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Bobby Joe Dile, 57

Posted by on Jul 15, 2018

Mr. Bobby Joe Dile of Greensburg passed from this life on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green after an illness. Born on January 19, 1961 to Evelyn (Price) and the late Kenneth Dile, he was 57 years, 5 months, and 23 days of age. Mr. Dile was a retired employee of the Fruit of the Loom plant in Campbellsville, and was of the Baptist faith. He was affectionately known as a great friend with a genuine, kind, and giving heart, and was described as the type of person who, “If he had a dollar, you had a dollar.”

He leaves to mourn his passing:

Two daughters: Reva Shianne Lee of Lexington, and Rhianna VanVlymen of Columbia,

His mother: Evelyn Dile of Greensburg,

Two brothers: Kenny Dile and Jeff Dile, both of Greensburg,

A close friend: Harold Shirley of Columbia,

And a host of other friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Dile, in 2016, and his soulmate, Margaret Mason Smith, in 2018.

There will be a memorial service to honor the life of Mr. Dile on Monday, July 16, at 1:00 PM EST (12:00 PM CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, July 16, after 12:00 PM (11:00 AM CST) until time for the service.

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Betty Hudgins, 66

Posted by on Jul 9, 2018

Mrs. Betty Sue Hudgins of Campbellsville, daughter of the late G.T. and Jewell (Pike) Eubank, passed from this life on Monday, July 9, 2018 at the Baptist East Hospital in Louisville after an extended illness. Born on March 12, 1952, she was 66 years, 3 months, and 27 days of age. She was the devoted and cherished wife of Mr. Mitchell Hudgins, who survives. Mrs. Hudgins professed faith in Christ and attended the Beech Grove Baptist Church. She was a retired employee of the Fruit of the Loom factory in Campbellsville and loved her family dearly. She especially loved cooking and keeping a warm, inviting home.

She leaves to mourn her passing:

Her husband: Mitchell Hudgins,

One son: Josh Hudgins of Campbellsville,

One daughter: Dereka Hardin of Greensburg,

Three siblings: Jimmy Eubank of Campbellsville, Shirley Clark and husband Charles of Russell Springs, and Kim Cain of Campbellsville,

One grandchild: Kyle Hardin,

In-laws: Ray Hudgins of Greensburg, David Hudgins of Louisville, Timmy Hudgins of Campbellsville, and Kay Hudgins of Campbellsville,

And a host of other family and friends.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Sherry Rucker; a nephew, Todd Eubank; and three brothers-in-law, Robert Cain, Harold “Hudge” & wife Larkie Hudgins, and Louie Hudgins.

There will be a graveside funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Hudgins on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM EST (10:00 AM CST) in the Green River Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 3441 Old Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Larry Rowell will be officiating.

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Becky Lovett, 75

Posted by on Jul 9, 2018

Mrs. Mary Rebecca “Becky” Lovett of Campbellsville, daughter of the late James Wethington and Mellie Wethington, was born September 28, 1942 in Casey County.

She died July 9, 2018 at Hardin Memorial Hospital after an illness, being 75 years, 9 months, and 11 days of age.

She attended Campbellsville Baptist Temple where she made a profession of faith and was a Sunday School and children’s church teacher. She spent 40 years as an educator, teacher, and principal.

Becky loved storytelling, loved working with children, and loved her Lord. She loved working in her garden and spending time with her family.

She united in marriage to Danny Lovett on May 27, 2006.

Besides her husband, Danny Lovett, she is survived by:

Two daughters: Genise Oberson and husband Jonothan of Lebanon, and Sarah Sumners of Campbellsville,

One son: Daniel Lovett of Campbellsville,

Four granddaughters: Allison Bailey Sumners, Jaden Elizabeth Orberson, Marissa Lee Sumners, and Janelle Madison Orberson,

Two brothers: Eddie Wethington and wife Bonnie of Indiana, and Jack Wethington and wife Shelia of Campbellsville,

Two sisters: Eula Mae Buck of Campbellsville, and Ann Holmes and husband Junior of Columbia,

One aunt: Betty Douglas of Ohio,

Several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, James H. Wethington, in 2002, her mother, Mellie C. Wethington, in 1998, and four siblings, William O. Wethington, Otho Wethington, Barbara Wethington, and Joseph Wethington.

Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 PM on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 12, at 10:00 AM at the Campbellsville Baptist Temple, 1360 Old Hodgenville Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Jase Divens will be officiating. Entombment will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the Bible fund at Campbellsville Baptist Temple. Those can be made in person at the church or the funeral home, or online through the “How Can I Help” tab on the front page of www.lrpetty.com

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Raymond Edward “Trae” Wells III, 24

Posted by on Jul 4, 2018

Mr. Raymond Edward “Trae” Wells, III of Campbellsville passed from this life on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at the Taylor Regional Hospital. Born on January 21, 1994 to Raymond Edward, Jr. and Cindy (Antle) Wells, he was 24 years, 5 months, and 12 days of age. He was a 2017 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College, and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Columbia. Mr. Wells had an energetic and outgoing spirit; his good-natured yet competitive energy on the soccer pitch or basketball court won him many lifelong friends. He loved most outdoor sports, and enjoyed relaxing on the lake.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

His parents: Raymond and Cindy Antle Wells of Campbellsville,

One brother: Chris Stewart of Dayton, Ohio,

His grandparents: Dean and Juanita Antle of Columbia, Jane and Bob Cox of Greensburg, and Raymond Edward Wells, Sr. of Campbellsville,

A special friend: Bailey Colvin of Campbellsville,

An uncle: Allen Antle of Lexington,

And a host of other family and friends.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Wells on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM EST (9:00 AM CST) at the Green River Memorial Baptist Church, 3441 Old Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Jamie Bennett and Coach Troy Young will be officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church on Friday, July 6, after 5:00 PM EST (4:00 PM CST).

L.R. Petty Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Michael Wesley Karnes, 68

Posted by on Jul 2, 2018

Michael Wesley Karnes of Greensburg, the son of the late Edgar Alvin and Lilly Belle Sexton Karnes, was born, Sunday, December 25, 1949 in Taylor County, KY and departed this life on Sunday, July 1, 2018 in Louisville at the VA Medical Center. He was 68 years, 6 months and 6 days of age.
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Protestant Faith. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, having served during the Vietnam Era and was a carpenter by trade.
He is survived by a son: Wesley Karnes of Greensburg; a sister: Geraldine Jones and husband Bill of Missouri and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. Karnes was preceded in death by a sister: Rosemary; three brothers: Billy, Alfred and Bobby.
The funeral service for Michael Wesley Karnes will be conducted Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 12:00 P.M. EST in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with burial to follow in the Lebanon National Cemetery with full Military Honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.
Visitation after 11:00 A.M. on Thursday at the funeral home.

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