Mr. Sylvester Hermond “Cecil” Atwood of Campbellsville passed from this life on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at his home. Born on September 7, 1947 to the late Pryor and Eller (McDonald) Atwood, he was 70 years, 3 months, and 2 days of age. Mr. Atwood had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. He was a former stave mill worker and enjoyed living a quiet and simple life.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
Three siblings: Paul Atwood and wife Linda of Campbellsville, Joseline Gabbert of Campbellsville, and Betty Hoosier of Elk Horn,
And a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by six siblings: Donnie Atwood, Bill Atwood, Chester Atwood, Genevie Graham, Mitchell Atwood, and Helen Atwood.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Atwood on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Raymond Atwood will be officiating. Mr. Atwood will be laid to rest in the Jones Chapel Cemetery immediately following the service.
The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Tuesday, December 12, after 10:00 AM until time for the service.
Mr. Roy “Norm” Finegan of Cane Valley was born to Ursula (Kruger) Finegan and the late Raybel George Finegan. He departed this life on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington being 54 years, 5 months, and 17 days of age. He professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Finegan was a veteran and served his country honorably in the United States Navy. He was a retired contractor for the city of Tacoma, Washington, where he worked as a street sweeper. He enjoyed nature and being outdoors; his knowledge of astronomy was paralleled only by his enthusiasm for thunderstorms. He loved spending time at the beach with Shelley Thomas, his closest friend and companion, and brightened others’ days with a funny joke or a donut or two.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
One son: Ryan Finegan of Washington,
His best friend: Shelley Thomas of Washington,
Five siblings: Jimmy Ray Finegan and wife Cindy of Washington, Robert Lee Finegan and wife Shawna of Tennessee, Bilinda Lines and husband Jimmy of Columbia, Angelica Ann Melton and husband Shane of Georgia, and Regina Eleanora Harshaw and husband Chris of Tennessee,
And a host of extended family and friends.
At the request of the family, cremation rites were accorded him by the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Campbellsville. There will be a Celebration of Life service to honor Mr. Finegan on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 12:00 noon at his home in Cane Valley. All of his friends and family are encouraged to attend.
Roger E. Ford, age 56, of Toledo, Ohio, died suddenly while at work, Monday morning, December 4, 2017, of an aortic aneurysm. He was born April 16, 1961 in Campbellsville, Kentucky to Gladys (Keltner) and Donald Ford. Roger was a graduate of Campbellsville High School and married Cathy Brewer. Even though they later divorced, they remained close friends.
Roger moved to Toledo in July of 1996 and worked for his uncle driving truck. In June of 2000, he began working for Cavins Trucking Company in Perrysburg, Ohio. His passion was driving truck. He was a very dependable driver with no safety violations throughout his career. However, his greatest passion was his trust in God as his Savior. He was a member of the Swanton Baptist Church.
He will be greatly missed by his co-workers and friends; his church family; his sister: Cyndi; his ex-wife, Cathy Budd; his girlfriend, Dora Friesner; and most of all the light of his life and special Goddaughter, Rylie Budd, whom he had such an unbreakable bond with.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service for Roger E. Ford, will be conducted Wednesday at 7:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with cremation to follow.
Family requests visitation after 5 PM on Wednesday at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.lrpetty.com
Ruby Faye (Cave) Scheele, was born Saturday, January 8, 1927 in Cane Valley, KY (Adair County) and departed this life on Monday, December 4, 2017 in Campbellsville at her home. She was 90 years, 10 months and 27 days of age.
Ruby had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany, Indiana, where she resided for many years and attended the South Campbellsville Baptist Church after moving to Campbellsville. She was a former employee for General Electric.
Survivors include two sons: Mo Clark of Campbellsville and Wendell Clark and wife Debbie of Greensburg; two: Grandchildren: Nathaniel Clark of Georgetown and Brooklyn Franklin and husband Jacob of Georgia; special friends: Orville Tapscott and Wanda Gray and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mrs. Scheele was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters: George Lewis Cave, W.G. Cave, Doris Beard and Kay Lemmons.
The funeral service for Ruby Faye Scheele was held privately on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with interment in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Adair County.
Memorials are suggested to Gideons International Bible Program, which can be made at the funeral home.
Brian Gordon Baldwin, the son of Harold and Barbara Thompson Baldwin, was born March 17, 1954 in Campbellsville and departed this life on Friday, December 1, 2017 in Springfield. He was 63 years of age.
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church and attended the South Campbellsville Baptist Church. He was a former insurance adjuster and worked in the coal mines along with his father.
Besides his parents, Harold and Barbara of Campbellsville, Brian is survived by two sons: Brian Brandon Baldwin and Jason Baldwin, both of Campbellsville; a sister: Cheryl Lynn Baldwin-Marr and husband H.W. of Cecilia; three grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. Baldwin was preceded in death by a brother: Robin Baldwin in 2015.
Funeral service for Brian Gordon Baldwin, will be conducted Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with burial to follow in the Green River Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Shawn Caudill will be the officiating minister with others speaking at the service.
Visitation from 5-8 PM on Friday at the funeral home.