MADISONVILLE -- Bernie Lee Brunson, 58, of Madisonville, Kentucky, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017, at ContinueCARE in Madisonville.
Dr. Brunson was a General Surgeon for Baptist Health in Madisonville for five years and was a general surgeon in Paducah for nine years. He was previously an on-call MD for Dyersburg SWAT Team.
He is survived by one son, Jack Brunson and wife Jayme of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; fiancée, Martha Sue Yancy of Paducah, Kentucky; stepdaughter, Renee Yarbrough of Paducah, Kentucky; stepson, Austin Yarbrough of Paducah, Kentucky; one brother, Scott Brunson and wife Susan of Marshall County, Kentucky; mother, Carolyn Brunson of Paducah, Kentucky; two nephews, Jordan Brunson and Aaron Cotton; and one niece, Erika Brunson.
He was preceded in death by his father, Walter Brunson.
Memorial services will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Lakeland Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Eddyville, Kentucky, with the Rev. Chuck Ladd officiating.
Visitation will be held from 3 until 8 p.m. Saturday at Lakeland Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bernie's name to the Guillain-Barré Syndrome Foundation International. (gbs-cidp.org).
You may light a candle or leave a message for the family at lakelandchapel.com.