Obituaries

2015

Tom D. McKinney

Tom D. McKinney, age 73, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015, at Trigg County Hospital in Cadiz, KY.  Mr. McKinney was a retired teacher that taught in Warrick Co., IN and Trigg Co., KY school systems. During his career in Trigg Co., Mr. McKinney coached Middle School and High School football, Track and Middle School Basketball. Upon his retirement from teaching, Mr. McKinney worked as a charter boat captain in Venice, LA and with Cundiff Farms in Trigg Co., KY.

Laura Buckingham

Laura Buckingham, age 83, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.  Mrs. Buckingham graduated from University of Corpus Christi, presently Texas A & M University, with a degree in Business Education and went on to teach at schools in Terre Haute, IN & Portland, TX.  She was a member of Cadiz Baptist Church & over the years was active in International Student Ministries and senior activities in Cadiz, Terre Haute, IN & Portland, TX.  Also, Mrs.

Marshall Clark

Marshall W. Clark, age 88, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mr. Clark previously worked as a heavy equipment operator for John Woodruff Construction Company.  He was also a farmer and logger.  He was a member of Hurricane Baptist Church in Trigg Co., KY.

Mary Lucille deGraffenried Wilson

Mary Lucille deGraffenried Wilson, age 102, of Germantown, TN, formerly of Cadiz, KY, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at Solona Assisted Living in Collierville, TN, three days short of her 103rd birthday.  Mrs. Wilson was a graduate of Eddyville High School & Murray State University with a degree in Education.  During her teaching career, she taught at several one room schools in the Cadiz & Golden Pond communities of Trigg Co., KY & was active in many civic organizations during her lifetime.

Dorothy "Dot" Louise P'Pool Bryant

Dorothy "Dot" Louise P'Pool Bryant, age 88, of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Monday, August 24, 2015, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, KY.  Ms. Bryant retired from the International Shoe Company in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.  She was a member of the V.F.W. Post 1913 Ladies Auxiliary and participated with the Trigg Co. Senior Citzen Center, traveling on several of their bus tours.  She was of the Methodist faith.

Jack Newton Cook

Jack Newton Cook, age 83, of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mr. Cook was a Tool & Die Machinist & a farmer.  He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Princeton, KY where he served as a deacon.  Mr. Cook was a US Army Korean War veteran.

Kenneth Richard Tyler

Kenneth Richard Tyler, age 88, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015, at Vitas Hospice in Merritt Island, FL.  Mr. Tyler retired from Illinois Tool Works Inc. in the Chicago, IL area where he worked as a machine design engineer.  He was a WW II US Navy veteran & a member of St. Stephens Catholic Church in Cadiz, KY.  Ken was an active volunteer in the Cadiz, KY area where he participated in the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program(RSVP), local chapter of the American Red Cross & the VFW Post No. 7890.

Tommy Ray Calhoun

Tommy Ray Calhoun, age 75, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Saturday, August 15, 2015, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY.  Mr. Calhoun was a Master Logger & Cattle Farmer.  He was a member of Donaldson Creek Baptist Church in Trigg Co., KY.  He was a member of the Trigg Co. Cattlemen's Association.

Timothy Boyd "Tic Toc" Allen

Timothy Boyd "Tic Toc" Allen, age 53, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2015, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.  Mr. Allen worked at Little River Dry Kilns in Cadiz, KY & was a member of Cadiz Baptist Church.

Danny Hale Thomas

Danny H. Thomas, age 60, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Gateway Medical Center in Clarksville, TN.  Mr. Thomas formerly worked at International Paper as a press supervisor.  He also formerly  worked at PTC Alliance as a foreman.  Mr. Thomas was of the Baptist Faith.

Nancy Hyde Fox

Nancy Hyde Fox, age 61, of Princeton, KY, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Trigg Co., KY.  Mrs. Fox was the dietary supervisor at Barkley Plantation Assisted Living Community in Cadiz, KY.  For a number of years, she worked at Economy Cee Bee & Washer's IGA grocery store in Cadiz, KY in the deli & catering department.  She was a member of Caldwell Blue Spring Baptist Church in Caldwell Co., KY.

Bob Eubanks

Bob Eubanks, age 69, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at his home in Cadiz, KY.  Mr. Eubanks was the owner of R.E. Eubanks & Associates, Legal Investigators in Metairie, LA.  He served in the U.S.

Alan R. Kilgore

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Michael "Mike" G. Ellis

Michael G. Ellis, age 59, of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015, at his home in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mr. Ellis was employed in various manufacturing plants in the Hopkinsville, KY area & was of the Presbyterian faith. He is survived by: Two Brothers-  Charles Ellis & wife, Cindy, Hopkinsville, KY,  David Ellis & wife, Jean, Hopkinsville, KY, Nieces & Nephews- Chip Elis, Brian Ellis & wife, Michelle, Leslie Ellis Wiessman, Stephanie Ellis Vandygriff & husband, Joey.  He was preceded in death by:  Parents - Alpha C.

Larry G. Bland

Larry G. Bland, age 61, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at his home in Cadiz, KY.  Mr. Bland was a retired Sergeant with the Kentucky State Penitentiary and served in the United States Army. He was also Past President, Chapter 60 Fraternal Order of Police, and a Member of the American Legion. He is survived by: Wife - Peggy Bland, Cadiz, KY, Four Step Sons- James G.

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