Pastor Bishop Paul Kevin Napier, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at the St. Joseph of London Hospital in London, KY. He was born on Nov. 6, 1970 at Hyden, KY, the son of Paul Bray and Mary Lou Napier Gibson. He was 51 years of age at the time of his passing. Kevin dedicated his whole life to the spreading of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and currently was the pastor of the Couch's Fork Church of God at Bear Branch, KY. and also pastored the Fleming Neon Church of God. Kevin served his church and community with genuine compassion & concern. He also was employed as a coal miner for many years. Kevin enjoyed playing golf, fishing and car racing. Kevin's greatest joy came from spending time with his church family & his family, especially his grandchildren. Kevin was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother: Pauline, Daddy who raised him: Bobby Ray Gibson. Kevin Napier is survived by his loving and devoted wife: Kimberly Gayle Couch Napier of Bear Branch, KY, his father: Paul Bray of London, KY, loving and devoted mother: Mary Lou Napier Gibson of Bear Branch, KY, In-Laws: Jr. Ray Couch (Helen), one brother: Eddie Carl Gibson (Sharon) of Bear Branch, KY, one cherished son, Kevin Keith Napier (Casey) of East Bernstadt, KY, two sisters: Teri Collins (Archie) of London, KY, Annie Bentley (Bill) of Corbin, KY, Sister-In-Law: Marlene Maggard (Bige) of Hyden, KY., three treasured grandchildren: Levi Napier, Jenna Napier and Adaleigh Napier two nephews: Peyton Collins and Justin Barnes (Megan), one niece: Makiah Bentley. Kevin leaves surviving his church family whom he dedicated his life's work. And also a host of other treasured relatives and friends. You may send your condolences to the family @dwaynewalkerfuneralhome.com
FUNERAL SERVICES: 2:00 p.m. -Sunday, April 3, 2022 at the Couch's Fork Church of God at Bear Branch, KY
VISITATION: 5:00 p.m. - Saturday- April 2, 2022 at the church.
OFFICIATING MINISTERS: Rev. Teddy Couch, Pastor Logan W. Bowling, Rev. Michael Turner and John Romer.
PLACE OF INTERMENT: Wilk Sizemore Cemetery at Bear Branch (Caney Fork Rd.), KY
PALLBEARERS: Bill Bentley, Pat Turner, Justin Barnes, Jonathan Combs, Archie Collins, Harry Bronson and Bige Maggard.