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CENTRAL CITY – Wilford "Wayne" Dorroh, 87, of Central City, died Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 9:00AM at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Dorroh was born September 22, 1933, in Lyon County. He was a plant manager at TVA, retiring in 1993. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church for 59 years, where he served as Sunday School teacher, deacon, and worship leader. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick and Louise Dorroh.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann Bennett Dorroh of Central City; son Patrick W. (Marla) Dorroh of LaPorte, IN; grandsons Colby (Audra) Dorroh and Lance Dorroh; granddaughter Mary-Kaitlyn Dorroh; great-grandchildren Kenley Dorroh and Warren Dorroh; sister Donna Parsley; brother Carroll Dorroh; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Friday, October 2, 2020, at 12:00 noon at Temple Baptist Church, with Rev. Adam Brown officiating. Burial in New Bethel Cemetery in Eddyville. Visitation will be Friday after 10:00AM at the church. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends who are attending the funeral service are asked to wear a face mask for the safety of all those in attendance, in accordance with the governor's mandate. In compliance with health and public safety directives, capacity will be limited in accordance with state guidelines. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.