Hugh Vanleer Jr., 61, of Providence, KY, passed away on Wednesday July 21, 2021 at his residence.

He was born August 17, 1959 in Morganfield, KY to the late Hugh Vanleer, Sr. and Jewel Polk Vanleer. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Charles Vanleer, and grandmother, Momma Bee.

Hugh worked at the Kentucky State Transportation Department for over 14 years and also worked for Tyson. He attended Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and was a huge Louisville fan.

He is survived by his daughter, Tiffany Starks of Louisville, KY; step-daughter, Llie Thomas-McNary of Madisonville; one sister, Sylvia Dianne McElroy; five grandchildren; and a host of great grandchildren.

Services were held privately for the family by Barnett-Strother Funeral Home — Providence.

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