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Roger William Beams, 75

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018

Mr. Roger William Beams of Greensburg passed peacefully from this life on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at his home. Born to the late Ned and Myrtle (Rogers) Beams in Sandwich, Illinois on June 28, 1943, he was 75 years, 4 months, and 18 days of age. After the untimely passing of his mother, he was loved and raised by his father and stepmother, Kathleen Beams. He was a talented fabricator, both of stories and metalworks, and owned Taylor County Welding for many years. Mr. Beams professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. He believed in service to others, and evidenced such as a member of the Pitman Masonic Lodge #124 F&AM. He was a man of honor and integrity, and he loved having fun with his family and friends. His quick wit and dry sense of humor will be dearly missed.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
One son: Rondall Beams and wife Hope, and his mother Mary Lou Graham-Graham, all of Campbellsville,
His companion: Stacy L. Reynolds of Greensburg,
One sister: Barbara Sieler and husband Richard of Montana,
Three grandchildren: Leticia Bailey, Charity Cassady, and Faith Corbin and husband Alex,
Five great-grandchildren,
His River Family,
And a host of other family and close friends.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Beams on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 6:00 PM EST (5:00 PM CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. In fulfillment of Mr. Beams wishes, his friends and family will be sharing laughter and memories. Cremation will follow the service.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 4:00 PM EST (3:00 PM CST) until time for the service.

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James Thompson, 77

Posted by on Nov 14, 2018

James Matthew Thompson, the son of the late Marvin and Ruth (Hash) Thompson, was born, Tuesday, June 10, 1941 in Taylor County, KY and departed this life on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in Elizabethtown at the Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab. He was 77 year of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Elk Horn Baptist Church. He was a former insurance broker and served with the National Guard. He was an avid University of Kentucky Basketball fan and loved spending time with his grandchildren and playing a round of golf.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law: Jessica and Darren Casteel; a grandson: Breyer Casteel; a granddaughter: Brinkley Casteel, all of Florida; two brothers: Donnie Thompson of Campbellsville and Floyd Thompson of Nashville; a sister: Ann Strader of Campbellsville and a host of other relatives and friends.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters: Opal Miller, Judy Shuffett, Wanda Zane Thompson and Pauline Hedgespeth.

The funeral service for James Matthew Thompson will be conducted Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 11:30 A.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Zion Cemetery.

Family requests visitation after 10:00 A.M. Saturday until time for the service at the funeral home.

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David Allen, 56

Posted by on Nov 4, 2018

Mr. David Ingram Allen of Campbellsville passed peacefully from this life on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at his home. Born on September 13, 1962 to the late Thomas and Aileen (Hedgespeth) Allen, he was 56 years, 1 month, and 22 days of age. Mr. Allen professed faith in Christ and was a member of Salem Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Beams Grocery and Thrift Bargain Center, and had continued his mother’s Avon route after her passing. He was a well-respected man in the 1st District, and worked many years as a polling clerk in his precinct. He enjoyed collecting Indian artifacts and old money, and took many a leisurely walk through the woods enjoying God’s creation.

He leaves to mourn his passing:

Four siblings: Brian Allen, Regina Thompson and husband Freddy, Shelia Warren, and Letha Davidson, all of Campbellsville,

One aunt: Kathryn Garnett of Campbellsville,

Two uncles: James Hedgespeth and Donald Underwood, both of Campbellsville,

Nieces and nephew: Natalie Hall, Nathan Thompson, and Courtney Mikel,

One great-nephew: Oliver Mikel,

A cousin: James Ray Hedgespeth of Campbellsville,

And several other family members and friends.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Allen on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 1:00 PM at the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Mt. Carmel Church Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Freddy Thompson will be officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 11:00 AM until time for the service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of Gideon Bibles or donations to Hosparus of Green River. Those can be made in person at the church during visitation, or online anytime through the “How Can I Help” tab on the front page of lrpetty.com

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Sharon Yocom, 56

Posted by on Nov 3, 2018

Mrs. Sharon Marie Yocom of Campbellsville passed away at her home at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 2, 2018. Born on March 13, 1962 to Verna (Keene) and the late Oliver Spencer, she was 56 years, 7 months, and 20 days of age. Mrs. Yocom had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. She was a wife and homemaker, and loved her calling. Her favorite times were those she spent cooking and caring for her children and grandchildren.

She leaves to cherish her memory:

Her husband: Clay Yocom of Campbellsville,

Her mother: Verna Spencer of Louisville,

Four children: Christopher Spencer of Louisville, Tiffany Winkler and husband Daniel of Campbellsville, Jason Yocum of Campbellsville, and Ashley Yocum of Campbellsville,

Three siblings: Deborah Duncan and husband Darrell, Mark Spencer and wife Lisa, and Steve Spencer and wife Dorothy, all of Louisville,

Twelve grandchildren,

And a host of other family and friends.

She was also preceded in death by a son, James Cahill and a brother: Timothy Spencer.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Yocom on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Daniel Lyons will be officiating. In fulfilment of her wishes, cremation will occur after the service.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, Nov 5, from 4:00 PM until time for the funeral.

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

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Everett Wilson, 91

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018

Mr. Everett Wilson of Campbellsville, son of the late Mack and Myrtle Alma (Wood) Wilson, was born Friday, September 30, 1927 in Taylor County and departed this life on Monday, October 29, 2018 in Hodgenville at the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. He was 91 years and 1 month of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Miller’s Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a veteran, having served his country honorably in the United States Air Force. Everett was a former truck driver, but always found time to go fishing.

Survivors include his wife: Freda (Perkins) Wilson of Campbellsville; his children: Dana Coomer of Dayton, Ohio, Greg Scott and wife Jill, and James Scott and wife Susan all of Campbellsville, and Patty Keltner and husband Billy Joe of Columbia; a brother: Buford Wilson of Campbellsville; two grandchildren: Brooke Coomer and Leeann Asher, both of Ohio; 13 step-grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 21 step-great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter: Robin Raynor; five brothers: Reed, Ralph, Gilbert, Howard and Floyd Wilson, and a sister: Virginia Taylor.

The funeral service for Mr. Everett Wilson will be Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Green River Memorial Cemetery. Full military honors will be accorded him by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Bro. Daniel Lyons and Bro. John Loper will be officiating the funeral service.

Family requests visitation from 5-8 PM on Tuesday at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville.

Memorials are suggested to the Miller’s Chapel United Methodist Church. These may be made in person at the funeral home, or online at www.lrpetty.com/donations.

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