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Joe Billy "J.B." Kayse

August 10, 1934 May 25, 2020
Joe Billy "J.B." Kayse
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Obituary for Joe Billy "J.B." Kayse

Joe Billy “best known as JB” Kayse, of Irvine, KY passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020 at the age of 85.
He was born August 10, 1934 in Livingston County, KY to the late Lynn Kayse and Thelma Kayse. He was
a retired L&N/CSX railroad conductor, where he worked for 41 years. He was a long-term member of his
local VFW post. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his family, taking drives, and
playing cards with friends. He especially enjoyed feeding his family of squirrels in the backyard.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Kayse and 1 daughter, Kim Kayse. He was grandpa to Eric
(Amber and Karson) Kayse, Matt (Bryson and Mason) Workman-Kayse, Dylan Kayse, and Jessica
Kayse. He also leaves behind many extended family members and friends in both Northern
Kentucky and Irvine. JB is preceded in death by his first wife, Kayrene, and his son, Mark.
Friends may call between 5-7 PM Thursday, May 28 at Lewis Funeral Home in Irvine, KY. Private
funeral services will be conducted. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Alzheimer’s
Association in his name.

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