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Jack R. Custer passed away


Jack R. Custer, age 87, of Munfordville, KY,  passed away Sunday, November 26, 2023, at Deaconess-Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. He was member of Munfordville Baptist Church. He was a graduate of  Miami Edison High School and University of Florida in Gainsville. He was a Florida National Guard veteran.  He moved to Kentucky in September 1966, a dairy farmer, he was a past president and member of the Kyana Dairy Producers Board.  He was also elected to the Board of Dairymen, Inc. He was a past Chairman and member of the Hart County Board of Education.  He served as an inspector, supervisor, Ag Branch manager and assistant director before retiring from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Division of Pesticides.

He is the son of the late Roy F. Custer and Hazel Shires Custer.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Rosemary Bolton Custer; his brother, Roy F. Custer, Jr; and a sister-in-law, Jean Kabler Custer.

He is survived by, one daughter, Carolyn C. McDonald and her husband James, Evansville, IN; one son, Stephen R. Custer and his wife Lara, Louisville, KY; one brother, Douglas S. Custer, Munfordville, KY; five grandchildren Molly, Ivan (Rebecca), Kathryn, William, and Lucy; one sister-in-law, Peggy Moberg Custer, Raleigh, NC; several nieces, nephews and extended family also survive.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at Brooks Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM at Brooks Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Hines officiating. Burial will follow at Munfordville Municipal Cemetery.

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