March 30, 1939 ~ May 13, 2020

Born in: Scottsville, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY

John Alexander Isable, age 81, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at NHC Healthcare in Glasgow. He was born in Scottsville on March 30, 1939 to the late Sherman Isable and the late Dora (Ponds) Isable. Mr. Isable was a supervisor at SKF where he retired after 42 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, attended Western Kentucky University and Faith Bible Institute, and was a member of Scottsville Baptist Church.

He is survived by his best friend, Betty Isable of Glasgow; one son, Larry Isable of Glasgow; one brother, Harold Isable (Beatrice) of Bowling Green; he is also survived by nieces, nephews and a host of relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Sherman Isable and Maloye Isable; one sister. Margie Drawhorn; one granddaughter, Ashley Isable.

The funeral celebration for John will be live streamed at 11:00 am Saturday, May 16th where family and friends may visit to participate in the celebration.

A.F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Isable
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  1. John and I worked together for several years. He was a good guy.
    Sandy got to visit with him a couple of times while he was at NHC.
    He will be missed by all who knew him. Thinking of his family at this time.

  2. Wayne Botts worked with him at SKF for years and thought the world of him! Prayers to all his famil! Worked with Betty at TJ! Loved her too! Wonderful people! How sad!

  3. So very sorry to hear of John’s death. I thought a lot of John, worked with him at SKF.. John was a good men he will be missed. Dillard

  4. So sorry Mama Issy for your loss. You, Larry and rest of family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you.

  5. John was my supervisor when I worked at SKF. John was a good man. So sorry to his family for their loss.

  6. Steve worked with him at SKF Steve thought alot of him and he was a fine man. So sorry for the families loss.

  7. I worked with John at SKF and I can say he was always nice and most of the time smiling. Prayers for his family.
    Margie Lowhorn

  8. The Gospel Messengers extend our prayers and deepest sympathies to the Family of Bro. John A. Isable during your hour of bereavement.

    Bro. Johnny was one of our faithful supporters and served as our Master of Ceremonies at our Anniversaries over these 40 plus years. We will miss him greatly.

  9. Uncle Johnny was always a big fan and supporter of my school life and now my professional life. He would always call and check on me and ask about me and the family. He will be missed, but I’m glad to know he is at peace and not hurting any longer. He fought a very good race, and his work ethic and beliefs were evident in the life he lived. We love you Unc.

  10. Dear Harold & Family,
    We extend our deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of John. Please accept our heartfelt sympathy. May the abundance of prayers and thoughts comfort you during this difficult time, today and forever.
    Cedric & Family

  11. This man of GOD could pray a prayer that touched the depth of your soul. He will be greatly missed at First Baptist Church, Scottsville.

  12. Betty, Thinking of you ,and Larry in this sad time ,Johnny was such a sweet and kind person, Always here if you two need me!

  13. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Johnny Isable, he was such a good man. I always enjoyed hearing him speak at church services, he was a great orator and a man of God. He will be dearly missed. My prayers go out to his family.

  14. Betty, Larry, and family,
    Sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and praying for you during this difficult time.

  15. Betty, Larry and the Isable family we are praying for you.

    Deacon Johnny Isable we’ll miss you my friend.

    James H. Glover, Jr., Sheila Glover, and Rev. James H. Glover, III

  16. Bro. Johnny was one of my early Sunday School teachers. He was a kind and eloquent man. Prayers to his family.

  17. May our father God grant you peace in this time of sweet remembrance. Bro Johnny was a person who always spoke encouraging words especially to the young. Also he was a forward thinking individual. I learned from him each time I spoke with him.

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