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Obituaries

  • Robert 'Bobby' Eugene Colmore, 56

    Robert "Bobby" Eugene Colmore, 56, of Leitchfield died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at his residence.
    He was born Feb. 22, 1957, in Louisville, the son of Harry Colmore Jr. and Doris Jane Ball Colmore.
    Survivors include his three daughters, Tabbitha McGrew of Leitchfield, Shannon and Tiffany Colmore, both of Louisville; a son, Michael Miller; a brother, James Colmore of Leitchfield; his wife, Tammy Colmore of Louisville; and eight grandchildren.

  • Brayden John Dotson, infant

     

  • Robert Edward Elmore, 61

    Robert Edward Elmore, 61, of Bowling Green, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Bowling Green.

    He was born Jan. 7, 1952, in Maryland, the son of Marie Elmore and the late Virgil Elmore Jr. and Marie Elmore. He was a carpet installer.

    In addition to his mother, Marie Elmore of Leitchfield, survivors include a son, Jason Elmore of San Jose, Calif.; three brothers, Ronald Elmore of Leitchfield, James Elmore of Florida, and Gary Elmore of Nashville, Tenn. 

    A memorial service was held Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Clarkson United Methodist Church.

  • Barbara Lee Slocum, 79

    Barbara Lee Slocum, 79, of Leitchfield died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Grayson Manor in Leitchfield.
    She was born May 15, 1934, in Cadillac, Mich., the daughter of the late Ralph Eugene and Cecilia Hilda Hogherg Boughner.
    She was a retired payroll clerk and attended Potters Hope Ministries.

  • Steven James Henry, 48

    Steven Henry, 48, of Leitchfield died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at his residence.

    He was born Aug. 5, 1965, in Louisville,  the son of James Landon Henry and Regina Cook Henry.

  • Chesteen VanMeter, 75

    Chesteen VanMeter, 75, of Leitchfield died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at his home in Leitchfield.

    He was born Aug. 8, 1938, in Leitchfield, the son of the late Nathan Boone and Angie Decker VanMeter.

    He was a member of Leitchfield Volunteer Fire Department for 52 years.  He helped in Crusade for Children each year, and loved his family of fire department brothers. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and his dog, Maggie. He attended Potter’s Hope Ministries.

  • Gerard Bentkowski, 59

    Gerard Bentkowski, 59, of Leitchfield died Nov. 7, 2013, at his residence.

    He was born April 10, 1954, in Blue Island, Ill., the son of Elmer Edward Bentkowski and Sophie Angeline Galazkiewicz Bentkowski.

    Survivors include three sons, Gerard Edward Bentkowski, Joseph Paul Bentkowski and Jason Micheal Bentkowski; his mother, Sophie Bentkowski; three brothers, Don, Ron and Leonard Bentkowski; a sister, Nen Bentkowski; and seven grandchildren.

  • Nancy Tomes Butler, 65

     

  • William M. Davis, 70

    William M. Davis, 70, of Harned died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at University Hospital in Louisville.

    He was born Jan. 17, 1943, in Harned, the son of the late Forrest and Grace Miller Davis. He retired from Painters & Allied Trade Local Union 156 of Evansville, Ind., was a member of VFW Post 5831, Custer Masonic Lodge and Breckinridge County Moose Lodge. He was a veteran, serving the United States Army from Jan. 19, 1967 to Jan. 17, 1969. He enjoyed horse racing, playing cards and watching TV.

    He was preceded in death by his sister, Charlotte Allgood.

  • Joe Henry Whitaker, 84

    Joe Henry Whitaker, 84, of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Clarkson died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Park View Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, the Rev. and Mrs. Squire Whitaker; four sons, Joe Leslie Whitaker, Keith Douglas Whitaker, Charles William Whitaker, and Squire Whitaker, all of Dayton, Ohio; a brother, Bob (Winnie) Whitaker; and a sister, Doris (John) Hoover of Clarkson.