He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Donald and Wanda Lee Skaggs Avritt; brother, Ronald Terry Avritt; uncle, Richard Keene; aunt, Elizabeth Keene.
Survivors include son, Anthony Clay (Barbara) Avritt, of Bardstown, KY; daughter, Paula Rochelle (Bill) Thompson, of Mt. Washington, KY. Also surviving are two grandchildren, one grandson, and two great-granddaughters.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Bosley Funeral Home, officiated by Dr. Chris Howlett. Interment to follow in Lebanon National Cemetery. The Marion County Veteran Honor Guard will be conducting full military honors.
Visitation will be held on Thursday beginning at 10:30 a.m. and continuing until service time at 1:00 p.m.