Fayette County Coroner's Office

The Fayette County Coroner's Office serves the community by providing timely death investigations in a professional and courteous manner, while ensuring the highest level of compassion, dignity and respect for the deceased and their families.

The Fayette County Coroner investigates all deaths reported to our office that fall under our jurisdiction. The office also manages the indigent burial and cremation program through LFUCG.

All investigative staff of the Fayette County Coroner's Office are required to become certified through the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators within two years of appointment.

Fayette County Coroner
Gary W. Ginn

Chief Deputy Coroner Supervisor
John A. Cox

Chief Deputy Coroner Senior
Shea Willis

Chief Deputy Coroners
Michael S. Durbin     John A. McCarty     Greg Haley

Deputy Coroners
John Ricks     Jordan Russell     Robert Sayre     Ronald King

 Email fayettecoroner@lexingtonky.gov a provisional report of death to the coroner’s office for cremation authorization.