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Our Obituaries

Ella Mae Logsdon

September 24, 1919 - March 28, 2017

Ella Mae Logsdon, 97, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born September 24, 1919 in Daviess Co. to the late Ira and Mary Alice Taylor Craig. Ella Mae was retired from Owensboro-Daviess Co. Hospital as a nurse's aid after 26 years and was a member of Maceo United Methodist Church. She enjoyed raising flowers and vegetables...
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Ava Clarine Schartung

January 24, 1936 - March 27, 2017

Ava Clarine Schartung, 81, of Owensboro passed away Monday at her home with her family by her side. Mrs. Schartung was born in McLean County to the late Silas and Josephine Caraway Erwin. Ava was a mischievous child who grew up on a farm around Slaughters and later moved to Owensboro. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, and crafts and had a good sense of humor. She raised three children while being a...
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David Que Nelson Harper

October 8, 1988 - March 26, 2017

David Que Nelson Harper, 28, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, march 26, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born October 8, 1988 in Daviess Co., KY. David was employed at Bunge Grain of North America and had been attending Owensboro Christian Church. He had served in the Army National Guard and enjoyed fishing, U. K. basketball, Philadelphia Eagles football, and going to the...
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Charlie Fulkerson

January 12, 1959 - March 26, 2017

Charlie Fulkerson, 58, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, March 25 at Ephraim McDowell Ft. Logan Hospital in Stanford, Kentucky. Mr. Fulkerson was born January 12, 1959 in Marion, Illinois to the late Estel and Clara Clark Fulkerson. Charlie had attended Yellow Creek Baptist Church and was a big fan of NASCAR and UK basketball. Mr. Fulkerson was preceded in death by his parents and five of...
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Barbara Towery

April 10, 1942 - March 25, 2017

Barbara Towery, 74, of Maceo, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at her home. She was born April 10, 1942 in Daviess Co., KY. Barbara had been the manager of housekeeping with Days Inn and was a homemaker. She had attended Rushing Wind Church of God and was always a friend to anyone she met. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jason Settle in 2007. Surviving are her husband of...
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Joseph Bartley

September 18, 1950 - March 25, 2017

Joseph Daniel Bartley, 66, of Owensboro died Saturday, March 25, 2017 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Daviess County to the late John Sherman and Martine Goetz Bartley and had worked in construction as a carpenter and a welder. He loved nature and animals, enjoyed photography, and living a simple and peaceful life. Survivors include his siblings, Patty Bartley Wink...
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Chester Miller

January 15, 1921 - March 25, 2017

Chester Davis Miller, 96, of Owensboro passed away March 25, 2017, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. He was born January 15, 1921 in Daviess County to the late Chester Gordon and Mae Davis Miller. Chester graduated from Utica High School and attended Louisville Business College before being drafted into the U.S. Army's 247 Engineers, where he served in Germany, France, Belgium and Holland from 1943 to...
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Rebecca Jane Stockton Kinsey

January 24, 1943 - March 24, 2017

Rebecca Jane Stockton Kinsey, 74, of Owensboro, passed away March 24, 2017 at home. She was born in Evansville, IN on January 24, 1943 to the late John E. and Louise Stockton. Rebecca graduated from Central High School and then earned a two-year degree from Austin Peay State University. She worked at United Refrigeration (formerly AC&H Supply) for over 25 years alongside her late husband, Dave...
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James "Jim" Thomas Lee

September 23, 1921 - March 24, 2017

James "Jim" Thomas Lee, 95, of Owensboro passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. James was born September 23, 1921 in Breckenridge County to the late James Elvis and Beatrice Potts Lee. He was a member of First Baptist Church and attended the Mavericks Sunday School Class, and also enjoyed baseball and football. James was a Veteran of the United States Navy...
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Delbert Stearsman

July 6, 1926 - March 24, 2017

Delbert (Deb) Norris Stearsman, 90, passed away peacefully into heaven on Friday, March 24, 2017, at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson, Kentucky where he had been a resident for the past eight years. Deb was born July 6, 1926 to the late Wallace and Wessie Maxwell Stearsman in Hopkins County, Kentucky. He was a member of Century Christian Church in Owensboro, Kentucky. He was...
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Elvia Louise McDaniel

June 9, 1937 - March 22, 2017

Elvia Louise McDaniel, 79, of Maceo, passed away March 22, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born June 9, 1937 in Rockport, IN to the late Cecil and Lucille Smith. Louise was a long-time member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. She enjoyed all kinds of flowers and loved going to the Cracker Barrel. Louise also had hobbies like knitting and crocheting and loved spending time...
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Glenda Jo Adkisson

July 11, 1957 - March 21, 2017

Glenda Jo Adkisson, 59, of Owensboro, passed away March 21, 2017 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born July 11, 1957 to Larry and Peggy Adkisson. Glenda was a resident of the Willis Green Group Home for many years and a member of First Baptist Church in Benton. She attended the workshop at the exceptional center every day. Glenda retired from Pizza Hut after 14...
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Phillip Glenn Johnson

June 21, 1951 - March 20, 2017

Phillip G. Johnson, 65, of Philpot, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. His journey began on June 21, 1951 in St. Lawrence, KY, born to his dearly beloved parents, Edward C. and Agnes E. Coomes Johnson. He grew up alongside his 12 brothers and sisters whom he truly loved. Early on, he was taught a strong work ethic from his parents, which he...
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John Jeremiah McRaith

December 6, 1934 - March 19, 2017

Owensboro, Kentucky – Most Reverend John Jeremiah McRaith, Bishop of the Diocese of Owensboro from 1982 to 2009, died the morning of Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the age of 82. John was born in Hutchinson, Minnesota on December 6, 1934 to Arthur Luke McRaith and Marie Hanley McRaith. He grew up with three siblings; James, Jane and Margaret Mary. He graduated from St. Bernard Seminary in Dubuque,...
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Barbara Miller Hudnall

November 21, 1933 - March 19, 2017

Barbara Miller Hudnall, 83, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. Hudnall was born November 21, 1933 in Memphis to the late Claude and Elma Sanders Miller. Barbara had worked at General Electric and later retired from MPD. She was a devoted and faithful member of Hall Street Baptist Church who volunteered for many things and sang in...
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Mary Georgetta Murphy

March 17, 2017

Mary Georgetta Coomes Murphy, daughter of Theodore and Josephine Coomes, a native of Daviess Co, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017, at the age of 87. Georgetta attended St. Frances Academy in Owensboro, Kentucky. For 66 years, Georgetta was the devoted wife of Billy D. Murphy. As a young woman, Georgetta worked at the G. E. plant in Owensboro, but primarily, she dedicated her...
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Paula Kaye Calloway

January 23, 1961 - March 17, 2017

Paula Kaye Calloway, 56, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Owensboro to the late Joseph and Ruth Brown Alvey. Paula earned a degree in accounting from Owensboro Community College and most recently worked as a loan officer at First Security Bank. She was previously employed by J.C. Penney. Paula was a hard working...
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David W. McCrady

February 4, 1967 - March 15, 2017

David W. McCrady, 50, of Owensboro passed away March 15, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. McCrady was born on February 4, 1967 in Owensboro, KY to Earl and Edna Holt McCrady. After graduating from Daviess County High School, he graduated from Owensboro Community and Technical College with an associate's degree, attended the University of Montpellier in France, and graduated...
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Ruth "Helen" Greenwell

August 3, 1927 - March 13, 2017

Ruth "Helen" Greenwell, 89, of Owensboro passed away on Monday March 13, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. Greenwell was born August 3, 1927 in Daviess County to the late William Walter Weise and Virgie Hodgkins Weise. Helen was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker who loved and cared for her family. She was also a hard worker who would grow, can and cook the food from the...
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Marie Boyd

August 21, 1919 - March 12, 2017

Marie Boyd, 97, of Owensboro, died Sunday, March 12, 2017, at her residence. She was born in Ohio County to the late Oscar and Bertha Johnson Sosh, had retired from General Electric after 40 years and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. She enjoyed word finds and reading, especially the bible. She was also preceded in death by her husband William H. Boyd and her siblings, Harold Sosh,...
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Margaret Johnson Allen

October 26, 1925 - March 11, 2017

Margaret Allen, 91, of Owensboro passed away Saturday March 11, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Allen was born October 26, 1925 in Napfor, Ky. to the late Otis and Nellie Dayton Johnson. Margaret was a member and volunteer at Mended Hearts and Golden Partners in Owensboro. Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Lewis Allen; sister, Jessie Lee Belcher; brother, Donald Johnson; also,...
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Helen Doris Wathen McCarty

April 28, 1936 - March 11, 2017

Helen Doris Wathen McCarty, 80, passed peacefully at her home on March 11, 2017, surrounded by loved ones after a lengthy illness. Helen was born on April 28, 1936 in Daviess County, KY to the late Joseph Herman and Mary Ethel Payne Wathen. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Thomas Gerald McCarty, Sr., infant children Theresa Marie and Thomas Gerald, and great grandson Jude. ...
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Mary Jo Smith

October 29, 1936 - March 11, 2017

Mary Jo Smith, 80, of Philpot, passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky and in the presence of her beloved family. She was born October 29, 1936 in Daviess Co. to the late Joseph and Catherine Tierney Conkright. Mary Jo had worked at the American Tobacco Co. for 20 years and then at W. R. Grace and Daramic until her retirement. She received a...
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Larry Glenn Billings

October 13, 1949 - March 10, 2017

Larry Billings, 67, of Owensboro passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Billings was born October 13, 1949 in Louisville to the late Ellis and Mary Hamilton Billings. He is survived by his sister, Donna Ebelhar and husband Grady of Owensboro along with several nieces and nephews. Private arrangements are being handled by Glenn Funeral Home and...
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Mary Jane Blandford

