Carl Michael "Mike" Friend

October 26, 1952 ~ October 16, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Carl Friend Obituary

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 N. Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky 42748

Carl Michael “Mike” Friend, 70, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Hodgenville, passed away Monday October 16, 2023 at his residence with his family by his side.

Carl was a Christian by faith, he was retired from Scotty’s Paving, as Quality Control, he was an avid Horse Shoe and Bowling player, an avid U.K. Fan. He was a loving son, father, papaw, and brother.

Carl was born October 26, 1952 to the late Carl Edward “Buck” Friend and his mother, Helen Marie French.

Carl was preceded in death by his wife, Deborah Henderson Friend, his father, Carl Edward “Buck” Friend.

Carl is survived by a son Derek Michael Friend of Hodgenville, two daughters, Deena (Daniel) London, and Trinity Renee Friend both of Elizabethtown, his mother, Helen Marie French Friend, one sister, Marcia ( Fred) Trusty of Louisville, Seven grandchildren, Kristin (Evan) Webb, Kenzie (Spencer) Singer, Jordan (Riley) Whitaker, Taryn Friend, Preslee Weiss, Chole Friend, and Noah Friend, three great-grandchildren, Asher, Evelyn and Ariella, several nieces, nephews, Cousins, and friends

Graveside service will be held Wednesday October 18, 2023 at 2:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Cemetery in Buffalo

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel 612 N. Lincoln Blvd Hodgenville Kentucky 42748 is in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
October 18, 2023

2:30 PM
William R. Rust Funeral Home
612 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Hodgenville, KY 42748


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