We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Palmer Funeral Home & Crematory
Joseph C. “Corky” Dugan, 80, of May’s Lick passed away at his home on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. He was born in Mason County on October 14, 1941, son of the late Joseph Arthur & Irene Beckett Dugan.
Corky was a life-long farmer, a veteran of the United States Army, and was renowned for his garden, and he shared its bounty with many. An avid sports fan he enjoyed UK basketball, the Cincinnati Bengals, and Reds. He thoroughly enjoyed history, especially military history, and warfare. Of all his activities and hobbies, Corky found the most joy in his family & grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Miller, a brother, Jim Dugan, and two sisters-in-law, Jennie & Linda Dugan.
Mr. Dugan is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Elizabeth Brodt Dugan, his children, Joey Dugan & Bryan (Donna) Dugan of May’s Lick, Sommyre Johnson of Tollesboro & Molli Hinson of West Chester, Ohio. five brothers, John David (Carol) Dugan, Robert (Cheryl) Dugan, Allen (Jenni) Dugan, Calvin Dugan & Mitchell Dugan. Two sisters, Anne Wells & Nancy Prince. Four grandchildren, Payton Dugan, Kalie Graham, Irelyn Hinson & Brodty Hinson and two great granddaughters, Sadie & Evelyn Dugan.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1pm on Monday, November 29, 2021, at Palmer Funeral Home & Crematory with Dr. Danny Howard officiating. Interment will follow in the Washington Baptist Cemetery with Military Honors. Active Pallbearers will be Ricky Miller, Michael Miller, Mike Mitchell, Ronald Lawrence, Jeremy Howard & Brandon Hinson. Honorary Bearers are James A. Finch, John E. Gentry & Wayne Kirker. Visitation will be held on Sunday, from 2 – 5pm at the funeral home. Expressions of Sympathy suggested to Hospice of Hope (909 Kenton Station Drive, Maysville, KY, 41056). Online condolences to www.palmerfuneralhome.net