Mr. Barney Franklin Dees, age 87, of Bronston, passed from this life on August 03, 2017 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Kentucky.

He was born August 22, 1929 son of the late William and Ida Spoonamore Dees in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky and spent most of his life as a farmer. While farming was his life’s passion, he also enjoyed spending time with his family.  He will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved him

Barney leaves behind to cherish his precious memories, his wife; Jane Dees, his son; George Walker, Jr., of Somerset, his daughters; Peggy Justice of Broadhead, Monica (Vola) Mounce of Somerset, and Tracy (Robert) Walker Miller of Bronston, his brother; Coy (Beverly) Bullock of Richmond, his sisters; Mary Rogers of Richmond, and Norma Jean Vaughn of Cynthiana, 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by a son; George Dees.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 12 o’clock noon. Funeral services will directly follow at 2 o’clock pm in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Southern Oaks Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Pulaski County Alzheimer Disease Respite Center located at 125 University Drive Somerset, Kentucky 42503.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Mr. Barney Franklin Dees.