Gaylon Hargrove, age 88, of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2014, at Christian Health Center in Hopkinsville, KY. Mr. Hargrove retired as an electrician having worked at Ft. Campbell, KY and had retired from Johnson Controls in Cadiz, KY. He also had taught at the former Golden Pond School. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, was a Master Mason and dual member of Cadiz Masonic Lodge No. 121 and the Alford-Hardin Masonic Lodge No. 925 & also was a member of Ophelia Chapter No. 55 and West Land Village Chapter No. 445 order of the Eastern Star. He is survived by: Three Nephews & Wives- Doug & Mindy Hargrove, Cadiz, KY, David & Karen Hargrove, La Vergne, TN & Samuel & Pam Cossey, Hopkinsville, KY, One Niece - Rev. Mera Cossey Corlett & Husband-Kevin, Louisville, KY, One Great Niece - Mera Kathryn Corlett, Louisville, KY & One Sister-in-law - Edna B Hargrove, Cadiz, KY. He was preceded in death by: Father - Samuel J Hargrove, Mother - Jewel Douglas Colson Hargrove, Wife - Myra Bridges Hargrove, Brother - Howell E Hargrove & Two Sisters & Brothers-In-Law- Dora Mae & Joe Cossey, Sammie Louise & Terry Berg.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Sunday, January 19, 2014. Masonic & Eastern Star Rites will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 3:00 PM Sunday, January 19, 2014 with the funeral service to follow with the Reverend Mera Cossey Corlett, Reverend Hal Shipley & Reverend Paxton Redd officiating. Burial will follow at East End Cemetery in Cadiz, KY. Memorial Contributions can be made to Ophelia Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, 443 Old Dover Road, Cadiz, KY 42211.