Sgt.1st Class Lida Feltner of Hyden, KY. passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the Hazard ARH Medical Center at the age of 84. Lida was born August 20, 1935 in Hyden, KY., the son of the late, Shilo & Bessie Feltner. He had been a life-long resident of Leslie Co., Lida was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the Korean war, Cuban Missile Crisis & the Vietnam war. By occupation he was a retired coal miner having worked for Whitaker Coal Co. as a foreman. Lida was a devoted member of the Hurts Creek Church of Christ in Hyden, KY. He was a member of the Leslie Co. DAV Chapter #133 for over 40 years & was commander at the time of his death. Lida was an avid Cincinnati Reds & UK fan, enjoyed reading his Bible & spending time with his family.
Lida was preceded in death by, his parents, 1 beloved son, Tim Feltner, 4 brothers, Gillous Feltner, Andrew Feltner, Herman Feltner & Paul Feltner & 1 sister, Kathleen Pennington. He is survived by his loving & devoted wife, Isabell Eldridge Feltner of 64 years whom he married October 24, 1955, Hyden, KY., 2 beloved daughters, Diane Collett, Prestonsburg, Ky., Beverly Feltner Gibson & Randall, Hyden, KY., 3 beloved sons, Jeffery Feltner, Hyden, KY., Tony Feltner & Kim, Bear Branch, KY. & Michael Feltner & Tammy, Hyden, KY., 2 brothers, Wade Feltner, Hyden, KY. & Onzie Feltner & Margaret, Hyden, KY. 4 sisters, Rhoda Souder, Hyden, KY., Betty Lewis & Jimmy, Hyden, KY., Ruth Lewis, Hyden, KY. & Fannie Feltner, Hyden, KY., 12 treasured grandchildren, Natosha Rogers, Kyle Collett, Brandon Feltner, Jacob Combs, Tiffany Combs, Jordan Feltner Nantz, Hannah Adams, Alexis Feltner, Emily Gibson, Nick Feltner, Alex Feltner & Ethan Feltner & 20 treasured great grandchildren. Also a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives & friends survive.
Funeral: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 2:00 P.M. at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home, Hyden, KY.
Ministers: Keith Bowling, Roger Bowling & Obituary, Donnie Melton
Entombment: Lida & Isabell Feltner Family Cemetery, Hyden, KY. *Full Military Rites will be performed by the Leslie Co. DAV Chapter #133*
Pallbearers: Nick Feltner, Ethan Feltner, Brandon Feltner, Jacob Combs, Kyle Collett & Alex Feltner
Honorary Pallbearers: Leslie Co. DAV Chapter #133 members
Visitation: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 @ 5:00 P.M. at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home
You may send your condolences to the family @dwaynewalkerfuneralhome.com