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How to place an obituary in Courier-Journal

For more information on submitting an obituary, please contact The Courier-Journal by phone at 502-582-4624, or email at, or fax at 502-582-4634.

Funeral directors assist families in the submission of obituaries. Please allow your funeral home director to assist you in this process. Private submissions are accepted in special cases.

The deadline for placing an obituary is 3 p.m. the day before publication. If you would like to include a photo, our photo deadline is 3 p.m. the day before publication. Our office hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We will be closed Sundays and all major holidays.

*Obituaries and photographs submitted to The Courier-Journal may be published, distributed, repurposed and otherwise used in print, electronic and other media platforms.
Do you have questions about how to write an obituary? Visit this guide to writing an obituary.
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