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Mercer County Obituaries

 

 

Note: Obituaries listed below indicating they did not appear in

the Harrodsburg Herald are due to the fact that out-of-town funeral homes,

particularly those in Lexington and Danville,

have become very lax in

sending the information to the local paper.

 

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"And now, mourn not, for a good, fulfilling life,

we are stepping through the garden gate

into the next adventure."

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MARY BEGHTOL

†††† Mary Beth Dotson Beghtol of Danville, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at her home at the age of 42.

†††† Born September 6, 1972 in Danville, she was the daughter of Mary Greene Dotson and the late James Ray Dotson.

†††† Mary Beth graduated from Danville High School, Class of 1990. She was a proud member of the Danville Admiral marching band throughout her middle school and high school years.

†††† In addition to her mother, Mary Beth is survived by: her husband, Randy Ray Beghtol; a daughter, Whitney Marie Beghtol, both of Danville; a sister, Jaime Anne (Larry) Kendrick of Danville; two brothers, Lester Dale (Melissa) Dotson of Harrodsburg and Michael Jay Whitaker of Danville.

†††† After graduating high school, Mary Beth worked as a dietary aide at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Junction City where she thoroughly enjoyed working with the Operation Christmas Child Ministry and Vacation Bible School. Mary Beth's interests included baking, Nascar and UK Basketball. Her love for her family was always evident as she enjoyed attending family functions and spending time with her nieces and nephews. Mary Beth's family and friends remember her as a soft-spoken, sweet-spirited, generous person.

†††† The funeral is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, at the Stith Funeral Home, Junction City, with the Rev. Choe Sergent officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.

†††† Pallbearers will be Cody Whitaker, Robert White, Tony White, Mike White, Marvin Beghtol, Tony Beghtol, David Greene and Andy Greene.

†††† Honorary Pallbearers will be her nieces and nephews.

†††† Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to Operation Christmas Child Ministry in care of First Baptist Church, Junction City.

 

CARROLL BURTON

†††† Carroll Owen Burton, 81, Harrodsburg, widower of Jo Ann Sanders Burton, died Friday, July 3, 2015, at the UK Medical Center, Lexington.

†††† Born June 3, 1934, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Marvin Owen and Alma Loraine Massie Burton.

†††† Carroll Owen was a member of the Bohon Church of Christ, a retired dairy farmer and security guard at the E.W. Brown Power Plant.

†††† Survivors include: one son, Richard Carroll (B. J.) Burton of Harrodsburg; one brother, William Alvin (Patsy Ann) Burton of Taylorsville; three grandchildren, Jeremy (Jennifer) Burton,Kimberly (Jordan) Goodpaster, Bryana Paige Carkin; great grandson, Cohen Prather Burton.

†††† In addition to his wife, Jo Ann Sanders Burton, he was predeceased by two sons, Steven Douglas and Michael Edward Burton.

†††† A celebration of life service will be held at 12 noon, Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel, with visitation after 11 a.m. Thursday.

†††† Honorary pallbearers will be R. C. Sanders, Jerry Burns, Jon Sanders, Jeff Sanders, Janet Sanders, Palmer Wiley, Carroll Drury and Charlie Whitenack.

†††† Memorials are suggested to: Bohon Church of Christ, c/o Paul Preston, 2428 Oregon Rd., Salvisa, KY 40372.

†††† Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

 

CAMERON PROCTOR

†††† Cameron Anthony Proctor, son of Matthew and Samantha Proctor, was born and passed away at Baptist Health on July 1, 2015.

†††† He is survived by: his maternal grandparents Charles and Heather Rudolph; three aunts, Emily Clark, Cortney and Melanie Rudolph; maternal great-grandparents, Harold and Sue Clark, Elsie Cook; great-great-aunt Marilyn Rudolph; paternal grandparents, Barry and Leisa Proctor; one uncle and aunt Christopher and Nikki Proctor; paternal great-grandmothers, Patricia Haydon and Judy Tatum. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

†††† He is preceded in death by his maternal great-grandparents and his paternal great-grandfathers.

