James Randall "Ike" Ikner, 55, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
He was a native of Century, Fla., who served 20 years in the U.S. Army. After retirement from the military, he worked in civil service. He was a 19 Delta Cavalry Scout who served in Desert Storm, Bosnia and was stationed in Germany for 13 years. He was a Bronze Star
He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Ray Ikner, and stepfather, Grady Simms.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Nathalie Nasse Ikner; mother and stepfather, Martha and David Lail of Century, Fla.; a son, James Randall (Megan) Ikner Jr. of Fort Carson, Colo.; a stepdaughter, Jessica (William) Adams of Clarksville, Tenn.; two daughters, DeAnn Ikner and Tiffany (Eric) Rydowsky, both of Flomaton, Ala.; a sister, Ann (Regi) Burkett of Century, Fla.; three grandchildren, Alexis Adams, Nichole Rydowsky and Madlyn Rydowsky; a niece, Casey Roach of Holt, Fla., and a nephew, Ryan Burkett of Grand Ridge, Fla.
A memorial service is at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at Brown Funeral Home. Cremation was chosen by the family.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.