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Dorothy Willoughby, 71

Posted by on Oct 14, 2015

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Mrs. Dorothy (Benoit) Willoughby of Columbia, formerly of Taylor County was born on July 25, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Louis and Rose Anna (Sauve) Benoit. She departed this life on October 13, 2015 in Louisville at the Hosparus Care Center. She was 71 years, 2 months, and 18 days of age. Mrs. Willoughby was a housewife and homemaker to the late Charles Willoughby, who preceded her in death in 1996. She professed faith in Christ and was of the Catholic faith.

Mrs. willoughby was the beloved mother of Gerald Willoughby and his wife Dawn of Columbia. She is also survived by one step-grandchild and several other extended family and friends.

There will be a memorial service to honor the life of Mrs. Willoughby at 3:00 PM EST, 2:00 PM CST on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at the Grace Baptist Church, 122 Dowell Rd, Russell Springs, KY 42642.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials take the form of donations to the Hosparus Advancement Department, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Dr, Louisville, KY 40205. These may also be made online at lrpetty.com, or in person at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718 or at the church on Sunday.LRPETTY LOGO

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Billy Frank Blevins, 84

Posted by on Oct 10, 2015

Blevins PicsthMr. Billy Frank Blevins, the son of the late John William “Bill” and Bertha A. Rucker Blevins, was born on October 18, 1930 in Campbellsville and departed this life on Friday, October 9, 2015 in Campbellsville at the Taylor Regional Hospital. He was 84 years of age.
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Soule Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a Retired Veteran, having served in the United States Army, he earned an associate degree in criminal justice, he was a member of the American Legion and enjoyed woodworking and nascar.
Survivors include his wife: Brenda Lewis Blevins of Campbellsville; a daughter: Karen Sue Blevins of Amarillo, Texas; a step-son: Eric Conley of Big Ben, Washington; a sister: Joyce Salmon of Campbellsville and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. Blevins was also preceded in death by a brother: James Lee Blevins.

The funeral service for Mr. Billy Frank Blevins will be conducted Monday, October 12, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with Bro. Don Watson and Bro. John Loy officiating.
Entombment in the Brookside Cemetery Mausoleum with full Military Honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.
Visitation from 5-8 PM on Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or the donation of Gideon Bibles, both can be made at the funeral home.LRPETTY LOGO

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Lucas “Duke” Edwards, 53

Posted by on Oct 8, 2015

Edwards PicMr. Lucas McCain “Duke” Edwards was born on June 10, 1962 in Louisville, and departed this life on October 7, 2015 at his home in Campbellsville. He was 53 years, 3 months, and 27 days of age. Mr. Edwards was a former mechanic. As often as his health would allow, he loved to hunt and fish, but his passion was in “scrapping” and recycling. He was a former attendee of the Grace Missionary Baptist Church.

He leaves to mourn his passing:
His wife: Ashley Nicole Edwards of Campbellsville,
Four children: Vanessa Napier of Lexington, and Carrie Edwards, Amy Crews and husband Richie, and Cameron Edwards, all of Campbellsville,
Four siblings: Roseanne Clark and husband Ronnie of Campbellsville, Lowell Edwards and fiance Lequita Lynch, also of Campbellsville, Raymond O’Rafferty of Louisville, and Virginia Marin and husband Javier of Springfield,
Four half siblings: Kenneth Edwards, Billy Gene Edwards, Joyce Edwards, and Dorothy Edwards, all of Leitchfield,
Four step-siblings: Louise Ford and husband Darrell, Debbie Cox and husband Jerry, Sharon Ford and husband Darrell, and Juanita and husband Johnny, all of Campbellsville,
Six grandchildren: Austin, Michael, Aiden, Kadee, Jeslin, and Nathan,
And a host of other extended family and friends.

Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by:
His parents, Luther Howard and Margarette (Sidwell) Edwards,
One son: Eric Edwards,
Four siblings: Robert O’Rafferty, William O’Rafferty, Donald O’Rafferty, and Ruth Ann O’Rafferty.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Edwards on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Bro. Larry Frisbee will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Gaddis Ridge Cemetery, Gaddis Ridge Rd, Taylor Co, KY.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, October 10, from 12:00 PM until time for the service.LRPETTY LOGO

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Lee Pogue, 92

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015

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thMr. Lee Pogue of Campbellsville was born on October 11, 1922 into the marriage of William A. and Ellen Mae (Frogg) Pogue in Monticello, KY. He departed this life on October 6, 2015 at the Golden Living Center in Greensburg. He was 92 years, 11 months, and 25 days of age.
On August 8, 1942, he married Rose Marie Light, who survives.
As a young man, Mr. Pogue answered the call to duty and joined the United States Army. He served his country honorably during the second World War. He was a natural storyteller; it was a favorite pastime of his to regal his grandchildren (or anyone else) with tales of his world travels.
Mr. Pogue was a field worker for Dean Foods for 30 years before his retirement. He was baptized in 2006 and joined the Shepherd’s Chapel Church of God in Arkansas.

Mr. Pogue leaves to cherish his memory:
His wife of 73 years: Rose Marie Pogue,
Three children: Jimmy Edwin Pogue and wife Joyce of Campbellsville, Lana Faye McDonald of Mt. Washington, and Valinda Jane Coomer and husband Wayne of Campbellsville,
Three sisters: Jeanette Mulliken of Wayland, Michigan, Shirley McGlasson of Springfield, Illinois, and Katheryn Berauer of Mesa, Arizona,
One brother: Bill Pogue and wife Anita of Indiana,
Eleven grandchildren,
Nineteen great-grandchildren,
Thirty great-great-grandchildren,
And a host of extended family and friends.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Pogue on Friday, October 9, 2015 at 1:00 PM EST in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Bro. Todd Davis will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Caldwell Chapel Cemetery, Hwy 1104, Adair County, KY.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, October 8, from 5:00-8:00 PM ESTLRPETTY LOGO

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Tabitha Ann “Fuzz” Ritchie, 37

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015

Tabitha RitchieTabitha Ann “Fuzz” Ritchie, age 37 of Campbellsville, passed away Sunday in Louisville at the Norton Hospital.

Survivors include her parents: Guy, Jr and Kathy Clements Ritchie of Campbellsville.

Three children: Katlin Pendleton of Columbia, Cassandra Pendleton and Nicholas Pendleton both of Campbellsville.

Two brothers: Wayne and Rachel Ritchie and Mark Aaron and Jamie Ritchie, all of Campbellsville.

Her grandparents: Wilma Ritchie of Whitesburg and Imogene and Rondal Lemmons of Campbellsville and one expectant grandchild and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives and friends.

The funeral service for Tabitha Ann “Fuzz” Ritchie, will be Friday at 11:00 AM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Gum Lick Cemetery in Casey County.

Visitation from 5-8 PM on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the funeral expense fund, which can be made at the funeral home.LRPETTY LOGO

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