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Harlan Robert "Johnny" Abner

April 4, 1963 — August 17, 2023

Ewing

Harlan Robert "Johnny" Abner

Harlan Robert "Johnny" Abner of Ewing, Kentucky passed away at the age of 60 on Thursday, August 17, 2023 surronded by his family.

He was born April 4, 1963 in Fleming County, Kentucky to the late Robert E. "Jim" Abner and Roberta Ann Dye.

Johnny spent most of his life working on the farm and as a mechanic for Stephens Machinery in Ewing for many years. He enjoyed raising a garden, fishing, playing horseshoes and cornhole, but most of all he enjoyed having cookouts so that he could spend time with his family. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, James "Jimmy" Highfield, and one infant sister Hazel Lee.

Survivors include his children, Jeremy Abner, Jonathan Abner, Tiffany Abner all of Ewing, and Tabitha Abner of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky; one brother, David "Alpo" Abner; five sisters, Patty Clark, Ruth Clark both of Ewing, Mary lou Abner, Lena Black, and Robyn Abner all of Flemingsburg, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Levi Cole Abner, Chase Abner, Macy Abner, Peyton Stewart and Darah Fleming; Several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Services will be conducted at 12 noon on Wednesday August 23, 2023 in the chapel of the Price Brothers Funeral Home with Brother Greg Grimes officiating.

Johnny will be laid to rest next to his parents in the Sunnyside Cemetery at Mt. Tabor.

A gathering of family and friends will take place after 5:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

Casket bearers will be Jonathan Abner, Chris Highfield, Jamie Highfield, Vincen Price, Daniel "Boone" Dye, Jared Wagner, Brad Stephens, and Tony Arbogast.

Honorary casket bearers will be Jeremy Abner, Taylor O'Connor, Tonya Arbogast, Jackie Wheeler, Kimberly Fooks, Lawrence Hilton, and Jim Paige.

All arrangements for Harlan Robert "Johnny" Abner are under the care and direction of the Price Brothers Funeral Home, 5197 Elizaville Road, Ewing, Kentucky 41039.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Visitation

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

5:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Price Brothers Funeral Home

5197 Elizaville Rd, Ewing, KY 41039

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Price Brothers Funeral Home

5197 Elizaville Rd, Ewing, KY 41039

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Burial

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

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