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Ronald Eugene "Gene" Herndon

March 21, 1944 October 20, 2019
Ronald Eugene "Gene" Herndon
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Obituary for Ronald Eugene "Gene" Herndon

A Taylorsville resident, Mr. Ronald Eugene “Gene” Herndon, age 75, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019 at his residence in Wakefield. He was born March 21, 1944 in Jefferson County to the late Roy and Emily Briggs Herndon. Gene was a farmer, a United States Army Veteran, and was a member of Taylorsville Christian Church. He loved the Wakefield countryside where he grew up, raised a family with his wife of 46 years, Nancy, and farmed his entire life. His wife, children, grandchildren, farm life, and fishing were the things he loved most.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Frances Holt, Elizabeth Bennett, Lavon Yates, and 2 brothers, Carl Herndon and Bill Herndon.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Bryant Herndon, his daughter, Amanda Herndon, 2 sons, Chad (Julie) Herndon, all of Taylorsville, Adam (Heather) Herndon of Bloomfield, his brother, Harold (June) Herndon of Mt. Eden, 9 grandchildren, Ethan, Madison, Grant, Mason, Logan, Peyton, Brittani, Lauren and Ethan, and 5 great grandchildren, Shaylynn, Axon, Rilee, Leighton and Hamilton.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home in Taylorsville. Bro. Tom Sparrow and Bro. Roger Hodge will officiate. Interment will be in Big Spring Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00-8:00 pm and Wednesday after 9:00 am. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association. The Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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Visitation

Tuesday

22

Oct

3:00 PM 10/22/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/22/2019 8:00:00 PM
Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home

101 Reasor Ave.
Taylorsville, KY 40071

Wednesday after 9:00 am

Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home
101 Reasor Ave. Taylorsville 40071 KY
United States

Funeral

Wednesday

23

Oct

2:00 PM 10/23/2019 2:00:00 PM
Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home

101 Reasor Ave.
Taylorsville, KY 40071

Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home
101 Reasor Ave. Taylorsville 40071 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Big Spring Cemetery Final Resting Place

1999 Taylorsville Road
Bloomfield, KY 40008

1999 Taylorsville Road Bloomfield 40008 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

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