Our Obituaries

Patricia J. Hillerich

May 31, 1933 - January 29, 2018


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Walter A. Rawlings

May 24, 1945 - January 28, 2018


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Patsy A. Smith

March 23, 1940 - January 27, 2018

Patsy Smith, 77, of Louisville, KY, passed away on January 27, 2018. Patsy loved her family more than anything. When she wasn't spending time with her family, she enjoyed attending her monthly Poker Club. Preceding Patsy in death are her parents, Albert and Minnie Drake and brother, Jack Drake. Left to cherish Patsy's memory is her loving husband of 59 years, Joseph Harold Smith. Her daughters;...
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Oneida P. Orr

June 26, 1927 - January 26, 2018


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Doris Jean Nevitt Burnette

October 20, 1928 - January 25, 2018

Doris Jean Nevitt Burnette, 89, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018.She was born on October 20, 1928 in New Haven, KY to the late George Henry Nevitt and Anna Lucille Greenwell Masterson. Doris retired from Alcan and was a member of St. Louis Bertrand Church. Along with her parents, her brothers, George, Marvin, Joe, Leo, Gerald and Frank; and great grandson, Aiden Fenn has preceded her in...
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Eleda P. Greenfield

October 16, 1932 - January 24, 2018

Greenfield, Eleda Peyton 85, passed away Wednesday January 24, 2018. Eleda was preceded in death by her loving husband Harold Greenfield, parents Charles and Willie Peyton and six siblings. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her children, Rhonda Holland and Kevin Greenfield (Wanda), grandchildren Eric Greenfield (Christina) and Ashley Greenfield and great grandchildren Allie, Shepherd,...
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Lilly Marie Kerr

June 5, 1922 - January 24, 2018

Lilly Marie KerrJune 5, 1922 - January 24, 2018 Daughter of Albert & Fannie WhiteMother of Three Daughters Judy Graham Dianne Egan Pamela KerrGrandmother of Six Grandchildren Jim Graham Ashley Graham Andrea McNeil Ian Egan Meredith Sheehan Justin EganGreat Grandmother of Four Great Grandchildren Hunter Graham Teckla Egan Thomas Egan Trevor Egan
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Robert Garland Taylor

January 7, 1944 - January 22, 2018


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Jerry R. Gaines

November 23, 1938 - January 22, 2018

Jerry R. Gaines, 79, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018.He was born on November 23, 1938 in London, KY to the late James M. and Gladys I. Gaines. Jerry retired from General Electric, served our country in the Army National Guard, and was a member of the Moose Lodge and the PWP. He was also known for his love of UK sports!Here to carry on his memory are his children, Michael Gaines and Jeri...
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Allison M. Bowles

March 16, 1983 - January 21, 2018

Allison M. Bowles, 34, of Louisville, passed away on January 21, 2018.Allison's strength, in weakness, is a testament to her faith in Christ Jesus and her example of love, kindness and perseverance will be remembered by all. Beyond her many friends and church family, her memory will be cherished by her son, Mason, parents, Beau & Robin Bowles, sister Kim Bowles Sandrick and brother, Austin Bowles...
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Donald Kendal Boley

November 4, 1935 - January 21, 2018


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Robert Spivey

March 28, 1931 - January 21, 2018

Robert "Bob" Spivey, 86, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 21, 2018. He was born on March 28, 1931 and was a lifelong resident of Louisville. He grew up in the Portland neighborhood and graduated from Ahrens Trade School in 1949. After serving in both the United States Naval Reserve and the United States Army, he graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in Physics. ...
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Clyde L. Glasgow

February 17, 1929 - January 21, 2018

Glasgow, Clyde L. 88, passed away Sunday January 21, 2018. Clyde was a man of God, devoted husband and loving father. He retired from Peerless Manufacturing and loved building furniture in his free time. He was preceded in death by his wife Arlene F. Glasgow, son Stephen Glasgow and was the last of 13 children. Clyde is survived by his children Karen (Ron) and Tommy (Jenese) and a host of...
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Amy L. Derringer

April 13, 1941 - January 20, 2018

Derringer, Amy Janes,76, of Louisville, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Springhurst Pines. She was born April 13, 1941 in Springfield, KY. She later moved to Louisville where she worked at Colgate-Palmolive, and raised her family. Amy enjoyed country music and loved to cook for her family with everyone in agreement that her rolls were the best.Amy was preceded in death by...
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Frank Levay

October 20, 1925 - January 20, 2018

Frank N. Levay, 92 of Louisville, KY passed away on January 20, 2018.Preceding Frank in death is his beloved wife Patricia and sons, Duane and Kenneth.Left to cherish Frank's memory are his children: Gail Pascoe, Fransetta Coffey (Daryll), Glenn Levay (Helen) and Suzanne Ackerman (Gary). He also leaves behind many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A celebration of Frank's life will be held...
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Donald A. Tucker

August 17, 1947 - January 18, 2018

Donald Allen Tucker, 70, of Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father on January 18, 2018 at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center. He was preceded by his father, Ben Durham Tucker and stepfather, Herschel C. Lampton. He retired after 32 years from Philip Morris. He was a member of Masonic Shawnee Lodge #830 and the National Street Rod Association. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife...
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Anna D. Kilroy

