CARR CREEK, Ky. (WYMT) - Warren Amburgey, one of the members of the 1956 Carr Creek state championship basketball team, died on Saturday, August 10.
We are saddened to learn that Mr. Warren Amburgey, a member of the legendary 1956 Kentucky State Champion Carr Creek basketball team has passed away. Arrangements have not yet been announced. pic.twitter.com/iQ8KyEDD9Q— Mountain Sports HOF (@MtnSportsHoF) August 11, 2019
The 1956 team defeated Henderson in the championship game, 72-68. On their way to the title, Amburgey and the Indians defeated the late "King" Kelly Coleman and Wayland, 68-67.
The visitation for Amburgey will take place on Tuesday, August 13 at 5 p.m. at Hindman Funeral Services.