Gerald Voyles


Gerald Voyles, 73, of Hawesville, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021 at his home.  Gerald was born in Chambers, KY on November 22, 1947 to the late James and Nellie McDaniel Voyles.  Gerald married the former Bonnie Sue Powers on May 2, 1969 and enjoyed 51 years of marriage.  He was a member of Blackford Baptist Church.

He retired as a Foreman from the Kentucky State Highway Department in 2014.  Gerald enjoyed hunting, camping and traveling, his favorite place was the Smokey Mountains.

Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, infant siblings, Thelma and Donald, brother, Clinton Voyles, sisters, Edith Rearden, Zelma Gilliam, Ida Mae Kruger, Jean Richards and Helen Jackson.

He is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie Voyles; daughter, Pam (David) Miller; son, Jimmy (Robin) Voyles; grandchildren, Aaron (Megan) Miller, Melissa (Ashley) Miller, Andy (Mallory) Miller, Brittany Martin, Logan (Cassi) Payne, Morgan (Colby) Martin, Brodie (Emily) Payne, Emmy Voyles and Jake Voyles; great granddaughter, Olivia Sanders; siblings, Maxine Puckett, Arlena Norris, Beverly (JK) Kennedy and Judy Barnett along with several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 pm on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Blackford Baptist Church with burial following in the church cemetery.  Gerald’s family will be greeting friends on Sunday at the church from 1 pm until service time.  Share your memories and condolences with the family at

In compliance with public health and safety measures, masks will be worn inside the funeral home and social distancing will be practiced.

The family would like to thank Lin Care, Care Tenders and his nurse Michelle, Bro. Duane Morris, Bro. Chad Swihart, Bro. Leroy Readen, Hancock County EMS and Sheriff Dale Bozarth for the kindness shown to Gerald and our family.

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