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William Morton Caldwell, Jr, 74

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015

Morton CaldwellWilliam Morton Caldwell, Jr., was Born 09/01/1940 in Louisville, KY and departed this life on 06/01/2015 in Pittsburgh, PA. He was 74 years of age.
He Moved to Lorain Wells in Campbellsville, KY as a child
Attended Taylor County High School, graduating class of 1958
Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kentucky 1965
Member of the Triangle Fraternity and served as Social Chairman
Master’s Degree, Physiology from the West Virginia University
Attained the Professional Engineering Degree, Missouri
Lecturer at the West Virginia University Medical Center, School of Medicine
Held a FCC License and Amateur Radio License, W8IFN since 1954
Worked as an Engineer with Sperry Aircraft in the Auto Pilot Division in Phoenix , AZ
West Virginia University, Bio-medical Engineer, Morgantown, WV
Chief Bio-medical Engineer for the VA Medical Center in Cincinnati, OH
Assistant Research Professor, Dalton Cardio-vascular Research Center, Columbia, MO
Mentored Yoshi Yonezawa, Hiroshima Institute of Technologym Japan and as he advanced his career in Engineering, received his doctorate and went on to achieve the position of Director of the Hiroshima Institute of Technology.
Author and co-author of numerous publications and designs related to cardio-vascular research.
1979-Disabled with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, continued health problems with CHF, COPD, white and Grey Matter Disease of the brain, Emphysema, Parkinson’s and Dementia which all led to his demise.
Mr. Caldwell was preceded in death by his father, William Morton Caldwell, Sr. and mother, Odessa Shankle Caldwell.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Conforti-Caldwell of Pennsylvania.
A brother: Thomas Caldwell and wife Julie of Campbellsville and their sons Lt. Col. William Todd Caldwell of California and Dr. Brian Thomas Caldwell of Colorado.
A sister: Marilyn “Sisie” Gauvin and husband Hank of West Minster, Mass and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service for Mr. William Morton Caldwell, Jr, will be Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 4:00 P.M. at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with burial in the Brookside Cemetery.
Family requests visitation after 2:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home.

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Posted by on May 22, 2015

Remember those that have served and all our loved ones that have gone on this Memorial Day.
Have a safe holiday weekend.

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Barbara Helen Mensik, 73

Posted by on May 22, 2015

MensikMrs. Barbara Helen Mensik, age 73 of Campbellsville, passed away on Thursday at her home.

Survivors include her husband Ross Mensik, Jr of Campbellsville.

8 children: Richard Mensik and wife Darcy of South Carolina, Raymond Mensik and wife Roberta and Ronald Mensik and wife Donna, all of Campbellsville, Renee Vennoy and husband Richard of Illinois, Tom Mensik and wife Lisa of California, Adria Kurberski and husband David of Wisconsin, Evelyn Mensik of Illinois and Joseph Mensik and wife Marsha of California.

A sister: Janet Piwowar (Pronounced: PA-VO-VA) of Illinois.

14 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends.

There will be a Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville with burial to follow in the Lebanon National Cemetery.

Family requests visitation from 5-8 PM on Tuesday at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with a Prayer Service Tuesday evening at 7 PM at the funeral home.

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

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Dr. James Dale Hatton, 91

Posted by on May 18, 2015

Dr. HattonNavyDr. James Dale Hatton of Campbellsville was born on August 10, 1923 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and passed away on May 17, 2015 at his home. He was 91 years, 9 months, and 7 days of age. Dr. Hatton was the son of the late Elisha and Katy Mary (Buckley) Hatton. Dr. Hatton was married to Isabel Jean (Lance) Hatton, who preceded him in death. Later, he married Winnie Elizabeth (Easter) Hatton, who also predeceased him. He was a veterinarian and retired from the USDA as a meat inspector. Dr. Hatton answered the call to arms at a young age and served his country honorably in the United States Navy during WWII.

Dr. Hatton leaves to cherish his memory:
Three children: Darlene Minor and husband Charles of Virginia, Diane Guethlen and husband Robert of Maine, and Dale Hatton and wife Peggy of Campbellsville,
One brother and one sister: Ralph Hatton and wife Mary Jo of Colorado, and Ruby Spangler and husband Ed of California,
Two grandchildren,
And a host of other family and friends.
At Dr. Hatton’s request, there will be no public visitation or funeral. Cremation was accorded him by the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service. A memorial service will be announced and conducted at a later date by his family.

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Alva Mae Morrison, 96

Posted by on May 16, 2015

Mrs. Alva Mae Morrison was born in Green County, Kentucky on February 17, 1919 into the marriage of the late Nearce Clay and Shirley (Madden) Milby. She entered into eternal rest on Friday, May 15, 2015 at the Jane Todd Memorial Hospital in Greensburg, having attained the age of 96 years, 2 months, and 28 days. She was the wife of the late Russell Morrison, Sr., with whom she had shared many happy years. Mrs. Morrison was retired from the Fruit of the Loom plant in Campbellsville. She professed faith in Christ and was of the Church of God faith. Her sharp mind and quick wit will be long remembered by all who knew her.

Mrs. Morrison leaves to cherish her memory:
One sister: Dixie Marcum of the Hudgins community in Green County,
Two grandchildren: Darrell Morrison of Campbellsville, and Kimberly Baker of Indiana,
Five great grandchildren: Christopher Daniel Morrison, Clay Baker, Clint Baker, Dylan Morrison, and Jay Morrison,
Two great-great grandchildren,
And a host of other extended family and friends.

She was also preceded in death by three children, Russell Morrison, Jr., Edward Wayne Morrison, and Joan Morrison, and two grandchildren, Danny Morrison, and Eddie Morrison.

There will be a graveside funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Morrison on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at the Greensburg City Cemetery, North Main St, Greensburg, KY 42743 at 3:00 PM EST / 2:00 CST. Bro. James Walker will be officiating.
There will be no public visitation.

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