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John Wayne "Java" Gulley

John W. "Java" Gulley, age 50 of Mayfield died Monday, November 4, 2019 at Baptist Health in Paducah.  He was born the son of the late Ernest Brelsford and the late Joyce Webb Brelsford.  He was a truck driver.  He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, was a member of the Good ol' Boys R.C., and loved to cook.  He was a member of Free Spirit Biker Church.

Funeral services will be at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home in Paducah with Bro. Dennis Lawrence and Bro. Tony Jones officiating.  Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour.  Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by his wife: Christie Gulley of Mayfield, Kentucky; his sons: Eric  Byerley of Kevil, Kentucky,  Adam Byerley of Paducah, Kentucky, and Kevin Byerley of Bardstown, Kentucky; his brothers: Jim Pannell (Denni) of Karnak, Illinois, and Don Brelsford of Eddyville, Kentucky; his sister: Margaret Leach (Kenny) of Paducah, Kentucky; his six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter: Evonia Holt.


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So sorry for the loss of your brother, Margaret

Debbie Hall Nov 12 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Gulley

Slowpoke & Pauline McManus Nov 10 2019 12:00 AM

Our condolences to the family & Christie. I have know. John for yrs. Met him over 30 yrs ago when I met my husband. He was a great guy. Hard to believe. Prayers for you all.

Pauline & Larry McManus Nov 10 2019 12:00 AM

Margret Im so sorry for your loss. I pray God gives you peace and comfort at this time.

Dana Ricks Willis Nov 8 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Gulley


A candle was lit in memory of John Gulley

Weldon Pierce and Grace Baer Nov 7 2019 12:00 AM

Java was a dear friend and a wonderful husband, father, son and friend and will be dearly missed. I will remember his laughter and huge beaming smile. Heaven gained a new angel and we gained another guardian to watch over us. Hugs and Love

Aubrey Crabtree Nov 6 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Gulley

Aubrey Crabtree and family Nov 6 2019 12:00 AM