Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home conducted by Rev. David Whitaker with burial to follow in Riverside Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Roy Bozell, Eddie Bozell, Conner Collins, David Toms, Chris Crick and Doris McCord. Honorary pallbearers will be Raymond Nixon, Eric Collins and Danny Cannon.
Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014 at the funeral home.
A native of Clifty, Kentucky born June 10, 1927, he was the son of the late Donald and Lela Mae Edwards Bozell. He had worked for Ramsey Farms for several years and then in the cutting room at Flynn Enterprises for the majority of his working life.
He was a member of Pleasant Green Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Jean Castile Bozell, three sons; James Lee Bozell and his wife Shirley, Greenville, Kentucky, Michael Ray Bozell and his wife Jennifer and Brian Matthew Bozell and his wife Amy, all of Hopkinsville, one sister, Lorine Walston of Hot Springs, Arkansas, ten grandchildren; Jamie Lee Bozell, Billy Joe Bozell, Bobbie Jo Bozell, Christopher Bozell, Mindy Paige, Danielle Tompkins, Desiree Bozell, Hunter Bozell, Keagan Bozell and Rheagan Bozell, and nineteen great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Sherry Gish in 2013; two sisters, Mary Elizabeth McCullough and Gracie “Pauline” Hawn; and three brothers, Donald Bozell, Johnny Bozell, and Edwin “Elwood” Bozell.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 3480 Pleasant Green Church Rd., Hopkinsville, KY 42240 or to Pennyroyal Hospice, 220 Burley Ave., Hopkinsville, KY 42240.