†††† Funeral service will be Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 5 p.m. at Rosemont Baptist Church, Lexington.

†††† Private family graveside service will be held at Lexington Cemetery

†††† Arrangements by the Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

†††† Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family a at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

 

 

 

 

ELSIE WELLS

†††† Elsie B. Scrogham Wells, 93, of Salvisa, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at her home. She is the widow of Clifton Wells and daughter of the late Oscar and Sillie Taylor Scrogham.

†††† Mrs. Wells was born August 28, 1921 in Washington County.

†††† She was a homemaker and a member of the Antioch Christian Church.

†††† Mrs. Wells is survived by: three children, Donnie C. (Jayne) Wells and Jackie Lynn (Christie) Wells, Sr., all of Lawrenceburg, and Joyce Wells (Maurice) Baker of Tucson, AZ; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Alpha Kemp of Georgia.

†††† Along with her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Gene Wells and two brothers, Wayne and Charles Scrogham.

†††† Funeral services will be conducyed at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home with Bill Robinson and Hospice chaplain Daryl Hahn officiating. Burial will follow in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

†††† Visitation will be from 5 Ė 8 pm Monday.

†††† Memorials are suggested to the Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40423.

 

DONNA GASH

†††† Donna Lee Hazelwood Gash, 88, of Harrodsburg, wife of the late R. H. Gash Jr., died Thursday, July 2, 2015 after a long illness.

†††† Born March 24, 1927 in Clark County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Sally Lunsford Hazelwood.

†††† She was a mother, grandmother, housewife, a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church, a member of the Welcome Sunday School Class and an avid UK fan.

†††† Survivors are: one son, Stephen (Teresa) Gash of Harrodsburg; two granddaughters; Carey (Dustin) Wilson and Kelly (Jonathon) Griffieth; and two great grandsons, Carter and Jude Wilson; and two siblings, Linda Sheperson of Harrodsburg, Howard Hazelwood of Frankfort; and several nieces and nephews.

†††† She was preceded in death by four stillborn children, Danny, Lisa Lee, Bobby Sue and one unnamed boy, three brothers, Carl Hazelwood, Kenny Hazelwood and Tommy Hazelwood; and one sister, Dorothy Sue Cinnamon.

†††† Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Ransdell Funeral Chapel, 345 East Lexington Street, with Bro. Wayne Spivey officiating. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery.

†††† Visitation will be Saturday, July 4, 2015 from 5 to 8 p.m.

†††† Pallbearers will be Dustin Wilson, Jonathon Griffieth, Scott Sheperson, Seth Mayes, Ricky Keller and Gordon Scott.

†††† Honorary Bearers will be Allen Whitenack, Gerald Sheperson, Carter Wilson, Jude Wilson and Billy Dunaway

†††† Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund for Heating and Air at Harrodsburg Baptist Church, 312 South Main Street, Harrodsburg, KY40330

 

CHARLES GREGORY

†††† Charles Gregory, 71, Harrodsburg, widower of Betty Jean Derringer Gregory, died Wed., July 1, 2015.

†††† Born Sept. 16, 1943, in Anderson Co., KY, he was the son of the late Earl and Genevie (West) Gregory.

†††† He was a retired mixing employee for Corning Inc., and attended the Hopewell Baptist Church.

†††† Survivors include: a daughter, Becky Dowell, Harrodsburg; a son, Charles Michael Gregory, Harrodsburg; four step children, Mary Jane Richmond, Paris, Susie Riley, Salvisa, Jerry Peel, Stanford, and Joe Keith Peel, Paris; three sisters, Dorothy Flemming and Margie Drury of Lawrenceburg, Phyllis Drury of Lexington; two brothers, Earl Thomas Gregory Jr. of Frankfort, Joe Gregory, Versailles; fifteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

†††† Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, July 3, 2015, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel.Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.

