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Herbert Caudell, 86, Taylor County, KY (1930-2016)

He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War, having served his country honorably in the United States Air Force and was a retired Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force. Prior to his service in the United States Air Force he served in the United States Army.

Herbert Caudell of Campbellsville died at 12:52amET Thursday, August 4, 2016 in Campbellsville at the age of 86.

Visitation will be held from 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., with the funeral service scheduled for 9amCT/10amET Monday, August 8, 2016 at the funeral home conducted by Pastor Evan Tedder and Pastor Brad Epperson. Burial will take place in Lebanon National Cemetery with full military honors by the Marion County National Honor Guard.

Herbert Caudell, 86, Taylor County, KY (1930-2016)

Herbert Caudell of Campbellsville, son of the late Oliver Caudell and Rhoda Keller Caudell, was born June 16, 1930, in Lee County, Kentucky. He died at 12:52amET, Thursday, August 4, 2016 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 86 years, 1 month, and 19 days.

He professed faith in Christ and attended Campbellsville First Church of God. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War, having served his country honorably in the United States Air Force and was a retired Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force. Prior to his service in the United States Air Force he served in the United States Army.

He united in marriage to Ethel M. Edwards December 14, 1950. She preceded him in death April 15, 2007. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Erica Nicole Caudell and one sister, Thelma Cooper.

He united in marriage to Lorene Benningfield November 9, 2007.

He is survived by
  • His wife, Lorene Caudell of Campbellsville

  • one son, Herbert Caudell, Jr. and wife, Sharon B. of Guthrie, Oklahoma

  • four step-children: Gail Merritt and husband, Gary, Greg McNear and wife, Brenda and Janet McNear of Campbellsville and Alan McNear of New York, New York

  • three granddaughters: Melissa Munn and husband, David of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Kimberly Watson and husband, Daniel and Stephanie Caudell of Guthrie, Oklahoma

  • seven great-grandchildren

  • three brothers and two sisters: Arnold Caudell, Luther Dean Caudell and Cletta Fern Shoemaker of Beattyville, Hershel Caudell of Stanton and Carrie “Dot” Reed of Booneville

  • special friend, Huston Jenkins of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Expressions of sympathy are requested to be in the form of donations to Gideon Bibles and may be made at the funeral home.

Send condolences to the family of Herbert Caudill

Parrot Ramsey Funeral in charge of arrangements.

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