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Richard Kearnes

July 31, 1943 — January 5, 2021

Richard Kearnes of Campbellsville, son of the late William Cyrus Kearnes and Jessie Marie Wade Kearnes, was born July 31, 1943 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 7:08 P.M., Tuesday, January 5, 2021 in Louisville. Age: 77 He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Palestine Baptist Church. He served his country honorably in the United States Navy. Richard was a retired employee of Cox Interior and was a good tool maker and wood worker. He was member of Elk Horn Masonic Lodge #568 F & A M. He united in marriage to Arvella Martha Sprowles December 12, 1964 and she preceded him in death July 11, 2015. Richard was a kind, considerate and caring person who enjoyed making friends, socializing and especially going out to eat. He enjoyed being a jokester had several nicknames from his times on the golf course and at Grandview Nursing & Rehab, such as “The King”, “Mayor of Grandview” and “The Boss”. He is survived by two sons: Keith Kearnes and wife, LaDonna and Jason Kearnes of Campbellsville; six grandchildren: Shea Kearnes Jaggers and husband, Wes, Kyndel Kearnes, Kamryn Kearnes, Megan Teel, Jonathan Walters and Maddox Kearnes; five great-grandchildren: Tristan Teel, Rori Jaggers, Ramsi Jaggers, Travis Teel and Regan May Walters; one brother and six sisters: William C. Kearnes, Jr. of California, Margaret Tomes, Frances Rodgers and Sue Kearnes of Campbellsville, Dottie Chelf and husband, Mike of Elizabethtown, Linda Pearman and husband, Joe of Hodgenville and Brenda Arnett and husband, Leonard of Rineyville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. Richard was also preceded in death by a daughter in infancy, Karen Gail Kearnes and one brother and two sisters: James M. Kearnes, Anna Simerson and Nancy E. Kearnes in infancy. _______________ VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M., Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home MASONIC SERVICE AND FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Bill Reed & Bro. Steve Willis BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE RESIDENT FUND AT GRANDVIEW NURSING & REHAB AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME Visit our Facebook page to view or send condolences at https://www.facebook.coom/parrott.ramsey52/
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