†††† Visitation will be after 12 noon Friday at the funeral chapel.

†††† Pallbearers will be Tyler Jenkins, Paul Dowell, Denny Drury, Shawn Bozeman, Matthew Gregory, Kevin and Junior Dean.

†††† Honorary bearers are great grandchildren.

†††† Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

 

JAMES HURST

†††† James Edward Hurst, 58, of Harrodsburg died Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

†††† Born May 3, 1957 in Harrodsburg, James was the son of the late Carl Winn and Ola Francis McGinnis Hurst. He was a former employee of the Shawnee Farm and he enjoyed gardening and observing nature.

†††† Survivors include: two brothers, Robert Winn (Debra) Hurst and Anthony Todd (Polly) Hurst, both of Harrodsburg; two nieces, Heather Brooke Sullivan and Stacey Lee Wilhelm; and one great nephew: Cole James Sullivan.

†††† There will be no services.

†††† Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

†††† To share your memories or to contact the family, please visit: www.alexanderandroyalty.com

 

 

 

 

CALVIN SHEWMAKER II

†††† Calvin Mays "C.M." Shewmaker, II, 93, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Harrodsburg, husband of 14 years of Betty Ann Gash Shewmaker, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at the V.A. Medical Center - Cooper Dr., Lexington.

†††† Born February 22, 1922 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Calvin Mays and Lucille Bartholomew Shewmaker. He was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Frances Ellis Shewmaker.

†††† A 1940 graduate of Harrodsburg High School and a graduate of the Superior State Teachers College in Wisconsin. C.M. was the former owner of KY Souvenirs, Inc. and Antique Mall in Harrodsburg retiring in 2013. He served as a Cadet Warrant Officer in the U.S. Air Force during W.W. II. A current member of the Sand Spring Baptist where he helped teach the Freedom/Fellowship Class. He was a former member, elder, chairman of the board, Sunday school teacher for 67 years at the Harrodsburg Christian Church. He served as past president of the Mercer County Fair & Horse Show, past president of the KY Assoc. of County Fairs & Horse Shows, past member of the Harrodsburg Board of Education, and a member of the American Legion Post #34.

†††† Along with his wife, C.M. is survived by: a son, Calvin (Betty Sue) Shewmaker III of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Linda Shewmaker Hood of Harrodsburg; daughter-in-law Everice Shewmaker of Harrodsburg; two step-sons, Ron Gash of Nashville, TN and Ed (Kim) Gash of Springboro, OH; a step-daughter, Sharon (Shaun) Winter of Brentwood, TN; 6 grandchildren, Jessica (Daniel) Mays, Angela (Matt) Falcone, Bentley (Lewissa) Shewmaker, Christine (Travis) Johnson, Adam (Kourtney) Shewmaker, Blake (Courtney) Shewmaker; several great-grandchildren; five step grandchildren, Karen Winter, Claire and Shelby Winter, Kelsey and Brandon Gash; a brother, Horace (Dorothy) Shewmaker of Cobbtown, GA; half brothers, Robert (Barbara) Shewmaker of Harrodsburg and Thomas (Diane) Shewmaker of China Grove, NC; and a sister-in-law Sharon Shewmaker of Harrodsburg; several nieces and nephews.

†††† Along with his first wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Tony Ellis Shewmaker, a son-in-law Butch Hood, a brother, John William and half brother, Berry Shewmaker.

†††† Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, 2015 at the Sand Spring Baptist Church, 1616 Harrodsburg Rd., Lawrenceburg, KY with Dr. Mike Hamrick officiating. Burial will follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg, KY.

†††† Visitation will be from 5 - 8 p.m. Thursday at Sand Spring Baptist Church.

†††† Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.ritchieandpeach.com.

 

CHARLES BARTLESON

†††† Charles Dean Bartleson, 61, of Danville, died Monday, June 29, 2015, in Burgin.

†††† Born April 26, 1954, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Cecil L. and Mary Patton Bartleson of Burgin.