February 17, 1937 - January 16, 2018

Anna D. Kilroy, 80, of Louisville, KY passed away on January 16, 2018. Anna was a kind, loving woman that felt so much for the world and everyone in it. Anna loved people and animals and would go out of her way to help in any way she could. Merely calling her a philanthropist wouldn't begin to cover her passion for the good of the world. Anna had such a big heart. Anna was a parishioner at St....
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Dorothy Jenkins

November 19, 1926 - January 15, 2018

Jenkins, Dorothy "Dolly" Ammon, age 91 Preceded in death by husband, William S. Jenkins and son William T. Jenkins, parents Earl and Anna Biel Ammon, siblings "Sis" Portman, "Bud" Ammon and Edward Ammon.Survived by daughter Lynn Jenkins of Louisville and Mary Ann (Richard) Montgomery of Omaha, NE.Grandchildren: Deanne (Dan) Seaman, Kate Montgomery, Will (Ashley)...
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Betty J. Bieckert

September 26, 1935 - January 14, 2018

Bieckert, Betty Jean, 82, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018.Betty was born September 26, 1935 to the late Belford and Margaret Witten.Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her loving husband of 57 years, JohnJoseph "Joe" Bieckert and son, Stephen Bieckert.She is survived by her children, Connie Woods, Ronald Bieckert (Joy), Cherrie Bieckert,Lisa Miles (David) and Debbie Ditsler (Scott);...
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Hazel O. ADAMS

January 13, 2018


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Raymond Edwards

March 2, 1929 - January 12, 2018

Raymond Theodore "Ted" Edwards, 88, of Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father on January 12, 2018. He was preceded by his parents, sister, Corinne Perry and brother, Kenneth Edwards.Ted was a deacon and longtime member of East Audubon Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Air Reduction and Joseph Seagram Company. He was an active member of the Naval Reserves. His hobbies included...
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Robert Leo Brinson

July 30, 1948 - January 12, 2018

Brinson, Robert Leo 69, passed away Friday, January 12, 2018. Leo retired after many years from Bluegrass Cooperage then went on to work at 7th Street Haunt. He was preceded in death his loving wife Patricia Brinson. Leo leaves behind to cherish his memory his children Deborah Brinson (Richard Hulsey), Lisa Fraze and Timothy Brinson (Wendy Priddy), grandchildren James Mason, Brittany Cowles,...
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Anna Bastin

May 17, 1942 - January 12, 2018

Anna "Ann" Bastin,75 of Louisville, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018. She was a member of Melbourne Heights Baptist Church where she served as their first female deacon.She is preceded in death by her husband; Raymond Bastin, her five siblings, and the father of her children; Rollin Shaw.Ann is survived by her children; Julia Simons, Marcus Shaw and Ronda Paddock, sisters; Betty Higgs and...
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Crystal Gwen Ricketts

February 14, 1943 - January 12, 2018

Crystal Gwen Ricketts, 74, of Louisville, KY passed away January 12, 2018 at home. Crystal was a loving woman who had a passion for music. She also enjoyed reading, antique shopping, movies, travelling and the Kentucky Wildcats. Crystal loved her family very much.Preceding her in death are her parents; Robert Lamarr and Mary Lou Davis and her sister; Barbara Dianne Carpenter. Left to cherish...
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Daniel R. Cook, Sr.

June 29, 1936 - January 11, 2018

Daniel R. Cook, Sr. 81, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2018. Survivors include his wife: Heather Davis Cook of 40 years, his kids: Connie Foley (Royce), Sam Cook (Kathryn), Dan Cook Jr. (Cathy), and Lisa Jones (Donnie), as well as six grandkids. He is preceded in death by his mother: Ruth Cook Sullivan and his brother: Russell Cook. He married Heather Davis Cook on December 14, 1977 in...
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Ruby L. Lansford

September 4, 1923 - January 11, 2018

Ruby L. Lansford, 94 of Louisville, passed away on January 11, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband; Raydis Lansford, great grand-daughters; Crysta Lockyear and Brooklyn Jo Lansford, five sisters and two brothers.Ruby is survived by her children; Jeanne Bosmer, Carol Rasche (Pete), Norman Lansford (Glenda), Frances Gutgsell (Allen), Jim Lansford (MaryAnn) and Sandy Downs (Tom). She is...
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Mattie Greenwell

July 8, 1926 - January 10, 2018

Mattie Nell Greenwell (Akers) 91: Known to her friends as Pat, went home to be withthe Lord January 10th, 2018. She was the beloved wife and sweetheart of the lateJames Lamar Greenwell. Survived by her seven children: Donald Greenwell (Jane)of Louisville, KY, Michael Greenwell (Ketty) of Frankfort, KY, Stephen Greenwell (Debbie) ofPigeon Forge, TN, Robert Greenwell (Cheryl} of Manchester, CT,...
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Terry L. Felker

