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Obituary: Thomas Shofner, 84, Campbellsville, KY

He was a member of a large, respected Taylor Co. family. He leaves 55 direct living descendants.He was retired from General Electric, Louisville, KY, and was a member of the Zion Separate Baptist Church.

Thomas Shofner, 84 of Campbellsville, KY died at 11:45pmCT, Friday, December 10, 2010 in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 11amET/10amCT, Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Ronda Arnett.Burial will be in Zion Separate Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5pmET/4pmCT, Monday, December 13 2010, at the funeral home.

Thomas Shofner, Campbellsville, KY (1926-2010)

Thomas Shofner, son of the late Wesley Shofner and Lillie Hedgespeth Shofner. was born Tuesday, June 8, 1926 in Taylor Co., KY. He died Friday, December 10, 2010 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 84 years, 6 months, and 2 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Zion Separate Baptist Church.

He was retired from General Electric in Louisville.

He united in marriage to Hazel Cash in 1942.

Besides his wife, Hazel G. Cash Shofner, of Campbellsville, KY, he is survived by the following:
  • Three sons and two daughters: James Shofner and wife Tressie and Sharlot Galloway of Campbellsville, KY; Patricia Blackford and William Shofner and wife Vesta of Louisville, KY; and Raymond Shofner of Florida

  • Sixteen grandchildren

  • Twenty eight great grandchildren

  • Six great great grandchildren

  • One sister: Lucy Skaggs of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • Many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Rebecca Lynn Shofner; one grandson, Donnie Galloway; three brothers and two sisters: John Shofner, Herman Shofner, Roscoe Shofner, Nora Sprowles and Ruth Shofner.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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