Ned Sayre Compton of Louisa

Ned Sayre Compton, 72, of Louisa, loving husband, dad, papaw, brother, and friend went to be with his Saviour on Wednesday, February 2, 2011. He was born in Louisa, Ky., a son of the late W.O. and Laura Vanhorn Compton. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Avis Foley and his brothers, Nick, Glen, Jack, Craig Tyson and Jay. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years Aileen Daniels Compton; three beautiful children, daughter Nedra Compton Fennell and husband Jim of Ashland, Ky.; son, Tyson Compton of Huntington, W.Va.; son, Tawn Sayre Compton of Nicholasville, Ky. and daughter in-law Bonita Compton of Lexington, Ky.; three wonderful grandchildren, Joshua Ned Compton and wife Rachel, James Jansen Fennell and wife Megan, and Sayre Compton; and very special great granddaughter, Anna Aileen Compton; sisters Corlis Barnette, Fern Short, and Maris Lucas of Louisa, Ky., Joy McComas and Janis Hayes (Ray) of Cinn. Ohio, and Iris Freelander of Long Beach, Ca.; brother Dave (Kathy) Compton of Louisa, Ky.; many nieces and nephews, and a host of friends. Ned was retired from Huntington (Inco) Alloys in 1989 and from Lawrence County Fiscal Court in 2009. A rancher and cattleman, Ned was also a true cowboy, finding one of life’s greatest pleasures in horseback riding. He was a member of Apperson #195 Masonic Lodge, Louisa IOOF Lodge #270, a member of Beef Cattle Association, Lawrence County Saddle Club, President of Lawrence County Farm Bureau Board, and former member of Lawrence County Extension Board. He was a member of Louisa United Methodist Church, where he served on the finance committee. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 5 at Louisa United Methodist Church with Rev.