November 27, 1940 - March 10, 2017

Mary Jane Blandford, 76, of Philpot, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017 at her home. She was born November 27, 1940 in Daviess Co. to the late William Wallace and Sophia Kaelin O'Bryan. She graduated from Mount Saint Joseph Academy. Mary Jane was a member of SS. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church for over 50 years and greatly appreciated the gift of Faith and the Sacraments. She loved her...
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Edward Gotzy

September 26, 1936 - March 9, 2017

Edward Gotzy, 80, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born September 26, 1936 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia to the late Albert and Terezia Reisenauer Gotzy. After the German invasion and takeover of Czechoslovakia in 1939, Edward's father was drafted into the German army and was not to be seen by his family again...
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Mary Ruth "Sue" Onstott King

August 14, 1928 - March 9, 2017

Mary Ruth "Sue" Onstott King passed away peacefully in her home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky and her children on March 9, 2017, surrounded by her children. Mrs. King was born August 14, 1928, to Roberta Cook and James Herman Onstott in Daviess County, Kentucky and was first a member of Friendship Baptist Church where she was baptized. Her husband of 48 years, Virgil C King,...
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Philamena Cox

March 9, 1926 - March 9, 2017

Maple Mount — Sister Philomena Cox, 91, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died on her birthday, March 9, 2017, at Mount Saint Joseph. She was a native of Owensboro, serving in her 72nd year of religious life. "Sister Phil" loved a challenge and was handy with tools like her patron, Saint Joseph the Worker. A teacher or principal for 29 years, she was happy to roll up her sleeves and...
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Wanda Ray

February 11, 1938 - March 9, 2017

On Thursday, March 9, 2017 Wanda Simmons Ray, 79, flew to heaven to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus and we are pretty sure she dropped off another jar of blackberry jam to Conway Twitty when she arrived. She was born in Breckenridge County to the late Earl Ray and Geneva Smith Simmons, had worked for Dal-tile, and was a member of Safe Harbor Christian Fellowship. Those are the basics of her...
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Eddie Fulkerson

September 28, 1936 - March 9, 2017

Eddie Fulkerson, 80, went to be with the Lord Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Owensboro Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Daviess County to the late Joseph Henry and Ella Oglesby Fulkerson. Mr. Fulkerson was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Eddie was a coal miner for more than twenty-five years at Green Coal Company. He retired as a heavy equipment operator for...
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Jane Hancock

March 8, 2017 - March 8, 2017

Maple Mount — Sister Jane Irvin Hancock, 89, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died March 8, 2017, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 69th year of religious life. She was a native of Waverly. Caring for others was Sister Jane Irvin's specialty. First it was the students she taught at St. Martin School, Rome (1950-55), and Sts. Joseph and Paul (1955-58) and St. Pius Tenth (1958-69) schools...
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Vivian Jean Reed Fischer

February 6, 1933 - March 8, 2017

Vivian Jean Reed Fischer, 84, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at her home surrounded by all her family. She was born February 6, 1933 in Daviess Co. to the late Clarence and Dora Terry Reed. She graduated from St. Francis Academy in 1951, was a devoted Catholic and member of St. Martin Catholic Church where she was an active member of the Parish Altar Society until her health...
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Jonathan "Jon" McDonald

October 19, 1975 - March 8, 2017

Jonathan "Jon" McDonald, 41, of Vine Grove, Ky. passed away March 8, 2017 at his residence. He was born October 19, 1975 in Bowling Green, Ky. to Mark and Betty McDonald. After graduating from Warren Central High School in Bowling Green, he went to work as a cook and spent the next several years enjoying himself working in the restaurant industry and cooking for his girlfriend and family. Jon...
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Stacey Jo Wilcox

April 13, 1958 - March 8, 2017

Stacey Jo Wilcox, 58, of Owensboro, passed into the arms of Jesus Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at her home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky and her family. Mrs. Wilcox was born April 13, 1958 in Columbus, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late Sam and JoAn Stacker of Bowling Green. Stacey was a 1976 graduate of Bowling Green High School. She attended Brescia University receiving a...
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James "Jim" Snyder

October 9, 1934 - March 8, 2017

James "Jim" Harold Snyder, 82, of Owensboro, went to his Heavenly home and was greeted by his son, Glen, on March 8, 2017. He was born October 9, 1934 to the late Rev. James Homer and Hazel Marie Snyder. Jim was a long-time member of Calvary Wesleyan Church and most recently, attended Yellow Creek Baptist Church. He was employed at Parr Trucking and later at Yager Materials where he worked as a...
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Daniel G. Millay

November 6, 1962 - March 7, 2017

Danny Millay, 54, of Whitesville, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born November 6, 1962 in Daviess Co. Danny had worked in maintenance at Owensboro Grain for 35 years. He was a member of St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church and had served in the Army National Guard. He enjoyed doing many things including hunting fishing, camping, horseback...
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Robert E. "Bob" Elder

December 2, 1934 - March 6, 2017

Robert E. "Bob" Elder, 82, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at his home. He was born in Stanley, Kentucky to the late Joseph and Nancy Willett Elder. Bob was a member of IBEW Local 1701 and was employed by Dynalectric Company and its predecessor Griffin Electric Company for 46 years where he served as Superintendent on several large projects. He retired in 1997. He was a member...
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Charles Dan Thompson

May 14, 1932 - March 4, 2017

Charles Dan Thompson, 84, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away March 4, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 14, 1932 to the late Hayden and Kathleen Head Thompson in Daviess County. Dan was a lifelong farmer and a member and founder of Daviess County Pork Producers. He was a devoted Catholic and a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Dan was preceded in death by his...
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Lynn Edwin Mobley

June 24, 1951 - March 4, 2017

Lynn Edwin Mobley, 65, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Mobley was born June 24, 1951 in Daviess County to the late E.L. Mobley and Inelle Milton Mobley. Lynn graduated from Daviess County High School in 1969 then attended college at Murray State University. He transferred to the University of Kentucky where he received his degree in...
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Nelda Barnett Nalley

April 22, 1950 - March 4, 2017

Nelda Barnett Nalley, 66, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky with her family by her side. Mrs. Nalley was born April 22, 1950 in Daviess County to the late Robert and Annie Johnson Barnett. Nelda was a loving wife and mother who was always smiling and cooking Sunday dinner for her family. She was first a disciple of Jesus Christ who...
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Carol Lee Kelley

April 10, 1940 - March 2, 2017

Carol Lee Kelley, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, March 04, 2017. She was born April 10, 1940. Ms. Kelley is survived by a daughter, Sarah Lee Spurrier Marksberry of Owensboro; a son, James Kelley Spurrier of Evansville; grandchildren, Shelby Clark, Katie Ryan, Emmalee Ryan, Jacob Spurrier and Benjamin Spurrier; and two great-grandchildren. Private services will be handled by Glenn...
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Theresa Jean Nies

August 29, 1961 - March 2, 2017

Theresa Jean Nies, 55, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Daviess County to the late Jerry Wayne and Doris Ann Wink Everly. Theresa graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brescia University with a Bachelor in Graphic Arts. She was a talented artist who was also an avid reader and researcher of truth and spirituality. She had a...
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Herbert J. Sorg

October 14, 1922 - March 1, 2017

Herbert J. Sorg, 94, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. Mr. Sorg was born October 14, 1922 in Daviess County to the late Alfred and Esther Kaze Sorg. Herb was an intelligent and compassionate man with a great sense of humor who faithfully exercised every day. He loved the out of doors, especially mowing and gardening on his small farm. Herb...
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Lila Jean Partridge

November 30, 1921 - February 28, 2017

Lila Jean Partridge, 95, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Signature Healthcare—Hillcrest. She was born in Niles, Ohio on November 30, 1921 to the late Myrle Eugene, Sr. and Anna Elizabeth Brown Partridge. She graduated from Mineral Ridge High School in Mineral Ridge, Ohio in 1939 and from Youngstown College in Youngstown, Ohio. Lila Jean was the owner, teacher, and...
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Duncan Gilmore

January 29, 1956 - February 27, 2017

Duncan Lee Gilmore, 61, of Owensboro died Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Knottsville to the late Arthur and Lena Dennison Gilmore, worked as a carpenter for Local 549, was a hard worker and a wonderful family man with a love for life. He was also preceded in death by sisters Myrtle and Rose Sharon Gilmore; brothers David and Arthur Gilmore;...
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Juanita Plain Reynolds

February 22, 1926 - February 26, 2017

Juanita Plain Reynolds, 91, of Paducah, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. She was born February 22, 1926 in Daviess Co. to the late Lester and Ida Bache. Juanita was a homemaker and had been a secretary at Ashland Oil and First Presbyterian Church. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Marion W. Plain in 1985 and James R....
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Billie Roach

April 6, 1932 - February 25, 2017

Billie Joyce Postlewaite Roach, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital after a long battle with End Stage Renal Disease. Billie was born April 6, 1932 to the late Benjamin and Gladys Postlewaite of Whitesville. Billie married the love of her life, the late Carter Roach on April 7, 1951. Billie loved her Jesus and was dedicated to attending...
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Samuel Hagan Robertson

March 12, 1921 - February 22, 2017

Samuel Hagan Robertson, 95, formerly of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Greenwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bowling Green. Born in McLean County to the late Stirman and Anna Lee Robertson, Mr. Robertson was a graduate of Calhoun High School and Kentucky Wesleyan College. Mr. Robertson was a veteran of World War II having served in the 101st Airborne Division,...
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Martha Sells Absher

January 9, 1929 - February 22, 2017

Martha Sells Absher, 88, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Princeton, Kentucky to the late Luther and Mary Patterson Sells. Mrs. Absher worked as a bookkeeper for many years at her husband's business and other places in Paducah. She retired in 1999. Martha was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles. ...
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Eugene "Gene" G. Boling

August 13, 1935 - February 21, 2017

Eugene "Gene" G. Boling, 81, of Owensboro died February 21, 2017 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Hancock County to the late Milner "Doc" Boling and Lucy Powers Boling. Gene was a member of Christ Community Church, retired from Willamette Industries after 32 years of service, had served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the VFW. ...
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John Outlaw

