July 16, 2008
The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs will host a ceremony to recognize and honor U.S. Korean War veterans on July 24 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. The ceremony will be in room B 105 in the South Wing of the Exposition Center. There will be a charge for parking of $6 per vehicle. The South Korean percussion band previously announced will not perform. Retired Maj. Gen. Choi Sueng-Woo, who served with the Republic of Korea Army, will present a medallion and certificate of appreciation to each Korean War-era veteran.
March 5, 2008
Fermin Feliciano, of Thomason Hood Veterans Center died Saturday, March 1, at St. Joseph Hospital. A native of Puerto Rico he was born Oct. 28, 1929 to the late Valeano and Maria Almodar Feliciano. He was a carpenter and a US Army veteran having served in the Korean War. He is survived by two daughters and his friends at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center. Graveside services will be on Friday, March 7, at 1:30 p.m. at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
August 5, 2009
Ralph Ernon Wilson, 81, of Stanford, died Sunday, July 26. A native of Russell County, he was born March 27, 1928, to the late Alvis Riley and Vertie Gosser Wilson. He was a tree trimmer for a utility company and a veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include a special friend, Jeana King of Stanford; four sons, Jerry Dennis, Anthony Wayne, Randy and Terry Grant Wilson; one daughter, Teresa Gail Wilson; sisters, Dorothy Hubble of Moreland, Glenda Rice of Junction City and Christine Judy Perkins of Stanford; nine grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren.
November 6, 2008
Joe Wilcher, 77, of Covington, died Friday, Oct. 31. Born April 6, 1931, he was the son of the late Rue and Opal Helm Wilcher. He was a retired construction worker and an Army veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his two sisters, Virginia Keller and Mildred Robertson both of California; and one brother, Jim Wilcher of Manchester, Mich. Graveside services were held Nov. 3 at Hustonville Cemetery with Rev. David Smith officiating. W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home of Moreland was in charge of the arrangements.
December 20, 2007
Everett B. "Whitie" Claypool, 72, of Louisville, died Monday, Dec. 17 at the Hurstbourne Care Center. A native of Lincoln County, he retired after 30 years of service with the U.S. Post Office, was of the Baptist faith, and a Navy veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include two children, Steven Claypool and Lisa Halouma; his mother, Blanch King Chadwell; grandchildren, Kristin Hibbard and Anthony Halouma; and four great grandchildren....
August 20, 2009
Chester Ray Abbott, 79, of West Science Hill, died Monday, Aug. 17 at Hillcrest Convalescent Center in Corbin. A native of Science Hill, he was born Oct. 31, 1929, to the late William "Bill" and Delphia (Wilson) Abbott. He was a veteran of the Korean War, worked in the Pulaski County School System as a bus and truck driver and also in maintenance and frozen foods and was a member of West Science Hill Baptist Church. He was also preceded in death by 13 siblings. Survivors include his wife, Marie (Dick)
February 18, 2009
Homer L. Carter, husband to Sammie, father of Carolyn Carter, O'Fallon, Mo., and Ann and Jeff Brennan, St. Joseph, Mich., and grandfather to David and Stephen Brennan. He was a retired statistician for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, attended Sharon Woods Baptist Church, member of Jessamine County Beef Cattle Association, Ohio Ag Council, and U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean War. The family received friends Saturday, Feb. 14 at Hager Cundiff Funeral Home, from noon to 1 p.m. Graveside Service were held at 1:30 p.m. in Maple Grove Cemetery.
January 5, 2006
Homer Smith, 76, of Stanford, died Wednesday, Dec. 21 at his home. A native of Rockcastle Co., he was born May 28, 1929 to the late Elias Jackson Smith and Lucy Aumus Smith. He was a veteran of the Korean War, member of Stanford Baptist Church, and an automobile painter. Survivors include his wife, Mary Smith of Stanford; two sons, Homer (Christy) Smith, Jr., and Gary (Janice) Bush both of Stanford; two daughters, Frances Banks and Mary (Manles) Lasure both of Stanford; one brother, E. J. Smith of Stanford; four sisters, Agnes Howard of Crab Orchard, Elnore Burke and Nancy Bradley of Brodhead, and Pauline Thompson of Preachersville; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
February 9, 2006
Kenneth M. Cook, 73, of Wexford Drive, Monroe, OH., formerly of Waynesburg; died Friday, Feb. 3 at his home. A native of Blue Diamond, he was born Jan. 23, 1933 to the late Condy Cook and Leura Robinson Cook. He was employed by the Transportation Department for ARMCO Steel and an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his wife, Alice Willena Smallwood Cook; one son, Kelly R. Cook, Midddletown, OH.; one daughter, Connie (Daniel) Duell of West Chester, OH.; one brother, Condy (Nancy)
November 21, 2007
Pearl Hendrickson, 83, of Stanford, died Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Christian Care Center in Lancaster. A native of Pineville, he was born July 19, 1924 to the late Harm and Savannah Hendrickson. He was a staff sergeant in the military for 24 years, having served during World War II and the Korean War, and the widower of Bertha and Blondel. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Bob, Bill, and Link Hendrickson; and one sister, Sally Hendrickson. Survivors include nephews, Larry Hendrickson and Lane Taylor, both of Cleves, Ohio; nieces, Savannah Hunter of Cleves, Ohio, and Rose Marie Hendrickson and Glenda Hendrickson Lewis.