Joseph Wayne Derringer

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Joseph Wayne "Birdlegs" Derringer of Campbellsville passed away Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. He was 74. Born Aug. 31, 1940 in Casey County, he was the son of the late Alvin and Ruby Marple Derringer. He was a retired truck driver with 54 years of service and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Liberty First Baptist Church. "Birdlegs" was a devoted family man. He loved  playing music and enjoyed  riding motorcycles. Survivors include four sons, Joseph Alvin Derringer of Lexington, Johnny Wayne Derringer of Campbellsville, James Ray Campbell of Bunnell, Fla.,  and Marcus Wayne Derringer of Yulee, Fla.; and four grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Linda Derringer, Marilyn June Godsey, Judy Gabehart, and Norma Jane Derringer. Funeral services will be today (Wednesday, April 15) at 11 a.m. at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Dwight Coffman officiating. Burial will follow in Whited Cemetery with military honors by Caswell-Saufley American Legion Post. Donations may be given to the Casey County Veterans Honor Guard, c/o Glen Phillips, 2712 Dry Ridge Road, Liberty, Ky. 42539. Funeral arrangements entrusted with McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available online at
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McKinney-Brown Funeral Home - Liberty
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539
(606) 787-6219
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Published in The Casey County News on Apr. 15, 2015
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