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Dr. Charles W. Townsend, Metcalfe Co., KY (d. Thu 16 April 2015)

He was a beloved family physician. He began his practice at Edmonton Primary Care, in Edmonton, KY, many years ago. He was and active doctor until his death. He was a native of Indiananapolis, IN. He leaves six direct living descendants.

Dr. Charles W. Townsend age 80 of Edmonton, KY, died Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Westlake Regional Hospital, Columbia, KY.

Cremation was chosen and no services are scheduled at this time.

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana he was the son of the late Dawson and Emily Frances Cox Townsend.

He served in the United States Army and later studied medicine. Dr. Townsend started his medical practice in Edmonton, KY, many years ago and was still active until his death.

He is survived by the following:
  • Four children: Robert Townsend of Grand Rivers, KY; Leslie Skaggs of Martinsville, IN; James Townsend of Bowling Green, KY; and Alyla Townsend of Louisville, KY

  • Two sisters: Rosemary Jones and Judy Townsend, both of Indiana

  • Two grandchildren: Alexander Townsend and Hannah Skaggs
Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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