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Lamar "Sonny" Starnes

December 11, 1940 — December 26, 2023


Mr. Lamar B. "Sonny" Starnes, age 83, of Hickman, KY
passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2023 at his residence.

He was born on December 11, 1940 in Hornsby, TN to the 
late Johnnie Lamar Starnes and Lois Etna Baker Black.

Sonny was a member of the Davids Chapel Baptist Church
and was a mason in the Union City Lodge 538. He was a retired
supervisor for General Motors and  loved helping others, his 
family and making people laugh.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Fay Busby Starnes, to whom he married
January 30, 1965, two daughters: Linda Fay Starnes Peters of Imperial, MO
and Brenda Kay Starnes Johnson of Hickman, KY, his grandchildren:
Elizabeth (Chris) Ford of Bowling Green, KY, Brittinnie (Cody) 
Shepherd of Bowing Green, KY, Amanda Peters of Imperial, MO,
Melissa Milam of Hickman, KY, Melannie (Zack) Milam of Hickman, KY
and Ray Johnson of Staples, MN, his great-grandchildren: Regan Worley 
of Union City, TN, Bentley Milam, Lillith Kuikendoll, Addilynn Crider
and Zachary Crider all of Hickman, KY and Ray Johnson, Jr of TN and 
a brother, Dale Robertson of Austin, TX.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Minnie

Pallbearers will be Zachary Crider, Aaron Pugh, Jeff Johnson,
Cody Shepherd, Chris Parker and Wayne Busby.

Funeral services will be held at 11AM Friday, December 29, 2023 at the 
Hornbeak Funeral Chapel-Hickman (903 Broadway Street, Hickman, KY)
with burial to follow in the Hickman City Cemetery. Visitation will be held 
at the Hornbeak Funeral Chapel-Hickman from 4-7PM Thursday, 
December 28, 2023 and after 9AM Friday until the hour of 

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