Hobert "Backer" Middleton

January 12, 1945 ~ January 6, 2022 (age 76)


Hobert “Backer” Middleton SR., 76, of Cawood, KY went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was born January 12, 1945, in Cawood, KY. Hobert was a retired coal miner and believed in the Church of God faith.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Obie Middleton SR., and Julie Mitchell Middleton; his wife, Tonnie Middleton; his daughters, Julie Hensley and Lisa Shepherd; his brothers and sisters, Eboy Middleton, Si Middleton, Tom Rogers, Julie Woodard and Sybil Brumley.

Survivors include his children, George Middleton of Cawood, KY, Sheila Middleton of Cawood, KY and Hobert Middleton JR. of Coalgood, KY. 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; his brothers, Matt Middleton and Richard Middleton both of Corbin, KY; his sisters, Ruth Middleton of Cawood, KY, Helen Middleton, Bett Middleton and Nancy Middleton all of Corbin, KY; his special friend, Mon North and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends also survive.

His funeral services will be held Monday, January 10, 2022 at 7-PM in the chapel of the Henson & Rich Funeral Home with the Rev. John Carter officiating. The family will also receive friends on Monday starting at 5-PM until the funeral hour.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1-PM at the Middleton Cemetery at Cawood, Ky with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

On behalf of the Henson & Rich Funeral Home we would like to offer our heart felt sympathy to the family of Mr. Middleton during their time of bereavement.

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January 10, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Henson & Rich Funeral Home
414 E. Mound St
Harlan, KY 40831

Funeral Service
January 10, 2022

7:00 PM
Henson & Rich Funeral Home
414 E. Mound St
Harlan, KY 40831

Graveside Service
January 11, 2022

1:00 PM
Middleton Cemetery

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