John L. Summers, age 85, of Kuttawa, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Livingston Hospital/Healthcare Services in Salem, Kentucky. Mr. Summers was retired as owner and operator of a Volkswagen mechanic shop in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War and was a member of the congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.
He is survived by four sons, John W. Summers (Mary Kendall) of Hardinsburg, Kentucky, George R. (Sharon) Summers, Richard L. (Angie) Summers, and Michael Summers, all of Louisville, Kentucky; three daughters, Margaret Rose of Greenville, North Carolina, Patricia (Victor) Hays of Glennville, Georgia, and Barbara (Harry) White of Louisville; 17 grandchildren and several great and great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Glenna Ruth Whitehead Summers, and his wife, Margaret M. Summers.
A private family memorial service was held on January 31, 2018. Arrangements were handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz.