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James R. Townsend

May 5, 1938 July 8, 2016
James R.  Townsend
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Obituary for James R. Townsend

James R. Townsend, 78, passed away at his home Friday, July 8th, 2016, after a long illness.
Mr. Townsend was a native of Frankfort, KY, a son of the late Cassius and Linda Pitt Townsend. He was a retired mason, who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. He was preceded in death by grandson Michael Townsend; his brothers Allen Crowe, and George Townsend.

Survivors include his companion of 57 years, Mary F. Townsend; his sons Cassius Townsend III, James E. (Bobbie) Townsend, Johnson (Amy) Townsend, Joe Townsend, Richard Neal; his daughters Connie (Jacob) Estes, Dorothy (Henry Knight) Walling, Jessica Townsend; his brothers Paul Townsend, Cassius (Neabie) Townsend II, Creed Joe (Alice) Townsend; his sisters Sandra Hardy, Rethia Gooch, Mary (Edward Smith) Kirby, Rhonda Gabbard, Bernice Willis, Wanda (Farrell) Willis; his grandchildren Victoria & Logan Townsend, Melissa Townsend, Latasha Alexander, Leighann Alexander, Clayton Mays, Chris Hoover, Josh Walling, Marlena Richardson, Gloria Bingham, Lester Lee Richardson, Carly Townsend, Corey Townsend, and Ethan Townsend; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 11:00 am, Lewis Funeral Home with Jason Riddell officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakdale Cemetery. Friends may call after 10:00 am until service time.

Pallbearers will be Joe, Cassius III, James, & Logan Townsend, Clayton Mays, and Chris Hoover. Honorary pallbearer will be Josh Walling.

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Visitation

Monday

11

Jul

10:00 AM 7/11/2016 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/11/2016 11:00:00 AM
Lewis-Abner Home for Funerals

224 Main Street
Irvine, KY 40336

Lewis-Abner Home for Funerals
224 Main Street Irvine 40336 KY
United States

Service

Monday

11

Jul

11:00 AM 7/11/2016 11:00:00 AM
Lewis-Abner Home for Funerals

224 Main Street
Irvine, KY 40336

Lewis-Abner Home for Funerals
224 Main Street Irvine 40336 KY
United States

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Oakdale Cemetery Final Resting Place
United States
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