James Dempsey


CARROLLTON, Ky. –  James Dempsey, 73, of Carrollton died Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at his home in Carrollton.
Survivors include his son, Doug (Candy) Dempsey of Worthville, Ky.;   a daughter, Stella J. Couch of Carrollton; and children that he and Ann raised, Mark Sanders of Warsaw, Ky.; Sharon Neuner of Bedford, Ky.; Frieda Arvin of Connersville, Ind.; Phyllis Sculley of Worthville; Barbara Adams of Bedford, Ky.; Jeanie Rider of Worthville, Ky.; and Joyce Singer of Frankfort, Ky.; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
His parents, Ernest Dempsey and Daisy Perry Thornton; his wife, Ann Demspey ; a son, Chester Payton;  a daughter, Paula Smith; two son's that he and Ann raised, Chester Payton and Richard Sanders; and a daughter that they raised, Paula Smith preceded him in death. 
A  Memorial Service was held Wednesday, August 29, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave. in Carrollton.  Cremation services were chosen by James, with the burial of his ashes to take place in the Dallasburg Cemetery in Wheatley, Ky.
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Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home
809 Highland Avenue
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-4436
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Published in The News-Democrat on Aug. 30, 2018
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