Leonard Dawes Pryor

October 21, 1924 - January 23, 2010
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113 North Third Street
Central City, KY 42330
270-754-1551 | Map
Tuesday 1/26, 11:00 am

Leonard Dawes Pryor CENTRAL CITY — Leonard Dawes Pryor, 85, formerly of Drakesboro, died at 8:20 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, at his home. He was born on Oct. 21, 1924, the second-youngest child of Anderson Blaine Pryor and Alice Raymer Pryor. Leonard was a retired businessman and a member of Drakesboro Baptist Church. HeContinue Reading

Cindy Steed Rogers left a message on January 30, 2010:
I am so sorry to here the news about Dawes. I remember the service station well, and all the stories Daddy used to tell me about Dawes and Chester, but mostly I remember what a great friend he was to my Dad! He will be greatly missed.
David Adler left a message on January 28, 2010:
I want to say I am sorry for your loss. Have lots of memories from the station. Mr. Pryor gave me a job when I was in dire need of work. The old ice house, remember getting ice to make home made ice cream. He always was kind and had a smile.Mrs Pryor, Keith and Karen may God be with you in your time of loss.
Joe Clark left a message on January 26, 2010:
Keith and family......I have fond memories of Dawes. I worked at Sinclair Mine during college and then at the Paradise Mine as a young engineer. Since P&M was owned by Gulf Oil, we did all our trading at Pryor's. Dad worked at Sinclair for years and traded there also. I can remember going to the cabin at Kirkwood with Peabody employees. Dawes was very generous. Had a great personality. What was the black man's name that worked for him for so long? Fond memories of a hard working family man....
Vicki and Ricky Knight left a message on January 26, 2010:
I'm sorry I can't be there, I did not find out in time to get there. Ricky is at work and dosen't know. We both thought a lot of Dawes, he played a big part in the survival of his community, just a super guy, always working. I use to see him at the post office a lot, he never failed to speak and smile, no matter where I saw him . My dad use to take me there to get Ice when I was little at the ice house. I have great memories of Drakesboro and all the great folks that made growing up special. your dad was one of those people. God bless you all. Your in my thoughts and prayers.
Greg Brown left a message on January 26, 2010:
Ann, Keith and Karen, I just learned of Dawes passing on Monday and you have my deepest sympathy. I have so many good memories growning up in Drakesboro and hanging out at the service station, skiing at the lake, and even back to Kirkwood Lake days. Those are truly some of the best times of my life. Looking back now, you are all friends that I cannot remember not knowing. I don't think the people of Drakesboro could have had a better man than Dawes to run the service station. I know that many could always depend on him to help if they needed it and I am sure that he always did. I regret that I will not be able to attend the visitation or the service but you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Greg Brown
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Bill and Dorothy Carver left a message on January 25, 2010:
Ann and Family, We deeply regret the passing of our dear friend,Dawes. We have many great memories of him that we won't forget. He always made you laugh. God Bless you. Bill and Dorothy Carver
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