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Donald Ray “Donnie” Lawson, age 66, of Campbellsville died on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at his home after an illness.
Donnie was born in Campbellsville on September 7, 1950, the son of the late William Thomas “Bud” and Edith Mae Walters Lawson. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Mike Lawson. He faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army in Viet Nam and after an honorable discharge, he worked for Coco-Cola Bottling Company as a route deliveryman until his retirement. In his spare time, you would find him, coaching Little League, fishing or enjoying sports, especially NASCAR.
He married Erlene DeWitt who survives. To this union was born one son, Brad Lawson and his wife Misty, and their two daughters, Brooke and Baileigh Lawson of Mayfield, KY. Also surviving are his brothers, William “Buster” Lawson and his wife Linda of Lebanon Junction, Steve Lawson and his wife Lesa, a sister, Vicki Young and her husband Danny, and a sister-in-law Cathy Lawson, all of Campbellsville.
There will be a graveside service with full military honors by the Marion County Retired Veterans Honor Guard at Lebanon National Cemetery for Donnie Lawson at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The family request visitation prior to the service at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Donations are requested to be to the Marion County Retired Veterans Honor Guard and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.
Louis H. Shipp of Campbellsville, son of the late Odgen Shipp and Ruby L. Young Carter, was born May 4, 1930, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 12:02 P.M., Friday, June 23, 2017, in Campbellsville. Age: 87
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
He was a veteran of Korean Conflict having served his country honorably in the United States Navy. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, United Nations Service Medal and the Korean Service Ribbon with Four Stars.
Louis retired from TGT after more than thirty-seven years’ service.
He was a member of the Pitman Mason Lodge #124 F & AM.
He united in marriage to Peggy Noel and she preceded him in death November 18, 2001.
He is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Jim Bailey of Lexington; one grandson, Dusty Bailey and wife, Melissa of Lexington; two great-grandchildren: Emerson Bailey and Riley Bailey of Lexington; one sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Dr. Harold Wilkerson of Campbellsville; two aunts: Virginia Smith of Campbellsville and Jean Dyer of Florida; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Jimmie Shipp May 5, 1965.
VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 4:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by J.D. Shipp
ENTOMBMENT: Brookside Mausoleum
William “Bill” Edward Milby, 75, passed away June 22, 2017 at his home in Louisville.
Bill served in the US Army and a veteran of the Viet Nam War, a Mason of Highland Park Lodge #865, a rep for UAW Union #862 at Ford Motor Co (KTP), and an avid U of L fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Lottie Milby and his sister, DeLora Jean Skaggs.
Bill is survived by his wife, Norma Jean of Louisville.
Hhis children, Bill Milby, Sherry Milby, Vickie Firkins, Joey Saho (Kathy), Tamera Hill, David Hill (Debra), Jeff Hill (Christa) and Chris Hill.
His siblings, Donnie Milby (Linda) of Campbellsville, Janice Wooldridge of Louisville, Linda “Cissy” Vibert (Ronnie) of Louisville and Debbie Zgliczynski (Conrad) pf Texas and his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren that kept him young at heart.
A special appreciation to Hosparus, Tammy Thompson, Dave Miller and Salina Rosalez, for the love and care provided to Bill.
Visitation is Sunday, June 25, 2017, from 3pm to 8pm at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Road, Louisville.
A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held at the funeral home on Monday, June 26, 2017, at 12pm followed by entombment at Resthaven Memorial Park.
Memorial Gifts to American Cancer Society are appreciated. Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, Louisville, KY.
For more information, concerning this obituary, please contact the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville.
Mr. Harvey Junior “Yogie” Gilbert of Campbellsville passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at his home. Born on January 11, 1968 to the late Harvey Twillard and Elizabeth Mary (Wise) Gilbert, he was 49 years, 5 months, and 7 days of age. Mr. Gilbert was a family man; his grandchildren were his pride and joy. He professed faith in Christ and attended New Journey Church in Campbellsville. Mr. Gilbert tried to lead a life of example; not only did he believe in God, he loved talking to anyone about Him. He was an outdoorsman as well, and took pleasure in manual labor.