September 12, 1953 - January 10, 2018

Terry L. Felker, 64, passed away on January 10, 2018. Terry was born on September 12, 1953 in Louisville to Richard and Mary Felker. He retired from Ford Motor Company, was an avid animal lover and Baseball fan. People who knew him best knew he could always be found working in his yard, on his cars, and more importantly being with his family. His father has preceded him in death. Here to...
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Edith W. Black

October 15, 1916 - January 10, 2018

Edith W. Black, 101, of Louisville, passed away on Wednesday January 10, 2018. She was very proud to have lived to be "101 plus." Edith was a very independent, strong willed, witty, sharp, and loving person who will be missed greatly. She was also a member of Beechwood Baptist Church.She is preceded in death by her mother, Birdie Mae Shelburne; husband, Delbert Frank Black; their son, Ronald Lee...
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Sue Ellen Armstrong Hipple Yates

December 22, 1946 - January 10, 2018

Sue Ellen Armstrong Hipple Yates, 71, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.Sue was born on December 22, 1946 in Louisville, to the late Daniel E. Armstrong and Nora Lee Armstrong. She is a 1964 graduate of Presentation Academy, worked for Keenland and Churchill Downs for over 25 years and is a member of St. Edward Catholic Church. Here to carry on her memory are her children: Jacqueline...
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Carol A. Kappesser

January 2, 1945 - January 8, 2018

Carol A. Kappesser (McDonald) 73, returned to her heavenly father on January 8, 2018.She was born and raised in Louisville and was a 1963 graduate from Waggener High School and a member of AA for 24 years. She worked for Edward Jones Investments in Lyndon for 19 years and loved every minute of it and was blessed by many co-workers, friends and clients whom she loved and referred to them as her...
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Betty Jo Hawthorne Pinkston Wagner-Schafer

June 23, 1939 - January 8, 2018

Betty Jo Hawthorne Pinkston Wagner-Schafer, 78, of Louisville, passed away January 8, 2018 surrounded by loved ones.Betty was a proud mother and even prouder grandmother of many grandchildren. Betty retired from Humana after more than 20 years of service. She loved playing cards and enjoyed hosting a monthly card game for her friends. Betty was a parishioner at St. Athanasius. She is preceded in...
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Harold K. Brooks

September 7, 1927 - January 7, 2018

Brooks, Harold Kave 90, passed away Sunday January 7th, 2018 in Granite City, IL. Born in Hodgenville, Ky to the late Otis and Mildred Brooks, Harold graduated from Male High School, Louisville, Ky and attended Parks College in Cahokia, IL He proudly served his county in the US Army between the end of WWII and the start of the Korean War. Harold became a switch man for Terminal Railroad until...
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Dorothy ZEILLMANN

April 22, 1924 - January 6, 2018

Zeillmann, Dorothy M. Fort, 93, passed away January 6, 2018. Dorothy proudly served her country in the U. S. Navy WAVE. She was also a member of Toastmasters International, a founding member of FEW and a faithful member of Middletown United Methodist Church. Dorothy retired from Housing and Urban Development and later in life became a volunteer and supporter for the blind VA community. Her son...
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Viola S. Halford

August 26, 1944 - January 5, 2018

Viola S.Halford, at the age of 73, entered eternal rest on January 5, 2018, in Louisville, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her husband, of 51 years, Jackie Halford. She was a devoted homemaker and dedicated her time to her children throughout their youth and carried it through to the lives of her grandchildren. Viola is missed by her sons, Tim (Karen), Mark (Kim) and Chris (Dorothy);...
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David Stead

October 16, 1957 - January 5, 2018

DAVID D. STEAD, 60, Passed away on Friday January 5, 2018 at Baptist East Louisville. He is survived by his loving wife, Lisa (née Sauter) of almost 28 years, their 2 sons, Wesley & Spencer, his father Art Stead, brother Lee Stead (Denise), sister Leola Sweeny, niece, nephews, & many family members.He was preceded in death by his mother, Reba (Stivers) Stead.He was a 1975 graduate of Durrett High...
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Carl Tilford Burkhead

August 20, 1934 - January 5, 2018

Carl Tilford Burkhead, 83, of Louisville, is survived by his wife, of 63 years, Marilyn; children, Rick Burkhead (Jenny), Terri Wilhelmi (Dan), Patti Schott-Cobb (Joe Cobb, Jr.), and Andy Burkhead; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son in-law, David Schott, Sr.Carl was a 50 year employee of Mann Chemical Co, a member of Lewis-Parkland Masonic Temple No.638,...
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Lloyd Lee Hensley

April 2, 1929 - January 4, 2018

Hensley, Lloyd L, 88, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018.He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Anna Goodman Hensley; 3 children: Bonnie Becker (Rick), Susan Young, Barbara Burress (Paul); 6 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.Visitation will be held at Arch L Heady at Resthaven on Sunday, January 7, from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. A service to honor the life of Lloyd will be held Monday,...
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Darleen Redmon

April 16, 1925 - January 3, 2018

Darleen (Adamson) Redmon 92 was born in Louisville KY on April 16, 1925. She passed away on Jan 3, 2018. Her children were at her side in Sugar Hill, GA where she had been with her daughter & son in- law Glenda and Jim Grant. Darleen was married to Rev. Edward Redmon for 69 years at the time of his death in 2016. They resided in Hurstborne and a couple years at Treyton Oak Towers. They had...
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William J. Brady, Jr.

