Charles Dee Creech, age 71, of the Acorn-Ano community, passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at UK HealthCare in Lexington, KY.

Charles was born on March 3, 1947 in Somerset, Kentucky to the late Harold and Kathleen Barrett Creech.  He was a Heavy Equipment Operator for Ikerd-Bandy Coal Company.  Charles loved being outdoors, fishing, hunting, ginseng and mushroom hunting, snake hunting and looking for bears.  He attended Acorn Church of God.

He is survived by his wife, Sandy Higgins Creech, whom he married on February 29, 1972 in Somerset; two sons, Charles “Dee” Creech of Acorn-Ano, and Colin (and Rebecca) Creech of Acorn-Ano; one daughter, Tracey Swint of Acorn-Ano; two brothers, Bob (and Lori) Creech of Somerset and Ronnie (and Lil) Creech of Somerset; one sister, Shirley Creech of Somerset; six grandchildren, Tori Swint, Devon Creech, Sydney Creech, Shelby Creech, Savannah Creech and Sailor Creech; and several nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, H.B. Creech.

Visitation will be on Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

His funeral service will be held on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Doug Eggers officiating. Burial will be at Acorn Cemetery.

You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements of Charles Creech.