†††† He was a 1972 graduate of Burgin High School and attended St. Catharine College, was a guard at Northpoint Training Center in Danville and attended Little Zion Baptist Church in Burgin.

†††† Survivors, in addition to his parents, include two sisters, Maryann Bartleson of Burgin and Ruth (Sam) Luttrell of Danville; three half sisters, Bonita Trigg of Harrodsburg, Betsy Yates of West Virginia and Becky Yates of Virginia; two brothers, J.C. Bartleson of Danville and Jerry Bartleson of Lexington; five half brothers, Melvin Yates of Indianapolis, Ind., Miquel Yates of California and William Bartleson, Joey Yates and Josť Walker of Harrodsburg; one daughter, Theresa Jo Crank of Burgin; two stepsons, Quinn Baker and Greg Baker; one nephew and two nieces.

†††† Funeral services are Friday, July 3, at 1 p.m. at the Little Zion Baptist Church in Burgin with Brother Barry Bowman and Dr. Phillip Yates officiating. Burial is in the Robinson Roe Cemetery.

†††† Pallbearers are Alvin White, Greg Bowman, James Dunn, Raymond Dunn, Bruce Bowman and Larry Gayton. Honorary pallbearers are Sid Dunn, Jose Walker, William Bartleson, Kevin McKitric and Derrick Jones.

†††† Visitation Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

†††† Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

(HH Thu Jul 2, 2015)

 

 

TAYLOR BLANKENSHIP

†††† Taylor Nicole Blankenship, 19, of Harrodsburg, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

†††† Born July 5, 1995, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Charles F. Blankenship and Sharon Taylor (Donnie Suttles) Blankenship of Harrodsburg.

†††† Survivors, in addition to her mother, include three sisters, Leisha Perkins of West Virginia and Megan and Shelby Suttles of Ohio; three brothers, Drew Blankenship of West Virginia and Cory and Caleb Suttles of Ohio; one maternal grandmother; two aunts and several cousins.

†††† Funeral services were held Friday, June 26, at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Carl McCray officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

†††† Memorial contributions are suggested to the Mercer County Humane Society, 165 Eminence Ave., Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

†††† Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Jul 2, 2015)

 

 

 

CARROLL BROWN

†††† Carroll L. "Bo" Brown, 66 of Junction City, died Tuesday June 23, 2015.

†††† Born August 13, 1948 in Harrodsburg, Ky., He was the son of the late Ralph Brown and Pauline Votaw.

†††† Bo loved fishing and enjoyed singing and playing in a band. He was also a member of Moreland Christian Church. Bo was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Bast.

†††† Bo is survived by: his wife, Jo Ellen Campbell Brown; two daughters, Michelle (Tony) Gordon of Stanford, and Amanda (Travis) Lamb of Harrodsburg; a son, Bojo (Heather) Brown of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Mikey (Shelia) Brown of Harrodsburg and Bud (Brenda) Brown, of New Mexico, a brother-in-law, Donnie Bast; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

†††† The funeral was conducted Friday June 26, 2015 at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City with Dale Smith and Jim Kelley officiating. Burial was in Junction City Cemetery.

†††† Pallbearers were his grandsons, Tayler, Brett, Zach, Allen, Randy, and Donavan. Honorary pallbearers will be Austin, Mason, Madison, Haylee, and Calvin.

†††† (Note: This obituary was not included in the July 2, 2015 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

 

JOANN BURTON

†††† Jo Ann Burton, 78, of Harrodsburg, wife of Carroll Owen Burton, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Danville Center for Health.

†††† Born June 28, 1936, in Kenton County, she was the daughter of the late Owen Nelson and Anna Belle Royalty Sanders.

†††† Survivors, in addition to his wife, include one son, Richard Carroll (B.J.) Burton of Harrodsburg; four sisters, Peggy Burns, Frances Sanders and Donna Lou Sanders, all of Harrodsburg, and Rebecca Gooch of Richmond; two brothers, R. C. Sanders of Florida and Kenneth Sanders of Harrodsburg; two grandchildren; one stepgrandchild and one great-grandchild.