He leaves to mourn his passing:
His wife: Frances (Edwards) Gilbert of Campbellsville,
Three children: Mary “Nikki” Graeter and husband Brent, Rashelle “Pebbles” Mortis and husband Bryant, and Charles Bruce Lee Gilbert, all of Evansville, Indiana,
Five brothers: Charles Gilbert and wife Carol of Tennessee, and Danny Dale Gilbert and wife Sondra, Randall Gilbert and wife Liz, Eddie Gilbert, George Gilbert and wife Janie, all of Campbellsville,
Four sisters-in-law: Desirae Wheeler and husband Kelly, Lexi Wheeler, Casey Vogt, and Amber Edwards,
Seven grandchildren: Isiah Mortis, Elizabeth Hester, Christian Kisner Gilbert, Serenity Mortis, Mikayla Mortis, Maya Gilbert, and Brent Harvey Graeter,
Best friends: Scott Hooker, Alvin Hooker, and their families,
And a host of other family and friends.
He was also preceded in death by four siblings, Mary Gilbert, Peggy Gilbert, Cheryl Gilbert, and Bobby Wayne Gilbert, and a couple he treated as parents, Tom and Carolynn Westbay.
Mr. Gilbert chose to be cremated, and those wishes were entrusted to the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Campbellsville.
There will be a public memorial service announced and conducted at a later date.
Sandra Marie McFelea of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Bill Pearson and Wilda Cruce, was born January 22, 1952, in Paoli, Indiana. She died at 7:19 P.M., Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Campbellsville. Age: 65
Sandra was a retired bookkeeper.
She was a member of the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her life partner, Doug Barnett of Campbellsville; two daughters: Melissa Laymance and husband, Anthony of Campbellsville and Mylea McFelea and husband, Kevin Pangburn of Floyds Knobs, Indiana; four grandchildren: Allie Malone of Nashville, Anthony Sapp of Campbellsville, Lexi Sapp of Floyds Knobs, Indiana and Ava Laymance of Campbellsville; one step-grandson, Dillain Thompson and wife, Kirsten of Mt. Washington; three brothers: Billy Pearson of Perry, Florida, Wayne Pearson and Randy Pearson and wife, Susie of Paoli, Indiana; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Danny Pearson.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Don Watson
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
Mr. Clifford Ray Hutchison, son of the late Clifford and Beulah Mae (Rogers) Hutchison, passed away peacefully at his home in Campbellsville on Saturday, June 17, 2017 after an extended illness. Born on May 2, 1960, he was 57 years, 1 month, and 15 days of age. Mr. Hutchison professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. Until a recent disability, he was an employee of Cox Interior and a 26 year employee of Fruit of the Loom. As an outdoor enthusiast, he enjoyed fishing, trading and shooting guns, and riding motorcycles. He was preceded in death by his wife, Tracy Lynn Hutchison, in 2013.
He leaves to mourn his passing:
Two sons: Bobby Hutchison of Bradfordsville, and Kelly Hutchison of Campbellsville,
One sister: Wanda Sue Tucker and companion Tim Ellis of Campbellsville,
And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Mr. Hutchison requested cremation, and there will be a memorial service to honor his life on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Jason Hood will be officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, June 19 after 4:30 until time for the service.
Robert “Burr” Mardis, of Campbellsville, son of the late Euen Mardis and Permelia Colvin Mardis, was born April 4, 1929, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 11:24 P.M., Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Campbellsville. Age: 88
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Robinson Creek Baptist Church.
He served his country honorable as a Corporal in the United States Army from 1952-1954.
Burr was a retired employee of TGT after 37 years of service and was the recipient of many awards and honors.
He united in marriage to Rosemary Ford January 31, 1948.
