Obituaries for Aug. 11

August 11, 2004

John D. Russell

John Danny Russell, 61, of Aspen Drive, died Tuesday at his home.

Born Jan. 6, 1943, in Lincoln County, he was the son of John A. Russell of Lexington and the late Helen Carey Russell. He was an off-shore oil company employee and an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include a son, Kenneth S. Bourgeois of San Antonio, Texas; two brothers, Kenneth Russell of Danville and Norman Russell of Mitchellsburg; and a sister, Carol Lamb of Lexington.

Services will be noon Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Dale Denton. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.


Visitation will be 9 a.m. to noon Friday.

Memorials may go to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Chaplain Fund for Adult Day Care.

Ryland Byrd

Dr. Ryland Byrd, 79, of Louisville, died Tuesday at Episcopal Church Home in Louisville. He was the husband of Mary Evelyn Guerrant Byrd. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

William A. Hackney

LEXINGTON - William A. Hackney, 95, of Lexington, died Monday at his home.

Born in Mortonsville, he was the son of the late Burleigh and Martha Jane Hitt Hackney. He was a retired piano teacher and assistant Army chaplain.

Survivors include a nephew, Russell Bryant of Danville.

No services are planned.

Kerr Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Cecil D. Sims

HARRODSBURG - Cecil Dale Sims, 39, of Florida, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Monday in Florida. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.


Frank E. Fowler

LANCASTER - Services for Frank Edward Fowler, 67, of Valdosta, Ga., will be 7 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Bryce McCulley. Burial is private.

He died Thursday.

Born March 22, 1937, in Trenton, N.J., he was the son of the late William C. and Margret Fowler. He was a retired insurance investigator and a member of the American Legion.

Survivors include his daughter, Angel McGuffey of High Bridge; and a sister, Helen Gallager.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday.

Memorials may go to the American Heart Association, 50 Court St.-306A, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201.

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