He was preceded in death by his father in 1987 and his brother, Oswell Stotts, in 2014.
Bernard is survived by his mother, Inez Janes Stotts of Sparksville, Kentucky; one daughter, Alison Curtsinger of Gulf Breeze, Florida; one son, Adam Stotts of Lexington, Kentucky; two grandsons, Garrett and Mason Curtsinger of Gulf Breeze, Florida; three brothers, Ricky Stotts of Sparksville, Kentucky, Wendell Stotts of Sharpsville, Indiana, and Delano Stotts of Columbia Kentucky; one sister, Lisa Patton of Columbia, Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews.
Bernard was a retired employee of General Electric of Louisville, Kentucky, OshKosh B’gosh of Columbia, Kentucky, and for many years he lent a hand to those in need as a general home repairman in the Columbia region. He enjoyed playing guitar and being outdoors, with hobbies that included fishing, hunting, gardening, and digging ginseng. He will be dearly missed.
Funeral services will be 11:00am Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 5:00-8:00pm at the funeral home and continue Saturday morning until time for the service.