February 17, 1946 - February 20, 2017

John W. Outlaw, 71, of Owensboro, went home February 20, 2017, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born February 17, 1946 in Kentucky to the late Haywood and Magdalene Tramill Outlaw. John accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at a very young age. He was a Marine and Vietnam Veteran and proudly served his country. John was a member and served as Senior Vice Commander at...
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Nancy Jane Crowe

September 13, 1936 - February 20, 2017

Nancy J. Payne Crowe, 80, of Owensboro passed away Monday, February 20, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Nancy was born September 13, 1936 in Owensboro to the late Herman J. Payne Sr. and Pauline C. Kauffeld Payne. She was a member of Sts. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church. Nancy had several passions in her life including following UK basketball and NASCAR, also she and her...
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Archie C. Brown

January 29, 1921 - February 20, 2017

Archie C. Brown, 96, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away February 20, 2017, at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born January 29, 1921, in Letcher County, Kentucky to the late Arlie Lee and Virgie Craft Brown. Archie retired from Alcoa Aluminum after 20 years of service in the mechanical maintenance department. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Hall Street Baptist Church....
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Martine Warren

January 18, 1923 - February 20, 2017

Martine Elizabeth Crowe Warren, 94, passed away surrounded by family on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Heartford House in Owensboro. She was born in Owensboro, Ky., on January 18th, 1923 to the late William R. Crowe and Bertha F. Zoll Crowe. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Owensboro. Martine grew up in rural Daviess County and was a graduate of St. Francis High...
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Eugene "Gene" Crowe

August 10, 1943 - February 18, 2017

Eugene "Gene" Crowe, 73, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Crowe was born August 10, 1943 in Reed to the late Joseph and Martha Barr Crowe. Gene graduated from Owensboro Catholic High in 1961 then worked and retired from the Maintenance Dept. of the Daviess County Board of Education after more than 20 years. Mr. Crowe was a simple,...
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Harry L. Wallace

August 30, 1926 - February 16, 2017

Harry Lee Wallace, 90, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Evansville, Indiana to the late Charles M. Wallace and Minnie Wallace Atkins. Mr. Wallace was a WW II infantry veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a Golden Glove Boxing Champion whose duty included entertaining the troops through boxing exhibition tours. ...
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Edward Fruehwald

November 1, 1954 - February 14, 2017

Edward Emil Fruehwald, 62, of Owensboro, passed into the arms of Jesus Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born November 1, 1954, in Tell City, IN to the late Emil and Betty Freeman Fruehwald. Ed was baptized and grew up in the First Baptist Church and was a 1972 graduate of Tell City High School. He went to Ivy Tech in Evansville where he received an...
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Donna Mae Fackler

February 7, 1927 - February 14, 2017

Donna Mae Fackler, 90, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Signature Healthcare at Hillcrest. Mrs. Fackler was born February 7, 1927 in Des Moines, Iowa to the late Floyd and Ina Mae Horine. Donna was a very energetic, generous person who was a devoted Christian and actively involved in her church. She received her bachelor's degree from Iowa State in Education. Mrs. Fackler...
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Dorothy Ann Fleischmann

May 28, 1940 - February 12, 2017

Dorothy Ann Fleischmann, 76, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Fleischmann was born May 28, 1940 in Daviess County to the late Aubrey and Elizabeth "Peggy" Clark Tromly. She graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School and worked at the GE plant and then as an Assistant Manager for Park Regency. As a devout Catholic, Dorothy was a communion minister and...
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David S. Reynolds

June 7, 1941 - February 12, 2017

David S. Reynolds, 75, of Owensboro, died Sunday, February 12, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family, friends, and his beloved Westies, Andy and Amy. He was born in Daviess County to David L. Reynolds and Margaret Griffin Reynolds McLean. David graduated from Daviess County High School, and worked as a payroll clerk for Green River Steel for 22 years. He spent a great deal of time...
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John L. Oliver

November 28, 1946 - February 11, 2017

John L. Oliver passed away February 11, 2017 in the arms of his loving wife. John was born on November 28th, 1946 to the late Jess and Mary Boswell Oliver. John graduated from Owensboro High School in 1964. He received his bachelors and masters degrees from Western Kentucky University. John began teaching at Utica Middle School and later taught English, government, history, and theater at Apollo...
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Nathan Shreve

August 3, 1975 - February 11, 2017

Nathan Shreve, 41, of Philpot, passed away February 11, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born August 3, 1975, to David Shreve and Ruth Phillips, Nathan was a dedicated individual who could do anything he set his mind to. He was a graduate of Daviess County High School. Nathan held a CNA license and was a certified Harley Davidson Mechanic. He also had a love for riding motorcycles,...
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Willis "Wayne" Rudd

