Retired Senior Master Sgt. James Arthur Kessler, 74, of Magnolia, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Martin Kessler; and four daughters, Lina Rea Hamilton, Karen Lee Walker, Lisa Rose Howard and Nancy Suzanne Lane.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. Monday at South Fork Baptist Church in Hodgenville. Burial follows in South Fork Church Cemetery.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday and continues at 8 a.m. Monday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville.