William Henry Ethridge, 80, of Cox's Creek, died on Monday, July 14, 2014.
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He retired from General Electric after 30 years of service. He also enjoyed carpenter work and farming. He was a member of Mount Washington First Baptist Church and IUE Local 761.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Ethel Ethridge; brothers, Claud and Joseph Ethridge; and son-in-law, Randy Fox.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, the former Norma Wilson; children, Brenda Fox, Diana (Mike) Walls and Tony (Melissa) Ethridge; grandchildren, Janis (Dirk) Ballard, Susan (Lenny) Cambron, Brian Fox, Eric Walls, Justin Walls, Kyle Ethridge and Chris Ethridge; three great-grandchildren, Peyton, Regann and Aubrey; and a brother, James (Connie) Ethridge.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, at Schmid Funeral Home in Mount Washington with burial at Riverview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday and after 9 a.m. on Thursday. Bro. Carl Thomas will officiate. < br /> Pallbearers were Brian Fox, Eric Walls, Justin Walls, Kyle Ethridge, Chris Ethridge and Mike Ethridge.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions in his honor to the American Red Cross and Hosparus of Central Kentucky. Online condolences may be made at www.schmidfh.com
Schmid Funeral Home, LLC
9500 Hwy 44 East
Mt. Washington, KY 40047
Published in The Pioneer News on July 21, 2014