Marvin Eugene "Gene" Ockerman, 81, of Bardstown, died Friday Nov. 22, 2013, at Baptist Health in Louisville. He was born April 2, 1932, in Chaplin, an United States Air Force
Veteran during the Korean War
, having served overseas in the 2nd Radio Squadron in Darmstadt, Germany. After 37 years with Barton Distilling Co., he retired in July 1995, and he was a member of Bardstown United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Margaret Sweazy Ockerman; and a brother, Benjamin Ockerman.
Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Anna Frances Satterly Ockerman; two daughters, Vickie Ockerman (Sandy) MacPherson, and Sherry Ockerman Tewell; three grandchildren, Gam MacPherson, Lindsey Tewell, and Zach Tewell; and two sisters, Brenda (Danny) Stewart, and Betty Shofner.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Highview Cemetery in Chaplin.The Rev. Scott C. Stith will officiate.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at Barlow Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may go to The
or Bardstown United Methodist Church. Barlow Funeral Home
is in charge of arrangements.