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Rev. Ron Ferree, Taylor Co., KY (1946-2015)

He loved God, his church, his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him. His ministry spanned over 40 years. He had a 16 year tenure as a state worker. He was a volunteer fireman for over 25 years and was Firefighter of the Year on two occasions. He was a native of Gibson County, TN and a resident of Taylor County, KY, at the time of his death. He was the son of Ellsworth Louis Ferree and the late Virginia Alice Meredith Howard. His wife of 49 years, Carol Brasher Ferree, survives. He leaves five direct living descendants: his daughter, Lisa Miller, and four grandchildren: Sgt. Dakota Meyer and Timothy Gilliam of Columbia, KY; and Marissa Gilliam and Talia Gilliam of Campbellsville, KY.
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Rev. Ron Ferree of Campbellsville, KY died on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 1:54pmCT, in Lexington, Kentucky. He was 69 years old.

Memorial service for Rev. Ron Ferree will be at 12pmCT/1pmET, Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Campbellsville, KY with Rev. Earl West officiating. Visitation is from 11amCT/12pmET to 12pmCT/1pmET at the church. Burial will be in Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church.


Rev. Ron Ferree, Taylor Co., KY (1946-2015)


Rev. Ron Ferree of Campbellsville, KY was teh son of Ellsworth Louis Ferree and the late Virginia Alice Meredith Howard. He was born June 30, 1946, in Gibson County, Tennessee. He died on Thursday, September 10, 2015, in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, at the age of 69 years, two months, and 11 days.

Ron graduated from Bethel College, McKenzie, TN in 1978 and went on to graduate from Memphis Theology Seminary in 1982 with a Masters degree in religion.

After his profession of faith in Christ he was called into the ministry and served as pastor of several churches over the past 40 years. At the time of his death he had been pastor of Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Campbellsville for the past 16 years.

Ron was a policeman for a few years in his hometown of Milan, Tennessee. He was a state worker in the CHFS division for 16 years and retired in 2009. He was a volunteer fireman for over 25 years serving in several different states where he lived. He was on the Campbellsville Volunteer Fire Department for several years and was named Firefighter of the Year on two different occasions. He was a member of the Ministerial Association and other volunteer organizations including the Crusade for Children drive.

He married his High School sweetheart, Carole Brasher in February, 1966.

Besides his wife, Carole Ferree, he is survived by the following:
  • One daughter: Lisa Miller and husband, Tim of Campbellsville, KY
  • Four grandchildren: Sgt. Dakota Meyer and Timothy Gilliam of Columbia, KY; and Marissa Gilliam and Talia Gilliam of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two half-brothers: Stephen Wayne Howard of Lebanon, KY; and Ricky Carl Howard of Bowling Green

  • His father: Ellsworth Louis Ferree and step-mother, Lena Ferree of Marietta, GA

  • A brother-in-law, nieces and nephews and many friends and church family.
He loved God, his church, his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.

Send condolences to the family of Rev. Ron Ferree

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Gideon Bibles and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home>


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Rev. Ron Ferree, Taylor Co., KY (1946-2015)



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