John Schilling
FUNERAL HOME
Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Harrodsburg Road
3421 Harrodsburg Road
Lexington, KY
SCHILLING John W., 72, husband of Dr. Patricia L. Peacock, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019. Born in Toledo, OH he was the son of the late Carl F. and Anne P. Schilling. John graduated from Georgetown College where he was president of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity; and from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity. John started Thoroughbred Limited and worked as an equine bloodstock and insurance agent until his death. He was a longtime member of the Keeneland Club and of the Thoroughbred Club of America. He had a passionate love for his family, cooking, and the horse business. He is survived by his wife, his two daughters, Betsy Waters, and Amy Anne Schilling; his two grandchildren, Aidan John Waters, and Keenan Graham Waters; and his dogs, Flossie Mae, and Muffin. A funeral service will be held 10:30am Thursday at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home Harrodsburg Road. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:30-7:30pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1504 College Way Lexington, KY 40502, and the Lexington Humane Society, 1600 Old Frankfort Pike Lexington, KY 40504.
Published by Lexington Herald-Leader on Apr. 2, 2019.
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Apr
3
Visitation
5:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.
Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Harrodsburg Road
3421 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, KY
Apr
4
Funeral service
10:30a.m.
Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Harrodsburg Road
3421 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, KY
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Pat, I am sorry to hear about John's passing. I have very fond memories of both of you. We shared some grand times..remembering the Spuytn Dyvel. I have lived in New Jersey for the last 20 years. Take care, Becky Bakhaus-Zdepski.
Rebecca Bakhaus -Zdepski
April 3, 2019
Betsy, My condolences to you and your family on the passing of your father. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Jack Osman
April 3, 2019
Petra and I would like to express our condolences. So very sorry for your loss. Scott & Petra Kathlina
Scott Kathlina
April 2, 2019
Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your loved one. May reflecting on all the good times you've shared together help ease the pain that you feel. May the God of all comfort strengthen you during this time of sadness and His promise for the future bring you peace. (Hosea 13:14)
April 2, 2019
My Mother had a boardinghouse for disabled vets and we had a John Schilling that lived with us for years. It was told that he came from a very wealthy family from Ohio. I believe the shilling family is related to Our Mr.Schilling.
April 2, 2019
Jim and I send our condolences to Pat, Betsy , Amy and the grandchildren..
So sorry of John's passing. Philippians 4: 7 " And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus."
Love,
Jim & Judy
Judith Mahan
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April 1, 2019
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