†††† She was preceded in death by two sisters, Wanda Woolcott and Debbie Sadler, and one brother, Harold Wayne Sanders.

†††† Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 1 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

†††† Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bohon Church of Christ.

†††† Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Jul 2, 2015)

 

ROSEMARY CAMPBELL

†††† Rosemary Lee Campbell, 76, of Harrodsburg, wife of Burie Campbell, died Monday, June 22, 2015, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

†††† Born Oct. 26, 1938 in Emerson, Neb., she was the daughter of the late Roy Paul and Martha Udine Swan Jones, was a University of California nurse and a member of the Catholic faith. She also was an avid horsewoman and animal lover.

†††† Survivors, in addition to her husband, include five daughters; Denise Ann Lewis of Arizona, Phyliss (Scott) Wright of Benbrook, Texas, Diana (John) Triscritti of Harrodsburg, Angela (Steve) Swanton of Tucson Ariz., and Kristina (Scott) Rouse of Wimberley, Texas, and one son, Michael (Doreen Cope) Campbell of Arnold, Md.

†††† She was preceded in death by one sister, Jeanette Babcock.

†††† Private funeral services were held at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville.

†††† Sims Funeral Services were in charge of arrangements.

†††† Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

Paid obit

(HH Thu Jul 2, 2015)

 

JOHN CLARKSON

†††† John Henry Clarkson, 87, of Lebanon, died Monday, June 22, 2015, at the Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

†††† Born Sept. 22, 1927, in Gravel Switch, he was the son of the late George and Rose Brown Clarkson.

†††† He was a retired farmer.

†††† Survivors include two sons, David Ray (Minnie) Clarkson and Michael Lee Clarkson of Lebanon; one daughter, Joyce Ann Clarkson of Bradfordsville; 17 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

†††† He was preceded in death by two sons, Jerry Clarkson and Ricky Henry Clarkson; two brothers, William Howard and L.T. Clarkson; and five sisters, Pauline Smothers, Lucille Adams, Catherine Green, Ruby Dye and Pearl Wright.

†††† Funeral services were held Friday, June 26, at Bisley Funeral home with Brother Jerry Lanham officiating.

(HH Thu Jul 2, 2015)

 

 

 

ALMA COOK

†††† Alma Josephine Cook, 85, widow of Charles E. Cook, died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

†††† Born Sept. 15, 1929, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late George and the late Nona Bea LouAllen Jenkins.

†††† She was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Danville and retired from Cricketeer Manufacturing Company.

†††† Survivors include four sisters, Violet (Collos) Abrams, Treva Hill, Jane (Othel) Browning and Ruth Ann (Johnnie) Bailey, and several nieces and nephews.

†††† Funeral services are today, Thursday, July 2, at 1 p.m. at Ransdell Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Harold Best officiating. Burial is in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.

†††† Pallbearers are Mitch Abrams, Mike Abrams, John Paul Bailey, Eddie Browning, Bryan Nevius, Scott Patton, Nick Craig and Brent Kendall.Honorary pallbearers are Crystal Nevius, Pam Kendall, Allison Patton, Sharon Hansel and Sharee Jackson.

†††† Memorial contributions are suggested to Immanuel Baptist Church, Faulkner Lane, Danville, KY 40422

†††† Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Jul 2, 2015)

 

PATRICIA GILLESPIE

†††† Patricia Ann Gillespie, 60, of Harrodsburg, wife of David Allan Gillespie, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

†††† Born May 11, 1955, in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was the daughter of William Albert and Kathleen Sanders Payne of Harrodsburg.

†††† She was a member of Ellerís Memorial Baptist Church and worked for Egbert Insurance Agency.

†††† Survivors, in addition to her husband, include one daughter, Trisha Kay (Wes) Douglas of Stanford; one son, Patrick Lee-Allan (Savannah) Gillespie of Danville; and two grandchildren.

