James “Scott” Roaden, age 81, of Corbin, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.
He was born in Corbin to the late James Thomas (J.T.) and Ollie Hart Roaden. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Audria Mae Roaden; brothers, Jack, Bill, Ned, Teague and Corky Roaden; two sisters, Alma Roaden Anders and Lizzie Roaden.
Scott was a 50-year Mason in the Hugh Harris Lodge No. 938 F&AM of Corbin; the Order of the Eastern Star Corbin Bryant Chapter No. 20; and member and deacon of the Bacon Creek Baptist Church. He was retired from the L&N Railroad where he worked for 40 years.
He is survived by his two sons, Dennis Roaden and wife Joyce, of Corbin, and Larry Roaden and wife Linda, of Corbin; three grandchildren, David Roaden and wife Diana, of Corbin, Rebekah Price and husband Doug, of Corbin, and J.D. Roaden and wife Mollie, of Prestonsburg; one great-grandson, Samual Price, of Corbin; and one great-granddaughter, Zoe Roaden, of Prestonsburg; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends who mourn his passing.
Visitation will begin at noon on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.
Masonic Rites will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday followed immediately by the funeral service with Rev. Darvin Wells officiating. Burial will be in the Corinth Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Corinth Cemetery Fund in lieu of flowers.
Messages may be written at vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com