Funeral services for Robert Eugene Eldridge, 56, of Cumberland, will be held at 5 p.m., Thursday, January 7, at the Gilliam Chapel Baptist Church. Visitation will be Wednesday (today) at 10 a.m. at the church.
A son of the late Ira and Rosa Lee Eldridge, he died January 3 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.
He was a brother of the late Junior Eldridge, Denver Eldridge, and Gracie Eversole.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Sue Eldridge; a son, Henry Ira Eldridge and wife Erica of Lynch; two daughters, Pamela Sue Boggs and Amanda Kay Eldridge, both of Cumberland; five brothers, William Lee Eldridge and wife Sue, Tim Eldridge and wife Vanessa, Tom Eldridge and wife Donna, Kenneth Eldridge, and Gillis Eldridge, all of Cumberland; seven sisters, Christine Fields and husband Paul of Putney, Shirley Fouts and husband Carlos, Thelma Polson and husband Bob, Edna Mae Fouts, and Loraine Williams, all of Cumberland, Rosetta Parker and husband William of White Pines, Tenn., and Caroline Coots of Perry County; and seven grandchildren.
Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg has charge of arrangements.