Paul was born in Campbellsville on August 15, 1932. He grew up in Danville, but came back to Campbellsville with his mother and step-father after his father died and has lived here since 1950. Paul’s Mother was Pauline Keltner Stanley-Etherington, his father was Richard Edward Stanley and his step-father was Bill Etherington. Paul is survived by a cousin, Maureen Rafferty of Campbellsville and special friends, Dave and Debbie Nunery and Bob and Beverly Elzy of Campbellsville and their grandson, Jackson Elzy, for whom Paul went over and above to get an autograph of Coach Cal.
Paul became a Christian at an early age and, at the age of 17, became an active member of Campbellsville Baptist Church where he was active in the choir and other music programs in the church, occasionally performing as a soloist. He was also very involved in other music programs in the community including participating for 50 years in the Bethel Presbyterian Church Christian program. He was in the all-state chorus in high school and taught art and music appreciation at Taylor County High School for 38 years and was the first Rank 1 teacher at TCHS. Paul has honored Campbellsville Baptist Church by donating his beloved grand piano to the church before his death.
Paul’s passion in life was art and music. For many summers, he was in the Lexington Singers and after retirement, he enjoyed traveling to major art museums.
Paul graduated from Danville High School where he was active in music, art, debate and the band. Paul was very proud of the fact that he graduated from the University of Kentucky three times, earning a Bachelor degree in 1960, a Master’s Degree in 1961 and his Rank 1 degree in 1971. Paul was an active fan in the Big Blue Nation and rarely missed watching a UK basketball game until his passing. He received many honors and awards in high school and at UK.
In his Sunday School Class and at the Class’s annual Christmas parties, Paul loved to entertain by playing the piano and presenting humorous monologues about his fellow classmates. At the Christmas parties, he never failed to bring his much loved hot-brown casserole.
Paul was a much-loved and unique individual who brought joy to many by sharing his talents whenever he could. He will be missed by all those who knew him and loved him.
VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M., Friday, April 19, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 PM., Friday, April 19, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. James E. Jones
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
Mr. Kevin Cave Robertson of Campbellsville passed from this life on Tuesday, April 14, 2019 in Louisville at the Jewish Hospital. Born on August 19, 1957 to the late Clyde Davis and Frances Obie (Milburn) Robertson, he was 61 years, 7 months, and 28 days of age. Mr. Robertson had earned a bachelor’s degree from Campbellsville University and was a human services case manager. His knack for remembering dates and places made him a natural history buff, and his energetic personality fit him well as an avid UK basketball fan with a passion for classic rock music.
He leaves to mourn his passing:
His wife: Carroll (Kinser) Robertson,
Two children: Aaron Curtsinger and wife Jackie, and Molly Robertson and significant other Corey Davis, all of Campbellsville,
Three siblings: Greg Robertson and wife Vickie of Florida, Lois Gorin and husband Maurice of Campbellsville, and Sharon Pinkston and husband Onis of Tennessee,
Grandchildren: Haley, Colton, Zackary, Keagan, and Madelyn,
And several other special children, grandchildren, and relatives.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Zoy David Robertson.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Robertson on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, Campbellsville, KY. Pastor Joy Arnold will be officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 17, after 3:30 PM until time for the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to St. Jude’s Research Hospital. Those can be made in person at the funeral home.
Brenda Jean Watson of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Wesley Barnes Drake and Katherine Logsdon Drake Turner, was born July 21, 1942, in Jefferson County, Kentucky. She died at 6:50 A.M., Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Campbellsville. Age: 76
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pitman Valley Baptist Church.
Brenda was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom, secretary for her husband, Dan and the family business, Watson Plumbing and she was a beautician and had her own shop. More recently Brenda was a teacher’s aide for the Taylor County School System. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary at the Edwards O’Banion Post No. 82. In her spare time she enjoyed being outdoors with her pets, Chip and Sherlock and working in the yard. Nothing could compare to spending time with her grandchildren and being involved in their lives.
She united in marriage to Dan Watson, September 26, 1961 and he preceded her in death March 6, 2008.
She is survived by two sons and one daughter: Carl Watson and wife, Rhonda and Michael Watson and wife, Mimi of Campbellsville and Karen Faye Watson of Somerset; seven grandchildren: Carla Hoosier and husband, Justin, Aaron Watson, Collin Watson, Hayley Watson, Carson Watson, Cross Watson and Creed Watson; two great-grandchildren: Alexis Danielle Hoosier and Carter Wayne Hoosier; one sister-in-law, Frances Morris and husband, Dennis all of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other friends and relatives.
She was also preceded in death by one sister and one brother: Wesley Drake and Patsy Bray.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 Sunday Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00 A.M., Monday, April 15, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Dannie Nelson
ENTOMBMENT: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum
Mr. Timothy Antonio Garcia of Louisville passed from this life on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 12, 1972 to Jose Antonia Garcia and Virginia Marie (O’Rafferty) Marin, he was 47 years of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Christian faith.
