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James Malcolm “Mack” Circle, 67, Glasgow, entered into his final rest Friday, July 8, 2022, at TJ Samson Community Hospital after a brief illness.

Mack was born in Hodgenville, Ky. to the late Charles Henry and Irmgard E. (Emmy) Circle. He learned a trade at a young age working on cars that would lead to a lifetime of hard work as a mechanic. He married Regina “Gina” Hare in 1978 and made Glasgow his forever home. He was an ASE-certified mechanic and retired from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in 2021.

He was a lifetime fan of Kentucky basketball and enjoyed collecting knives, Zippo lighters and any UK memorabilia. Mack loved his family and was a very beloved Dad and Pop Pop. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Gina Hare Circle, son Casey Circle (Jennifer); daughter, Amber Circle Coomer (Chad); grandchildren, Lexi Circle Sikes (Andrew), Natalie Geil, Maddox Coomer, and Kenlee Circle; one sister, Clara Dodson (Wayne), Elizabethtown; and a host of nieces, nephews, loved ones, and friends.

Mack was preceded in death by his parents as well as brothers, Charles W. Circle, Pat E. Circle, and Rodney D. Circle.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at 1:00 pm at Hatcher and Saddler Funeral Home in Glasgow with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 3:00 pm Monday, July 11 and until time of the service on Tuesday.

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