Robert Eugene ""Gruff"" Willett

Robert Eugene "Gruff" Willett, 71, Bardstown, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is preceded in death by: his parents, Carl and Lucille Price Willett.
Survivors include: his wife, Sadie Newton Willett; one daughter, Ann Stone of Cox's Creek; and one son, Robbie Willett of Bardstown.
A Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 3560 North Saint Francis Road, Loretto, with interment in the church cemetery where military rites will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Rev. R. Joseph Hemmerle will be the celebrant.
Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto with a prayer service at 7 p.m. with Rev. Ben J. Brown.
Pallbearers are Drew Sutton, Larry Mattingly, Jake Kuprion, Dan Townsend, Johnny Newton, and Robert Newton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may go toward Masses.
Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Mattingly Funeral Home
195 Holy Cross Road Loretto, KY 40037
(270) 865-2201
Published in The Lebanon Enterprise on Aug. 28, 2013