Vernon Couch, 69, of Cumberland, died October 3 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
A son of the late Isom and Mary Halcomb Couch, he was also preceded in death by five siblings, Dennis Couch, Bethal Couch, Charles Couch, Darrell Couch, and Thelma Couch.
Surviving are his wife, Maxie Hampton; four daughters, Rebecca Couch of Salyersville, Maryellen Lewis and Juanita Couch, both of Lynch, and Angel Couch of Cumberland; a brother, Jimmy Couch and wife Brenda of Vicco; two sisters, Wanda Watts and husband Wade, and Linda Coots and husband Kendell, all of Slemp; 22 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two grandchildren whom he raised, Austin Couch and America Adams.
A memorial service was was held October 8 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Whispering Pines Cemetery at Cumberland.