Franklin B. “Bennie” Caudill, 75, of Richmond, the widower of Faye Goins Caudill, passed away shortly after arrival at Baptist Health-Richmond.
He was born August 22, 1938, in Richmond, Kentucky, to Eli P. and Pearlie York Caudill, both of whom preceded him in death.
Bennie retired from Verizon after more than 35 years of service to the company and its predecessors. He had served in the Kentucky National Guard and was a member of the NRA. He enjoyed fishing and took great pride in his hobby of woodworking.
He is survived by: his three sons, Mike, Tim and Mark Caudill, all of Richmond; one brother, Curtis Caudill (Betty) of San Diego, California; two grandchildren, Matthew Morgan and Brandon Rice; five great-grandchildren, Rebekah Parks, Caleb, Keaton, Damon and Chloe Rice, as well as, several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and his wife, Faye, he was preceded in death by: one son, Rodney Caudill; two sisters, Macy Hensley and Juanita Pollock; and three brothers, Oakley, Kenneth, and Crit Caudill.
Private family services will be conducted at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the family plot of the Richmond Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed at www.orpfh.com.
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John Chasteen Jr., of Copper Creek, died Friday, April 18, 2014.
Ethel Lakes, 84
Mrs. Ethel Abrams Lakes, 84, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Compassionate Care Center.
Mrs. Lakes was born June 13, 1930, in Rockcastle County to James and Delia Johnson Abrams.
She was retired from Brown & Williams Tobacco Company in Lexington. She was a faithful listener of the WLJC Gospel Broadcast and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Eudell Hardy, 102
Eudell Hardy, 102, the widow of William Henry Hardy, passed away Thursday morning, April 17, 2014, at the Berea Health Care Center.
Mrs. Hardy was born November 12, 1912, in Valley View, Kentucky. She was a homemaker, a retired seamstress and was of the Baptist faith.
Vincent Paul Dalton, 59
Vincent Paul Dalton, 59, of Richmond, passed away suddenly Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after arrival at Baptist Health Richmond.
He was born July 14, 1954, in Orange, New Jersey, to Frank and Marjorie McDowell Dalton, both of whom preceded him in death.
Frances ‛Granny’ Smith, 78
Frances “Granny” Smith, 78, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Gary Lee Winburn, 69
Gary Lee Winburn, 69, of Richmond, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.
A native of Richmond, Kentucky, he was the son of Marcus and Johnetta Arch Winburn, both of whom preceded him in death. Gary had been an employee of the former Begley Drug Company and was a retired employee of Car Quest Auto Parts Store. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Richmond.
Edna Cates VanWinkle, 89,
Edna Cates VanWinkle, age 89, widow of Hobert VanWinkle, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
Edna was a homemaker and a member of the Owsley Fork Baptist Church.
William ‛Robert’ Renfro, 63
William “Robert” Renfro, 63, of Berea, passed from this life peacefully Sunday, April 13, 2014, in his home surrounded by his family.
Lonnie Mayes, 66
Lonnie Mayes, 66, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014.
Mr. Mayes was born in Madison County on July 29, 1947, to the late Ralph and Evelyn Kelley Mayes. He retired after 23 years as a service station manager and was a member of Faith Baptist Church.
Ada Marie (Gadd) Harris, 97
Ada Marie (Gadd) Harris, 97, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Heritage Center.
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