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Eddie Milby Shofner, 96, Campbellsville, KY (1920-2016)

He was an farmer but in his earlier years had also worked at Bourbon Cooperage. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved to grow a garden, cut wood and coon hunt. Eddie had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Jesus Name Tabernacle.
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Eddie Milby Shofner, age 96, of Campbellsville died Friday, October 28, 2016 at Taylor Regional Hospital following a brief illness.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10amCT/11amET, Monday, October 31, 2016 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with burial to follow in Brookside Cemetery, 200 block, W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Serving as pallbearers will be James Shofner, Jacob Shofner, Jeff Rakes, Phillip Abell, Kevin Moore and John Justice. The family request visitation 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Sunday, October 30, 2016, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.


Eddie Milby Shofner, 96, Campbellsville, KY (1920-2016)


He was born in Larue County on October 17, 1920. He was the son of the late Albert and Mary Sprowles Shofner. He died Friday, October 28, 2016, at the age of 96 years, 11 days.

On August 7, 1945, he married Ruby Wise who preceded him in death on June 2, 2003. Also, preceding him in death were his brothers Gilbert Shofner and Oscar Shofner; a sister, Annie Roots; and a grandson, Paul Jason Atwood. Eddie was an farmer but in his earlier years had also worked at Bourbon Cooperage. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved to grow a garden, cut wood and coon hunt. Eddie had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Jesus Name Tabernacle. He is survived by:
  • Two sons: Daryl Shofner of Winchester, KY; and Dale Shofner, of Lebanon, KY

  • Five daughters and their husbands: Hilda and Junior Garner; Sandra and Jody Keltner; Linda and Paul Atwood; and Donna and Lloyd Mershon, all of Campbellsville, KY; and Deborah and Jimmy Rakes of Lebanon, KY

  • Five grandchildren

  • Six great-grandchildren
Send condolences to the family of Eddie Milby Shofner

Lyon-DeWitt Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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