Mr. Sylvester Renner, age 85, of Crab Orchard, Kentucky, husband of Bonnie passed away Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Stanford, Kentucky.
Sylvester was born on June 3rd, 1926 in Sand Springs, Kentucky; a son of the late William Thomas Renner and Minnie Alice Bradley Renner. On April 30, 1992 he was married to Bonnie Harness. Sylvester was a truck driver for Yeary Transfer for 42 years. He enjoyed gardening. He was of the Baptist faith.
Sylvester is survived by: his wife, Bonnie Harness Renner of Crab Orchard, KY; one child, Stanley Renner (Fonda) of Danville, Kentucky; two step-children, John Bryant (Joanie) of Stanford, Kentucky and Connie Murphy (Ray) of Sidney, Ohio; one grandchild, Corey Renner; five step-grandchildren, Jason, Jacklyn and Jessica Murphy, and Nathan and Miranda Bryant; several great grandchildren; one brother, Arlie Renner (Dorothy) of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
Besides his parents, Sylvester is preceded in death by: four brothers, Lester, Walter, Floyd and James Oather Renner; and five sisters, Maggie Cromer; Gracie Bishop; Bessie Walker; Hazel Bullock; and Mattie Rowe.
Funeral services for Mr. Sylvester Renner will be conducted on Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 2PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals chapel with Bros. Harold Harness and Wayne Harding officiating. Burial will follow in the Ottawa Cemetery. Casket Bearers are Jimmy Osborne, Wayne Harness, Ray Murphy, Joe Edd Barnes, Walker Rowe and Carlos Cromer.
Visitation for Mr. Sylvester Renner will be held on Thursday, November 10th, 2011 from 6PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals chapel.