Alford, Ezra "Demp",
74, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at Baptist Health.
Born in Richardsville, KY, he was a retired senior chemist for Brown and Williamson. For the past 20 years, Demp ran a consulting firm out of his home for companies around the world analyzing flavors and fragrances. He was an avid gardener, feeding many friends, neighbors and people in need every year. He was known for his strong work ethic, sharp mind and a wonderful sense of humor. He graduated from Peabody University and attended WKU and U of L.
Demp is survived by his loving wife, the former Donna Curella; daughter, Nikola D. Alford; and brothers, Ray Alford (Etta Mae), H.C. Alford, Jr. (Jean D.) and Frank Alford (Gwen).
Visitation will be from noon until 8 p.m. Friday, January 9, 2015 at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd. and from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. CST Saturday at J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home, 832 Broadway, Bowling Green, with burial to follow in Green River Union Cemetery, Richardsville.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the UK Food Science Center.
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Published by Courier-Journal on Jan. 8, 2015.