Bob Caudill

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Bob Caudill, of Louisville, formerly of Casey County, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at Hosparus Care Center in Louisville, Kentucky. He was 88.
Born on June 23, 1930, in Casey County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Arza and Sylvia Phillips Caudill. Bob owned and operated service stations for 20+ years in Anderson, Indiana and later owned and operated stations in Louisville for 15+ years. While residing in Casey County, Bob was a dairy farmer. He enjoyed deep-sea fishing, croppy fishing and playing shuffleboard.
He is survived by his wife, Lyda Emerson Caudill, whom he wed on April 10, 1948; three sons, Mickael (and Donna) Caudill, of Mooreland, Indiana, Steve (and Janet) Caudill, of Merritt Island, Florida, and Jerry (and Jenny) Caudill, of Crestwood, Kentucky; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Other survivors include a sister, Clairlene (and Marshall) Leigh, of Liberty; three brothers, Marshall (Helen) Caudill of Liberty, Dean (Catherine) Caudill, of Anderson, Indiana, and David (Elizabeth) Caudill, of Stanford; two brother-in-laws, Dennie (and Janet) Emerson, of St. Petersburg, Florida, and Ralph (and Vivian) Emerson, of Georgetown, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bob is preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Caudill; three sisters, Juanita Thompson, Genive Lane and Norma Cain; and two brothers, Larry Caudill and Eugene Caudill.
The funeral service was held Jan. 6, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Burial followed in Shady Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in the form of donations to in memory of Bob Caudill.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at
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McKinney-Brown Funeral Home - Liberty
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539
(606) 787-6219
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Published in The Casey County News on Jan. 9, 2019