Norman "Poss" Downs, age 80, of Bardstown passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 at Life Care Center. He was born May 16, 1933 in Washington County, a retired mechanic for the Nelson County Road Department and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Saloma Downs; two daughters, Libby Hutchins and Joy Greenwell; two grandsons, Jeremy McCubbins, Phillip Wayne Hutchins II; four brothers, Keith, Donnie, Durlin and Herman Downs and two sisters, Dorothy Coulter and Monica Greenwell.
He is survived by his wife, Ada Beatrice Downs of Bardstown; two sons, Danny (Suzie) Downs and Jerry (Gail) Downs both of Bardstown; three daughters, Mary Helen (Terry) Hodge and Lois (Joey) Price both of Bardstown and Elaine (Mike) Byrd of Mt. Washington; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Imelda Greenwell and Lola Hutchins both of Bardstown; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Rev. Matthew Hardesty officiating. Burial was at Holy Trinity Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may go to Masses.
Barlow Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.