†††† Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 30, at the Ellerís Memorial Baptist Church.

†††† Pallbearers were Phillip Gillespie, Jon Stewart, Timmy Payne, Xandy Stewart, D. J. Lester, Kelly Bugg and Tommy Egbert. Honorary pallbearers were Tony, Linda and Lisa Pinkston; Roger Goodlett; Judy Egbert; Carol Wilson; John and Karen Caddell and the Ellerís Memorial Church Kitchen Staff.

†††† Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Gideonís International.

†††† Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Jul 2, 2015)

 

 

RUBY HARDIN

†††† Ruby Hardin, 94, of Harrodsburg, widow of Robert Hardin, died Monday, June 29, 2015, at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Extended Care.

†††† Born Oct. 25, 1920, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late John and Sarah Carey Sims.

†††† She was a homemaker, a member of the Willisburg Baptist Church and the Cornishville Baptist Church.

†††† Survivors include one son, John Hardin of Harrodsburg; two daughters,Judy Harmon of Harrodsburg and Susan Russell of Willisburg; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

†††† She was preceded in death by six sisters, one brother, one granddaughter and one great-grandson.

†††† Funeral services are today, Thursday, July 2, at 2 p.m. at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Brother Paul Readnour officiating.Burial is in the Cornishville Baptist Church Cemetery.

†††† Pallbearers are Jeff Harmon, Todd Hardin, Charles Russell, J.D. Jones, Charles Hardin and Bobby Blacketer.

(HH Thu Jul 2, 2015)

 

CARL LAMKIN

†††† Carl Louis Lamkin, age 85 of Danville, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015 at UK Medical Center in Lexington.

†††† He was born September 9, 1929 in Raywick, KY.

†††† He was a former employee of General Electric Appliance Park; an Army Veteran of the Korean War; a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus; an avid UK Fan; a former farmer and former employee of Sugar Creek Creamery, Lebanon Oak Flooring and Hammacher Sewing Factory.

†††† He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Ann Lane Lamkin; one son, Francis Michael Lamkin; 2nd wife, Marianne Jarvis Lamkin; parents, Joseph Carl and Mary Generose Head Lamkin; two brothers, James and Winfred Lamkin.

†††† Survivors include: two daughters, Mary Ann Wilkerson of Lexington and Carolyn M. Lamkin of Harrodsburg; one son, Joseph V. Lamkin of Danville; one brother, Michael Russell Lamkin of Elgin, Illinois; one sister-in-law, Doris Purdom of Gravel Switch; four granddaughters, Francesca Ann Lamkin of Pineville, NC, Leigh Ann Knoblett (Patrick) of Louisville, Kelli M. Barton (Ryan ) of Indianapolis, IN, Lora Ann Lamkin of Jeffersonville, IN; two great-grandchildren; two step-daughters, Shelia Steriere (Richard) of St. Cloud, FL and Debbie Long of Fayetteville, NC; two step-sons, Tim Jarvis (Denise) of Uplike, AL and Frank Jarvis (Patty) of Cullman, Alabama, two step-granddaughters and one step-grandson and one adopted granddaughter.

†††† A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, June 29, 2015 at Saint Andrew Catholic Church, 1125 Danville Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330. The Revs. David Sanchez and Noel F. Zamora will concelebrate. Burial will be held at a later date in Cumberland Memorial Gardens, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

†††† Memorials may go to WHAS Crusade for Children, 520 W. Chestnut St., Louisville, KY 40202; Knights of Columbus Post 2208, 7523 Idlewild Road, Charlotte, NC 28212; St. Luke Church Building Fund, 13700 Lawyers Road, Mint Hill, NC 28227

†††† Mattingly Funeral Home, Loretto, KY and Heritage Funeral Home, Matthews, NC are in charge of the arrangements.

†††† (Note: This obituary was not included in the July 2, 2015 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)