Balford Stokley, Jr., age 67, Harrodsburg, husband of Gloria Jean Roberts, passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at Ephraim McDowell RMC in Danville. Born March 12, 1954 in Lexington he was the son of the late Balford and Mattie Ellen (Pulliam) Stokley Sr. He attended Lincoln Schools, was a veteran in the US Marine Corps and the US Army Reserves, was a retired truck driver for the Alvin Hynes Trucking Co., enjoyed fishing and other outdoor activities and was a member of the Silas Baptist Church in Paris, KY.
Survivors include: one daughter Christina McCoy of Morris, AL; three sons Balford (Kimberly) Stokley III of Flemingsburg, Billy Wayne (Tressa) Stokley of Harrodsburg and Samuel (Natasha) Stokley of Lancaster; two sisters Christine Kitchen of Mt. Vernon and Letha (Matt) Robertson of Nicholasville; one brother William Kitchen; thirteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers Alford Pollard, Charles Pollard and Roy Kitchen and two sisters Anna Belle Baker and Susie Gibbons.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Thursday January 6, 2022 at Hillcrest Memorial Park located at 2089 Versailles Road in Lexington with burial to follow.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 6, 2022 from 12:00 noon until 1:00 pm at Sims Funeral Services.
Pallbearers are B.J. Stokley, Billy Stokley, Samuel Stokley, William McCoy, Zach McCoy, Sam Stokley and honorary bearers are Billy Wayne Stokley Jr., Dylan Stokley, Brycean Stokley, Braxton Pittman, Waylon Pittman, Larry Munsey and Jaxon McCoy.
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