Robert B. Compton, age 87, formerly of Somerset, KY., departed this life on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Regency Park in Eustis, FL.

Robert was born on June 26, 1930 in Faubush, KY., to the late Carthal and Lela Conner Compton. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and visiting his daughters in Florida.

He is survived by the Mother of his children, Doris Compton of Somerset, KY; seven sons, David (and Sheila) Compton of Somerset, KY; Wayne (and Joan) Starnes of Crawfordsville, IN; Dennis Compton of Somerset, KY; Ron (and Kelly) Compton of Wyoming, OH; Terry Compton of Somerset, KY; Gary (and Holly) Compton of Somerset, KY; and Shawn (and Cathy) Compton of Somerset, KY; three daughters, Brenda (and Keith) Williams of Lake City, FL; Debbie (and Don) Woods of Clermont, FL; and Tammy (and Mark) Pidro of Cape Coral, FL; two brothers, Winford (and Pauline) Compton of Faubush, KY and Kenneth Compton of Richmond, IN; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two grandsons, Jamie Shadoan and T.J. Compton; one brother, Herman Compton; one sister-in-law, Lela Compton; and a nephew, Larry Compton.

Visitation will be on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 1:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Robert Compton.