Mr. Jerry Lee “Cotton” Honeycutt, 65, of Corbin, passed away Sunday morning, July 2, 2023 at his home.  He was the son of the late Mollie Hammons Honeycutt born on June 27, 1958 in Knox County.

Cotton was a retired heavy equipment operator from the Kentucky Department of Transportation.  He enjoyed golfing and especially loved family cookouts and spending time with his family.

On June 24, 1992, he united in marriage with Vickie Lynn Simpson and to this union two children were born.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, Lester Honeycutt; a nephew, Michael Sowders and his parents-in-law, Bob and Lora Simpson.

Survivors include his loving wife, Vickie Honeycutt of Corbin; dearly loved children, Jerry Honeycutt of Corbin and Eric Martin and wife, Callie, of Barbourville; a sister, Evelyn Brown of Flat Lick; cherished grandchildren, Kaidence, Paisley, Ryker and Hendrix; among other loved ones and dear friends.

His funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Friday, July 7 at 1 P.M. with Rev. Tim Hurst officiating.  He will be laid to rest in the Barbourville Cemetery.

Casket bearers will be Eric Martin, Jerry Honeycutt, Jeff Broughton, Tanner Broughton, Brian Simpson, Mike Sowders and George Johnson.  Serving as an honorary bearer will be Jeff Broughton.

Friends may visit at the funeral home Thursday between 6 and 9 P.M. and Friday prior to the funeral hour.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

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