James O. Brumley

February 12, 1930 - September 30, 2022

James O. Brumley, 92, of Philpot, passed away Friday, September 30, 2022 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Muhlenburg County, Kentucky to the late Given M. and Erdie Brumley.


James was a retired Union sheet metal worker who previously attended Hall Street Baptist Church. He enjoyed tractors, westerns, telling stories and mowing his ten acres of grass–as recently as a month ago!


James was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Cloan Brumley in 1989; two sons, James O. Brumley, II and Ronald Brumley; grandchildren, Brad Brumley and Michelle Small; and several siblings.


He is survived by his children, John Brumley of Philpot, Larry Brumley of Florida, Paul Brumley of Philpot, Andy Brumley of Philpot and Sandra Small of Calhoun; nineteen grandchildren, including Cindy Brumley and Dylan Brumley; many great-grandchildren; a brother, David Stites of Owensboro; and nieces and nephews.


The service will be at Noon, Monday, October 3 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until Noon at the funeral home. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery.


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