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Bob Caudill, 88, Casey Co. native (1930-2019)

While residing in Casey County, Bob was a dairy farmer. He enjoyed deep sea fishing, croppy fishing and playing shuffleboard.

Bob Caudill, of Louisville, formerly of Casey County, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at Hosparus Care Center in Louisville, Kentucky. He was 88 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmET on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville St, Liberty, KY. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from NoonET to 1pmET on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Born on June 23, 1930, in Casey County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Arza and Sylvia Phillips Caudill. Bob owned and operated service stations for 20+ years in Anderson, Indiana and later owned and operated stations in Louisville for 15+ years. While residing in Casey County, Bob was a dairy farmer. He enjoyed deep sea fishing, croppy fishing and playing shuffleboard.

He is survived by his wife, Lyda Emerson Caudill, who he wed on April 10, 1948; three sons, Mickael (and Donna) Caudill of Mooreland, Indiana, Steve (and Janet) Caudill of Merritt Island, Florida, and Jerry (and Jenny) Caudill of Crestwood, Kentucky; ten grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Other survivors include a sister, Clairlene (and Marshall) Leigh of Liberty; three brothers, Marshall (Helen) Caudill of Liberty, Dean (Catherine) Caudill of Anderson, Indiana, and David (Elizabeth) Caudill of Stanford; two brother-in-laws, Dennie (and Janet) Emerson of St. Petersburg, Florida and Ralph (and Vivian) Emerson of Georgetown, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Bob is preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Caudill; three sisters, Juanita Thompson, Genive Lane and Norma Cain; and two brothers, Larry Caudill and Eugene Caudill.

Memorial contributions may be made in the form of donations to your favorite charity in memory of Bob Caudill.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Online condolences at

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Bob Caudill, 88, Casey Co. native (1930-2019)

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