Mr. Garcia started working a paper route at age 11, then mowing yards, and continued building a strong work ethic his entire life. As an adult, he was employed by the JeffBoat company in Louisville before its closure in 2018.
He leaves to mourn his passing:
His mother and father: Virginia Marin of Campbellsville and Jose Garcia of Massachusetts,
Ten siblings: Dale O’Rafferty, Angel O’Rafferty, Thomas O’Rafferty, Erika O’Rafferty, Nanay Garcia, Evette Garcia, Maria Garcia, Jose Garcia, Ricardo Garcia, and Elijah Salgado Aguayo,
A close aunt: Gladys Soltren,
Special cousins: Shante Rabouin, Jerry Williams, and Angie Starr,
Local nieces and nephews: Jacob Anderson, Cheyenne Anderson, Isiah Campbell, Gracelyn O’Rafferty, Dallas Durham, Austin Carter, Destiny Tungate, Dakota Tungate, Alex O’Rafferty, and Christian O’Rafferty,
And a host of other family and friends in the Boston and Louisville areas.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Garcia on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Rev. Michael Coppersmith will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Gaddis Ridge Cemetery, Gaddis Ridge Rd, Taylor County, KY.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, April 13, after 10:00 AM until time for the service.
Oleen Hill of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Edd Smith and Celia Smith, was born March 26, 1931 in Cumberland County, Kentucky. She died at 8:34 P.M., Tuesday, April 9, 2019 in Campbellsville. Age: 88
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Sunny Hill Church of Christ.
Oleen was a retired food service employee at Taylor Regional Hospital and was a former co-owner of the first pizza parlor, Ola Mario’s Pizza, in the late 1960s.
She united in marriage to Carl R. Hill November 26, 1946 and he preceded her in death January 21, 1992.
Oleen enjoyed visiting, laughing and pulling pranks with family and friends.
She is survived by one daughter and one son: Carlene Newton and husband, Paul of Campbellsville and Clyde Hill and wife, Lisa of Bowling Green; four grandchildren: Justin Newton and wife, Lindsay of Louisville, Austin Newton and wife, Amy of Berea, Ashley Hill Crowe and husband, Adam and Paige Hill Orlando and husband, Jason of Bowling Green; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews: Larry Sensing of Bowling Green, Barbara Sawyer and Sue Riddle of Albany; special friends: Margaret Gadberry, Pauline McGinnis, Ruby English and Billy Price of Campbellsville and many other relatives and friends.
Oleen was also preceded in death by three sisters: Kemel Work, Hazel Sensing and Vicie Mae Garner.
VISITATION: 10:30 A.M. – 2:30 P.M., Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:30 P.M., Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Minister Steve Lee
BURIAL: Columbia City Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Mark B. Chandler of Campbellsville, son of the late Mark Bridges Chandler, Sr. and Lou Alma Wimsatt Chandler, was born March 28, 1927 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. He died at 5:27 P.M., Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Campbellsville. Age: 92
He attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville.
He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, having served his country honorably in the United States Navy.
Mark was a retired businessman and accountant. He was president of the Chamber of Commerce in 1968 and worked diligently that year to establish the Taylor County Hospital district to assure Taylor County would continue to have a hospital after the nuns stopped running Rosary Hospital. He was elected Citizen of the Year in 1968. He was president of Kentucky Association of Accountants 1984 – 1985. Mark had also been manager of the Coca-Cola Bottling plant in Campbellsville. A special hobby he enjoyed was playing golf in Naples, Florida.
He united in marriage to Doris Spalding June 28, 1952 and she preceded him in death August 11, 2014.
He is survived by two daughters: Cindy Chandler and Jill Roberts of Campbellsville; seven grandchildren: Heather Roberts and husband, Wes Keeton, Mark Chandler Roberts, Joan Roberts and James Mark Kennedy of Louisville, Helen Rose Roberts of New Orleans, Louisiana, Ruth Kennedy of Brooklyn, New York and Paul Chandler Kennedy of Bentonville, Arkansas; two great-grandchildren: Stella Rose Keeton and Andrianna Schuler of Louisville; a special cousin who was like a brother, Bill Chandler of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other friends and relatives.
