DOWNS, JAMES R., 76, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013.
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He was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Derby City Bop Club and the Moose Lodge. Jimmy loved to laugh, joke, dance and sing, he will be sorely missed.
Jimmy is survived by his children, Robin Bennett (Jim), Sandy Downs and Lisa Newkirk (Derek), five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He is also survived by his sister, Joyce Clemons and a brother, Charles Downs.
A celebration of Jimmy's life will be conducted at 10 a.m. October 14, 2013 in the chapel of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Rd. with interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Sunday, 2-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. the day of the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc. 912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, GA, 30047.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Oct. 12, 2013