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Denise "Dee Dee" Hikes

1951 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Denise "Dee Dee" Hikes Obituary
Hikes, Denise "Dee Dee",

Denise "Dee Dee" (Leonhardt) Hikes, 65, of Louisville, Kentucky returned to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in her daughter's arms with her son and family by her side.

She was a talented writer and thoroughbred owner and trainer.

She was born in Louisville, Kentucky on December 28, 1951 to the late Grover and Christine (Cravens) Leonhardt. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Tommy Leonhardt, sister Bonnie Young, and husbands Kenneth Wayne and Jimmy Hikes.

Denise is survived by her daughter Bonnie Wayne and son Tommy Wayne, grandchildren Gregory Miller, Kassidy, Dalton and Brandon Wayne, brother Butch Leonhardt and sister Sylvia Simpson.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 12:00pm until the time of the memorial service at 4:00pm at Newcomer Funeral Home East Louisville Chapel (235 Juneau Drive Louisville, KY 40243).

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Published in The Courier-Journal on Aug. 9, 2017
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