January 22, 1952 - January 2, 2018

William "Bill" J. Brady Jr., 64, of Louisville, passed away on January 2, 2018. He was the oldest of five children of his parents, Dr. William J. Sr., and Mary Ann Brady. Bill leaves one daughter, Elizabeth Brady, who lives and works in New York City. He was committed to his family, enjoyed spending time with his siblings and cherished his daughter's visits. Proud to be a member of Louisville's...
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Theresa E. Browning

September 14, 1922 - January 2, 2018

BROWNING, THERESA ESTELL, formerly HALL, 95, passed away in her home with her family by her on January 2, 2018. She was born on September 14, 1922, the fifth of fourteen children to Alvah and Estella Hall of New Haven, Kentucky.She was the loving wife of 63 years to James "Bud" Browning (deceased). She was the loving mother of nine children; Sharon Hedden (Lonnie) , Jim Browning, Jr (deceased),...
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Russell Terry Lawson

October 29, 1932 - January 1, 2018

Lawson, Russell Terry, 85, of Louisville, KY passed away on January 1, 2018. Russell proudly served as a Sgt. in the Army National Guard. He was a Honorable Kentucky Colonel, as well as a member of FOP Lodge 614 Auxiliary, Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 5 and an alumni of CPAA. He also was a member of the first graduating class of Eastern High School. Russell retired after 31 years of service...
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Kristi Elizabeth Wallace

March 7, 1973 - January 1, 2018

Kristi Elizabeth Wallace, 44, passed away unexpectedly on January 1, 2018.She was born in Louisville on March 7, 1973. Kristi is a retired Registered Nurse and will always be remembered for her love for dogs, especially her Chihuahua and 4 Rottweilers. Her brother, Kenneth Wayne Wallace, has preceded her in death. Here to carry on her memory are her parents, Robert and Carron Wallace; fiancé,...
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Willie A. McCauley

December 16, 1962 - December 31, 2017

William "Willie" A. McCauley, 55, entered eternal rest on December 31, 2017 after an 11 month valiant battle against cancer. He was born in Louisville to Joseph and Rita McCauley, the youngest child and only son. Willie was Catholic by faith, a welder at Chef Supply, and gearhead for trucks, cars and motorcycles. He enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, and his grandson, Andrew. Willie...
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Erealyn Johnel Schrecker

September 30, 1946 - December 29, 2017

Erealyn Johnel Schrecker, 71, of Louisville, KY passed away on December 29, 2017. Jackie was a woman of many interests. She loved to cook. She was famous for her turtle cake and love of banana splits. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, fishing, going to the casino, camping and shopping. Most importantly, Jackie enjoyed being around her family and loved them very much. She retired from Phillip Morris...
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Deloris McKinney

January 10, 1938 - December 28, 2017

Deloris A. McKinney, 79 of Louisville, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017.She is preceded in death by her husband, Mac McKinney and son, Taylor McKinney.Deloris is survived by her children, Peppie Reed, Kurt McKinney (Maronda) and Rhonda McKinney, a brother, Donald Setzer, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She is also survived by a niece, nephews extended family and...
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Randall Dallas Thomas

January 24, 1943 - December 28, 2017

Randall Dallas Thomas Sr., 74 of Louisville, KY passed away on December 28, 2017. Dallas was a loving family man. He enjoyed travelling with his late wife, Elmira. He found joy in technology and television. Dallas retired from the United States Airforce and the United States Postal Service after 20 years of service at each place.Preceding Dallas in death are his parents; Randall and Mary...
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Sean Gregory Schray

December 13, 1984 - December 27, 2017

Sean Gregory Schray, 33, of Lexington, Kentucky, passed away unexpectedly on December 27, 2017 at his home.Sean was born in Louisville, Kentucky on December 13, 1984. Sean played football at University Christian High School in Jacksonville, FL and Fairland High School in Procterville, OH. Upon his high school graduation in 2002, he attended colleges at Marshall University in Huntington, WV and...
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David T. Willis

August 27, 1935 - December 26, 2017

Willis, David T. 82, passed away Tuesday December 26, 2017. David was a proud Mason, Deputy Sheriff for Jefferson County and a member of NSRA. He retired after many years of service from RCA/GE. David is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Shirley Willis; sons David Willis (Denise), John Willis (Carol); grandchildren Wayne Willis (Jo), Jason Willis, David Willis (Angel), Joshua Willis and...
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Robert L. CARR

May 28, 1921 - December 26, 2017

Robert Carr Sr., 96, of Louisville, KY passed away on December 25, 2017. Robert retired from General Electric and was a member of GE Local 761. He was an avid gardener and loving family man. Robert also was a proud veteran that served for our country in WWII.Preceding Robert in death are his parents; George and Maggie, his loving wife; Juanita Rose and siblings; Chester, Walter, Barbara Ann and...
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Patricia Ann McLemore

November 11, 1937 - December 25, 2017

Patricia Ann (Fisher) McLemore, 80, passed away on Dec. 25 after a short illness. Pat, who was born Nov. 11, 1937, in Louisville, loved her family and friends and enjoyed attending church and University of Louisville sporting events. She was a proud Male High School graduate and attended Asbury College until she married William "Bill" McLemore in May, 1960. After raising four children and...
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Martha Jean McGill

March 9, 1925 - December 24, 2017

Martha Jean McGill, 92 of Louisville entered into eternal peace on December 24, 2017. Born March 9, 1925 to William Leon & Margaret Epperson. She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Edmund McGill Jr., sister, Patricia Draut, parents, and step-mother Ruth Myer Epperson. She was a 1943 graduate of Shawnee High School. Jean worked as a secretary at Mutual Benefits Life Insurance and 1st...
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Ann Florence Sharp

June 1, 1923 - December 23, 2017

Ann Florence (Wise) Sharp, 94, entered GOD'S kingdom on December 23, 2017. She left this world peacefully in her home, cared for by her children and grandson, Jake. Born to Olympia and Donald Wise Sr., she was raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. with sister, Edith and brother, Don Jr. Ann joined the Women's Army Corps during WWII, where she met her husband of 50 years, George B. Sharp, a Master Sargent. ...
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Charles Walter Davis

March 23, 1930 - December 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, Louisville, KY.
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Charles W. Davis

March 23, 1930 - December 21, 2017

Charles W. Davis, 87, of Louisville passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017 with his loving wife of 66 years, Doris Marcum Davis, by his side.He retired from General Electric and served his country during the Korean War and was a proud Army Veteran. He was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors.Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Doris Davis; son, Steven Davis (Dee); daughter. Karen...
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Ruth Marie BARRENTINE

October 24, 1930 - December 20, 2017

Barrentine, Ruth Marie, 87, of Louisville, KY, passed away on December 20, 2017.Ruth is preceded in death by her husband; Lester L. Barrentine, parents; Roscoe C. and Mamie Saltsgaver, brothers; Harold E. Saltsgaver and Earl Ray Saltsgaver.Left to cherish Ruth's memory are her daughters; Carol A. Peden (Mark) and Brianna N. Barron. Grandchildren; Kyle A. Rankin (Joy) and Tonya R. O'Parka (Joey),...
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Farzad Mike Arman

September 22, 1959 - December 19, 2017

Farzad Mike Arman, 58 of Louisville, passed away on December 19, 2017.He was born in Tabas, Iran; as a nineteen year old, he immigrated to the United States in 1979.Mike attended Eastern Kentucky University where he earned a Bachelors degree in mathematics, after which, he opened his own business, River City Auto in 1995. He was currently enrolled at U of L studying commercial art. Mike enjoyed...
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Judith G. Seward

April 21, 1949 - December 19, 2017

Judith G. Crush Muncy Seward, 68, passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.Judith was born on April 21, 1949 in Louisville, to the late William G. Crush and Catherine R. Starke Crush. She retired from Yum Brands after 35 years, as an Accounting Specialist. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Walter Seward. Here to carry on her beautiful memory are her children,...
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Mary Ann Fogarty

September 8, 1946 - December 19, 2017

Fogarty, Mary Ann, 71, of Louisville, KY, passed away on December 19, 2017. Mary Ann was a woman who wore a coat of many colors. She worked for Bf Goodrich, she worked as a probation officer, was a foster parent in the 1980's, she worked for Colgate-Palmolive and retired from there, she worked for the census bureau, she obtained a juvenile justice certificate and worked for the state at The Rice...
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Ruth Lorena James

February 5, 1923 - December 18, 2017

Ruth Lorena "Rain" James (nee Egger), 94, passed away peacefully Monday, December 18, 2017, at Franciscan Healthcare of Louisville, KY. She was born in London, KY., February 5, 1923. The former Ruth Lorena Egger, and the oldest of four siblings, including Elsie Hermina ("Babe") Goins, Anna Marie ("Mickey") Hartloff and Ernest Albert ("Bud") Egger. She was the beloved aunt to five nieces and...
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Antoinette Elizabeth Hortenbury

November 19, 1942 - December 18, 2017

ANTOINETTE (TONI) BRECKEL HORTENBURY 75. She was born in Louisville, Kentukcy to the late Lawrence G. Breckel, Sr. and Antoinette Baker Breckel. She was member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church and also a past member of The Cathedral of the Assumption for many years. She retired from the Jewish Hospital after 40 years of service. She was part of the early Heart Surgery nursing staff.She is...
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Frances E. Kleber

March 27, 1917 - December 17, 2017

Kleber, Frances E., 100, died Sunday, December 17, 2017, at Seneca Place. She was born in 1917, to the late Edward Dalton Hough and Minnie Crenshaw Hough. She was born in Mt. Washington, Kentucky, but the family soon moved to Louisville. She grew up in the Original Highlands and attended Atherton High School. For many years she was a nurse's aide at the old Baptist Hospital. To get to work, she...
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Eloise Florence

March 8, 1926 - December 16, 2017

Eloise Florence, 91, of Louisville, KY passed away on December 16, 2017 peacefully in her sleep. Eloise lived 91 years filled with travel, family, adventure and experience. She soaked up every last drop of her life, an accomplishment not everyone achieves. Her vivacious spirit and determination pushed her to pursue her passions and dreams. In 1948, Eloise earned her Bachelor of Science degree...
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Brian Wayne Joyce

December 11, 1969 - December 16, 2017

Brian Wayne Joyce, 51 entered into eternal peace on December 16, 2017.Brian was a 20 year veteran with the US army. He was an NBC Specialist with 3 tours of duty in the Republic of South Korea. He was a 1985 graduate of DeSales High School.Brian is survived by his mother, Carol; his brothers, Richard (Eloise), Kenneth (Becky), and Keith (Joyce) and his nephews, Dustin, Rick and Sean.A mass of...
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William Bernard Taylor

May 9, 1946 - December 16, 2017

William B. "Billy" Taylor, 71 of Louisville, passed away, at his home on December 16, 2017. Billy graduated Shawnee High School (Class of'64). He worked as an iron worker, was a custom painter and a home investor. Billy was an avid lover of boating, maintaining his roots in the Portland neighborhood and active member, of 50 years, in the Greater Louisville A.A. Billy is survived by his...
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Queenie Meeks Weber

June 12, 1927 - December 15, 2017

Queenie Bess Meeks Weber, 90 of Louisville, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017. She was an avid gardener with a green thumb. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, dancing and was a fabulous cook. What she loved the most was spending time with her children, grandchildren and family.She is preceded in death by her husband and father of her children, Raymond Leo Meeks, her daughters, Minnie Diane...
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Elwood Cecil

April 30, 1926 - December 13, 2017

Elwood "Charlie" Cecil, 91 passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 while at Providence Louisville East.Elwood was born on April 30, 1926 in Boonville, KY to the late William Thomas and Ella May Cecil. He served our country during WWII while enlisted in the U.S. Army, was a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church and retired from John T. Couch Company.Along with his parents, he is predeceased...
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James K. Janes

May 12, 1926 - December 13, 2017

James Kenneth Janes, 91 of Louisville, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.He served as a medic in the U.S. Army during WWII, retired from United Catalyst as a chemical operator and was the owner of James K. Janes & Sons painting.James is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Fannie Mae Janes, their sons, William Joseph Janes and Michael Hamilton Janes, as well as his parents and...
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Jennifer L. Watkins

October 7, 1972 - December 11, 2017

Watkins, Jennifer Lee 45, passed away December 11, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents Roland and Linda Watkins. Jennifer leaves behind to cherish her memory "Foogie" Moore, children Royce and Rylee Moore and Brayden Walsh, stepchildren Renee and Bud Moore, brothers Mark Watkins (Irena) and Roland Watkins (Heather), loving nieces and nephews and many dear friends. A memorial gathering...
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Dorothy Freeman

October 4, 1940 - December 10, 2017

Dorothy Lavada Freeman, 77 of Louisville, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017.She is preceded in death by her parents; James and Shirley Hunter, and her husband, Gene Freeman.She is survived by her children; Larry Freeman and wife Sally, Garry Freeman and wife Shelia, Sherry Spears and husband Norman, Randall Freeman and Warren Freeman, sisters; Phyllis Curtsinger and Modeen Burke. She is...
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Thomas M. Camfield

August 7, 1935 - December 10, 2017

Thomas M. Camfield, Jr. 82, of Louisville, KY passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, of 47 years, Beverly, parents, Dorothy and Thomas Camfield, Sr., brother, Jerry, and son-in-law, Ronnie Risen.Tom graduated from Flaget High School. He was a printer and retired from Standard Gravure after 44 years of service. He enjoyed spending time with his family, and...
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Rita Bernadette Murr

June 9, 1921 - December 10, 2017

Murr, Rita Bernadette 96, passed away Sunday December 10, 2017. Rita was a founding member of Resurrection Catholic Church and was very active in Our Lady's Rosary Makers. She was a current member of Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church. She had a love for crafting and sewing. That love led her to become a member of Clothe the Naked Now sewing club. Rita's husband Maurice Murr and son Fred Murr...
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Robert E. Guizio

January 18, 1930 - December 10, 2017

Robert Edward Guizio, 87, joined his parents and 15 siblings in eternal rest on Sunday, December 10, 2017, with his family by his side. Bob was born in Johnstown, PA to Joseph and Dora Guizio. He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War as part of the 1st Calvary Division and military police. His service continued as an MP in the Air National Guard Reserves. During his service...
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Alice Sue Sloan

June 16, 1943 - December 8, 2017

Alice Sue Sloan, 74, went to be with Jesus on December 8, 2017. We look forward to being with her again, even though we grieve, we know there is no more suffering and she is now at peace. Alice was born on June 16, 1943 in Logan County, WV to the late Roma and Ella Hodge. She worked as an Executive Assistant in both the manufacturing and finance industries. Alice was a woman of faith,...
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Aline M. Trommler

October 22, 1932 - December 6, 2017

Aline M. Trommler, 85, entered into eternal life on December 6th of 2017.Aline was born on October 22, 1932 in Louisville, Kentucky. Mrs. Trommler was retired from the Jefferson County Board of Education and was a member of St. John Paul II Catholic Church on Goldsmith Lane. Aline was preceded in death by her parents, Bert Gittings and Helen Feger Gittings, her siblings, Bert Gittings, Everett...
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Sherley Leo Smith

