Russell C. Kersey

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KERSEY, RUSSELL C., 67, passed away April 6, 2014.

He was a retired conductor with CSX railroad, a Marine veteran of Vietnam, a member of Immaculate Conception Church.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Judith L. (Cundiff) Kersey; parents, Dymple and Dennis Kersey; and a brother, Warren Kersey.

He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Kelly (Jason); sons, Russell B. Kersey (Tami), and Andrew C. Kersey ( January); brother, David Kersey; sister, Carol Borkoski; and nine grandchildren.

Funeral service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Highway with cremation to follow. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Inurnment of cremains will be at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central.

Donations can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.

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Funeral Home
Owen Funeral Home
5317 Dixie Highway Louisville, KY 40216
(502) 447-2600
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Published in The Courier-Journal on Apr. 8, 2014
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