Washington County Obits

 

 

 

BILLY STINE

     Billy E. Stine, age 82, of the Sharpsville Community of Washington County, passed away at 5:45 a.m., Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the U.K. Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

     A native of Washington County, he was born on August 19, 1937 to the late Alvin Thomas “Tom” and Ophia Thompson Stine.

     He was a lifelong member of the Antioch Christian Church where he served as a deacon for many years and a member of the Emulation Masonic Lodge # 688 F & AM at Sharpsville. Billy spent his working career driving a truck and for the last twenty-five years he drove for United Parcel Service.

     He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend to all.

     Preceding him in death were three sisters, Naomi Riley on October 24, 2008, Vena Sims on December 9, 2017 and Margie Coulter on March 14, 2019; a brother, Bobby Stine on July 22, 2008 and two half-brothers, Laddie Stine on February 8, 1911 and Truman Stine on December 19, 1979.

     He was married to his beloved wife whom he is survived by, Doris Beavers Stine for sixty-four years; also surviving are two daughters, Tanya Stine and Patricia “Patty” McCullough (David); three grandchildren, Brandi Hurst, Billie Jean Jackson (Justin) and Megan Milburn (Huston) and ten great grandchildren all of Willisburg and a close family friend, David Smith.

     Funeral services will be private.

     Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

     There will be no public visitation.

.    Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

MARGARET MEDLEY

Margaret Louise Raley Medley age 96, of W. Virginia Ave., Springfield, died at 10:50 pm Tuesday at Sansbury Care Center at St. Catharine.

She is survived by five daughters, Mary Lucy Orberson of Lebanon, Rose Ann O'Bryan of Louisville, Margaret (Jerry) Taylor of Fredericktown, Joyce (Jerome) Spalding and Karen (Johnny) Young all of Springfield, a daughter-in-law, Sharon Medley of Springfield, 14 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren also survive.

Because of the COVID19 pandemic restrictions services will be private.  Burial will be in St. Rose Cemetery.

A memorial mass will be held later this year at St. Dominic Catholic Church.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

LINDA HOOD

     Linda Gray Hood, age 79, of Chaplin, passed away at 2:35 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at her home after an illness.

     A native of Nelson County, she was born on March 29, 1940 to the late Jesse and Dorothy Hupp Gray.

     She was a member of the Chaplin Christian Church, a graduate of Bloomfield High School, a homemaker and a former employee of Texas Instruments.

     Preceding her in death was her husband, Frank William Hood on March 7, 2020 and a grandson, Brad Hood on July 9, 2000.

     Survivors include two daughters, Shannon Prather (Tony Redmon) and Julie Shouse of Chaplin; two sons, Stevie Hood (Stacie Richard) of Chaplin and Chad Hood (Karen) of Willisburg; nine grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and two sisters, Judy Colvin (Donald Lee) and Susan Calvert (Tommy) of Chaplin.

     Funeral services will be private.

     There will be no public visitation.

     Burial will be in the High View Cemetery at Chaplin.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

CHRISTOPHER DUES

Christopher Troy Dues, age 36, of the Mt. Zion Community of Washington County, passed away at 4:28 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at the University of Louisville Hospital.

He was born on June 10, 1983, to John Wayne and Patricia Ann Hooper Dues.

He was a truck driver for Reinhart Trucking Company in Louisville.

Preceding him in death was his father, John Wayne Dues, Sr. and a niece, Haley Nicole Dues.

Survivors include a daughter, Sophia Grace Dues; his mother, Patricia Ann Dues of Willisburg; a sister, Melissa Bartley (Wayne); two brothers, John Wayne Dues, Jr. and Thomas Gene Chesser all of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Saturday, March 21 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Randall Cupp, pastor of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Wayne Bartley, Stevie Barnes, Ethan Warren, Logan Chesser, Garrett Chesser and Alexander Riggs.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 25, 2020)

 

JAMES HOOPER

James Ernest Hooper, age 77, of the Mt. Zion Community of Washington County, passed away at 1:08 a.m., Thursday, March 19, 2020, at his home after an illness.

A native of Washington County, he was born on Oct. 21, 1942, to the late James Barnett and Mary Catherine Walls Hooper.

He was a retired farmer.

Preceding him in death was a sister, Mary Mildred Hooper on Aug 19, 2006, and a nephew, Chris Dues on March 18, 2020.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Yates Hooper; two sons, Jeffrey Hooper and James Kenneth Hooper of Willisburg; a grandson, Isaiah Tyler Sexton; a sister, Patricia Ann Dues of Willisburg; and three brothers, Billy Hooper (Sue) and Jimmie Joe Hooper of Springfield and Larry Hooper of Harrodsburg.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 21 with Rev. Randall Cupp, pastor of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Tyler Sexton, Bobby Hooper, Wayne Dues, Jason Reardon, Jimmy Bodine and David Bodine.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 25, 2020)

 

BRENDA SPALDING

Brenda Ann Spalding, 71, of Greenwood, Indiana passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020. She was born on July 20, 1948, in Louisville, KY to the late Marvin A. & Mary Belle (Edelen) Wheatley.

Brenda is survived by her husband, Larry Spalding; two children, Renee (Paul) Pluckebaum, Sondra (Scott) Gilliam; brother, Tony Wheatley; sister, Charlotte Thompson; three grandchildren, Andrew Pluckebaum, Bradley Gilliam and Alex Gilliam.

