Rev. George Bunyon Oney, Sr., of Cannel City, KY, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at his residence, at the age of 79 years, 5 months, and 18 days. He was born March 19, 1940 in Caney, KY, a son of the late Bruce and Gracie Mae Spencer Oney.
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George was united in marriage to Patricia Jo Stacy. This union was blessed with five children, George B. Jr., James Bruce, Edward Joseph, Matthew Benjamin, and Stacie Marie. After Pat’s passing he later married Joretta Conley Davis. He was a Christian and answered his call into the ministry where he was pastor in several churches including Mt Vernon Baptist, Springdale Baptist, Faith Baptist, New Hope Baptist and Vision Baptist. Brother George also worked in furniture upholster which he was very gifted at also. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Bruce and Gracie Oney, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Jo Oney, one daughter, Stacie Marie Oney Williams, two sisters, Venice Anderson, Hazel Howes and four infant brothers.
George is survived by his loving wife, Joretta Conley Davis Oney; Sons, George B. Oney Jr, (Stephanie), Frankfort, KY, James Bruce Oney, Cannel City, KY., Edward Joseph Oney (Rhonda), Frankfort, KY, Matthew Benjamin Oney (Jamie) Cannel City, KY., Micheal Davis, Cannel City, KY., Ricky Davis (Kozett), Stacy Fork, KY.,Daughters, Susan Hager, (Junior) West Liberty, KY., Robin Phipps (Winston), Stacy Fork, KY., Sarilda Clark (Tim), and Sharma Hatton (Ralph) all of Cannel City, K., 29 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren and two brothers, Ervine Oney (Cyndy), Mt Zion, GA., Dean Ray Oney (Willa) of Versailles, KY., and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Faith Baptist Church with Bro. Tim Clark and Rev. Tom Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the Morris Cemetery, Caney, KY. Visitation after 6:00 p.m. Monday at the Faith Baptist Church.
Pallbearers: Alan Oney – Daryn Oney – John Oney - Tim Clark – Lowell (Junior) Hager – Josh Howard – Neal Clark.