March 1, 1931 - February 11, 2017

Willis "Wayne" Rudd, 85, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 under the care of Hospice at the Heartford House. Mr. Rudd was born March 1st, 1931 in Waukegan, Illinois. He was the son of Roger Rudd and Pauline and Jewell Cooper. Wayne Graduated from Owensboro High School, He was a staff Sargent in the USMC and a Korean War veteran, and was retired from Whitehall Furniture. ...
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Wanda Aull

November 23, 1933 - February 10, 2017

Wanda Aull, 83, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born November 23, 1933 in Daviess Co., to the late Albert A. and Catherine Payne Head. Wanda was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and had been a beautician for Mr. Jim's for many years. She was past president of the local, district, and state...
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Mary Ivolou "Ivy" Ward

March 1, 1947 - February 8, 2017

Mary Ivolou "Ivy" Ward, 69, of Lexington, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017. She was born March 1, 1947 in Owensboro, KY to the late Norbert and Martine O`Bryan Ward. Ivy was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and loved gardening flowers. She taught secondary French and Spanish for many years and loved animals. Surviving relatives include three sons, Makoto (Jennifer Eastridge) Omoto,...
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Diana Moeller

March 28, 1952 - February 7, 2017

Diana Moeller, 64, of Owensboro passed away on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at her home. Diana was born March 28, 1952 in Greenville, Ohio to the late Thomas F. and Mary M. Dorsten Moeller. She graduated from Ft. Loramie High School and then continued her education at Wright State University, then attended and graduated from George Peabody College for teachers (Vanderbilt University) in Nashville,...
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Barbara Richardson

December 5, 1936 - February 5, 2017

Barbara G. Richardson, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Daviess County to the late William and Ethel Puryear Goode. Barbara taught school for more than thirty years. Most of her career was spent at Calhoun Elementary School. She was an active member at both Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian and Pleasant...
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Dallas E. Riley

June 19, 1952 - February 5, 2017

Dallas E. Riley, 64, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2017 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born June 19, 1952 in Central City to the late Thurman Dallas and Katherine Cornelia Jones Riley. Dallas was the former owner of Owensboro Armature Works for many years. He was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church where he was a deacon and was an avid...
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Mary Joan Cecil

August 23, 1941 - February 5, 2017

Mary Joan Cecil, 75, of Owensboro, passed away February 5, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born August 23, 1941 to the late Herbert and Mary Hamilton. Joan was a scalper operator at Commonwealth Aluminum and retired in 1998. She was a faithful woman who found strength in God. Joan enjoyed gardening, cooking, canning, and most of all, spending time with her family. She and...
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Stephen Lynn Wahl

November 28, 1951 - February 4, 2017

Stephen Lynn Wahl, 65, passed away February 4, 2017 at his home in Louisville. Born in Owensboro November 28, 1951, his career was spent in the pipeline industry. Steve was committed to extreme sports before the phrase was coined, a commitment which saw him deeply involved in professional drag boat racing and spending as much time as he could on the water, from racing and fixing boats to...
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Marion Clayton Richeson

March 12, 1929 - February 4, 2017

Marion Clayton Richeson, 87, formerly of 2556 Westwood Drive, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville. He was born March 12, 1929 in Ohio Co., to the late John R. and Early Mae Bartlett Richeson. Marion was retired from Modern Welding after 20 years of service and was a U. S. Army veteran. He had formerly attended the Salvation Army and enjoyed...
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Brenda Kay Whitehouse

February 23, 1953 - February 4, 2017

Brenda Kay Whitehouse, 63, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital surrounded by her family. Ms. Whitehouse was born February 23, 1953 in Daviess County to the late Carl Hamilton and Mae Gibbs Hamilton. Brenda graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1971, attended Brescia College, and was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes. As a talented...
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Mark Anthony Fogle

September 29, 1957 - February 4, 2017

Mark Anthony Fogle, 59, of Owensboro was surrounded by his brothers and sisters as he peacefully went into his mom's waiting arms in heaven after a brief acute illness on February 4, 2017. Mark was born September 29, 1957 in Daviess County to the late Franklin Edward Fogle and Mary Lucille Hayden Fogle Wright. With a heart of gold, he would help anyone at any time. He enjoyed yard work and caring...
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David W. Jones

November 2, 1963 - February 2, 2017

David W. Jones, 53, of Owensboro, went to be in the arms of the Lord Jesus Christ Thursday, February 2, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Owensboro to the late Robert F. Jones and Brenda F. (Clark) Priar. He spent many years in construction work as a roofer. David enjoyed fishing and loved spending time with family and his dog, "Ruffless". He is survived by...
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Robert Michael "Mike" Johnson, Jr.

