Published October 17, 2017
Mt. Washington—Billy Compton, pastor of First Baptist Church of Mt. Washington, is retiring after more than 50 years in the ministry on Dec. 31.
Compton, a graduate of Campbellsville University, Southern Seminary, and Fuller Theological Seminary was pastor of Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, Calvary Baptist in Glasgow, and Living Hope Baptist in Bowling Green, as well as First Baptist, Mount Washington, two separate times. He was ordained as a 17-year-old.