Robert Paul "Bob" Mefford, 83, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
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He was born June 28, 1930 in Lexington to the late Nannie J. Baker and Mark Steven Mefford.
Bob was a retired U.S. Army Warrant Officer 2nd Class serving for 20 years and four months with three terms in Korea.
He later worked as a barber and owned Mefford's Barber Shop in Lawrenceburg.
He served as a Lawrenceburg City Councilman for 24 years and was recently appointed to complete the term of Larry Giles.
He was a member of the New Life Christian Church, American Legion Post 34, VFW Post #4075 in Frankfort, D.A.V., and past master of the Beaver Creek Masonic Lodge.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Dolores Walker Mefford; children, Beverly Mefford Cotton and Robert "Bobby" (Dianna) Mefford, Jr., both of Lawrenceburg; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Leta (Roger) Berryman and Judi Lowery; a brother, Frank Mefford.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Mark S. Mefford and John L. Mefford.
Funeral services Monday, May 12 at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home with Bro. Vernon Huber officiating.
Burial was in the Sunset Memorial Gardens with military honors.
Pallbearers were Larry White, Bobby Hume, Aaron Soard, Robert Raymond, Charles Powell and Kip Halverson. Members of the American Legion Post #34 and Ladies Auxiliary served as honorary bearers.
Memorials are suggested to New Life Christian Fellowship, Industry Road, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.
Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home - LAWRENCEBURG
701 N MAIN ST PO Box 730
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
Published in The Anderson News on May 14, 2014