The Richmond Register

April 18, 2013

EKU to conduct memorial service on Wednesday


Special to the Register

RICHMOND — A university-wide memorial service will be conducted Wednesday, April 24, to honor and celebrate the lives and contributions of members of the Eastern family – current and retired faculty and staff and students – who have died since April 2012.

The service, at 4 p.m. in the Meditation Chapel, will include remarks from President Whitlock and other university officials, according to an EKU news release.

The event will honor students Caleb Blair, Kimberly Burton, Ernie Gillis, Kelly Harty, Douglas Hopper, Seth Taylor Myatt, Thomas Newsome, Cloyd Pearson, Ashley Slone, Kyle Thacker; staff members J.C. (Whitie) Agee, Roger Cain, Rosie Cain, Mary Coyle, Bobby Howard, Wanda Sue Lainhart, Diana Stapleton, Karyn Kuhn Yates, Bobby Young; and faculty members William Clay, Homer Davis, Charlotte Denny, Fred Engle, Dean Gatwood, Timothy Kiogora, John C. Lawson, Mary Jo McClure, Nancy Peel, Gil Rosenberg, Homer Tracy and Clifford Wilson: and former president Hanly Funderburk.

Family, friends and members of the campus community are invited to attend.

For more details, call the university chaplain’s office, 622-1723.