Washington County Obits

 

 

 

JOSEPH TAYLOR

Joseph Jerome "Joey" Taylor age 51 of Fredericktown, died at 11:15 pm Saturday at V.A. Medical Center in Lexington.

Arrangements are incomplete at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield.

 

 

GEORGE COWHERD

George Henry Cowherd age, 82, of Springfield, died at 3:15 pm Friday, September 13, 2019 at Springfield Nursing & Rehab.

He is survived by: two sons, George (Manny) Cowherd Jr. of Springfield and James (Tracey) Cowherd of Jacksonville, Florida; four daughters, Frances Nell (James) Elery of Harrodsburg, Georgia (John) Barnes of Springfield, Rose (Jimmy) Holmes of Anguilla, Mississippi and Mary Jo (Ernest) Roston of Lebanon, 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral mass for George Henry Cowherd will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with burial in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield who is in charge of arrangements and where friends may call from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday and again from 7 a.m. until 9:15 a.m. Wednesday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHARLES HAYDON

     Charles V. Haydon, age 76, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019 at his residence after an intense but courageous battle with cancer.

     A native of Washington County, he was born on March 5, 1943 to the late Jimmie E. and Vernie Lewis Haydon. He was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Bruce Curtis.

     He was a member of the Willisburg Baptist Church, a 1961 graduate of Mackville High School and a retired employee of the Ford Motor Company where he was employed for thirty-three years. He also served in the Kentucky National Guard.

     Charlie was an avid high school basketball fan. He was associated with several Louisville teams serving as a scout, statistician and mentor. His passion for the game was evidenced by his forty-seven continuous years of attendance at the KHBAA Boys Tournament, never missing a season. In his spare time he enjoyed tinkering with small engines and TV repair.

     Survivors include: his wife, Peggy Smith Haydon, a sister, Shirley Ann Curtis of Springfield and his extended family and many friends.

     Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, September 16, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. John McDaniel, officiating.

     Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

     Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Morrow, Ricky Lake and Scotty Tandy.

     Casket bearers will be Jim Smith, Todd Smith, Cambron Carter, Joshua Walker, Tony Edelen, Jr. and Heather Hamilton.

     Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Sunday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.

     Suggested memorial contributions may be made to, the American Cancer Society or Hosparus Health organizations.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home, 216 East Main Street, Springfield, KY 40069 is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

JOSEPH COULTER

     Joseph William “Joe” Coulter, age 99, of Springfield, passed away at 9:34 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2019 at his home.

     A native of Washington County, he was born on September 12, 1920 to the late Fonnie Taylor and Nellie Dedman Coulter.

     He was a member of the Willisburg Church Of Christ. Joe was a large land owner, an avid farmer having operated a beef cattle and dairy operation as well as growing large tobacco crops for many years in this county. He was a longtime director for the Kentucky Growers Insurance Company.

     On August 14, 1937 he was united in marriage to his wife of 81 years, Margie Ray Stine Coulter, she preceded him in death on March 14, 2019. Also preceding him in death was his daughter, JoNell Coulter on August 1, 1950; his son, Donald Collins “Donnie” Coulter on October 2, 2012 and a sister, Jean Drury on December 8, 2016.

     Survivors include: two grandsons, Josh Coulter of Springfield and Dain Coulter of Nicholasville; four great-grandchildren, Alexis Coulter, Bella Grace Coulter, Bailey Coulter and Jaxson Coulter; and one sister, Devola Terrell of Chaplin.

     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Charlie Blevins, officiating.

     Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

     Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

JAMES STONE

     James H. Stone, age 94, of Chaplin, passed away at 2:26 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

He was born in Alabama on January 24, 1925 to the late Walter Byron and Lillian Odelle Homcombe Stone.

     He was a member of the Willisburg Church of God, a World War II Navy veteran and a retired employee of General Electric Company of Louisville.

     Preceding him in death was his first wife, Robbie Chesser Stone on July 4, 2003; five sisters, Grace Hester, Vaudene Evetts, Gerry Overstratton, Faye Henuver and Jo Ann Helm and five brothers, Manuel, Arlen, Herschel and Preston Stone.

