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William Olin Blakeman, 82, Taylor Co., KY (1933-2015)

William Olin Blakeman professed faith in Christ and was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church. He was a retired construction, heavy equipment and excavation operator.

William Olin Blakeman, of Campbellsville, son of the late Earlie Blakeman and Alma Coffey Blakeman, was born February 11, 1933, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 2:09 A.M., Monday, April 13, 2015 in Louisville, KY at the age of 82.

Visitation will be held from 5pm-8pmET, Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 11amET, Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville. Rev. Larry Rowell will officiate. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

William Olin Blakeman professed faith in Christ and was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church. He was a retired construction, heavy equipment and excavation operator. He united in marriage to Margie Walls December 24, 1955.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by
  • Two sons: David Blakeman and wife, Jill and Danny Blakeman and wife, Teena of Campbellsville;
  • Three grandchildren: Stephanie Clenney and husband, Ryan Matti Blakeman and Corey Blakeman;
  • Two step-granddaughters: Paige Hord and husband, Shaun and Mendi Prow;
  • Three step-great-grandchildren: Lane Hord, Thomas Hord and Jacob Clenney;
  • Two brothers and three sisters: Bobbie G. Blakeman of Greensburg, George M. Blakeman of Ft. Worth, Texas, Cleo Underwood of Campbellsville, Barbara Loyall of Brentwood, Tennessee and Nora Graybeal and husband, Louis of Paducah;
  • One sister-in-law, Mary Frances Blakeman of Campbellsville;
  • Several nieces and nephews
  • Many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters: Melvin Blakeman, Craddock Blakeman, Earlie Blakeman, Jr. and Leo Blakeman in infancy, Edna Parrott, Temple Kirtley and Lula Havens.

The family request expressions of sympathy be donations to Gideon Bibles, which may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at

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William Olin Blakeman, 82, Taylor Co., KY (1933-2015)

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