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Mr. Wendell Jackson Hitch, 54, Taylor Co., KY (1962-2016)

Mr. Hitch professed faith in Christ and attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Campbellsville, KY. He was a respected and talented auto body repairman, and worked at Johnson Motors in Campbellsville. Mr. Hitch loved all things mechanical, and was always tinkering with old cars and bikes. He enjoyed attending car shows, and built some unique rat rods. He was a member of a large, respected family. He was the son of the William Jackson and Maxine (McCubbins) Hitch. His wife, Gail Clark Hitch survives. He leaves 11 (including one expected) direct living descendants and siblings in Adair and Metcalfe Counties as well as his home Taylor County, KY.
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Mr. Wendell Jackson Hitch of Campbellsville was born on Wednesday, January 3, 1962 to William Jackson and Maxine (McCubbins) Hitch. He departed this life on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Taylor Regional Hospital as the result of a motorcycle accident.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Hitch on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 10amCT/11amET, in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Bro. James Coffey will be officiating, with Frank Boils delivering the opening remarks. Interment will follow in the Elkhorn Cemetery, Elkhorn Loop Road, Elk Horn, KY 42733. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, June 13, 2016, 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET at the funeral home.


Mr. Wendell Jackson Hitch, 54, Taylor Co., KY (1962-2016)

Mr. Wendell Jackson Hitch of Campbellsville, KY, was born on Wednesday, January 3, 1962. He was the son of William Jackson and Maxine (McCubbins) Hitch. He departed this life on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, as the result of a motorcycle accident. He was 54 years, 5 months, and 8 days of age.

Mr. Hitch professed faith in Christ and attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Campbellsville, KY. He was a respected and talented auto body repairman, and worked at Johnson Motors in Campbellsville. Mr. Hitch loved all things mechanical, and was always tinkering with old cars and bikes. He enjoyed attending car shows, and built some unique rat rods.

He leaves to mourn his passing:
  • His wife of 30 years: His wife of thirty years: Gail (Clark) Hitch

  • Three children: Miranda King and husband Wayne of Kokomo, IN, Wendy Hitch Dahlquist and husband Jerrit of Campbellsville, KY; and Christopher Clark, also of Campbellsville, KY

  • Five siblings: Virginia Hitch Johnson of Columbia, KY; Ricky Hitch of Campbellsville, KY; Lisa Allen of Greensburg, KY; Melissa Ann Rogers of Edmonton, KY; and Tracey Hitch of Campbellsville, KY

  • Seven grandchildren

  • One expected grandson

  • A brother-in-law: Allen Clark of Campbellsville, KY

  • And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Send condolences to the family of Mr. Wendell Jackson Hitch

The L.R. Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1765 New Columbia Road, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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