Obituary: George Albert Laker (1929-2014)

Cold Spring

George Albert Laker died Aug. 24.

Laker was born in Cold Spring, Kentucky, in 1929. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and worked as an electrician as a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 212 for 59 years. He was also a member of John R. Little VFW Post No. 3186, Southgate, and a member of St. Joseph Church, Cold Spring, according to the Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Homes website,

He is survived by his wife, Mary Laker of Cold Spring; daughters, Joan (Richard) McKewen of Cold Spring and Deborah (Robbie) Sumpter of Florence; grandchildren, Brian, Chris, Alyssa and Sarah; and brothers, Al Laker of Southgate and Butch Laker of Leesburg, Florida.

St. Joseph Church is at 4011 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring.