Obituaries for Dec. 9

December 09, 2003

Eunice C. Holderman

SPRINGFIELD - Eunice Coyle Holderman, 83, of Springfield, died Monday at Springfield Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born March 3, 1920, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Harrison and Ada Harmon Coyle.

She was a member of Springfield Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school for several years.

Survivors include her husband, Anderson Holderman; two sons, Jimmy and Lynn Holderman, both of Springfield; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Carey & Son Funeral Home by the Rev. Bland Mason. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Wednesday.


Jefferson Calhoun

Services for Jefferson "Jeff" Calhoun, 97, of Charleston Health Care Centre, will be noon Thursday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Hill.


Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.

He died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 8, 1906, in Danville, he was a member of First Baptist Church, Second and Walnut streets, and a former employee of the old Danville Redryer.

Survivors include cousins, friends and a caregiver, Minnie Frye of Danville.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. Thursday until time of service.

Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William C. Darland

HARRODSBURG - Services for William C. Darland, 79, of Harrodsburg, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Greg Warren.

Burial, with military rites, will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

He died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 30, 1924, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late William L. and Ivona Cornish Darland.

He was retired from IBM and was a former drywaller. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion and Carpenter's Christian Church.

Survivors include a son, William C. Darland Jr. of Mercer County; a daughter, Kathy Jean Meredith of Fairdale; a brother, Leroy Darland of Mercer County; two sisters, Alma Black and Ima Jean VanArsdall, both of Mercer County; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Ray Bell, Harold Darland, Vernon McGuire, Dick Tanhauser, Bob Brown, Larry Votaw, Eugene McGuire, Tony Pankey and Hershel Votaw.

Honorary pallbearers are members of Spirit Lifters of Carpenter's Christian Church.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and after 7 a.m. Thursday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to Carpenter's Christian Church building fund, P.O. Box 87, Harrodsburg 40330.

Lewis F. Gash

HARRODSBURG - Services for Lewis F. Gash, 65, of Louisville Road, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Gary Bagwell, James Hahn and James Harley. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

He died Sunday in Mercer Country.

Born Sept. 1, 1938, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Richard T. and Onita Gritton Gash.

He was a retired production control engineer, having worked at IBM for 33 years, a real estate investor, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of Harrodsburg Church of Christ, where he served as song leader for more than 30 years.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Jean Cinnamon Gash; two sons, Gregory T. Gash of Lexington and Todd E. Gash of Nashville; a daughter, Misha B. Gash of Lexington; a brother, William F. Gash of Mercer County; six sisters, Pauline Hanks of Danville, Dorothy J. Simpson and Judy Harley, both of Harrodsburg, Patricia Flora of Versailles, and Velena Harley and Brenda Peach, both of Lawrenceburg.

Pallbearers will be Chris Freeman, Tom Day, Mel Farmwald, Todd Thompson, Donnie Pinkston and Buddy Shirley.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 102, Harrodsburg.

William E. Williams

HARRODSBURG - A memorial service for William Eugene Williams, 62, of Bardstown, will be held at a later date.

He died Sunday at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

Born Dec. 27, 1940, in Holy Oak, Mass., he was the son of Bertha Williams of Anaheim, Calif., and the late Charles Williams. He was a retired air conditioner and boiler technician and a member of the Teamsters Union and Alepo Shriners of Boston, Mass.

Other survivors include his wife, Ruth Elizabeth Rawlings of Bardstown; a son, Glenn Williams of Elizabethtown; two stepsons, Allan Mattox of Harrodsburg and Tony Cesa of Ocala, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Rose Mary Leal of Indianapolis, Ind., and Shiron Hooper of Bardstown; three brothers, Perley Williams of Tijuana, Mexico, Edward C. Williams of Lynn, Mass., and Thomas Williams of Tampa Bay, Fla.; two grandchildren; and several stepgreat-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Phillip Williams.

Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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