John E. Carraway, 66, of Flaherty, KY passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethown, KY.
SGM (Retired) Carraway was retired from the United States Army and a member of the Radcliff Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Radcliff, KY. After retirement he received his HVAC certification and worked for Civil Service, Fort Knox, KY.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sherman T. & Thelma Eastwood Helmick; two brothers, William T. Carraway, and Charles Carraway.
His loving wife of 46 years, Rita Carraway of Flaherty, KY; one son, John Michael Carraway of Bowling Green, KY; two brothers, Carl Helmick of North Carolina, Sherman Helmick of Ohio; several nieces, nephews, cousins; and a host of friends.
Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Wednesday and from 12:00 PM until 1:30 PM Thursday at Coffey & Chism Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY.
Funeral services for Mr. Carraway will be held at 1:30 PM, Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Coffey & Chism Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY with Pastor David Conway officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Heart Association or to Radcliff Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), P.O. Box 686, Radcliff, KY 40159.