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December 10, 2017

Ralph Ballard

Ralph Ballard

Ballard, Ralph, Ralph Ballard, a 30-year resident of St Petersburg, formerly of Louisville, Kentucky, died December 5, 2017, in Lutz, FL. He was born in Louisville, KY on August 14, 1928, to James Robert and Kansas Mae (McIntosh) Ballard. He retired from the L&N Railroad,...

Elmer Pete Bauer

Elmer Pete Bauer

Bauer, Elmer Pete, 87, of Louisville, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Friday, December 8th, 2017. Elmer was a graduate of St. Elizabeth grade school and St. Xavier High School. An accomplished businessman, Elmer owned and operated Auto Wheel &...

Mary Cooper Taylor Blackerby

Mary Cooper Taylor Blackerby

Blackerby, Mary Cooper Taylor, Mary Cooper Taylor Blackerby passed away on November 29, 2017. She was 91. She was a kind and good person with a wonderful sense of humor. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother, and a loyal friend. Her family and friends will miss her...

James Elvin Conkin

James Elvin Conkin

Conkin, James Elvin, 93, "shrugged off this mortal coil" on Dec. 3, 2017. "He told all he knew, and more." He was born Oct. 14, 1924, in Glasgow, KY, to Rachel Pauline (Hicks) and Basil Conkin. He grew up in Louisville and found his life's vocation as a geologist, mentored...

Manuel Miguel Garcia Despaigne

Manuel Miguel Garcia Despaigne

Despaigne, Manuel Miguel Garcia, 24, died suddenly December 7, 2017. Survivors include his mother, Ines C. Despaigne; father Manuel Garcia; infant son Thiago Garcia; girlfriend Yunia Oliva; brother Marion Y. Aroche; step-father, Adrian Aroche; grandparents, Juan M. Despaigne...

Carolyn Allender Driesman

Carolyn Allender Driesman

Driesman, Carolyn Allender, 80, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017. She was a native of Bardstown and preceded in death by her first husband, Robert E. Swan; second husband, Charles Driesman; and son, Roy Lee Swan. She is survived by her sons, Robert Swan (Janet) and Gary...

Pamela Joy Duggins

Pamela Joy Duggins

Duggins, Pamela Joy, Pamela Joy Duggins, 63, of Louisville, Kentucky passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky on February 2, 1954 to the late Linville Harding and Gilvia Laverne Snowden. In addition to...

Ann Lucille Edmondson

Ann Lucille Edmondson

Edmondson, Ann Lucille, 88 passed away Wednesday, December 6,2017. Visitation: 11am-1pm Tuesday at Hughlett Temple AME Zion Church, with the funeral service to follow at 1pm, burial in Louisville Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to A. D. Porter & Sons, 1300 W....

George Edwards Jr.

George Edwards Jr.

Edwards, George, Jr., 89, went to be with the Lord on 7th day of December, 2017 while in residence at Episcopal Church Home. Born in Newellton, Louisiana in 1928, he lived most of his adult life in the near south end of Louisville. His birthday was initially celebrated on...

Lillian Clay Gearhiser

Lillian Clay Gearhiser

Gearhiser, Lillian Clay, 87, of Louisville, passed away suddenly December 7, 2017 with her family close by her side. She was the daughter of Horace M. Clay and Eleanor Smith Clay. She was married to George Gearhiser for 50 years. She was a graduate of the University of...

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