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Mr. Leslie Laverne Madson, Taylor Co., KY (1928-2011)

A native of Bureau Co., Illinois, he was a member of a highly regarded family with strong family ties in Taylor, Green, and Adair Counties of Kentucky. He was a member of Hogard's Chapel United Methodist Church, Campbellsville, KY, an employee of the Kroger Co. in Campbellsville, KY, and had served in the Korean War. He will be accorded full military honors at his burial in Taylor Co., KY
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Mr. Leslie Laverne Madson, 82 of Campbellsville, KY, departed this life on Monday, March 21, 2011 at the Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, KY

The funeral services for Mr. Leslie Laverne Madson will be conducted at 10amCT, Friday, March 25, 2011 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main ST, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg RD, Campbellsville, KY, with full Military Honors. Bro. Monti Fugate will be officiating. Visitation is requested from 4pm-9pmCT, Thursday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Friday until time of the funeral service

Pallbearers: Keith Tucker, Marvin Haynes, Billy Ray Perkins, Jerry Rodgers, Frank Taylor, and Paul Benskin.

Honorary Pallbearers: Hogards Chapel Sunday School class and Kroger employees.

Mr. Leslie Laverne Madson, Taylor Co., KY (1928-2011)

Mr. Leslie Laverne Madson was the son of the late John Madson and Helen Allen Madson. He was born on Monday, October 29, 1928 in Sheffield, Bureau Co., IL, and died on Monday, March 21, 2011 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 82 years, four months and 21 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Hogards Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Army. He was also employed with The Kroger Company.

He united in marriage to Patricia Sidebottom on August 30, 1959 who survives.

Other survivors include the following:
  • A daughter and son-in-law: Colleen and Brad Miles of Knifley, KY

  • Three sons: Kevin Madson and his companion Rick Eaton of West Virginia, Karl Madson and his wife Tammy of Glasgow, KY; and Joseph Madson of Campbellsville, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Michelle Swierczek of Knifley, KY; Gregory Swierczek of Campbellsville, KY; Nick Swayne and Kaila Madson both of Glasgow, KY; and Sarah Madson of Campbellsville, KY

  • A sister: Letha Baldwin and her husband Charles of Tennessee

  • Brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Steven and Judy Sidebottom of Illinois

  • Five great-grandchildren

  • And a host of other relatives and friends.
The Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main ST, Greensburg, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Mr. Leslie Laverne Madson, Taylor Co., KY (1928-2011)

2011-03-25 - 206 S. Main ST, Greensburg, KY - Photo from Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home.
Mr. Leslie Laverne Madson, Taylor Co., KY (1928-2011)

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