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Obituary: Richard Edwards Hord, 76, Taylor Co., KY

He served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was a retired machinist with Grimes Aerospace and was a member of Lowell Avenue Baptist Church in Campbellsville, KY

Richard Edwards Hord, 76 Campbellsville, KY, died at 12:15pmET, Wednesday, May 5, 2010 in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 11amET/10amCT, Friday, May 7, 2010 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY by Rev. Dave Walters & Rev. Joey Albovias. Burial will be in Palestine Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5pmET/4pmCT, Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: Leonard Abell, Carl Bush, Forester Hedgespeth, Lilburn Hedgespeth, Michael Kessler, and Michael Mardis.

Honorary pallbearers: Brotherhood at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church. Senior Men's Sunday School Class at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church.

Richard Edwards Hord, Taylor Co., KY (1933-2010)

Richard Edwards Hord of Campbellsville, KY, son of the late Benjamin H. Hord and Byrdie Phillips Hord, was born in Taylor Co., KY, on Saturday, September 16, 1933. He died at Wednesday, May 5, 2010 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY at the age of 76 years, 7 months, and 19 days.

He served his country honorably in the United States Army.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Lowell Avenue Baptist Church.

He was a retired machinist with Grimes Aerospace.

He united in marriage to Clara Nelle Clark July 30, 1960.

Besides his wife, Clara Nelle Hord of Campbellsville, KY, he is survived by the following:
  • One son and one daughter: David Hord of Greenwood, SC and Laura Albovias and husband, Rev. Joey of Louisville, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Allen Hord and Bradley Hord of South Carolina

  • Four sisters: Nancy Sandidge of Danville, KY; Edna Mildred Garvin of Pensacola, FL; Annie Laurie Cox of Greensburg, KY; and Betty Pike of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Gideon Bibles or to the Lowell Avenue Baptist Church Family Life Center and may be made at the funeral home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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