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Donald Edward Gullett

January 6, 1951 ~ February 14, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Donald Edward Gullett, 73, of South Shore, KY., passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH. He was born in Lynn, KY., on January 6, 1951 a son of the late Buford and Lettie Brown Gullett.

Along with his parents he is preceded in death by one brother, Jack Gullett; two sisters, Joyce Stevens and Betty Coomer.

Don was a graduate of McKell High School. He held the state record for most points scored in a high school football game, 72 points; High School All-State in Football, Baseball and Basketball; 4-time World Series Champion, 2 with the Cincinnati Reds and 2 with the New York Yankees, then was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame in 2002. Don enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and helping others. Most of all he was a family man who loved spending time with his grandkids.

Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife and best friend of 54 years, Cathy Holcomb Gullett; one son, Donald (Melissa) Gullett JR of Cincinnati, OH; two daughters, Tracey Rapp of Harrodsburg, KY., and Angie (Mark) Defoe of South Portsmouth, KY; one brother, Bill Gullett; three sisters, Faye Pence, Bessie Claxson and Debbie Leadingham; five grandchildren, Abbey, Connor, Mya, Ava, Lincoln and several other family and friends who will sadly miss him.

Visitation for the public will be Sunday, February 18, 2024 from 1 P.M. until 5 P.M. at McKell Middle School 129 Bulldog Lane South Shore, KY., 41175. Funeral services for close friends and family will be 1 P.M. Monday, February 19, 2024 at Morton-Hunt Family Funeral Home in South Shore, KY., with Pastor Kenny Martin III officiating. Visitation on the day of the funeral for close friends and family will be from 12 P.M. until the service hour. Burial will follow at MT Zion Cemetery.

 

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Visitation
Sunday
February 18, 2024

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
McKell Middle School
129 Bulldog Lane
South Shore, KY 41175

Funeral for Close Friends & Family
Monday
February 19, 2024

1:00 PM
Morton-Hunt Family Funeral Home
311 James Hannah Drive
South Shore, KY 41175

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