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Maxine Hunt of Campbellsville daughter of the late Bennie Dewitt and Mary Hazel Skaggs Newcomb was born August 16, 1930 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 12:50 A.M., Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Grandview Nursing Home. Age: 89
She professed faith in Jesus Christ and was a member of Mt. Washington Baptist Church.
Maxine was a hard working wife and mother of farmers and daughters; she was a green thumb worker and later worked as a teacher’s aide at Taylor County. She was a great cook who always made sure there was plenty of food anytime a visitor stopped by. She worked hard to earn her GED in her 60’s and was the class valedictorian.
She united in marriage to Robert Clayton Hunt October 9, 1948 and he preceded her in death February 5, 2014.
She is survived by three sons and two daughters: Gary Hunt, Robbie Hunt and wife, DeAnna, David Hunt and wife, Teresa, and Arlene Wright of Campbellsville and Linda Huber and husband, Harvey of Raywick; eleven grandchildren: Samantha Coomer and husband, Stephen, Caitlin Hunt, Matthew Hunt, Jason Wright and wife, Maranda, Tracy Huber, David Huber and wife, LeAnn, Carrie Lynn Huber, Job Hunt, Ethan Hunt, Gracie Hunt and Morgan Hunt; seven great-grandchildren: Ashleigh Huber, Preston Huber, Elin Huber, Parker Wayne Coomer, Jackson Wright, Hayden Wright and Mason Wright; two sisters-in-law: Geneva Sullivan and Kathryn Sullivan and a host of many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Rebecca Aline Hunt.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Monday, February 24, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Jimmy York
BURIAL: Mt. Washington Baptist Church Cemetery
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Joseph Blueford “Joey” Franklin of Campbellsville, son of Doris Morrow Franklin and the late George Franklin was born March 4, 1955 in Wayne County, Kentucky. He died Tuesday, January 7, 2020 in Louisville. Age: 64
Joey served his country honorably in the United States Navy.
He is survived by one daughter, Rebekah Fouch and two grandchildren of Indiana; his mother, Doris Franklin of Campbellsville; three brothers and two sisters: Ricky Franklin, Ronnie Franklin, Darrell Franklin and Lois Lacy and husband, Paul of Campbellsville and Carolyn Adkins and husband, James of Greensburg; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Besides his father, George Franklin; he was preceded in death by one brother, Michael Frank Franklin and one sister, Teresa Druin.
Cremation was chosen.
Ron “Bat” Masterson of Campbellsville, son of the late John Masterson and Julia Cekus Masterson, was born June 19, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois. He died at 1:29 A.M., Wednesday, February 19, 2020 in Campbellsville. Age: 76
He attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.
He served his country honorably in the United States Army.
He was a retired union worker with the American Freight Systems.
Ron was an avid fisherman and sports fan and especially enjoyed the Cubs and Bears.
He united in marriage to Barbara Schultz September 21, 1968 and she preceded him in death January 3, 2011.
He is survived by one son and four daughters: Laura Lamer of Campbellsville, Ron Masterson, Jr. of Chicago, Illinois, Carol Masterson of Campbellsville, Theresa Lamer and husband, Glenn of Elk Horn and Josephine Smith and husband, Don of Campbellsville; fourteen grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; two brothers and five sisters: Mark Masterson, Jerome Masterson and wife, Windy, Victoria Arteaga, Judy Tobias and husband, Lawrence, Mary Moreno, Janice Janda and husband, Steven and Kathy Chavez and husband, George; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Ron was also preceded in death by a sister, Carol Ann Masterson and a brother-in-law, Robert Arteaga.
VISITATION: 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Friday, February 21, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
BURIAL: Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois
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Bert Rhodes, Jr. of Campbellsville, son of the late Bert Rhodes, Sr. and Marie Helms Rhodes was born September 22, 1931 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 4:45 P.M., Friday, February 14, 2020 in Louisville. Age: 88
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Palestine Baptist Church.
He had also attended Meadowview Baptist Church with his second wife and had helped with church meals at both churches. He was a retired employee of Fruit of The Loom where he worked in the cutting room.
Bert enjoyed being outdoors as much as possible and was often seen sitting in his open garage waving at passers-by; he also enjoyed gardening and mowing when he was able. He loved being with family and friends and could always find someone with whom to strike up a conversation no matter where he was.
He united in marriage to Lorene Graham Rhodes March 31, 1956. She preceded him in death August 6, 2009.
He later united in marriage to Florence Mitchell Taylor Rhodes April 9, 2014. She preceded him in death October 8, 2018.
He is survived by two daughters and one son: Betty Harmon and significant other, Mark McFarland, Patricia Wheat and husband, Doug and David Rhodes and wife, Leslie of Campbellsville; six grandchildren and spouses: Jennie (Tony) Connor of Lexington, Amy (Sam) Watkins of Versailles, Benjamin (Brooke) Benningfield, Whitney (Ryan)Tungate, Rachel (Raphael) Cunha and Jennifer (Cody) Berry all of Campbellsville; nine great-grandchildren: Ty and Elly Connor, Bella and Luke Benningfield, Bradyn Rhodes, Lia Cox, Carson Tungate and Cameron and Kaysen Watkins; one brother, Bobby Rhodes and wife, Phyllis of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by one granddaughter, Judy Benningfield, June 14, 2000 and two sisters and four brothers: Hilda Sublett, D.B. Rhodes, Barbara Cole, Shelly Rhodes, Edward Rhodes, and Don Rhodes.
VISITATION: 5-8 P.M., Monday, February 17, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Brent Gupton and Rev. Jason Keltner
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
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Susan Alice Ewell Davis, 77, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, died Saturday, February 15, 2020, at Springview Hospital in Lebanon.
Daughter of the late Raymond Ewell and Ellen Mitchell Ewell, Davis was born November 7, 1942, in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She was a former bookmobile librarian for the Taylor County Public Library, a retired teacher for the Campbellsville Independent Schools, and a member of Bethel First Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by two former spouses, Dennis G. Davis of Campbellsville and Joe C. Yancey of Harrisonburg, Virginia; three children and their spouses, Rebecca and Bill Cassell of Campbellsville, Jamie Morgan of Greensburg, and Ben and Melissa Davis of Jacksonville, Florida; a sister, Beth Jullien of Hernando, Mississippi; a brother, Tom Ewell of Satsuma, Florida; eight grandchildren, Cameron Dial, Logan Dial, and Madison Dial, all of Campbellsville, Megan McKinney of Greensburg, Evelyn Stone of Columbia, Logan Perkins and Lindsey Bradford of Jacksonville, Florida, and Christian Bradford of Cincinnati, Ohio; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Ewell Jr.
Memorial service is planned for 11:00 A.M., Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Bethel First Presbyterian Church in Campbellsville by Rev. Jim Murphy
The family will receive guests from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M., Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Bethel First Presbyterian Church.
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO TAYLOR COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
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