PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A former Perry County Sheriff has died.
Pearl Couch served as sheriff from 1982 to 1994.
Family members say he died Monday morning at the University of Kentucky Hospital.
Couch was a Vietnam veteran and served in the Air Force around 20 years.
He was a member of the Church of Christ and was a preacher after he left office.
He's survived by his wife of 62 years, three daughters and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Kerr Brothers Funeral Home in Lexington is handling funeral arrangements. Visitation will be Thursday, July 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. and the funeral service begins at 11 a.m. Friday, July 12.
Family members say he will be buried at Camp Nelson Cemetery.
Pearl Couch was 85.