May 30, 1928 - December 2, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Memorial Park.
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James Joseph Kessinger

December 3, 1922 - December 2, 2017

James Joseph Kessinger was born December 3, 1922, on Washington Street, in Louisville, KY to Joseph L. Kessinger and Katherine M. Brown. He attended St. Xavier High School, University of Louisville, proudly served in the US Army during WWII in the Army Signal Corp. In support of the war effort in the Pacific, his unit served on repair ships in the region, servicing aircraft avionics.Jim...
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Sherley L. SMITH

May 30, 1928 - December 2, 2017

Sherley Leo Smith, 89, of Louisville, passed on Saturday, December 2, 2017. He proudly served in the US Army during WWII, with tour duties in Korea and Hawaii as a survey engineer. Sherley was preceded in death by his wife, Donna; sister, Elenore Hatcher and brother, Paul Smith.He is survived by his children, Tony (Christina Despain), Scott (Ingrid) and Vicki McCoy (Terry); grandchildren,...
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Denard Tucker

December 6, 1934 - December 1, 2017

Tucker, Denard Myrl, 82 of Louisville, KY went home to be with his Heavenly Father on December 1st. He was a US Army Veteran. Predeceased by his parents Emmett & Beeda Tucker, his son Jeffrey Tucker, grandson, Alex Tucker, 3 brothers & 4 sisters. He is survived by his devoted wife Patty (Ballou) Tucker and their fur babies Penny & Jackson, loving daughters Deborah Tucker, Stormie Tucker,...
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Cynthia Ryan Holahan

June 10, 1943 - November 30, 2017

Holahan, Cynthia "Cyndy" (nee Ryan) passed away on November 30, 2017 at Oaklawn Health and Rehab, Louisville, Kentucky. Cyndy was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to the late Matthew and Almeda (Ankesheiln) Ryan June 10, 1943. Her parents and she relocated to Louisville in 1960. She attended Sacred Heart Academy (Class of 1961) and met her husband Marty during their senior year.Cyndy was a...
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Doris M. Kruse

November 24, 1921 - November 30, 2017

Doris M. Kruse, 96, passed away on November 30, 2017.Doris was born on November 24, 1921 in Louisville, to the late Oscar and Marie Anderson. Doris was a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church, and a former "pink lady" volunteer at the old Baptist Hospital. In her free time, she enjoyed swimming and fishing at KY Lake with her late husband, Alvin.Along with her parents and husband; her sister,...
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Clarence R. McCoy

June 3, 1938 - November 30, 2017

McCoy, Clarence R. "Mac" 79, passed away Thursday November 30, 2017. Mac retired from Stergeon Pest Control and loved to travel. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 57 years Judy McCoy and son Mike McCoy (Carol Mattingly). He is also survived by six siblings. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 11am-2pm at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven Funeral Home 4400 Bardstown Road with a funeral...
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Frances B. Carrico

August 25, 1927 - November 29, 2017

Frances "Frankie" Carrico, 90, of Louisville, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Frances was born in Springfield, Ky to Marie and Earl Wheatley and was one of 13 children. She married the love of her life, Paul Carrico, and they were together 63 years prior to his passing in 2013. She was a kind, devoted and loving mother and grandmother who will be...
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James Thomas Hamilton

November 22, 1944 - November 29, 2017

This is not an obituary, but a small snippet in the life of the husband, father, G-Dad, brother, and uncle James Thomas Hamilton. Thom forever remains the loving husband of 51 years to Rita Marie. His bride to be was a fiery redhead that he happened upon while attending school at Brescia College. As marriage begins so does family. His three sons, John Andrew, James Douglas and Jeffrey Scott, all...
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Helen Joan Streible

January 29, 1938 - November 28, 2017

Helen "Joan" Ragsdale Streible of Louisville passed away on November 28, entering into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.Joan is survived by her three children, William Thomas Streible and his wife Martha Kodama (Los Angeles), Daniel Gene Streible (New York City), and Amy Lou Streible (Louisville), and by her sister, Patricia Jo Alwes and her four children.Joan's husband, James T....
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David Patrick Bensel

October 13, 1959 - November 26, 2017

BENSEL, DAVID PATRICK ,58, of Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, November 26, 2017. Dave is preceded in death by his parents, Marjorie and Paul Bensel, and brother Mike Bensel (Holly). He leaves to cherish his memory his siblings, Pete Bensel (Betty), Kathy Bensel, Mitch Bensel, Joanie Medert (Terry), his angels on earth, Pam and Norb Frank, and a host of other family and...
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William Harold Quick

April 3, 1929 - November 26, 2017

William Harold Quick, 88, passed away on November 26, 2017. He was born on April 3, 1929 in Louisville to the late Harold and Alice Thelma Quick. William served our country during the Korean War, while enlisted in the U.S. Army, was a KY Colonel and a Mason. He owned and operated Quick Flooring Company for 34 years, and worked for Joseph T. Griffin; decorating for the North American ...
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Sharon Marie Reesor