Service will be private. She will be laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery. In memory of Brenda, donations can be made to the Arthritis Foundation.

You are invited to read Brenda's obituary at www.stpierrefamilyfuneral.com, where you can sign the online register book and leave a condolence for the family. Arrangements entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel.

(SS Wed Mar 25, 2020)

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAMUEL STUMPH

Samuel D. "Sam" Stumph, age 84, of Mackville, passed away at 8:10 p.m., Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.

A native Washington County, he was born on Nov. 2, 1935, to the late Albert and Nannie Lou Darland Stumph.

Preceding him in death was a sister, Wanda Warner and three brothers, Bill Stumph of Springfield and Bud and Jim Stumph of Harrodsburg.

He was a member and deacon of the Mackville Baptist Church and a member of the Mackville Magnolia Masonic Lodge for 60 years. He was a retired 32 year employee of Armour Food Company which later became Con-Agra. Sam dedicated many hours of service to the Mackville Community Development Center. He also continued to farm and was his happiest when he was sitting on his blue New Holland tractor cutting and raking hay.

On Sep. 7, 1957, in Louisville he was united in marriage to Barbara Burns whom he is survived by. Also surviving is his daughter, Pam Murphy and her husband, Johnny; two granddaughters, Brooke Coulter and her husband, Brian and Courtney Murphy all of Springfield; three great granddaughters, Cate and Alex Coulter and Lainey Murphy; two sisters, Bertie Todd of Federal Way, WA and June Green of Harrodsburg and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, March 23, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Damian Phillips, pastor of the Mackville Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as pallbearers will be Ronnie Best, Donnie Stumph, Anthony Moore, Mark Moore, Freddie Bottom and Offus Lewis.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 25, 2020)

 

EDWIN TAYLOR

Edwin Lindsey Taylor age 45, of Cane Run Rd., Springfield, died at 2 a.m. Friday March 20, 2020, at his residence.

Born February 3, 1975, in Lebanon, he was preceded in death by his father, Louis Taylor, March 28, 2007.

He was working as an assemblyman at TG KY and was a memeber of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fredericktown.

He is survived by two sons, Dustin and Trenton Taylor both of Springfield; two daughters, Haylee and Alexis Taylor both of Springfield; his mother, Mary Jane Lindsey Taylor of Springfield; a brother, Steve (Jennifer) of Taylor of Springfield; a niece, Jenna Taylor Wheat of Scottsville; KY and a nephew; Gavin Taylor of Springfield, special friends and the mother's of his children, Allison Blandford and Mary Cheser both of Springfield.

Cremation was chosen and a memorial mass will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church at a date to be announced when the COVID19 pandemic has subsided. His cremains will be buried with his father at that time.

Please pray for the Taylor family and all families who are suffering from their loss during this very trying time in our lives.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements

(SS Wed Mar 25, 2020)

 

 

KATHLEEN TINGLE

Kathleen Masters Tingle, age 91, of Springfield, passed away at 12:25 p.m., Monday, March 16, 2020, at her residence.

A native of Washington County, she was born on Nov. 8, 1928, to the late Newton Howard "Son" and Florence Muncy Masters.

She was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death was her husband, William H. "Billy" Tingle on Jan. 17, 2013; two sisters, Pauline Haydon on Sep. 30, 1993, and Mary Haydon on June 19, 2004; and two brothers, Randal Masters on March 16, 1938, and James Taylor "J.T." Masters on Sep. 3, 2002.

Survivors include two sons, Mike Tingle (Sherry) and Jeff Tingle (Vedie) of Springfield; six grandchildren, Kyle Tingle, Corey Tingle (Samantha), Barrett Tingle (Rachel), Landon Tingle, Whitney Tingle and Emily McCane (Darren); eight great grandchildren, Jacob Tingle, Ellie, Blakely, Coby, Presley and Jace Tingle, Carter and Reese McCane and one sister, Josephine Holderman of Lebanon.

Funeral services were held at 12 noon, Wednesday, March 18 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Davis, officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers were her six grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers were Louella Warner and Tina Hurst.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 25, 2020)

 

EARL WHITLOCK

Earl Whitlock, age 62, of Loretto, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020, at Norton Womens and Childrens Hospital in Louisville. He was born Sep. 26, 1957, in Marion County. He was a former employee of the old Springfield Products, Inc.. He and his wife established the Loretto Youth League and managed it for 17 years. He loved being around family and friends and telling stories of the good old days. He was a loving husband, father and papaw and an avid Kentucky Wildcat fan.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Trencelee Whitlock.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Amanda Miles Whitlock; three daughters, Chasity Hamilton (Eric) and Morgan Jones (Matthew) and Amber Whitlock all of Loretto; three granddaughters, Emma, Kinlee and Naomi Hamilton; one sister, Sandra Boblitt (Danny) of Willisburg; and three nieces.

Funeral Services were be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020, at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto. Rev. Deacon Joseph R. Dant presided. Burial followed in the Saint Francis of Assisi Cemetery.

Visitation was from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Mattingly Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7 p.m..

Pallbearers were Jeff Ryan, Mikey Raley, Al Walston, James Ford, John Hughes, Steve Spalding, Fudge Murphy, Goose Mattingly and Mike Thompson.

(SS Wed Mar 25, 2020)