Thomas Anthony “Tony” DeName, age 68, of Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017, at University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. Mr. Tony DeName was a faithful servant of Buck Run Baptist Church in Frankfort, Kentucky. He was a graduate of Murray State University and retired from the Commonwealth of Kentucky where he served in many positions including Director of Unemployment Insurance and Manager of the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Wanda Calhoun DeName; daughter and son-in-law, Bridger and Tyler Bright, Lexington; two sisters, Vicki (Paul) Godwin of Cadiz and Cindy Long of Eddyville, Kentucky; nieces and nephews, Jacob (Dayla) Long, Shea (Bailey) Godwin, Clinton (Misty) Long; sisters-in-law, Virginia Stubblefield, Stella (Jimmy) Jones, and Margaret (Clarence) Thomas; brother-in-law Joel Atchison; and several nieces and nephews-in-law, including Victoria Freeman and Morgan Davis.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carmine “John” and Frances DeName; sister-in-law, Bobbi (Calhoun) Atchison; and brothers-in-law, Ron Long and Warren Stubblefield.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, 138 Main Street in Cadiz, where family will receive friends from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The funeral service will be at 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home with Dr. Hershael York officiating, and music provided by Eddie Russell, Terry Shelton, Alan Baker, and Joyce Bozarth. Burial will follow at East End Cemetery in Cadiz.
Memorial contributions can be made to Buck Run Baptist Church, 1950 Leestown Road, Frankfort, KY 40601.