November 17, 1970 - February 2, 2017

Robert Michael "Mike" Johnson Jr., 46, of Owensboro passed away suddenly on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Mike was born on November 17, 1970 in Daviess County to the late Robert Michael Johnson Sr. and his mother, Joan Roberts Johnson Whitmer. Michael graduated from Daviess County High School and immediately enlisted in the Air...
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Mary Lucille Hayden Fogle Wright

January 3, 1932 - February 1, 2017

Our mom Lucy Fogle Wright, 85, of Owensboro passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family on February 1, 2017. Lucy was born January 3, 1932 in Daviess County, Kentucky, to the late James U. Hayden Jr. and Mary Edna Fischer Hayden. She was a member of St. Martin Parish, and was our angel on Earth as well as our angel now in Heaven. After losing her first love Ed at the age of 30, she...
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Kevin Lewis Philpott

December 1, 1964 - February 1, 2017

Kevin Lewis Philpott, 52, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Owensboro Regional Health Hospital. Born in Owensboro, Kevin graduated from Apollo High School where he played football and attended Kentucky Wesleyan College where he played on the first team of the new KWC football era. He was devoted to his family and the time he spent with his grandsons. A sports fan, Kevin...
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James M. "Jim" Sharp

November 29, 1944 - February 1, 2017

James M. "Jim" Sharp, 72, of Owensboro died Wednesday, February 1, 2017 under the Care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Jim was born in Bells Run, Ohio County, Kentucky to the late James L. and Estelle Ward Sharp. He cherished memories of growing up in and around Bells Run and Bells Run Baptist Church where he belonged to Boy Scouts and celebrated many life events. He was proud of that heritage...
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Roy Leigh Emmick

August 10, 1927 - February 1, 2017

Roy Leigh Emmick, 89, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at Owensboro Center. He was born Aug. 10, 1927, in Caneyville to the late Roy Lee and Elizabeth Leigh Emmick. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran during the Korean War era and had served as president of the Daviess County Lions Club for two years. Roy retired from the Federal Land Bank as a regional president. He was of the...
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Wilda C. Matthis

February 5, 1946 - February 1, 2017

Wilda C. Matthis, 70, of Owensboro passed away suddenly Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born on February 5, 1946 to the late John Wendell Calhoun and Martine Warren Calhoun of St. Joseph and graduated from Mount St. Joseph Academy. Wilda was an outgoing and kind person who loved serving others. She thoroughly enjoyed reading her bible, UK basketball, and cooking...
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Bobby Watson

March 22, 1930 - January 31, 2017

Bobby Watson, athlete, veteran, teacher and coach passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Owensboro. Born in Central City, KY, a son of the late Clyde and Eleanor Childress Watson, he graduated from Owensboro High School in 1948, where he was active in ROTC, played on the football team and was a member of the basketball team, being deadly with his two-hand set shot. He accepted a scholarship...
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Shaun Winstead

September 18, 1978 - January 29, 2017

Shaun Thomas Winstead, 38, of Owensboro passed away January 29, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky surrounded by his family. He was born on September 18, 1978 in Owensboro to Regina Howard and Andy Winstead. Shaun loved spending time with family and friends but more than anything he loved being a father to his daughters. Shaun was an unforgettable man and never met a stranger. ...
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Nancy J. Ebelhar

June 26, 1944 - January 29, 2017

Nancy Ebelhar, 72, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Ebelhar was born June 26, 1944 in Waterloo, Iowa to Don and Jean Wannemaker Kelly. Nancy was a kind and sharing soul. Before being prevented by medical reasons, Nancy found much enjoyment on the golf course. She started working in the home mortgage business with Cardinal Federal and...
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Teri Ann Hancock

September 9, 1960 - January 25, 2017

Teri Ann Hancock, 56, of Henderson, passed away January 25, 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born September 9, 1960 in Owensboro to Billy and Paula Stone. Teri graduated from Daviess County High School in 1978 and then went on to earn a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Brescia University. She worked at Columbia Sportswear Distribution Center as their...
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June Marie Moser Parker

August 1, 1930 - January 25, 2017

June Marie Moser Parker, 86, of Owensboro died Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Signature Healthcare. She was born in Cabot, PA on August 1, 1930 to the late Alfred J. and Margaret Kelly Moser. June was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, had graduated in 1948 from DUFF Iron City College with a business and accounting degree and was co-owner of Owensboro City Transfer with her...
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Steven Douglas Long

October 11, 1962 - January 24, 2017

Steven Douglas Long, 54, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born October 11, 1962 in Covington. Steve was a salesman for 25 years with Tapp Motors and a member of Owensboro Christian Church. He was a longtime member of the Owensboro Jaycees and was an avid cook and had Rockett Brothers Catering and then Elmo Rockett's Custom...
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Betty Ruth Jackson

October 23, 1931 - January 21, 2017

Betty Ruth Jackson, formerly of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away on January 21st in Olney, Maryland, at the age of 85. She was born October 23, 1931in Daviess Co. to the late Homer and Ruth Smith Ford, and was also preceded in death by her brother James and her sister Joanne. Betty Ruth was born in Owensboro and graduated from Owensboro High School and the Bowling Green Business College. ...
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Walker Earle Meacham

August 16, 1924 - January 21, 2017

Walker Earle Meacham, 92, of Owensboro died Saturday, January 21, 2017. He was born August 16, 1924 in Memphis, TN, the son of William Earle and Muriel Moore Meacham (Weisiger). He served for three years in the Army Corps of Engineers during WWII, including one year in the ETO, and was a Master Sergeant when discharged in 1946. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, with a...
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Charles Edward Griffith, Sr.

