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CENTRAL CITY - Reverend Robert Douglas "R.D." Mize, 97, of Central City, went home unexpectedly to be with our Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 11, 2019. He was born November 21, 1921, in Trigg County, Kentucky. He surrendered to preach at the age of 19. In his 78 years of ministry, he pastored several churches in Todd, McLean, Trigg, and Muhlenberg County. He was of the Baptist faith and a faithful member of Mercer Baptist Church.

On November 26, 1942, he married the love of his life, Mary Ellen Venerable. They were married for 71 years before her passing in December 2013. He was also preceded in death by his parents; four sisters; and his daughter-in-law, Regina "Judy" Mize.

He is survived by two sons, Ronnie of Central City, and Gary (Charlene) of Arden, North Carolina; four grandchildren, Jason Mize of North Carolina, Carol (Bruce) McIntosh of Washington, Tanya (D.D.) Sparks of Central City, and Crystal (Doug) Bush of Bremen; three great-grandchildren, Raley Chadwick of Central City, and Andrew and Connor McIntosh of Washington; one sister, Lucille Major of Trigg County; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 15, 2019, at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. Visitation will be Sunday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.