James E. Applegate, 50, of Covington died December 24th at his residence, under Hospice care. Preceded in death by his parents, Mary Phyllis and Ernest (Ernie) Applegate, Sr. He is survived by a brother, Ernest (Sonny) Applegate, Jr. (Leah) and six sisters; Brenda Kiser (Eugene) Lexington; Margena Applegate, Carrollton; Bonnie Crawford, Newward, Ohio, Beverly Holt, Covington, Pamela (Manning) Schnitzler, Covington and Sandena Byrd (Jeff) Lebanon, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews. Private services will be held at a later date. A Catholic Mass will be held in memory of Jimmy at Holy Cross Church, Latonia on Feb. 6th at 9 A.M.