Besides his wife of sixty-nine years, Rosemary Mardis, he is survived by one son and one daughter: Ron Mardis and wife, Melissa and Gayle Phillips and husband, Charles, all of Campbellsville; six grandchildren: Matthew Mardis and wife, Becky of Elizabethtown, Nicole Driver and husband, Bob of Campbellsville, Janice Brockman and husband, Tim of Bowling Green, William Phillips and wife, Tana of Campbellsville, Kimberly Poff and husband, Brandon of Liberty and Aaron Campbell and wife, Kristin of Campbellsville; fifteen great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister and their spouses: Harry and Adele Mardis and Margie and Claude Roby and two nieces and two nephews: Jane Harmon, Mary Ann Lowe, Larry Roby and Richard Roby
VISITATION: 5:00-8:00 P.M., Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Monday, June 19, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Jim Collison and Bro. Jeff Newton
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Deanne Haggerty of Campbellsville, daughter of Robert Adams and Sonia Marczyk Dominick was born May 7, 1970 in Warren County, New Jersey. She died at 4:40 A.M., Friday, June 16, 2017 in Louisville. Age: 47
She professed faith in Christ and was of the Methodist Faith.
She was a loving wife and mother who was very involved in her children’s school and extracurricular activities. She loved the great outdoors especially gardening and bird watching. She often volunteered with projects of the Taylor County Extension Office.
She united in marriage to David Haggerty September 10, 1995.
Besides her husband, David Haggerty of Campbellsville, she is survived by two daughters and one son: Alicia Dalrymple and husband, Michael of Warren County, New Jersey, Heather Haggerty and Garrett Haggerty of Campbellsville; two granddaughters, Ellie and Savannah Dalrymple and many other relatives and friends.
VISITATION: 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. Jason Shirrell
BURIAL: Mt. Zion Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Audry Bradshaw, of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Marvin Henson and Elizabeth Perkins Henson, was born April 27, 1921, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 7:47 P.M., Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Lebanon. Age: 96
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Elk Horn Baptist Church.
Audry was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.
She united in marriage to A. J. “Sello” Bradshaw June 24, 1937 and he preceded her in death May 4, 1976.
She is survived by one son and two daughters: Marvin Bradshaw and wife, Marilyn of Palm Coast, Florida, Alice Long and husband, Russell of St. Augustine, Florida, and Bettie Miller and husband, Verlas of Campbellsville; ten grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; ten great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by seven sisters: May Henson, Ruth Henson, Ida Hawkins, Julia Karnes, Pauline Sapp, Eliza Hicks and Hazel Wade.
VISITATION: 1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M., Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 3:00 P.M., Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Jimmy York
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO CEDARS OF LEBANON NURSING HOME OR HOSPARUS AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Mrs. Marlene Joy Pritchard of Greensburg was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late Alfred Jack and Ethel (Ourach) Magdal on September 14, 1943. She departed this life on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Jane Todd Hospital, being 73 years, 9 months, and 1 day of age. She was a former advertising agent for the Chicago Sun-Times and the Central Kentucky News Journal. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Greasy Creek Baptist Church. Although she didn’t have natural children, she cared for, loved, and raised several of her brothers and sisters-in-law. Mrs. Pritchard shared over forty years of marriage with Samuel Dean Pritchard until his death in 2006.
She leaves to mourn her passing:
One brother: Sam Magdal of Chicago,
Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Linda Watson, Robert Pritchard, Shirley Maddox and husband Danny, Steve Pritchard, Barbara “Bobbi” Hall and husband Tommy, Sandie Pritchard, and Floyd Pritchard, all of Bardstown, Brenda Bunch of Lebanon, and Betty Jackson and husband Jessie of Shepherdsville,
A close friend: Virginia Miller of Greensburg,
Her caretakers: Linda Peach and James Powell, both of Greensburg,
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Magdal, and two brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law, Samuel Pritchard, James Pritchard, Wilma Ingram, and Alice Mae Green.
And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family and friends.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Pritchard on Saturday, June 17, 2017 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. Bro. Roger Robertson will be officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her late husband in the Green River Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 3441 Old Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, June 16, after 1:00 PM EST (12:00 PM CST).