Donald Ray “Don” Swafford, age 79, of Campbellsville, died on Sunday, September 19, 2018 at his home after an extended illness.
Donald was born in Taylor County on May 12, 1939, the son of the late Paul Albert and Dollie Kearny Swafford. He loved camping, dirt track racing and spending time with his family, especially his grandsons. He was a sign artist and was the owner of Swafford Sign Company, a member of the Greensburg Masonic Lodge #54 and a Kentucky Colonel. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Robinson Creek Baptist Church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two of his siblings, Rural Clyde Swafford and Wanda Shephard.
Donald married Norma Jean Berry Swafford on May 15, 1959, who survives. To this union were born two children who also survive, a son Walter Ray Swafford and his wife Wanda and a daughter Donna Jean Swafford both of Campbellsville. Also surviving are three grandsons, Chase Swafford, Spencer Swafford and Reece Swafford of Campbellsville, three brothers, William Swafford of Campbellsville, Jimmy Swafford of Winchester, Albert Swafford of Tennessee and special friend John Gill of Mitchell Indiana, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
The funeral service for Donald Ray “Don” Swafford will be on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Robinson Creek Baptist Church with Bro. Jim Collison and Bro. Brian Rafferty officiating. Burial will follow in Greensburg Cemetery with casket bearers being Billy DeSpain, Jason Ford, Tommy Hughes, John Gill, David Raikes, David Young, Shorty Newton and Gerald Newton. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 and 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Robinson Creek Baptist Church.
Memorial Contributions are suggested to be Gideon Bibles and may be made at Robinson Creek Baptist Church.
Hinton-Turner Funeral Home in Paris, Kentucky is in charge of arrangements.
Jimmy Bault of Campbellsville, son of William Bault and the late Barbara Jean Fawcett Bault, was born August 28, 1955 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 6:29 P.M., Friday, September 14, 2018 in Campbellsville.
Jimmy professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church. He was a dedicated Christian as evidenced by teaching a fourth grade Sunday School Class for several years, being active in the Emmaus Community and leading a weekly Bible Study Group.
He was co-owner of Wholesale Hardwood Interiors in Campbellsville.
He loved his farm and was active in many farming organizations.
Jimmy was known for his love of food. Anytime he talked to family or friends he was likely to ask what they had for supper.
He is survived by his father, William Bault; a sister, Ruthie Bender and a nephew, Robert Bender, all of Campbellsville and niece Jenna Lee and husband, David of Cookeville, Tennessee; several other relatives and a multitude of friends.
VISITATION: 4:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, September, 19, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Pastor Jeff Edwards and Dr. Brian Rafferty
BURIAL: Palestine Baptist Church Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES OR THE GALILEAN HOME AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Sarah Catherine Hubbard of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Albert Leslie Stewart and Lula Marion Saunders Stewart, was born May 12, 1934, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 4:49 P.M., Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in Elizabethtown. Age: 84
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church. She loved God and His son, Jesus. The Holy Spirit guided her life to serve others generously and selflessly. She was gracious and gifted in hospitality. God gifted her with intuitive wisdom in ministering to the needs of others. She counted it joy as her life met trials of many kinds, the testing of her faith produced steadfastness. Her steadfastness is now perfect, complete and lacking in nothing. (James 1:2-4). She was a deeply compassionate encourager and energetic laborer. She was most joyful when serving others from the love and grace that Jesus had given her.
She was employed at Taylor County Bank for some 39 years where she had been a Vice-President, Internal Auditor and Compliance Officer.
Sarah joined the Campbellsville Lions Club in 1990 and was the first female member. She served her Campbellsville Lions Club as President, Secretary, Treasurer and Membership Director and was a Life Patron. Sarah received the International President’s Certificate of Appreciation in 2002.
Sarah enjoyed community involvement for years as a member of the Campbellsville Main Street Development Program and the Campbellsville Taylor County Rescue Squad Board of Directors during the squad’s transition to a municipal entity.
Sarah united in marriage to Lewis Hubbard September 4, 1955 and he preceded her in death September 17, 1970. She later united in marriage to Herman F. Hubbard and he proceeded in her in death April 11, 1991.
She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Mike Melton of Lexington; two grandchildren: Sarah Catherine Rexroat and husband, Kelly of Brewton, Alabama and Jacob William Melton and wife, Ali of Nicholasville; three great-grandchildren: Catherine Grace Rexroat, Chloe Elizabeth Rexroat and Charlotte Rose Rexroat of Brewton, Alabama; one sister, Linda Roots and husband, Lawrence of Campbellsville; five nieces: Marcia Allen and husband, Jon, Lisa Cox and husband, Grayling and Kim Allen and husband, Thom of Campbellsville, Darla Owenby and husband, Jack of Murphy, North Carolina and Saundra Toll and husband, Bill of Cummings, Georgia; special friend, Ted Anderson; and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters: W. L. Stewart, Judy Stewart, twin brothers, Raymond and Robert and a sister Betsy all in infancy.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Monday, September 17, 2018
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. James Jones
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES.