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Tribute Memorial Candles From
Harrod Brothers Funeral Home LLC
Ralph Carmack Sr.
Frankfort– Ralph Carmack Sr., 86, of Frankfort passed away Sunday, June 27, 2010 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
Services for Mr. Carmack will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 1, 2010 at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Pastor Scott Patton will officiate. Burial will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Jessamine County. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
A native of Owsley County, KY he was born September 29, 1923. Mr. Carmack retired from Bendix where he was a maintenance worker. He was a US Army veteran of WWII and was a member of VFW Post 4075 and the American Legion Post 7.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Lynnette P. Carmack; sons, Greg Carmack, Tony (Renee) Root, OH, Ralph (Kathi) Carmack II, Curt (Patty) Carmack; daughter, Diana (Terry) Wilson; a brother, James O’Neal Carmack, OH; six stepchildren; eighteen grandchildren, Greg, Shaw-Marie, Amy, Shelly, Hollie, Matthew, Marc, Scott, Jon, Joshua, Michelle, Jamie, Fabian, Gayle, Trevor, Rachel, Derek and Jacob; and seventeen great grandchildren.
Mr. Carmack was the son of the late Elihu and Sally Belle McIntosh Carmack and was preceded in death by two daughters, Dixie Lee Wilson, Sallee Claire Patton; four brothers, Fred Carmack, Roe Hurst Carmack, Leroy Carmack, Howell Gene Carmack; and four sisters, Laura Lykins, Lola Carmack, Helen Stephens and Tiny Mae Carmack.
Bearers will be Matt Wilson II, Marc Wilson, Jon Patton, Keith Webster, Josh Wilson, Scott Patton and Fabian M. Shields. Honorary bearers will be grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Flowers are welcome or contributions in his memory may be made to Harrod Brothers Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home LLC and online condolences may be shared via www.harrodbrothersfuneralhome.com.
8-12-2010: From Urban Winkler Funeral Home, Connersville, Indiana
Andy Amis, Jr., age 77 of Connersville, passed away on Monday evening August 9, 2010 at Reid Hospital in Richmond. Born on April 5, 1933 in Booneville, Kentucky, he is the son of the late Andy Sr. and Easter Noble Amis. Andy served with the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1955. He is a member of the Connersville Lodge F. A. & M # 15 since May 18, 1967 and retired in 1995 from Ford Electronics where he was a tool and die operator. Andy was an avid fan of bluegrass music, enjoyed attending bluegrass festivals and loved to read his bible. He is survived by his wife, the former Norma Jean Rose, whom he married on June 26, 1982 at the Park Road Christian Center in Connersville. He is also survived by a daughter, Andra Lynn Howell of Hopewell, VA; two sons, James Dale Amis of Connersville and Andy Amis III of Windber, PA; a brother, Alvin Amis of Hamilton, OH; two sisters, Linda Wilder of Ricetown, KY and Violet Harris and her husband Delbert of Milton, IN; two grandchildren, Jennifer Hill and Corinne Vick; two great grandchildren; Maliki Hill and Valentina Groller; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three brothers, Hershell, Clyde and Lawrence Amis and two sisters, Zola Harris and Helen Russum. Funeral services will be held at Urban Winkler Funeral Home on Friday August 13, 2010 at 3:00 pm with Rev. Lester Rose officiating. Burial with military graveside services will follow at Dale Cemetery. Friends and family may call on Friday from 1:00 to the time of service at the funeral home where a Masonic service will be held at 2:45 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Cancer Society at the funeral home.
8-11-2010: From Urban Winkler Funeral Home, Connersville, Indiana
Ruford B. “Pete” Peters, age 91 of Connersville, passed away on Monday August 9, 2010 at Heritage House of Connersville. Born on February 14, 1919 in Booneville, Kentucky, he is the son of the late Charles and Ellen Rowland Peters. He served in the U.S. Army during WW II from 1943 to 1946. While in the army he received three Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart. He was a member of the FOP, AMVETS, American Legion, Eagles and 40 et 8. He retired from the Connersville Police Department in 1972 after 21 years of service and retired from the Fayette County School Corporation in 1988 where he worked at Alquina School as the Head Custodian. He is survived by his wife, Mildred L. Kanorr Peters who he married on July 19, 1955 in Lawrenceburg, IN; a daughter and son in law, Pamela and Mark Logan of Connersville; two sons and daughters in law, Gregory and Gwen Peters and Michael and Peggy Peters all of Connersville; five grandchildren, Doug Bell, Bryan Bell and his wife Annette, Travis Peters and his wife Patricia, Shawna Peters, and Joni Peters; two great grandchildren, Alivia Kunze and Aaron Bell; and a nephew, Don and his wife Dodo Peters. In addition to his parents, he is preceded by two brothers, Ed and Clyde Peters and a sister, Margaret Johnson. Funeral services will be held at Urban Winkler Funeral Home on Thursday August 12, 2010 at 1:00 pm with Rev. Robert E. Lee of the Community Gospel Church officiating. Burial with military graveside services will follow at Dale Cemetery. Friends and family may call 11 am until the time of the service on Thursday.
>From Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home, Connersville, Indiana
Alta Strong, 89, of Connersville, passed away unexpectedly early Thursday
morning, July 29, 2010 in the Emergency Room at Fayette Regional Health
System, after she became ill at home. She was born February 8, 1921 in
Buckhorn, Kentucky in Owsley County, one of four daughters of Washington and
Adele Gilbert Daniel. On June 16, 1948, she was married to Curtis Strong of
Buckhorn, Kentucky and they moved to Connersville for residence. Together
they raised eight children: Della, Carol, Maggie, Johnny, James, Betty,
Corine and Ray. Alta devoted her entire life to caring for her family and
looking after their needs. She was a devoted wife and loving mother. She
attended the Bethel Apostolic Church in Connersville. During her leisure she
enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, sewing, crochet and spending time
with her family. Survivors include three daughters: Della May Cooksey, Carol
Jean Gabbard and husband, Robert, and Maggie Fox and husband, Clifford, all
of Connersville; two sons: Johnny Strong, and James Strong, all of
Connersville; 15 grandchildren: Timothy Groce, Carol Bartlett, Kimberly
Schuck, Pamela Gabbard, Lisa Cooksey, Gary Cooksey, Troy Fox, Gilbert Fox,
Jennifer Strong, Jeannette Strong, Jonna Strong, Dustin Strong, Kevin
Strong, Jeremy Feeback and Jennifer Ketchum; twelve great-grandchildren; one
great-great granddaughter; three sisters: Ruth Baker of Lawrenceburg,
Indiana, Cornie Burns of Sunman, Indiana and Ruby Adner of Booneville,
Kentucky; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her husband, Curtis
Strong, who passed away August 19, 2003, she is preceded in death by two
daughters: Betty Ann Strong and Corine Strong; a son, Ray Strong; and her
parents. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 2, 2010 at
Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home with Reverend Tom Johnson, Pastor of
bethel Apostolic Church officiating. Burial will be in Valley Grove
Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 until 8 P.M. on
Sunday. Memorial contributions may be made in care of the funeral home to
the donor’s choice. Friends may also visit the funeral home website at
www.millermsoterrobbins.com to sign an online guest book and send
condolences to the family. (Included picture)