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Ernest Leron Word, 90, Metcalfe Co., KY, (d. August 1, 2012)

Leron Word was a World War II Army veteran and a retired farmer. He was the patriarch of a respected Metcalfe County, KY family. He leaves six direct living descendants. He attended Prices Creek Baptist in Adair County, KY

Ernest Leron Word age 90 of Edmonton, KY, died Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Metcalfe Health Care in Edmonton.

Funeral services will be held at 1pmCT, Saturday, August 4, 2012, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Missionary Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT, Friday, August 3, 2012, and after 9amCT, Saturday at the funeral home.

He was the son of the late Owen and Bertha Hayes Word.

Leron was a World War II Army veteran and retired farmer. He attended the Prices Creek Baptist Church.

He is survived by the following:
  • One son: Dannie Word and wife Faye of Edmonton, KY

  • Two grandsons: Michael and wife Shana Word of Edmonton, KY; and Daniel and wife Jamie Word of Richmond, KY

  • Three great grandchildren: Gunnar, Ryan and Luca

  • One brother: Neal Word of Edmonton, KY

  • Three sisters: Aline Stephens of Edmonton, KY; Marine Caffee of Columbus, Indiana and Lois McFarland of Glasgow, KY
Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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