Obituaries - July 3, 2013
Wednesday, July 03, 2013 11:00 AM
Robert K. "Bobby" Buchanan, 51, of Madison, died Monday, July 1, 2013, in Milton, Ky.
He was born Oct. 14, 1961, in Madison, to Charles William and Nina Carolyn Boldery Buchanan. He was raised in Milton, Ky. and attended Trimble County High School. He was employed early in life in production for 10 years with Kawneer in Carrollton, Ky. He later worked for Rotary Lift for several years, as a production operator with Reliance Electric for 15 years and as a supervisor with Century Tube for six years. He attended the Milton United Methodist Church. He was a former member of the Madison Moose Lodge 765. He enjoyed fishing, dirt track racing, watching television, Andy Griffith, yard work, tinkering around his home and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Cathey M. "Skippey" Kuykendall Buchanan, whom he married Dec. 30, 1988; one son, Jeremy Buchanan of Noblesville; one daughter, Jennifer Buchanan of Carrollton, Ky.; two step children, Julie Duff of Scottsdale, Ariz. and Nicholas Duff of Jerome, Ariz.; three grandchildren; three step grandchildren; his grandmother, Caroline Detmer of Milton, Ky.; four brothers, Terry Morgan of Milton, Ky., Dan Morgan of Owensboro, Ky., Gary Buchanan of Bedford, Ky. and Bill Buchanan of Milton, Ky.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Rick Morgan.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Moffett Cemetery of Milton, Ky.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Bobby Buchanan Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Luke C. Frost, 88, of Carrollton, Ky., died Monday, July 1, 2013, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
He was born Nov. 14, 1924, in Gest, Ky., to Herman E. and Sarah Kelly Frost. He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a retired lockmaster from the Army Corps of Engineers at the Markland Locks and Dam. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Carrollton where he was a former deacon for more than 50 years.
He is survived by his wife, Chris Frost; two daughters, Pam Raisor of Sanders, Ky. and Patti Harrison of Carrollton, Ky.; one son, Mark C. Frost of Lawrenceburg, Ky.; three brothers, Andrew Frost of Williamsburg, Ky., George Robert Frost of Dry Ridge, Ky. and Howard Frost of Henry County, Ky.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Mae Tincher and Madelyn Jo Downey; three brothers, Elliot Frost, Herman Frost Jr. and Fred Frost.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church of Carrollton. Burial will be in the Pleasureville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church today from 10 a.m. until the service.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the First Baptist Church of Carrollton. Contributions can be made through Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home of Carrollton, Ky., which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Elizabeth Adelene "Liz" Smith Lichlyter, 81, of Madison, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born Oct. 1, 1931, in Braytown, to Stanley D. and Geneva Josephine Curry Smith. She was raised in Switzerland County until the age of 10, when her family moved to Madison. She was a graduate of Madison High School, She was a certified nursing assistant. As a teenager she worked at Roger's Drug Store and at King's Daughters' Hospital on weekends and after school until the age of 18. She then began a career with the U.S. Shoe Factory from 1948 to 1965. She then worked at Perry & Dunbar Drug Store in downtown Madison for several years before returning to King's Daughters' Hospital until 1994. She enjoyed being a caregiver and worked in home health with the Jefferson County Health Department from 1997 to 2007. She also did private duty care for the elderly in their homes for several years. She lived on Main St. in downtown Madison since 1965. She enjoyed crocheting, cross stitch, antiques, collecting angels, going to yard sales and her dogs. She also enjoyed the fourth of July and the Regatta Parade. She was a member of the North Madison Baptist Church where she served on the hospitality committee. She was a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969 Auxiliary.
She is survived by one son, James Lichlyter of Madison; three step daughters, Sue Smith of Zionsville, Donna Reece of Madison and Donita Hancock of Lexington; one step sister, Myrtle McGuire of New Palestine; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; one niece; and two nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Noble Lichlyter, whom she married May 18, 1965, and who died June 5, 1987; her father, who died April 1952; her mother, Geneva J. Curry Smith Fredenburgh, who died Dec. 5, 1991; her step father who helped raise her, Edgar Fredeburgh, who died Feb. 13, 1989; her step mother, Laura Smith; two brothers, Arthur W. Smith, who died Jan. 7, 2009 and Paul Edward Smith Fredenburgh, who died Oct. 25, 1944; and one half brother, Robert A. Fredenburgh, who died Jan. 27, 1994; one half sister, Vannie Lou Levell, who died March 1, 2007; and one granddaughter.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at North Madison Baptist Church. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.
Friends may call at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. and at the church Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the North Madison Baptist Church Building Fund or the Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
William Soper Jr.
William W. Soper Jr., 66, of Madison, formerly of Richmond, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Louisville, Ky.
He was born April 14, 1947, in Richmond, to William W. Sr. and Ida Balough Soper. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, serving with Special Forces and Medical Corps. He retired as a bowling center manager. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Harry Ray Post 65 of the American Legion and Kirk Little Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1108. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, fishing, traveling and bowling. He moved to Madison from Richmond nine years ago.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years Judy; three children, Jennifer Rutledge of Vancouver, Wash., Douglas Glass and Stephanie Quinn, both of Richmond; his mother; one sister, Linda Climer of Richmond; two brothers, Claude Soper and Michael Soper, both of Centerville; six grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, who died Nov. 14, 1985; and two brothers, Jack Soper and Robert "Bo" Soper.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home in Richmond. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Pershing. Military honors will be conducted graveside.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
Online condolences can be sent at www.stegallberheideorr.com.