Wilmer Edward "Sonkie" Settles

August 10, 1947 ~ June 12, 2022 (age 74)


Wilmer Edward “Sonkie” Settles, age 74, of Mackville, Ky passed away at 7:59 p.m., Sunday, June 12, 2022 at his home.

He was a native of Washington County, born on August 10, 1947 to the late Wilmer F. and Eleanor Anna Robertson Settles.

A member of the Thompsonville Baptist Church, he was a longtime employee of the former Bourbon Stockyards of Louisville and was a construction worker.

Preceding him in death was a sister, Deborah S. Bishop on February 11, 1985 and three brothers, Howard Settles on November 14, 2002, Robert Eugene Settles on November 22, 2012 and James Gary “Pug” Settles on February 10, 2021.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Cheatham Settles; a daughter, Joyce Ann Settles of Mt. Washington; a son, David Wayne Settles of Mt. Washington; a granddaughter, Aubrey Jo Settles of Louisville; a sister, Lynda Wohner of Springfield and a brother, Christopher Settles (Brenda) of Lebanon.   

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 17th at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Nelson Reynolds, officiating.

Burial will be in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Visitation will be from 4 until 8 Thursday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.

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June 16, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Carey & Son Funeral Home
216 E Main St
Springfield, KY 40069

Funeral Service
June 17, 2022

11:00 AM
Carey & Son Funeral Home
216 E Main St
Springfield, KY 40069

June 17, 2022

Peter Cemetery
Willisburg Rd.
Mackville, KY 40040

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