers, Frederick Roaden, Evan D Roaden, Happy S Roaden, and Kettry Roaden, Sr. A funeral service will be held at 1 PM Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Henry Hull and Bro. Marvin Ridenour officiating.Military Honors will be conducted by American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.Burial will be in Mill Springs National Cemetery.Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Pulaski Funeral Home.In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations take the form of donations to the Hospice of Lake CumberlandPulaski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.pulaskifuneralhome.com
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