8, of Okolona returned to his Heavenly Father Monday, December 7, 2015.
Mr. Fern was born July 16, 1957 in Fort Campbell, KY and was a truck driver for Universal Trucking.
Among those who preceded him in death include his mother, Shirley Fern; brother, Timothy Fern; cousin, Melissa Clemons and brother-in-law, Al Siler.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Mary Kaye Fern; children, Summer, Adrianne, Lindsey, Jillian and Sara Fern; stepchildren, C. Ayron McLochlin and Kara McLochlin; granddaughters, Kylie Fern and Cali Richert; father; Robert J. Fern Sr. and stepmother, Ona Fern; sister, Susan Fern Siler; brother, Robert J. Fern, Jr. (Lisa); stepbrother, John Harkins; stepsister, Jennifer Richardson (Bill); mother-in-law, Phyllis Bryant; aunt, Shirley Clemons; uncle, Richard Clemons; brothers-in-law, William (Billy) Bryant, Jr. and Wayne Bryant and sister-in-law, Anita White (Wayne)
Funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Preston Highway Schoppenhorst with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Friends may pay their respects on Friday from 11 am-8 pm and on Saturday from 10 until the time of service at Schoppenhorst.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family for a college fund for Mr. Fern's granddaughters.