Morris E. Kisselbaugh, age 87, of Russellville, Ky., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at Creekwood Nursing and Rehab after a short illness.

He was a Logan County native born Dec. 28, 1929, to the late Eula Mae Fleming Kisselbaugh and George Jacob Kisselbaugh.

He was a United States Army Korean War veteran serving in the 58th Bridge Company, the assistant Chief of Police for the Russellville Police Department, and the Logan County Sheriff from 1978 to 1982, and served two terms as the Logan County Jailer before retiring. He was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church and member of the American Legion Post 29.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Warren, Bowden and David Kisselbaugh; two sisters, Alma Rager and Joyce Kisselbaugh, and one half-brother, Bill Nash.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Nancy Kisselbaugh; one son, Morris Lynn Kisselbaugh and wife Jane of Russellville, Ky.; two daughters, Donna Stuart of Russellville, Ky. and Debbie Smith and husband Ricky of Virginia Beach, Va.; one brother, Jim Kisselbaugh of Russellville, Ky.; seven grandchildren, and none great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Morris E. Kisselbaugh began at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30 at Green Ridge Baptist Church with Bro. Calvin Naylor officiating. Burial followed in Green Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation began at Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home Friday, Sept. 29 from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 30 at the church from 10 a.m. until the service hour of 11 a.m.

Pallbearers are Cameron Kisselbaugh, Daniel Horn, Larry Kisselbaugh, Donnie Kisselbaugh, Briar Webb and Curtis Shelton.



Honorary Pallbearers are Comrades from the Korean Conflict, nephews of Morris Kisselbaugh and close friends, J.D. Kelly, Ben Brubaker, Jim Hildabrand and Barry Wright.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and the church.