James Edward “Jim” Hawthorne, 91, of Harrodsburg, widower of Nancy Robinson Hawthorne, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at Baptist Health in Lexington.
Born in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Virgil and Lydia Martin Hawthorne Case.
He was a member, Deacon, and former Trustee at Mt. Freedom Baptist Church, member of Emulation Masonic Lodge #688, farmer, retired from Square D after 25 years of service and served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
Mr. Hawthorne is survived by his son, James Dayle (Jenny) Hawthorne of Harrodsburg; two granddaughters, Nicole (Jamie) Wilson of Harrodsburg, and Amy (Eric) Satterly of Lawrenceburg; four great-grandchildren, Michael (Kathryn Aldridge) Mills, Nicolas Wilson, Rachel Satterly and Jenna Dayle Satterly; two great-great grandsons, Westin Mills and Mason Aldridge Mills; half-sister, Edith (Clinton Ray) Springate of Louisville, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Louise Stoner; three brothers, Clyde, Paul, and Marvin Hawthorne, and his beloved dog, Duke.
Funeral services are today, Thursday, Feb. 16, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Freedom Baptist Church with Bro. Jamie Chesser and Bro. John McDaniel officiating. Burial is in Bethel Cemetery with military rites.
Visitation Wednesday, Feb. 15, 4–8 p.m. at Gash Memorial Chapel with a Masonic service at 7 p.m., and visitation after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Senior Companion Program at Bluegrass Community Action Partnership, 111 Professional Court, Frankfort, KY 40601, or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601.