James Patrick "Mel" Rawlins, 58, of Nazareth, died on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Poynter Rawlins; and his parents, James Martin Rawlins and On a Golden Cornwell Rawlins.
He is survived by his son, Patrick Duval Rawlins of Bardstown; daughter, Jennie Carol (Audie) Brown of Bardstown; brother, Dean (Janice) Rawlins of Frenchburg; sisters, Myra (Stephen) Becraft of Frenchburg, Faye (Bobby) Reynolds of Winchester, Gail (Jack) Murphy of Dayton, Ohio, and Mary (Jeff) Wyatt of Miamisburg, Ohio; three grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 1, at St. Catherine of Alexanderia Catholic Church in New Haven with burial in Riverview Cemetery. Visitation from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday and after 9 a.m. on Wednesday at William R. Rust Funeral Home in New Haven.