Gerald “Scrubby” “B” “Bufford” Edens, age 36, of Somerset, passed from this life on July 31, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset

He was born July 13, 1981 son of Connie Hodge Edens of Somerset, Kentucky and the late Barnell Edens.

He was a Graduate of Pulaski County High School Class of 1999. Gerald was of the Christian Faith and attended the Potters Place Church in Somerset. He was a transporter with Performance Food Group in Somerset.  In his leisure he enjoyed four wheeling, being with family and friends, as well as racing his mustang, (his pride and joy) “The Bullitt”. He was a former volunteer fire fighter for the Science Hill and Dabney Fire Departments. Whether you recognized him by “Scrubby”, “B”, or “Bufford”, he was always considered to be a friendly and happy person and was known as a comedian and a joy to be around. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife; Tiffany Owens Edens, his mother Connie Hodge Edens of Somerset, two daughters; Madison and Ashlee Slavey of Somerset, one brother; Robert Edens of Somerset, one sister; Malisa (Tim) Caldwell of Somerset, Mother-in-law; Donna (Den) Mink of Eubank, Grandmother-In-Law; Shirley (Don) Connors of Somerset, several nieces, great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and a large host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 6 o’clock PM in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 2 o’clock PM in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Clyde Strunk officiating. Burial will be held in Edens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Edens Cemetery Fund in care of Clinton Estep at 177 Heritage Ave, Somerset, Kentucky  42503.