Jeffrey Wayne McElfresh
Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home - Bardstown
3800 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY
Jeffrey Wayne McElfresh

Louisville - Jeffrey Wayne McElfresh, 55, of Louisville, Kentucky, died on July 16th. His loss was completely unexpected, and the family is shocked and heartbroken.

Jeffrey graduated from Marion C. Moore High School and went on to become a Machinist at Republic Diesel, where he worked for 25 years.

Jeffrey loved being near the water and his favorite pastime was fishing. Jeff was also a diehard fan of Kentucky Wildcats basketball. He had a giving heart and provided a lending hand to so many. Jeffrey's family and friends will miss him more than words can say.

Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Alton J. McElfresh and his step-father, Kenneth E. Hardy.

Jeff is survived by his daughter, Kayla McElfresh; his mother, Dorothea Hardy; siblings, Terry McElfresh (Karen), Margaret Marks (Richard), Theresia Sanders (Scott) and Tonya Andersen (Rusty); step-mother, Mary McElfresh; step-children, Michael Dockery, April Chamberlain and Chris Chamberlain; 2 step-grandchildren.

His funeral will be held Friday, July 23rd at 1:00 p.m. at Ratterman and Sons, 3800 Bardstown Road. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 22nd, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, Kentucky Humane Society, or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be shared at

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Published by Courier-Journal from Jul. 20 to Jul. 21, 2021.
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Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home - Bardstown
3800 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY
Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home - Bardstown
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ADP Louisvillains
July 22, 2021
My Mother was a McElfresh did he have any Relations to The McElfresh Family from Morland Ky.
Richard Fster
July 21, 2021
Sad to hear of Jeff's passing. My love and sympathy to all the McElfresh family............
Carolyn C Hardy
July 21, 2021
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