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Roy Crutchfield

Roy Thomas Crutchfield, 85, of Harrodsburg, husband  of Lavon Lane Crutchfield, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at his home.

Born January 21, 1933, in Buena Vista, he was the son of the late James Thomas and Lillie (Meadows) Crutchfield.

Roy graduated from Anderson County High School and went on to serve in the U.S. Army during the Korean war. He was a former Kentucky State Police Trooper and later retired from IBM Inc.  as a Quality Control Inspector. Roy’s roots were in farming, but he enjoyed fishing, boating and camping trips with his family. He followed Cincinnati Reds baseball and UK basketball. He loved, and was loved, by his family.

Roy is survived by: his wife, Lavon (Lane) Crutchfield; three daughters, Cheryl Barnes (Bill), Richmond, Joni Crutchfield and Lisa Stinnett (Richard), both of Harrodsburg; one sister, JoHannah Fain; three grandchildren, Kyle Kelley (Joy), Ariel Firby (Kenneth) and Merlin Barnes (Cindy); six great grandchildren, Kyla, Alec, Madelyn, Chloe, Christopher and David.

In addition to his parents, Roy was preceded in death by his brother, Robert O. Crutchfield and three sisters, Margaret Howard, Anna Mae Hawkins, and Ruth Hines.

Funeral services were  held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel by John David Lane. Burial, with military honors, was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Visitation Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Ransdell Funeral Chapel, Harrodsburg.

Pallbearers include: Richard Stinnett, Alec Kelley and Kyle Kelley.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

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