May 24, 1936 - January 20, 2017

Charles Edward Griffith, Sr., 81, of Owensboro, passed away January 20, 2017 at home. He was born in Owensboro, May 24, 1936 to the late Thurman and Annie Griffith. Charles was a carpenter by trade and worked very hard. He spent 25 years with Purcell Builder before his retirement. Charles also enjoyed fishing, NASCAR and loved his family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Griffith...
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Joseph "Jack" Higdon

June 14, 1934 - January 20, 2017

Jospeh "Jack" Higdon, 82, of Knottsville, passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at his home surrounded by family and under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Higdon was born June 14, 1934 to the late Augustine and Janie Aud Higdon. He was a member of St. Williams Parrish in Knottsville. Jack was literally a "jack of all trades" and demonstrated this by remodeling his own house. He had a...
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Renetta Carpenter

November 27, 1924 - January 17, 2017

Renetta Carpenter, 92, of Masonville, came to the end of life's journey and went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born November 27, 1924 in Daviess County to the late Marvin and Martha Weatherford Sutherlin. Renetta was an active and lifetime member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church where she enjoyed the fellowship of a...
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Benny Paul Berry, Sr.

May 3, 1953 - January 16, 2017

Benny Paul Berry, Sr., 63, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 3, 1953 in Detroit, MI to the late Hershel Berry and Estella May. He was of the Baptist faith and had worked as a mechanic. He loved drinking coffee with his friends at the Cadillac Restaurant, working on cars, and helping people. He loved spending time with...
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Ryan William Griffith

November 21, 1978 - January 16, 2017

Ryan William Griffith, 38, of Maceo, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born November 21, 1978 in Camden, N.J. He was a Union Glazer and a U. S. Army and Air Force veteran having served in Operation Freedom. He was trained as a combat medic and was an honor graduate from Quartermaster School. He loved being outside and spending time with his...
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Zack Simon

November 13, 1986 - January 16, 2017

Zack Simon, 30, of Owensboro died January 16, 2017 in Lexington, KY. He was a server at The Chop House, had worked at J's Liquors and had attended the University of Kentucky. Zack loved music and attending music festivals, dancing and camping while listening to Radio Head, The Grateful Dead and The Flaming Lips play live. He loved the outdoors and spent countless hours hiking and biking on...
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Arleigh Childress "A.C." Stanley

September 10, 1924 - January 16, 2017

Arleigh Childress "A.C." Stanley, 92, of Owensboro passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Stanley was born in Pritchett, Upshur County, Texas and grew up in Tyler, Texas where he attended public schools. A veteran of World War II he served in the Seabees, the Marine Corps, and the Navy, retiring from the Naval Reserve in 1978 with the rank of...
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Perry Glenn Starks

October 31, 1957 - January 16, 2017

Perry Glenn Starks, 59, of Owensboro died Monday, January 16, 2017 at Owensboro Center. He was born in Owensboro to Charles Edward and Regina McCormick Starks. Perry was a Baptist and had worked for Jagoe Homes as a Footer Layout Specialist. He served his country in the United States Army for six years and then retired as a Sergeant First Class from the United States Army Reserve after 37...
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Arnold Roberts

November 6, 1930 - January 16, 2017

Arnold Roberts, 86, of Owensboro left this life for his eternal reward, January 16, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Daviess County to the late Otto and Sudie Barnett Roberts. He married his true love, Norma Jean Wiggins, January 16, 1954. Arnold served his country in the United States Army, and was ordained a Baptist Minister August 9, 1959. He served as pastor of...
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George Kenneth Moran

September 8, 1934 - January 15, 2017

George Moran, 82, was born September 8, 1934 in Franklinville, NY to the late Howard and Grace Schultz . He passed away to be with the lord on January 15, 2017 in Owensboro, Kentucky. George earned a bachelors degree and was retired from the United States Army. George was preceded in death by his wife Joyce Moran in 2010; Sister, Beverly Higby; and a brother, Carl Schultz. He loved to play...
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Jimmy "Jimbo" Roberts

September 5, 1955 - January 15, 2017

Jimmy "Jimbo" Dean Roberts, 61 of Owensboro passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Riverside Manor in Calhoun. Mr. Roberts was born September 5, 1955 in Daviess County to the late Harold Dean Roberts and Yvone Ashley England. Jimbo was the owner of Barney's Callas Grill from 1994 till 2006. He loved Jesus and was very passionate about his faith. Jimbo also loved to ride his bike and once...
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William J. Tucker

December 1, 1931 - January 15, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that the family of William Joseph (Bill) Tucker, 85, of Owensboro announces his passing on January 15, 2017, when he left this world to spend eternity with our Lord in heaven. A beloved husband, father and Poppy, Bill was born on December 1, 1931, a son of the late Walter and Lucille Tucker. Bill was a military veteran having served in the Air Force during the Korean War....
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