October 22, 1966 ~ March 28, 2021

Born in: Glasgow, Kentucky
Resided in: Glasgow, Kentucky

Marty Thad Lile, 54, of Glasgow, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021 at his residence after a brief illness. Marty was born October 22, 1966 to Mark Lile and Sharon Karnes Lile who survive. Early in Marty’s life, he worked in Nashville as a bus and transportation driver. He had the opportunity to drive for and meet several big-name artists in the music industry. He then worked for a short time with Walbert Trucking Company in Glasgow, from there Marty moved on to become the manager of the Bowling Green Livestock Market. He served on the Board of Director with the Kentucky Cattleman’s Association and Warren County Cattleman’s Association. Marty received his Real Estate License and began employment with Crye- Leike Real Estate agency as an agent. He was a member of Realtor Association of Southern Kentucky on the Board of Directors and a member of Governmental Affaires Committee.

Marty loved giving back to the community, and he loved to grill. He would combine the two as often as he could, donating his time and talent grilling for numerus charity functions. His favorite was school events and the March of Dimes. Marty loved his church family at Community Baptist Church in Greensburg, KY.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 18 years, Monica Underwood Lile; one daughter, Chelsie Parrish of Nashville, TN; two sons, Michael Buchanan (Mandy), and Craig Buchanan (Shelly) both of Glasgow; grandchildren, Briley and Brenley Buchanan of Glasgow, Swaan Oxendine of CA, Savannah Buchanan (James) of FL, and Micaela Buchanan of FL; great grandchild, Nova Buchanan of FL; sister, Mahlah Lile of Glasgow; several nieces and nephews to include a special nephew, Marcus Trent.

Funeral service will be 1:00pm Friday, April 2, 2021 at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Houk Cemetery in Metcalfe County. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4:00pm until 8:00pm and on Friday morning until time for the service at the funeral home. For all those who attend, please practice social distancing, and wear an appropriate face covering.

A. F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted in the care of Mr. Lile. Please share your condolences with the family at

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  1. Brother Mark and Sharon, Mahlah, Monica, Marty’s children and grandchildren and families and Community Baptist church members, we are so deeply sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man, and loved by so many. Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with all of you in the days ahead. We love all of you very much

  2. Monica,
    I am so sorry for yours and your family’s loss. He sounds like a wonderful man and you were blessed. My heart & prayers are with you.

    Nancy Strickland
    Orlando, Florida

  3. Monica and family…we are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you .

  4. So sorry to hear about marty,I always enjoy seeing and talking with him. He was a one of a kind and I know he will be greatly be miss by all. Prayers for monica and all the family.

  5. So sorry for this immense loss, Monica and family. Marty impacted the lives of so many and was always kind toward all. He will be greatly missed!

  6. My deepest sympathy to the family. I only knew him a short time but just by looking and watching I know he will be greatly missed. Prayers for the family to give them strength, comfort, and for my loving LORD’S arms be wrapped around each one you all

  7. I am so sorry for your devastating loss and my deepest sympathy to you all. Prayers for comfort and peace at this very difficult time.

  8. Mahalah,I am so sorry for the loss of youre brother. May the lord comfort you and youre family in the coming days and the future ahead and help you find peace and comfort in knowing he is with Our Lord and you will see him.again.
    I love you so very much.
    Debbie Cowles

  9. Monica, l’m so sorry to hear this about Marty. I’m praying for you and your family. Healing peace be with you.

  10. I’m so sorry to hear of Marty’s passing. It was a pleasure to have worked with Marty. My prayers are with his family during this difficult time.

  11. Monica-so surprised & sad to learn of the passing of Marty. He was such a joy to talk with & a good family man.
    Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  12. So sorry for your loss Monica our thoughts and prayers are with and your family May God Bless your all

  13. So sorry to hear this. I’m a bit under the weather and cannot attend the service. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. May the peace of Christ be with you.

  14. Sending our thoughts and prayers. Marty will be missed! I love 💕 y’all and always in my thoughts and prayers!

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