     Survivors include his: wife, Shirley Chesser Stone; a daughter, Julie Keeter (Frank) of Bardstown; two sons, James Allen Stone of Bardstown and Keith Stone (Ana) of Willisburg; step-son, Harold Chesser (Pam ) of Willisburg; five granddaughters, Jill Benningfield, Brandy Jo Hobbs, Nikki Prewitt, Angel Stone, Shandy Keeter Jarrell; five grandsons, Kristopher Stone, Matthew Stone, Brandon Stone, Ryan Dadisman and Derek Keeter; 14 great grandchildren; eight step grandchildren; 21 step great-grandchildren; 5 step great-great -grandchildren; three sisters, Judy Baize, Jackie Morgan and Brenda Fuller and three brothers, Terrell Stone of North Carolina, Kenneth Stone of Hawaii and Bebe Stone.

     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, September 14, at the Willisburg Church of God with Rev. Mark Speakman, the church pastor officiating.  He will be assisted by Sister Mavis Bennett.

     Burial will be in High View Cemetery at Chaplin.

     Visitation will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home and after 10 Saturday morning at the church.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

ALLEN CARRICO

Allen Carrico, age 73, of Rosewood Drive, Lebanon, passed away at 2:10 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at his home after an illness.

A native of Washington County, he was born on May 25, 1946, to the late Joseph Elmer and Roberta Mudd Carrico.

He was a member of the St. Dominic Catholic Church, a 1964 graduate of Springfield High School and was co-owner of Pinkston Oil Company.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Jerri Arnold Carrico on Aug. 7, 2007.

Survivors include, two sons, Rich Carrico (Carol) of Danville and Jerrod Carrico (Sarah) of Lexington; four grandchildren, Brittney Carrico, Spencer Carrico and Madeline Carrico and Mia Carrico; three great grandchildren, Ayden Isaacs, Colton Cummins and Blake Cummins; two sisters, Elmerita Hall (Donnie) and Sue Blair of Springfield and seven brothers, Joe Carrico of Bardstown, Leroy Carrico, Ken Carrico (Flo) and Sammy Carrico (Marilyn) all of Louisville, Bob Carrico of Harrodsburg, Jimmie "Fletcher" McIntyre (Annette) of Springfield and Don McIntrye (Tonya) of Georgetown.

A Mass of Christian Burial was 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10 at the St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. David Farrell, the church pastor, officiating.

Burial was in the St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Spencer Carrico, Jason Carrico, Mason Carrico, David Blair, Mac Blair and Trent Carrier.

A prayer service was 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Sep 11, 2019)

 

JOSEPH CURTSINGER

Joseph Dudley Curtsinger, 73, of Campbellsville, formerly of Willisburg, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

A native of Washington County, he was born on Feb. 11, 1946, to the late Richard Case "R.C." and Beulah Mae Hardin Curtsinger.

He was a member of the Greensburg Separate Baptist Church and a retired contractor.

Preceding him in death were a sister, Patricia Barnes and three brothers, Donnie Curtsinger, Richard "Buddy" Curtsinger and Billy Frank Curtsinger.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph Richard "Jody" Curtsinger of Bardstown and James Dudley "Jamie" Curtsinger (Maureen) of Springfield; five grandchildren, Emily Downs (Nathan), Chase Curtsinger, Jacob Curtsinger, Josh Curtsinger and Mary Katherine Curtsinger; one great grandson, Jackson Downs; three sisters, Frances Milburn of Willisburg, Wanda Miller (Mike) and Lois Willis (Lonnie) of Campbellsville and two brothers, Vernon Curtsinger (Tina) and Ricky Curtsinger (Roseann) of Willisburg.

Funeral services were 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Baldwin and Bro. Jonathan Meadows officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers were Junior Milburn, Randy Curtsinger, Robbie Curtsinger, Sherman Dudley, Dobbie Coppage, Kenny Posey and David Jessie.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Sep 11, 2019)

 

DONALD GIBSON

Donald C. Gibson, age 83, of Westland Drive, Lebanon, passed away at 4:36 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at his home after an illness.

He was born in Mercer County on Sept. 18, 1935, to the late Henry and Luevena Bugg Gibson.

