J.W Stratton, age 87, of Lewisburg, Ky., passed away Nov. 8, 2017, in the Spring Meadows Nursing Center in Clarksville, Tenn.

J.W was born Dec. 27, 1929, to the late Willie Marvin Stratton and Emma Ruth Wright in Logan County, Ky.

He was a member of the New Union Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nina Louise Belcher Stratton and two sons, Billy Stratton and Boyd Stratton.

He is survived by his son, David Stratton and wife Jeanne of Greenville, Ky.; his daughter, Peggy Etheridge of Russellville, Ky.; his sisters, Ruby Darby of Kansas City, Kan., Frances Blackford of Auburn, Ky. and Kathryn Perry of Old Hickory, Tenn.; four grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for J.W Stratton will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 in the Young Funeral Home Russellville Chapel with Bro. Ben Stratton and Bro. Johnny Fuller officiating. Burial will follow in the Stevenson United Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. until the funeral time at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Stevenson Chapel Cemetery Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.