Donald Ray Gifford, 79, of Rogers Road, Maysville died Monday, January 07, 2013 at the Care Center at Kenton Pointe. Mr. Gifford retired from EPT-Browning and was a veteran having served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was born in Mt. Olivet, Kentucky on April 30, 1933 the son of the late Ernest and Maude Cooper Gifford. He is survived by his wife, Lynette Wright Gifford; three daughters, Teresa Arn (John), Patty Burden (Ricky) and Belinda Moon (Tony) all of Maysville; four grandchildren, Ricky Ray Burden, April Estep, Jessica Moon and Emily Moon and four great-grandchildren, Baleigh Burden, Savannah Burden, Jaxton Estep and Sophia Moon. He is also survived by two sisters, Geneva Rigg of Maysville and Erma Soard of Millersburg, KY. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by five siblings. Graveside services for Donald Ray Gifford will be held at the Green Acres Cemetery at 1:00 PM Thursday, January 10, 2013 with Chaplain Jeremiah MacRoberts officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the VFW Simon Kenton Post 2734. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Hope, 909 Kenton Station Drive, Maysville, KY 41056. The arrangements are under the direction of Knox and Brothers Funeral Home.