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Earl Sherrow

Earl Kenneth Sherrow, 87, of Harrodsburg, widower of Ina Winchester Sherrow, died July 28, 2018, at his residence.

Born May 26, 1931, in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Jessie and Bernie Ray Sherrow.

He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War, retired from Corning Incorporated, where he was a member of the American Flint Glass Workers Union and was an avid camper, UK sports fan, wood worker and enjoyed selling newspapers at The Harrodsburg Herald on Wednesday afternoons.

Survivors include: two daughters, Donna (Tim) Murphy of Harrodsburg and Judy (Thomas) Schleier of Seguin, TX; four grandchildren, April (Myron) Ellis, Merideth (Tyler) Pittman, Jacy Schleier and Eric Schleier; three great-grandchildren, Trevor Ellis and Sawyer and Aniston Pittman; one special niece, Autumn (Chad) Lane and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Ersie Ellis, Evon Curtis, Juanita Bishop and Hazel Woods and three brothers, Sam Adams, Clyde Sherrow and Clarence Sherrow.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 31, at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Gary Spencer and Merideth Pittman officiating. Burial with military honors was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: Eric Schleier, Kenny Curtis, Jerry Winchester, Mike Winchester, Gary Winchester and Trevor Ellis. Honorary pallbearers were: Irvine Winchester, Darrell Dickerson, IC and Delia Phillips and the Derby City Coachmen.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Honor Flight, PO Box 1, Winchester, KY 40392.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

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