Billy Karnes, 56, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 8:12 A.M. at his home. Billy was born April 27, 1962 in Lincoln, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Osby Karnes, Sr. & Dorothy Price Karnes; one sister, Rose Marie Karnes; and one brother-in-law, Larry “NuNu” Nally.
Billy was a United States National Guard Veteran, attended Hutchison Community Church and a former gas station attendant at Gate.
Wife: Vickie Dyer Karnes of Columbia
1 Son: Kendrick Rayburn of Columbia
1 Daughter – Kylie Rayburn of Russell Springs
2 GrandchIldren: Julian & Arabella Hammonds
1 Brother: Osby “Buddy” (Clemantine) Karnes, Jr. of Glensfork
3 Sisters: Nancy (John) Mann of Harrisonburg, VA, Angelina Nally of Springfield & Norma (Tim) Wiggington of Nancy
Father-in-law: Donnie Dyer of Columbia
Mother-in-law: Carolyn Dyer of Columbia
Several other relatives & friends
Graveside Service: Monday, November 12, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Bearwallow Cemetery with Bro. Larry Brown officiating
Burial: Bearwallow Cemetery with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097
Visitation:Beginning at 10:30 A.M. at the cemetery
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.