Third Generation

11. Carl Eugene3 Sadler Rev (Eugene2, Benjamin Franklin1) was born in Gordonsville, Logan Co, Kentucky August 31, 1918. Carl died March 19, 2006 in Booneville, KY, at 87 years of age. Obituary as found in the KY Mountain News: Carl Eugene Sadler was serenaded by angels and welcomed into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 19, 2006. Born in Logan County, Kentucky, August 31, 1918. Son of Eugene and Erma (Bodine) Sadler; husband of Mary Earline (Bone)Sadler; brother of Louise Godown, LeMae Carter, Geneva Phillips Carter; Father of Charlotte Brown, Joan Traylor, Carl Sadler, Jr. and James Sadler. Grandfather of Kenneth Wright, Carlene (Robert) Suiter, Michael (Tina) Wright, Nicholas and Timothy Suiter, Christian and Cary Wright, Isaac Wright, Peter and Ashleigh Pickett; Great, Great Grandfather of Jordan and Tori Pauw, Elizabeth Brett, and Gabriel Wright. Uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. God saved him at the age of 14 and called him to preach His unsearchable riches when he was 20. He graduated from Gordansville High School, entered Campbellsville College in 1938 to prepare to be a Minister of the Gospel. There he met Earline who was there preparing as a medical missionary. They fell in love, (that was Godís way of making this union) and were married August 22, 1939. Their wedding dinner consisted of bologna sandwiches, RC cola and Moon pies. He was in a revival meeting and she played the pump organ. Their lives together have been given to the Lordís work, for 64 years they served together before her death on May 13, 2003. Both rejoiced in their privilege to serve God and His remarkable blessing on them. Both agreed they had an extra ordinary life as well as an unusual life together. He began writing as a child and continued during the high school years. As a freshman in college, with Godís gory in view, Biblical research of and study replaced the fancied-dreamy thinking. The things learned went on paper, and for the first unrequired writing was about the ten days surrounding the crucifixion and resurrection of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. (TEN EVENTFUL DAYS) During the early pastoral years, because of the peopleís need for Biblical truths he continued to write. Writing began in earnest and in larger (volume) when he began teaching Bible College in 1957. This was done for his own and the benefit of the students. He has published over 50 books and pamphlets. He holds earned and honorary Doctor of Theology and Divinity Degrees from several colleges. Carl was the happiest when he was studying or proclaiming Godís Word. He never met a stranger without telling about his Lord. He has been a teacher for man years to students all over the world, thru colleges and his writings. He was a World War II Veteran, serving in the United States Army. He was honored to be the pastor of Home Acres (Marananatha) Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan; Dripping Springs Baptist Church, Olmstead, KY; Beech Grove Baptist Church, Crab Orchard, KY; Seventh Street Baptist Church, Cannelton, IN; (Associate Pastor) Ashland Avenue Baptist Church, Lexington KY; Pastor of Pleasant View Baptist Church, Grant County, KY; and Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, Richmond, KY. Professor Tri-State Baptist College, Evansville, IN; Professor Lexington Baptist College, Lexington, KY; Professor and Dean Cincinnati Baptist College and Schools, Cincinnati, OH; Founder and President of Kentucky Mountains Baptist Schools, Booneville, KY. Funeral Services were held Saturday, March 25, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with Dr. Harold Becknell and Bro. Scott Guiley officiating. Burial in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery, Booneville, KY with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

He married Mary Earline Bone August 22, 1939. Mary died May 13, 2003.

Carl Eugene Sadler Rev and Mary Earline Bone had the following children:

child 12 i. Charlotte4 Sadler (still alive).

child 13 ii. Joan Sadler (still alive).

child 14 iii. Carl Sadler (still alive).

child 15 iv. James Sadler (still alive).

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