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Obituaries

  • James ‘Jim’ Lee Gibson, 77

    James ‘Jim’ Lee Gibson, 77, of Crestwood, formerly of Anchorage, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 29, 2012, with his family present after a long battle with cancer. 

    An accomplished architect with more than 40 years in practice, James leaves a true legacy across the Commonwealth with more than 100 notable facilities in use today. 

  • Terry Glenn ‘Tug’ Hawkins, 53

    Terry Glenn “Tug” Hawkins, 53, of Smithfield, passed away July 2, 2012.

    Terry was a member of the Lake Jericho Volunteer Fire Department.

    He is preceded in death by his parents, Roscoe and Margie Hawkins.

  • Emilio Hernandez, 63

    Emilio Hernandez, 63, of La Grange, passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Kindred Hospital.

    Survivors include his wife, Anna Katherine Harris.

    Services were Monday.

    Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home handled arrangements.

  • Emma Laura Johnson, 101

    Emma Laura Johnson, 101, of La Grange, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

    Survivors include her son, Donald Johnson.

    Services were June 30.

    Burial took place in Valley of Rest Cemetery. 

  • Brown Wilson Kelley Jr., DMD, 84

    Brown Wilson Kelley Jr., DMD, 84, of Louisville passed away on June 23, 2012. 

    He is survived by his brother, James D. Kelley.

    Services were Monday. 

  • Donald Wayne Noel, 73

    Donald Wayne Noel, 73, of Louisville, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012.  

    He was a retired truck inspector for Smith Transfer and was a member of the Lyndon Masonic Lodge #960, where he had been past grandmaster.  

  • Otho Wesley Schlenker, 77

    Otho Wesley Schlenker, 77, of La Grange, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2012.

    Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Schlenker.

    Services were Tuesday.Burial took place in Valley of Rest Cemetery.

     

       

  • Shirley Jean Ritter Sharp, 75

    Shirley Jean Ritter Sharp, 75, of La Grange and formerly of Henry County, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. 

    She was the daughter of the late Lonnie Lyon and Edna Mae Ruble Ritter.

    Sharp had retired after 27 years of service in administration for the Department of Corrections.  

  • Cynthia D. Thomson, 50

    Cynthia D. Thomson, 50, of Westport, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2012.

    She is preceded in death by her father, Michael Glossop.

    Survivors include her  husband of 27 years, Timothy A. Thomson; two sons, Jeff and Daniel Thomson; her mother, Linda Glossop; two bothers, Dennis (Carolyn) and Steve (Sue) Glossop and many nieces and nephews.

  • Grace M. Tincher, 91

    Grace M. Tincher, 91, of Goshen, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

    Survivors include her children, Toby Sharon (Homer) Howard, Robert Tincher and Lonnie Tincher Jr.

    Services were June 29 in Breathitt County.