Vernon Vallandingham Record, 92, of Louisville, died May 7, 2013, at the Masonic Home.
He was a native of Salvisa, Ky., and was the son of the late Will and Ell Trisler Record.
Vernon was a retired mortician, having served in the funeral profession since August 1946 and still retaining his current licenses at his time of death.
He attended Georgetown College where he met his wife, Marjorie Rankin of Cynthiana, Ky. They were married July 18, 1946. He was a Life member of American Legion Post #34, a Navy veteran of WW II, a masonic member of Anderson Lodge #90 in Lawrenceburg and a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church.
Vernon was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years Marjorie and his only sister, Edna Record Belew.
He is survived by his brother Billy Record (Vern) of Georgetown, Texas; four nieces, Cathy McGraw (Bob), of Rome, Ga., Belle Sarnoff (Josh), of Washington, D.C., Susan Young (Buddy) of Canyon, Texas and Vickie Record of Austin, Texas; one nephew, Wendell Belew, Jr. (Joy) of Washington, D.C.; four great nieces and three great nephews.
Also surviving Vernon is his family of friends, Michael, Tracy, Samantha and John Michael Brown and three special cousins, Ann Paxton Caldwell of Lexington, Sally Kinney (Hall) of Cynthiana and Wilma Robinson (Bill) of Burgin, Ky.
There will be no service or visitation in Louisville. Graveside and committal service were held May 14 at Battle Grove Cemetery in Cynthiana, Ky., and Vernon was laid to rest by his loved one and best friend, "Marnie."
Arrangements are handled by Vernon's personal friend Philip Simpson of the Owen Funeral Home 9318 Taylorsville Road and the eulogy, scripture and prayers will be delivered by David Hartley, a long time mortuary friend of the Ratterman's Funeral Home, Bardstown Road.
Online condolences can be left at www.owenfuneralhome.com.