A charter member of the Temple Baptist Church, he was a retired employee of Armour Food Company where he worked for 41 years.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Patricia Unseld Gibson on Sept. 17, 2016; a son, James Allen Gibson on March 1, 2009, a step grandson, Joshua Ryan Barnett on Oct. 19, 2007, and a brother, Henry Calvin Gibson on Sept. 24, 2013.

Survivors include three daughters, Sandy Alford (Damian) of Lebanon, Donna Barnett (Cecil) of Campbellsville, and Ann Murphy (Terry) of Willisburg; four grandchildren; four step grandchildren; four great grandchildren; six step great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter and a sister, Martha Bottom of Perryville.

Funeral services were 11:00 a.m., Monday, Sept. 9 at the Temple Baptist Church with Rev. Kyle Franklin, the church pastor, officiating.

Burial was in the Hillcrest Cemetery at Perryville.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Harvey Wethington, Tom Clark, Cory Dishman, Connor Dishman and Jeff Wilson.

Casket bearers were Billy Keith Bottom, Mike Gibson, Chris Gibson, Tristan Dishman, Brad Moore and David Hardin.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Sep 11, 2019)

 

KATRINA ISHAM

Katrina Brooke Isham, 27, Mackville, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Harrodsburg. Born Aug. 25, 1992, in Lexington, she was the daughter of Kevin and Carolyn Gay Prewitt Isham of Mackville. She was a North Washington Elementary day care provider and a member of the New Harmony Baptist Church. Katrina loved her animals and her family. She enjoyed being outdoors, horseback riding, four-wheeling and shopping.

In addition to her parents, Katrina is survived by her two sons: Robert Lane Ingram and Byron Charles Ingram of Mackville; her sister, Brittany Nicole (Shane Michael) Isham Durling of Mackville; paternal grandmother, Helen Isham of Harrodsburg; maternal grandmother, America Sue Teater of Harrodsburg; her fiancé: G.W. Yaste; one nephew, Weston Lee King and several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services were 1:00 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Rev. Tina Standiford and Bro. George Dye officiating. Burial will be in the Battle Cemetery with Kevin Isham, G.W. Yaste, C. W. Lee Prewitt, Mackenzie C. Prewitt, Brittany Isham Durling, David Peavler, Todd Isham, Gerald Yaste, Shane Durling and Gene Hines, Jr. serving as pallbearers and Brenden Ryne Ballin, Tyler Allen Ballin, Weston Lee King, Garrett Allen Isham, Gracie Mae Isham, Robert Lane Ingram and Byron Charles Ingram serving as honorary pallbearers.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday and after 7 a.m. Monday at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

To share your memories or to leave a message for the family, please visit www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(SS Wed Sep 11, 2019)

 

HELEN MCCARTHY

Dominican Sister of Peace Helen Marie McCarthy, 84, a native of Woburn, Massachusetts, died Aug. 31, 2019 at Sansbury Care Center at St. Catharine. She is survived by a sister-in-law and several nieces and nephews and was a Dominican for 60 years.

Funeral mass was conducted at 10:30 am Friday, Sept. 6 at Sansbury Care Center Chapel with burial in St. Catharine Motherhouse cemetery. Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

(SS Wed Sep 11, 2019)

 

WILLIAM PIPES

William Garland Pipes, age 60, of Louisville, formerly of Springfield, passed away at 11:19 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at the Norton Hosparus Inpatient Care Pavilion in Louisville.

He was born in Lebanon on May 29, 1959.

He was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, a 1977 graduate of Washington County High School and an employee of General Rubber Company of Louisville.

Preceding him in death were his parents, William Harris and Joseph A. and Annie Louise Hamilton Pipes.

Survivors include a son, William Dhamond McBroom, his fiancée, Noel Simms of Louisville; five brothers, Richard Pipes (Alicia) of Radcliff, Joseph Pipes, Jr. of Louisiana, Martin Pipes of Radcliff, Thomas Pipes of Frankfort and Michael Pipes (Renee) of Tampa, Florida; five sisters, Linda Radford (Bill) of Jeffersonville, IN, Donna Pipes, Florence Wright (Tim) and Stephanie Pipes all of Louisville, and Sarah Scott (Kenneth) of South Carolina, as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Rev. Kevin McGrath officiating.

Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Sep 11, 2019)