Roger L. Compton

Published 8:29 am Thursday, March 14, 2019

Roger L. Compton


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Roger L. Compton, 72, of Herrington Lake died Monday, March 11, 2019 following a short illness. Born August 19, 1946, in Campbellsville, he was the son of Henry Oscar and Gertie Lee England Compton. Roger served in the U.S. Navy over 20 years with several tours in the Vietnam War. Roger loved to travel especially to see his island friends in Grand Turk and sharing the lake with family and friends on his boat, the Jolly Roger.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Donna Cook Compton and their children, Robin (Vince) Tucker, Roger L. (Angela) Compton Jr., Greg (Anne) Compton, Mary Compton Crawford, Rebecca Anne (Roger) Maybrier, Jon (Sarah) Kuchenbrod, Regina (the late Chris) Kuchenbrod, the late Michael Kuchenbrod; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Patricia Ann “Sissy” Compton, Virginia and Carol Sue (Mike) Parker, Winchester, Ky.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m., Monday, March 18, 2019, at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Stith Funeral Home, Danville.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Shriner Children’s Hospital. The online guestbook is available at