Mark was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Martha Chandler Carroll.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 7:00 P.M., Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
PRAYER SERVICE: 7:00 P.M., Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL MASS: 11:00 A.M., Friday, April 12, 2019 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville by Rev. Fr. Saju Vadakumpadan
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO FOOD FOR THE POOR AND MAY BE MADE AT FOOD FOR THE POOR.ORG OR AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Mrs. Melinda Jolyne Hubbard of Campbellsville passed from this life on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at her home after an extended illness. Born on July 25, 1965 to the late Kenneth Amuel Hubbard and Judy (Cox) Hubbard Allen, she was 53 years, 8 months, and 13 days of age. She was an employee of the Campbellsville Fruit of the Loom plant until physical disabilities forced an early retirement. Early in life, Mrs. Hubbard made a profession of faith in Christ. She was baptized in the Fairview Baptist Church and later attended the Eastside Baptist Church. She had a knack for seeing beauty in everyday items, and her talented creations will be dearly missed.
She leaves to mourn her passing:
One son and daughter: Sean Noel and wife Lori of Elk Horn, and Hayley Noel of Campbellsville,
A stepbrother: Tony Allen and wife Beth of Danville,
Three grandchildren: Morgan Cox, Taylor Noel, and Luther Noel,
Two great-grandchildren: Jessi Cox and Joey Cox,
And a host of other family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Anthony “Tony” Hubbard.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs Hubbard on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of the LR Petty Funeral Home, Campbellsville, KY. Burial will follow in the Jones Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 10, from 10:00 AM until time for the service.
Phyllis Ann Reynolds of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Dillard Richerson and Gladys Celia Hutcherson Richerson, was born May 13, 1936, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 7:42 A.M., Monday, April 8, 2019 in Cox’s Creek. Age: 82
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church.
Phyllis was a retired CNA and Medical Technician.
She united in marriage to Romey Reynolds, Sr. June 12, 1954 and he preceded her in death August 26, 2005.
She is survived by one son and four daughters: Romey Reynolds, Jr. and wife, Tina of Ft. Thomas, Celia Pendleton of Campbellsville, Ann Seaton and Carrie Hahn and husband, Ricky of Bloomfield and Elaine Mings and husband, Jim of Zelienople, Pennsylvania; ten grandchildren: Donald Martin, Katie Seaton, Carole Webb and husband, Paul, Sarah Hart and husband, Stephen, Nathan Pendleton, Katie Hahn Jury and husband, Joseph, Jonathan Hahn and wife, Keely, Samantha Reynolds, Megan Reynolds and Romey Addison Reynolds, III; seven great-grandchildren: Ellia Hart, Mia Hart, Koen Jury, Jon Webb and wife, Willow, Austin Webb, Max Webb and Eli Martin; two brothers and two sisters: J. C. Richerson and wife, Faye and Max Richerson and wife, Neva and Janie Schick of Campbellsville and Frances Seifert of Louisville; special caregiver, Mildred Cook of Cox’s Creek; several nieces and nephews and many other friends and relatives.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Friday, April 12, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Jim Collison, Jr. and Rev. Brent Gupton
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES OR UK SANDERS BROWN CENTER ON AGING AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Melva Routenberg of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Raymond Wood and Minnie Hale Wood, was born in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 7:10 P.M., Wednesday, April 3, 2019 in Campbellsville.
She was a member of the Temple.
Melva was the retired owner and operator of the State Beauty College in Campbellsville and the Somerset Beauty College.
She united in marriage to Herman Routenberg January 16, 1966 and he preceded her in death August 5, 1989.
She is survived by two step-sons, David Routenberg of Virginia and Victor Routenberg of Florida; four step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by one step-daughter, Alicia Routenberg Jensen and three brothers: David Wood, Noel E. Wood, Ethra Wood and Dossie Morris Wood.
Burial was at Temple Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky.
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David Yeagley of Campbellsville, son of John David Yeagley and the late Jane Williams Yeagley was born October 7, 1966 in Elwood, Indiana. He died at 4:00 A.M., Saturday, April 6, 2019 in Campbellsville. Age: 52
David was formerly supervisor at CSI Component Services, an earthmoving company. He was an awesome mechanic who showed innate skill in repairing machines since childhood. He was small of stature but large of love for his family and friends.
He united in marriage to Shirley Leigh December 15, 1995.
Besides his wife, Shirley Yeagley of Campbellsville, he is survived by one daughter, Amber Doud and husband, Matthew of Elwood, Indiana; two step-children: Missy Hicks and husband, Adam and Geoff Underwood of Campbellsville; two grandchildren: Shane Galley and Gwendolyn Galley of Elwood, Indiana; three step-grandchildren: Haley King and fiancée, Austin McCreery and Michael Thomas Underwood of Campbellsville and Jacob Brown of Cecilia; his father, John David Yeagley of Elwood, Indiana; one sister, Rhonda Shepherd and husband, Mitch of Elwood, Indiana; nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Besides his mother, Jane Yeagley he was preceded in death by one brother in infancy, Ronald Yeagley and his father and mother -in-law: Rufus John Leigh and Eulalia Leigh.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Monday, April 8th
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. David Hicks
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens