John Henry Sosh

John Henry Sosh, age 76 of Hardinsburg, KY died Friday, April 2, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Solway, KY on January 19, 1945, the son of the late Ronald and Eula Lucas Sosh. John was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.

He graduated from Irvington High School Class of 1963.  John retired from Big Rivers after 42 years where he was a maintenance planner. He was a very proud active member of the Breckinridge County community having served in many roles: Mayor of Hardinsburg, Hardinsburg City Council, President and Vice President of the Sacajawea Festival, Riders for Kids, Cowboys for Kids, Toys for Tots and a member of Emmanuel Fellowship Church.

He was a former softball and baseball coach for his children and grandchildren. John loved mowing his yard as well as playing golf, camping, NASCAR and watching Grit TV. He was the most happy when he was involved with his grandchildren’s activities.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Jennifer Sosh Boehman, brothers Jerry and Terry Sosh, son-in-law John Horsley, nephews Kenny Gill, brother-in-law Bro. Gary Stevenson and mother and father-in-law Vernie and Mary Harper.

John is survived by Barbara Harper Sosh, his wife of 42 years.
Children: Davy (Lisa) Sosh of Harned, KY, Kim (Davy) Brumfield of Hardinsburg, KY, Penny Horsley of Hudson, KY, Christie (Greg) Smith of Owensboro, KY.   Son-in-law: Larry Boehman of Hardinsburg, KY.   Sister and brothers: Wanda Stevenson of Harned, KY, Ronnie (Donna) Sosh, Hoppy (Barbara) Sosh and Perry (Bobbi) Sosh of Hudson, KY.

Brothers and sisters-in-law: Pat Sosh, Kathy Sosh, Rickey (Carol) Harper, Tim (Kim) Harper, and Kaylen (James) Marksberry.             12 grandchildren: Sarah (David) Horn, Eric Brumfield, Brian David (Kristen) Brumfield, Dylan (Kendall) Horsley, Grayson Sosh, Callie Smith, Keleigh, Natalie, Hadley, Logan and Darrell Boehman, Lauren (Aaron) Bullington.
11 great grandchildren including: Grace and Ethan Ball, Adalynn Horn, Colt and Weslynn Horsley.  Many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Emmanuel Fellowship Church on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 1 p.m. with burial in the Cloverport Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Tuesday, 3-8 p.m. and Wednesday after 9 a.m.

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Pocket Full of Hope or Emmanuel Fellowship Church.


1 Comment

  1. Joe Adkins on April 14, 2021 at 10:25 am

    John was a great friend and enjoyed our time at big rivers and the talks we had about our vettes and our friendship.. gone way to soon.RIP my friend

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