Washington County Obits





     Carl Berna Noel, age 75, of Pottsville Road, Springfield, passed away at 4:32 a.m., Thursday, April 18, 2019 at his home after an illness.

     A native of Washington County, he was born on March 18, 1944 to the late Estill and Margaret Rachel Walls Noel.

     He was a member of the New Birth Mission, a farmer and auto mechanic.

     Preceding him in death was his son, Carl Bradley Noel on June 21, 2015 and a sister, Nancy Hooper on October 4, 2018.

     Survivors include: his wife, Bonnie Janes Noel; his daughter, Amy Marie Noel; two brothers, Lonnie Noel (Geraldine) and Tommy Noel (Julie), all of Springfield and a sister, Barbara Stine (Danny) of Willisburg.

     Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 20, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Stacy Wilson, pastor of the New Beginnings Community Church, officiating.

     Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

     Visitation will be from 4 until 8 Friday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.







Albert Sidney Medley, age 79, of Booker Rd., Springfield, died Tuesday morning at his residence. 

He is survived by: his wife, Mitzi Hardin Medley; two sons, David Medley of Botland and Sidney Medley Jr. of Springfield; four daughters, Cathy (Daryn) Hall of Underwood, Indiana, Angela Medley-Mattingly of Springfield, Julie (William) Reed and Heather (George) Malakas all of Louisville; two brothers, Benny Medley of Lebanon and Fred (Frances) Medley of Calvary; three sisters, Barbara Jeanette Aronhime and Norma (Dale) Leachman, all of Louisville and Rose Marylyn (Teddy) Boone of Springfield nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral mass for Albert Sidney Medley will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, at St. Rose Rose Catholic Church in Springfield with cremation to follow services.

A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield where friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. on Monday and again from 7 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

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






Judy Lee Colvin Coulter, 75, of Mackville, passed away at 10:11 a.m., Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

A native of Washington County, she was born on March 4, 1944, to the late Justus Reddick "J.R." and Wilma Doris Butler Colvin.

She was a member of Mackville Baptist Church, a 1963 graduate of Springfield High School and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death was a sister, Doris Colvin Satterly and three brothers, Archie Thomas Colvin, Daniel Ray Colvin and Justus Reddick Colvin Jr.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Coulter; a son, Marty Coulter (Summer) of Mackville; two daughters, Beverly Combs (Forester) of Harrodsburg and Jeannine Prewitt of Springfield; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren; a sister, Betty Jo Darland (Jimmy) of Georgetown, Texas and a brother, Michael Colvin Sr. (Connie) of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, April 15, at Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Readnour officiating.

Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Honorary pallbearers were Lauren Coulter, Gabby Coulter, Peyton Combs, Delaney Combs, Gracie Combs and Jackson Prewitt.

Casket bearers were Jeremy Combs, Bobby Prewitt II, Blake Combs, Justin Coulter, Bobby Prewitt I and Ricky Humphrey.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 17, 2019)



Randall Franklin "Buddy" Curtsinger, 75, of Buddy Hollow Lane, Willisburg, passed away at 3:10 a.m., Saturday, April 13, 2019, at his home after an illness.

A native of Washington County, he was born Dec. 14, 1943 to the late John Taylor and Lola Milburn Curtsinger.

He was a member of Free Pentecostal Church, a retired logger and a farmer.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Rita Riley Curtsinger March 28, 2018; a great-granddaughter, Haley Nichole Speer Dec. 26, 2003; four sisters, Orine Jewell March 22, 1974, Janie Hilbert Jan. 8, 1981, Christine Chesser Sept. 22, 1978 and Elizabeth Thompson Oct. 25, 2018, and four brothers, Truman Curtsinger March 19, 1933, Earl Marshall "Pete" Curtsinger April 14, 1996, Willie Junior "Bill" Curtsinger Jan. 18, 2001, and Clemetle "Make" Curtsinger August 11, 2006.

Survivors include two daughters, Djuna Hill of Springfield and Toni Chesser of Willisburg; four sons, Randy Curtsinger (Lorrie) of Willisburg, Gene Curtsinger (Sandy) of New Haven, Johnnie Curtsinger (Vickie) of Harrodsburg and Keith Curtsinger (Angie) of Willisburg; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 17, at Anchor of Hope Church with Rev. Ricky Cheatham, the church pastor, officiating. Rev. Tina Standiford will assist him.

Burial will be in the Lonesome Dove Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Randy Curtsinger Jr., Tyler Chesser, Lane Curtsinger, Trevor Chesser, Gene Curtsinger, Richie Speer, Elias Villa, Austin Taylor, Dustin Auberry, Jose Coltlame, Lacy Speer, Amber Alacantara, Marsha Benacord, Kaylin Coltlame, Jasmine Taylor, Chelsea Curtsinger, Brittany Auberry, Whitney Curtsinger, Hannah Dones, Alexis Alacantara, Elliott Benacord and Samantha Dykes.

Serving as casket bearers will be Randy Curtsinger, Ricky Curtsinger, Earl Curtsinger, Bobby Cox, Rodney Chesser, Philip Riley and Joey Chesser.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Anchor of Hope Church.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 17, 2019)



Henry Calvin Ruble Jr., 80, of Willisburg, passed away at 8:01 a.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Baptist Health in Lexington.

A native of Williamson, West Virginia, he was born Nov. 21, 1938, to the late Henry C. Sr. and Rosa Lee Bowes Ruble.

He was a retired foreman for W.B. Chick General Contractors.

Preceding him in death was a daughter, Joyce Ruble Perkins; two sisters, Rebe Jarvis and Alice Jarvis and four brothers, Friel Ruble, Hobart Ruble, Clinton Ruble and John Carter.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Finley Ruble; a daughter, Teresa Jared (Danny); a son, Henry Edward Ruble (Margaret) all of Willisburg; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Linda Jarvis of Martin County, Kentucky and two brothers, Paul Ruble of Stamping Ground and William "Doc" Ruble of Columbus, Ohio.

Funeral services were held at 6 p.m., Friday, April 12, at Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Lance Ladd, minister of the Willisburg Christian Church, officiating.

Cremation followed the funeral services.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 17, 2019)



William Tyrone Young, 44, of Harrodsburg, formerly of Springfield, died at 8:59 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2019, at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital in Harrodsburg. 

Born Jan. 15, 1975, in Lebanon, he had worked as a stock clerk at Save-A-Lot in Harrodsburg and was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

His maternal grandparents, Joe and Margaret Hamilton Weathers, preceded him in death

He is survived by his parents, William and Sharon Weathers Young of Springfield; his significant other, Shannah Dorsey of Harrodsburg; a son, DreQuan Young and a daughter, Alyssa Shanesse Young both of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Todd DeWayne Young of Dallas, Texas and Brian Allen Young of Springfield; paternal grandparents, Leon and Fannie Warner Young and a niece, Brianna Lynette Young. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

Funeral mass was conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Rev. Edmund Ditton, O.P. officiating. Burial was in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Chris Tucker, Clint Edwards, Lawrence Railey, Reggie Weathers, Todd DeWayne and Brian Allen Young, Kornbread and Lamont Trigg.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 17, 2019)