Robert Fred “Apple” Applegate, 85, of Wallingford, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, WV. He was the widower of Dorothy Gayle Hord Applegate.
Born in Lewis County on April 14, 1936, he was the son of the late Mark Applegate and the late Alma White Applegate.
Apple was a lifelong farmer. He retired after 30 plus years of service from Randall’s.
He is survived by his son, Benny “Dink” Applegate and wife Tina; his three grandsons, Trenton Dean Applegate, Austin Applegate, Cody Applegate; his three great grandchildren, Waylon Cole Wayne Applegate, Trevor Applegate, Kara Lynn Applegate.
In addition to his wife Dorothy and his parents Mark and Alma, he was preceded in death by his son, Freddy Applegate; his daughter-in-law, Delta Applegate; special friend Eunice Pendleton; and his six siblings, Buster, Dorothy, Bobby, Hazel, Julia, and Ben.
Funeral service will begin at 1 p.m., Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at Boone-Nickell Funeral Home with Bro. Layne Wagner officiating.
Apple will be laid to rest in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Pallbearers include Timmy Applegate, Johnny Ray Hord, Scott Hord, Austin Applegate, Cody Applegate, and Trenton Applegate. Honorary pallbearers include Waylon Applegate, Trevor Applegate, and John King.
Visitation will be 11 a.m., until the hour of service at 1 p.m., Tuesday, also at Boone-Nickell.
In place of flowers please consider a donation in memory of Apple to the Cancer Care Club, (P O Box 189, Flemingsburg, KY 41041).
Due to the increase of COVID, all in attendance are asked to wear face masks.
Friends may offer online condolences at www.boonenickellfuneralhome.com