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Jefferson King Schaeffer

1957 -- 2018


Jefferson King Schaeffer, 61, of Louisa, formerly of Ashland, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 in Ashland.

Jeff was born May 10, 1957 in Ashland, a son of the late Harry Mac Schaeffer and Elizabeth Anita Sizemore Schaeffer. Jeff was preceded in death by his birth mother Alice Clements and a son Christopher Cody Terry.

Jeff attended Centenary United Methodist Church in Ashland. He was a 1975 graduate of Paul Blazer High School. He served as President of the Morehead-Rowan County Jaycees and on the board of the Morehead Chamber of Commerce.

Jeff enjoyed coaching baseball for the Louisa-Ft. Gay Civic League and assistant coaching for the Lawrence County Lady Bulldogs High School Softball Team. He also was a certified Plumbing Inspector for the State of Kentucky. Jeff worked for many years in plant operations at AK Steel. He managed the SuperAmerica store in Morehead, worked for Workman & Sons Plumbing and most recently in sales with Tri-State Industrial Supply.

Survivors include his wife Lisa Moore Schaeffer of Louisa, sons Jefferson Blake Schaeffer of Louisa, Luke Bradley Schaeffer currently stationed with the US Marines in 29 Palms, CA, his daughter Brittney Schaeffer of Pikeville, KY, brothers George William Wyatt and wife Rita of Knoxville, TN, Harry Lee Schaeffer of Ashland, sisters Hilma Harned and husband Lyndall of Ashland, Nicole Hanna of Galena, MO, his grandson Brently Schaeffer and a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Monday, August 20, 2018 at the Steen Funeral Home 13th St. Chapel by Greg Caudill.  Burial will be in the Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.

Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00-6:00pm and Monday prior to the service from 1:00- 2:00pm.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Addiction Recovery Care, C/O Odyssey, P.O. Box 686, Louisa, KY 41230

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Darrell Ray Robertson 

1964 -- 2018


Darrell Ray Robertson, 54, of Fort Gay, WV went home to be with the Lord on August 13, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.

Darrell was born Jan. 1, 1964 at Louisa, KY, the son of Ralph Robertson and the late Wanda Spears Robertson. In addition to his mother he is preceded in death by a brother Ralph Dale Robertson and two sisters Sharon Kay Lockhart and Debra Lynn Robertson.

He was a disabled truck driver who served in the United States Army and was of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include his loving wife Roberta Hager Robertson; a daughter  Jessica Hardin and husband Joey; two sons Michael Hager and wife Denise and Anthony Robertson and wife Stephanie; His father Ralph Robertson; three sisters Bonnie Wilcoxon and husband Dean, Linda Maynard and husband Steve, and Pamela Thompson and husband Mike; ten grandchildren Brooklynn (Whyatt), Noah, Jadyn, Jacob, James, Mclean, Devon, Lacretia (Doug), Josie (Dakota) and Weston; five Great Grandchildren Oliver, Karter, Tenley, Kyah, Kylie.

He also leaves behind a extended family he loved Lisa Hager, Bridget (Bobby) James, and Rose Hager; and close friends Chris and Sharon Napier, Mack Cyrus, Kevin and Kathy Maynard.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday August 16 at 1:00 pm at the Oak Grove Church with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus and Rev. Frank Copley officiating. Burial with full military honors will be held at the Robertson Cemetery on Spruce Road Fort Gay, WV following the services.

Friends may visit the family on Wednesday after 6:00 pm at the Oak Grove Church.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.




Karen L. Robertson

1944 -- 2018


Karen L. Robertson passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 at King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY.

Karen was born October 10, 1944 in Fort Gay, WV to the late George and Mary Alice Edwards Jr. Karen was known for her love of baking. She owned Karen's Cakes and worked in the Foodland Bakery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Curtis Robertson and her sister Margaret Ann Waggoner.

Survivors include her daughters LeeAnn (Jim) Howard and Annette (John) Gaskins; grandchildren Bobbi Howard, Jake (Megan) Gaskins, and Katie (Eric) McGinnis; great granddaughter Gracie McGinnis; and sister Mary Lynn Smith.

Funeral Services for Ms. Robertson will be Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Young Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 PM with Pastor Kevin Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the Fort Gay Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Ms. Robertson.

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