Bernard Wayne Kouns, 70, of Grayson went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Monday June 1, 2020 at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland. Bernard was born June 28, 1949 in Hitchins, KY a son of the late Gaylord and Bertha Kretzer Kouns. Bernard was a faithful member of Willard Church of Christ where he served as a Deacon, Associate Minister and Treasurer. Bernard graduated from Morehead State University with a Master’s Degree in education and was a devoted teacher of history and social studies at East Carter High School retiring in the spring of 2015.
Bernard is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Teresa Ramey Kouns, his two sons, Bradley Wayne Kouns of Ashland, and Aaron (Maria) Kouns of New Albany, Indiana; two sisters, Gaynell McCarty, and Sharon Kouns; a brother, David (Marilyn) Kouns all of Grayson; and a host of friends and extended family who all mourn his passing.
Funeral services will be 1 pm Friday June 5, 2020 at the Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Barrett Bush officiating. Burial will follow in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 6-9 pm Thursday and after 9 am Friday until the funeral service. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, seating and visitation capacity is limited. Condolences may be sent to the Kouns family at www.malonefuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers and memorial gifts, donations are suggested in his memory to his beloved church: Willard Church of Christ, P.O. Box 159, Willard, KY 41181
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