Philip Richard Konopka, 42, of Grayson, KY., went to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 3, 2023. He was born in Maysville, KY., August 13, 1980 a son of Richard and Joyce Schweickart Konopka.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Philip (Hallie) Schweickart and paternal grandparents, Michael (Elizabeth) Konopka.
Along with his parents, left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 16 years, Rebecca Grubb Konopka; one brother, Joshua (Amy) Konopka of Flemingsburg, KY; mother and father in law, Charles (Sherry) Grubb of South Shore, KY; brother-in-law, Jeremy (Chloe) Grubb of South Shore, KY; four nieces, Delaney Konopka, Zoey Nance, Emma Nance and Reagan Grubb; one nephew, Karson Konopka and several other family and friends who will sadly miss him.
Philip has served as the Lewis County Extension Agent for Agriculture & Natural Resources since March of 2005. He was a Kentucky Certified Crop Advisor and a member of the Kentucky Forage & Grassland Council, Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association and Kentucky Association of County Agriculture Agents (KACAA). He would have received his KACAA Distinguished Service Award this summer. Philip was a deacon and served as the secretary for the First Christian Church of Olive Hill.
Funeral services will be 1 P.M. Monday, May 8, 2023 at First Christian Church 110 Caleb Powers Lane Olive Hill, KY 41164 with Pastor Adam Foster officiating. Visitation will be at the church Sunday, May 7, 2023 from 5 P.M. until 8 P.M. and from 11 A.M. until the service hour on Monday. The burial will be 1 P.M. Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at Maple Grove Cemetery 77-171 Bridgeville Road Germantown, KY 41044. Morton-Hunt Family Funeral Home in South Shore, KY., are caring for arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to the First Christian Church of Olive Hill or the organization of their choice.
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