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James Carlton

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CARLTON, JAMES, 89, of Louisville, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2013 at Baptist Health Louisville.

He was a native of Rockcastle County, KY and had retired from General Electric at the age of 67. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Hunsinger Lane Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents and both of his wives, Rosie, whom he was married to for 45 years, and Jessie, whom he was married to for 11 years.

Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Carolyn (William) Smith; granddaughter, Susan (Scott) Rhymer; great-granddaughter, Sofia Rhymer; stepchildren, Allison Back and her children, Scott Whitehouse, Beth Branham and her children; beloved caregiver, Bonnie Howard; and beloved nephew, Jerry Kaiser.

A Life Celebration service will be held on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Arch L. Heady at Resthaven Chapel, 4400 Bardstown Road, with entombment in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and after noon on Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family would like donations be made to Hunsinger Lane Baptist Church or the .

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Published in The Courier-Journal on Apr. 24, 2013
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