CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (WEHT) — The Central City Fire Department are mourning the loss of one of its members. Firefighters say John David “Monk” Rich of Central City passed away at his home Monday night.

The fire department shared its condolences in a social media statement, saying the 63-year-old German born man loved his job as a firefighter.

“He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, four-wheeling, his Dog Charlie, and his family,” says the fire department on social media. “People said that he truly had a servant’s heart.”

Funeral services are set for Wednesday, November 30 at noon at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Brother Matt Adams officiating.

Burial is scheduled at Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences can be made to Tucker Funeral Homes.