November 8, 1940 - November 25, 2017

Sharon Marie Estill Reesor 77, passed on November 25, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Reesor; her parents, James and Catherine, sister, Susan Mooney; and grandson Jonathon Kevin Reesor.She is survived by her sons, Walter Kevin Reesor and Harry Kipling Reesor, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and many loving extended family members and friends. Visitation: ...
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Goldie J. Gauthier

September 24, 1928 - November 24, 2017

Goldie J. Gauthier, 89, passed away on November 24, 2017.She was born on September 24, 1928 to the late William L. Brooks and Goldie Mae Yates Brooks in Louisville, KY. Along with her parents; she is predeceased by her siblings, Wilma Brooks, George Brooks and Clara Ingram.Here to carry on her beautiful memory are her husband, Norman Gauthier, they were married on February 20, 1954 in New Albany...
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Robert Eugene Jones

June 6, 1931 - November 23, 2017

Robert "Bobby" Eugene Jones, 86, of Prospect, returned to his Heavenly Father unexpectedly on Thursday, November 23, 2017, surrounded by his loving wife, Lynn and family. Born in Corbin, KY, he joined the United States Army in 1948. Bobby began a 44-year career at CSX Transportation in 1951. During his tenure at CSX Transportation, he also served 35 dedicated years as an L&N Federal Credit Union...
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Robert J. Frank

October 7, 1934 - November 23, 2017

83, of Louisville, passed peacefully, on Thursday, November 23, 2017 with his family by his side. He was preceded in death by his parents, Anton J. and Mary R. Frank, brother, Paul R. Frank and sister, Mary L. Caldwell. Bob proudly served in the US Navy as a SeaBees Reserve. He retired from Rohm & Haas Chemical Co., where he was a supervisor in the water treatment division. Bob, and his wife,...
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Dorothy May Holtman

November 14, 1925 - November 22, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Memorial Park.
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Robert L. Tate

September 22, 1935 - November 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, Louisville, KY.
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Bonnie Lantz

August 8, 1949 - November 21, 2017

Bonnie Lantz, 68, of Louisville, KY, passed away on November 21, 2017. Bonnie was best known for being an avid shopper. More importantly than that, she will always be remembered for how much she loved her family. She was a strong woman, who loved deeply and cared for many.Preceding Bonnie in death is her mother, Juanita; brother, Kenny; twin sister, Connie; and grandson, Damion. Left to cherish...
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Phyllis M. Fryberger

August 6, 1925 - November 21, 2017

Phyllis Fryberger, 92, passed away on Tuesday November 21, 2017, at Park Louisville Memory Care where she lived for the past 19 months. Phyllis was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who never missed an opportunity to spoil her family.Phyllis was born in Louisville on August 6, 1925 to John and Eva Miller. She graduated from Shawnee High School in 1943. Phyllis married in 1947 and...
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James S. Winstead

May 8, 1947 - November 20, 2017

James S. Winstead, 70, of Louisville, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017.He was a retired employee with GE, worked as a security officer for Baptist Health, he enjoyed building model cars and was an avid UK fan. What he really enjoyed, was spending time with his grandchildren.James is survived by his wife of 29 years, Sharon Winstead, their daughter, Joy Dennis and husband David, a brother,...
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Larry David Payne

January 31, 1949 - November 20, 2017

Larry David Payne, 68 of Louisville, passed away on November 20, 2017. He was a retired paramedic with 29 years of service at Louisville Fire and Rescue, a member of AFF Local 345, and Emergency Responders Burn Foundation (ERBF). Larry is survived by his children: Sandee Smith (Randall Palmer), Angela Patton (Brad) and Larry Horn (Emma); grandchildren: Eric Duggins, Carra Patton, Allison...
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Everett Lindsey Bray

August 31, 1942 - November 19, 2017

Everett Lindsey Bray, 75, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017.Everett retired from Naval Ordnance and from the Army National Guard. His wife, Sandra and brother, Charles, have preceded him in death. Here to carry on his memory are his children, Joni Brown (Rick) and Robert Bray (Carrie); grandchildren, Eric Bray, Tyler Bray, Logan Brown, Hannah Brown, Halie Bray, Heather Brown and Joshua...
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Bessie Lee Shannon

September 18, 1919 - November 18, 2017

Bessie Lee Shannon, age 98 of Nashville, TN passed away on November 18, 2017. Born in Louisville, KY to the late Robert Rixman and Carrie Smyser Rixman. She attended the Franklin Street Baptist Church in Louisville, KY at an early age. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband Donald F. "Jerry" Shannon; 5 brothers and 3 sisters. She leaves...
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Billie Jean Couch

October 17, 1944 - November 17, 2017

Billie Jean Couch, age 73, entered eternal life on November 17, 2017 after a long illness. She joins her parents, her sisters, Anna Mae Boggs, Martha Williams, Mirrel Brown, Doris Good and Nancy Jo Halcomb.Billie Jean was born on October 17, 1944 in Cumberland, KY to Henry and Callie Miracle. She retired from General Eclectic after 30 years of service as an assembler. Billie Jean was a member...
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