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Luckett, William F. "Bill" Jr.,

A Bardstown resident Mr. William Forrest "Bill" Luckett Jr., age 86, passed peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at his residence. He was born on September 17, 1930 in Marion County to the late William Forrest Sr and Margaret Ann Spalding Luckett.

During his early life, he served two tours of duty in the U.S. Navy. Bill was employed by General Electric Appliance Park for 19 years, while also selling cars at the Sympson Motor Company. In 1967, he began his journey to becoming a well-known realtor and soon after started the Bill Luckett Real Estate & Auction Company. Bill was also a partner in the Luckett & Luckett Insurance Company and during that time, he served on the Kentucky Democratic Board Association. Bill served as Nelson County Master Commissioner for twenty years, during that time he served as Vice President of the Kentucky Master Commissioner Association for one term. After much involvement with Nelson County, he retired as the last Master Commissioner in the state of Kentucky that was not required to have a law degree.

He is survived by his sweetheart of 65 years, Mary Wahseka Mudd Luckett of Bardstown, one daughter, Gloria Luckett (Chuck) Smith, 3 sons, William Forrest"Billy" Luckett III, Joseph Sidney (Kristie) Luckett, Patrick Stuart (Jenny) Luckett all of Bardstown, 4 sisters, Cecilia Ballard of Loretto, Rita (Ed) Demyan of Louisville, Betty (Mike) Canan of Chagrin Falls, OH, Audrey Luckett of Mt. Washington, 2 brothers, Bobby (Ursula) Luckett of Lexington and Jay L. (Arva) Luckett of Prospect. Bill is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00am Monday September 18, 2017 at The Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral with Reverend Terry Bradshaw celebrant and Reverend Joseph Batcheldor con-celebrant. Interment will be in St. Joseph Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00-8:00pm with an evening prayer service at 6:00pm and after 8:30am Monday at Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home, 1475 New Shepherdsville Road, who is in charge of arrangements. The family request that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Flaget Cancer Center, 4359 New Shepherdsville Road, Bardstown, KY., 40004.

Whether he was at the race track, having coffee at Pat's Restaurant, spending time with his sweetheart, Wahseka, being a loving father to his four children or spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren his time here on earth impacted many, and he will be deeply missed. The Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Sept. 14, 2017
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