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Jimmy R. Twyford, 85, Russell Springs, KY (1934-2020)

Jimmy R. Twyford of Russell Springs passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at his home. He was 85 years old.

The funeral service for Jimmy R. Twyford will be held at 1pmCT on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Richie Curtis and Bro. Danny Blair officiating. Interment will follow in the New Friendship Cemetery with full military honors by the Russell County Honor Guard.

Visitation is requested from 11amCT until 1pmCT on Tuesday at the funeral home.

He was born May 7, 1934 in Russell County to the late Thomas E. & Lula Robertson Twyford.

Jimmy was retired from General Electric in Louisville and was a Veteran of the United States Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy L. Twyford and a sister, Elena Twyford.

Survivors include:
  • Five children: Donnie Andrew, Newburgh, IN, Judy Morrison, Russell Springs, Patricia Lowhorn, Russell Springs, David Andrew, LaGrange, Ky, Debbie (Steve) Grider, Russell Springs.
  • Four grandchildren: Scott Rose, Allie Robbie, Jodie Brown, Elliott Grider
  • A brother: Stanley (Joyce) Twyford
  • A niece: Marilyn Poteet
  • A great niece: Jordan Poteet
Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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