Joe Arnett Marsh

Posted by on Dec 9, 2022

Joe Arnett Marsh

Joe Arnett Marsh, age 90 of Knifley, passed away peacefully on December 8, 2022 in Campbellsville, KY. Joe was born on May 21, 1932 in Salyersville, KY, to the late John Franklin Marsh and Lutie Arnett Marsh. He was a welder and a union worker. He enjoyed being outdoors, working as a mechanic and just a “jack of all trades”.
He is survived by two daughters: Laura Haber and husband Howard and Cindy Wills all of Ohio. Four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and two great great-grandchildren also survive.
Besides his parents, He was preceded in death by his wife Frances Marsh, one son and one daughter: David Marsh and Tina Marsh, two sisters and four brothers.
The family has chosen cremation and all services will be private.
L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville in charge of arrangements.

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George Edward Eon

Posted by on Dec 9, 2022

George Edward Eon

George Edward Eon, age 69 of Campbellsville passed away peacefully on December 7, 2022 in Lexington, KY. George was born on February 21, 1953, in La Grange, Texas, to Moses and Marjorie Eon. He graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and Communications.
George began his career as a radio and news director in Texas before moving to Campbellsville in 1987, where he established his financial practice with Edward Jones. He went on to become a regional leader and general partner for Edward Jones and retired in 2009 after 22 years with the firm.
George was an avid sports fan, particularly of University of Kentucky and University of Texas basketball, and Dallas Cowboys football. He also loved to travel and did so extensively with his family and friends. He was known as a generous, loving, and supportive husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and community member and friend to all. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Campbellsville.
He is survived by his wife, Suzie, of 47 years; daughter Rachel Parish, son-in-law Shayne Parish, and grandchildren Jax, Katy, and Logan Parish; two brothers: Roy and his wife Susie Eon, and Jerry Kunetka; sister-in-law Pam Eon; three nephews and two nieces along with numerous friends and associates. He is preceded in death by his father, Moses Eon, mother, Marjorie Eon Kunetka, his stepfather, Jerry “Tot” Kunetka and brother Larry Eon.
The family has chosen cremation. A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held after the new year. Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation or a charity of your choice.

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William “Tonnie” Ford

Posted by on Dec 7, 2022

William “Tonnie” Ford

On the afternoon of December 4, 2022 Tonnie Ford passed away peacefully. He was being visited and comforted by family members at Taylor Regional Hospital at the time of his passing. Tonnie was 87 years old.

Tonnie was born on April 10, 1935 in Campbellsville, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Joe and Evelyn Ford

Tonnie was a graduate of Taylor County High School where he was a star basketball player.

He was a Navy veteran and served aboard the USS Hickox.

Tonnie graduated from radiology school in Ashville, NC.

In 1958, he married Vangie Gurganus Ford. They were married for 54 years prior to her passing.

Tonnie was the Director of Laboratory & Pathology at Taylor Regional Hospital where he retired in 1998. He later served on their Board of Directors from 2000 – 2009.

Tonnie professed faith in Jesus Christ and attended Campbellsville Baptist Church.

He was the president of the Sandy Y Social Club where he spent many hours hunting, camping and sharing tall tales and laughs with his friends.

Tonnie enjoyed daily visits to Druthers Restaurant where he and friends drank coffee and swapped stories, gossip, current events and political views.

Tonnie was preceded in death by his wife Vangie Ford and a sister Joan Mann.

Tonnie is survived by two sons: Van and wife Becky Ford, Todd and wife Kim Ford, and honorary son Kevin Dunn all of Campbellsville. He is also survived by four grandsons: Ben and wife Jordan Ford, Steve Ford and Leland Ford all of Campbellsville, Ryan and wife Emily Ford of Franklin. He is also survived by seven great-grandchildren: Zachary Hall of Bedford, Devon Kiskadon, Marine Corps Camp Pendleton, CA, Desmond Ford, Zachary Patton, Hunter Ford, Ethan Ford and Elissa Ford all of Campbellsville, and four great great-grandchildren. He is survived by a brother, Henry Ford of Campbellsville and a host of nieces, nephews friends.

A memorial service will be conducted at the Campbellsville Baptist Church in Campbellsville, Kentucky on Thursday, December 8th, 2022 at 10 A.M. with Interment at Campbellsville Memorial Gardens at a later date.

A memorial visitation will be Wednesday, December 7th, 2022 at 5 – 8 P.M. at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home


Memorials are requested to be made to the American Heart Association and can be made at the funeral home.

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Faubus Cox Switzer, 62

Posted by on Dec 6, 2022

Mr. Faubus Cox Switzer of Bardstown passed from this life on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at his home. Born in Jeffersontown on June 14, 1960 to the late Richard Mitchell and Mildred Lucille (Wilkins) Switzer, he was 62 years of age at the time of his passing. Mr. Switzer loved sci-fi movies and working with his hands, and enjoyed making speakers or tinkering on cars. He was a devoted husband and a cherished dad (that made the best omelettes), and very likely could be voted the worlds best grandpa. 
He leaves to cherish his memory:
His wife: Tina Sue (Johnson) Switzer,
A daughter: Fannah Renea Hall and husband Derek,
Three grandchildren: A’Miracle Mercy Hall, Josiah Matthew Hall, and Malachiah Andrew Hall,
Three brothers: Richard Mitchell Switzer, Junius Owen Switzer and wife Donna, and Luther Roosevelt Switzer and wife Ellen,
And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends. 
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Switzer on Friday, December 9, 2022 at 12:00 noon at the Bardstown Apostolic Sanctuary, 111 Plaza Dr, Bardstown, KY. Pastor Tim Acree will officiate. Interment will follow in the Bardstown City Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends at the church on Friday, Dec. 9, from 10:00 AM until time for the service. 


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Sharon Pike, 68

Posted by on Dec 3, 2022

Mrs. Sharon Faye Pike of Elk Horn passed peacefully from this life on Friday, December 2, 2022 in Campbellsville after an extended illness. She was born in Knifley on December 18, 1953 to the late Shelby J. and Gracie (Perkins) Warren, and was 68 years of age at the time of her passing. She was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom and later was a nursing home caregiver. Mrs. Pike a homemaker and the cherished wife of Mr. Kenneth Pike, who preceded her in death on April 6, 2014. She was of the Baptist faith.

She leaves to mourn her passing:

Four children: Latisha Markins of Fayetteville, NC, Beverly Bawkin and husband Patrick of Campbellsville, Alexis Pike of Franklin, IN, and Jacob Allen Pike of Elkhorn,

Two siblings: JoAnn Caldwell of Columbia, and Shelby Wayne Warren and wife Tammy of Campbellsville,

Six grandchildren: Brooke Smith and husband Jeffery, Austin Powell, Devin Brady and wife Madison, Haley Howell and husband Nathaniel, Madison Brady and companion Gavin Foster, and Patrick Bawkin, III,

Six great grandchildren: Bently Hughes, Jeffrey Lynn Smith, III, Daniel Powell, Mikah Powell, Carter Howell, and Piper Brady,

And a host of other family members and friends.

She was also preceded in death by two siblings, Mary Frances Blessitt and Barbara Ann Perkins.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Pike on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 11:00 AM EST (10:00 AM CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Interment will follow in the Robinson Chapel Cemetery in Adair County.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, Dec. 5, from 5:00-8:00 PM EST (4:00-7:00 PM CST).

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the Robinson Chapel Cemetery. Those can be made at the funeral home.


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