Willard Eugene Burkhead, 87, of Shepherdsville, died on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Springfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jean Burkhead; a son-in-law, Danny Gentry; his parents, Charlie and Katie Hudson Burkhead; two brothers, Leon and Cleo Burkhead; and two sisters, Doris Humes and Mary Lee Case.
He is survived by his two daughters, Sandra Wright and Linda Gentry; two brothers, James 'Buddy' and Charles 'Junior' Burkhead; three sisters, Flora Mae Aubrey, Dulah Benham and Carolyn Hardin; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home in Mount Washington with burial in Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation after 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
Published in The Pioneer News from Apr. 19 to Apr. 21, 2021.