Obituaries for March 8

March 08, 2004

Leroy S. Strohl

Leroy Sterling "Roy" Strohl Jr., 83, of McDowell Drive, died Sunday at his home.

Born Oct. 9, 1920, in Elizabeth, N.J., he was the son of the late Leroy S. and Frances V. Parker Strohl. He was a civil engineer with Pennsylvania and Penn Central railroad companies and a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. He earned his bachelor of science degree at Newark College of Engineering in Newark, N.Y. He was a member of St. John's Masonic Lodge in Franklin, Ind., and Chi Epsilon engineering fraternity.

Survivors include his wife, Rebecca "Becky" Kettler Strohl; two sons, Leroy S. Strohl of Fredricksburg, Va., and Timothy D. Strohl of Nicholasville; a brother, Harry A. Strohl of Whiting, N.J.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Christine F. Strohl.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bellevue Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home.


Memorials may go to Trinity Episcopal Church or First Christian Church.

Irene A. Bailey

STANFORD - Irene Anderson Bailey, of Indianapolis, formerly of Preachersville, died Saturday.

She was the daughter of the late Clarence W. and Nannie Mae Gooch Anderson.

Survivors include a sister, Doris A. Spurlin of Preachersville; and a brother, Edward W. Anderson of Harrodsburg.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Forrest Lawn Memorial Chapel in Indianapolis. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Information is courtesy of Spurlin Funeral Home.

John M. Burton

HARRODSBURG - John M. Burton, 90, of Inman Avenue, died Sunday at his home.

Born Oct. 11, 1913, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late John T. and Jimmie E. Wichersham Preston Burton. He was a retired farmer, a member of Bohon Church of Christ and the widower of Velma Clifford Burton.

Survivors include two sons, Glave Burton of Harrodsburg and Donald Burton of Hustonville; a half-brother, Billy Preston of Indianapolis; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two sons, James E. and John Craig Burton.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Frank Preston, Gary Story and Don Burton. Burial will be in Ebenezer Church of Christ Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Burton, David Peavler, Harvey Coontz, Jerry Burns, Paul Preston Jr. and Jimmy Dean.

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

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville 40422; Hustonville Christian Church building fund, 113 College St., Hustonville; or Bohon Church of Christ.

Andrew A. DiMartino

LEXINGTON - Andrew A. DiMartino, 82, of Lexington, died Sunday at Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Born in The Bronx, N.Y., he was the son of the late Camillo and Rose Mazzi DiMartino.

He was retired employee of Lockheed Aircraft Corp., a member of American Legion Post 341 and a World War II veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Gerardi DiMartino; three sons, Vincent A. DiMartino of Danville, Roy M. DiMartino of Babylon, N.Y., and Steven C. DiMartino of Bryantsville; a daughter, Andrea M. Hansel of Lexington; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be noon Wednesday at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Nora Walls

HARRODSBURG - Nora Walls, 64, of Harrodsburg, died Sunday at St. Joseph Hospital East in Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

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