Area Obituaries

CARROLL ROUSEY

Carroll Ray Rousey, 80, husband of Rowena Rogers Rousey, died Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born Feb. 3, 1941, in Boyle County, he was the son of the late George L. and Mamie McElfresh Rousey. He was the retired owner of Rousey Drywall Company, had owned and operated…

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Gene Robinson

Eugene “Gene” Robinson, 82, husband of Janice “Jan” Parrott Robinson, died Saturday, May 22, 2021, at the Willows of Harrodsburg. Born Sept. 8, 1938, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Charley and Viola Taylor Robinson. He retired as senior vice president of Farmers National Bank, taught banking school, was a member,…

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KIMBERLY HERRING

Kimberly Jean Herring, 59, of Harrodsburg, wife of Donald G. Herring, died Monday, May 24, 2021, at her home. Born Sept. 18, 1961, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Bobby Gene and Nora Jean (Underwood) Vandivier. She was a registered nurse, having worked at the VA Hospital in Lexington, taught nursing…

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JUDY HAWKINS

Judy Hawkins, 70, of Harrodsburg, widow of Fred Thomas Hawkins, died Monday, May 17, 2021, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Born Dec. 17, 1950, in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Maryann (Gabhart) Wilham. She was a former Corning Inc. and Cricketeer Manufacturing employee and was…

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Matthew Johnson

Matthew Jeremy Johnson, 32, a resident of the New Hope Community in Rockwood, Tennessee, died Friday, May 14, 2021, at his home. Born July 13, 1988, in Roane County, Tennessee, he was the son of Ronnie (Reba) Johnson and the late Carolyn Butler Johnson. He was a 2010 graduate of Michael Dunn and attended the…

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PAULA GARCIA

Paula Carmichael Garcia died Wednesday, May 19, 2021, into the loving arms of Jesus just three days shy of her 93rd birthday, due to complications from a stroke. Paula was born May 22, 1928, in Burgin, and was the daughter of Jake and Helen (Smith) Carmichael. She married Tony Garcia in 1948 and he preceded…

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Charles Clark

Charles Lee Clark, 90, husband of Shirley Ward Clark, died Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Born March 25, 1931, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Neff Clark and Bertie Jones Catlett. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, was owner and operator of Clark’s Refrigeration & A.C. and retired…

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Bobby Campbell

Bobby Campbell, 88, of Harrodsburg, widower of Louise Bottom Campbell, died Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at the Willows in Lexington. Born July 12, 1932, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Fred and Marguerite (Graham) Campbell. He was a retired Corning Inc. engineer tech and was a member of the Magnolia Street…

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Wesley Moore

Dr. Wesley Eugene Moore, widower of Yvonne Moore and Blanca Moore,  93, died May 16, 2021, in Lexington.  Born March 3, 1928, in Liberty, Missouri, he was the son of the late Joe and Lola (Chapman) Moore. He was a graduate of Liberty High School, William Jewell College; obtained two master degrees from Vanderbilt University,…

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Thomas Spicer Jr

Thomas G. Spicer, Jr., 63, died Sunday, May 16, 2021, in Lexington.  G. Spicer Jr., 63, died Sunday, May 16, 2021, in Lexington. Born May 6, 1958, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Betty J. Tatum of Burgin and the late Thomas G. Spicer Sr. He was a retired dispatcher for Roberts Towing in…

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