Carl Edward Phelps, age 65, of Burnside, Kentucky, passed away July 14, 2017 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

He was the son of the late Joe Phelps and the late Mary Sloan Phelps, born March 26, 1952 in Somerset, Kentucky.

Mr. Phelps was a retired equipment operator and worked for ATS Road Contracting in Lexington, Kentucky. During his free time, he enjoyed four wheeling, being outdoors and in the woods, and spending time with his special friend and dog “Cheyenne”. He attended the First Christian Church in Burnside, Kentucky.

He is survived by two daughters; Carla (Chris) Venhoff of California and Shonda (Billy) Denton of North Carolina, one brother; Eddie Lee Phelps of Burnside, one special friend; Betty Jo Cordell of Burnside, and several grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; Joe and Mary Sloan Phelps.

The family of Mr. Phelps has chosen cremation.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home has been entrusted with these arrangements.