June 7, 1953 ~ May 3, 2020

Born in: Edmonton, Ky
Resided in: Knob Lick, KY

Verlon Dale Grissom age 66 of Knob Lick passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020 at his home.   Verlon was the son of the late James and Gladys Pedigo Grissom.   Verlon was a farmer and of the protestant faith.    He survived by his wife Joyce Shirley Grissom of Knob Lick.   Five children.    Jessica (Daniel ) Gaskins, Melissa (Richard) Farley, Angie Coomer, Amanda Stout and Jeremy (Tonya) Coomer all of Edmonton.   One sister Lavinia (Dennis) Toms of Cave City.    His grandchildren.  Lauren, Logan and Landon Gaskins.  Ashton Stephens, Salem, Evan and Valerie Farley.  Whitney Houchens (Casey) , Riley Brock, Trucker Greene,  Tesla ((John) Coomer, Gage Stout,Kyndil Thompson, Samantha (Jared) Jennings, Sierra (Mason) Coomer.  Great grandchildren.  Caleb Houchens, Maverick Bryant, Hunter Bryant, Amelia Bryant, Zoey Jennings and Phoenix Jennings.   Verlon is also survived by a special mother in law Delphia Shirley of Edmonton.    Very special friends, Darrell (Uncle Bud) Ennis and The Kentucky Headhunters.    Several nieces, nephews, other family and friends also survive.  Services will be private.  Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Grissom.  Please share your condolences with the family  at

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  1. I’m so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort help you during this difficult time.
    (2 Corinthians 1:3,4 & Psalms 83:18). Jesus prayed for God’s Kingdom to come because He knew it would be able to solve all mankind’s problems even sickness and death. (Revelation 21:4,5 & Daniel 2:44).

  2. Sending love, hugs and prayers to the family. Rest in peace Verlon.
    You will be greatly missed.

  3. I’m so glad I met him after all these years. Condolences to you and your family. I will always remember him.

  4. So sorry to hear of his passing. Love and prayers to Joyce and the family. Paul and Melinda Coomer and family

  5. So very sorry for your loss. There just aren’t any words to make this any easier. Sending lots of love and hugs your way and prayers for comfort.
    Kelly and Isaac Brown

  6. Sorry for your loss may God comfort you all in your time of grief.may God hold you in his arms .sending love & prayers.

  7. I love you poppy! You have made so many lives better. I hope you are happy and feeling young again. Hunting, trapping and fishing. You will always be close to our hearts forever and always.

  8. Although I didn’t know you well, you and your family were always so kind to our family. I’m so sorry for your loss. May God bless each of you with special memories daily, good and happy memories.

  9. My heart breaks hearing of this…Verlon Dale was my good buddy. My condolences to you and to Lavinia Toms, my other dear friend. You and your families will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  10. Our condolences to the family , I pray that God’s unfailing grace will soften the hurt and bring peace and
    hope, your heart needs to heal. Love you all.

  11. Lavinia and family, so sorrow for your loss. Prayers for the family.I pray that God’s unfailing grace will soften the hurt and bring you peace, and hope your heart needs to heal.

  12. Joyce, and all the family, so sorrow for your loss. May God give you peace and comfort at this time. Prayers for the family.

  13. Love & prayers! We have many special memories of Verlon Dale! The songs he co-wrote with the Headhunters will always have a special place in our hearts!!

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