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||MOODY, GLENN E. JR., 81, of
Louisville, passed away peacefully at the Masonic Home of Louisville on
Friday, November 7, 2008. He was the former owner and operator of Moody's
Food Express, a stunt pilot and flight instructor, a member of the Quiet
Birdsman Club and owner and operator of the Moby Dick Restaurant at 2700 S.
Third Street. He was a seabee with the US Navy during World War II, a member
of the Robinson Masonic Lodge #266, the Scottish Rite, Kosair Shriner and
also a member of the Derby City Bop Club and Rat Racers. He was an avid Ham
Radio operator with a call sign of N4OUL. He was preceded in death by his
brothers, Bill and Amber Moody. He is survived by his sons, Glenn E. Moody
III "Chip" and Mark Moody; and their mother, Betty R. Moody; Debbie Compton,
who he considered his adopted daughter; daughters-in-law, Gail Moody, Charla
Kerger; his sister, Barbara Davidson and five granddaughters, Erin, Melissa,
Chanda, Loren and Leah; former wife, Norma Lyons; and stepdaughters, Lisa
Lang and Jenny Payton. A special thanks to his close friends, Sandy Yates,
Darrell Thore, Brock Persons and Perry Finley. Funeral services will be 7
p.m. Wednesday, at O. D. White & Sons, 2727 S. Third St. Visitation will be
after 1 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be
given to the Masonic Home. Published in The Courier-Journal on 11/09/2008
||SCHWEINBECK, GEORGE P. JR., 70, passed
away peacefully, Sunday, July 29, 2007 at Oaklawn Rehabilitation Center. He
was a retired sergeant with the Jefferson County Police Department. He was a
graduate of St. Xavier High School and attended Bellarmine and Eastern
Kentucky Universities. He then performed post-graduate work at the
University of Southern California. Most recently, he was a member of the
Derby City Bop Club and volunteered his time with Hospice and Palliative
Care of Louisville. He was preceded in death by his parents, George P. Sr.
and Elizabeth L. Schweinbeck. George is survived by his wife, Nikki; two
sons, George P. III and Steve Schweinbeck (Roya); sister, Fran Feger (Tom);
three grandchildren, Amanda, Diana and Michael; and nieces, nephews and
cousins. A private funeral Mass will be celebrated in his honor, attended by
relatives, close family friends and retired colleagues, with burial
following. Arrangements are entrusted to Bosse Funeral Home. Expressions of
sympathy may be made to St. Elizabeth of Hungary and Ascension Catholic
Churches for Masses in his name.
Published in The Courier-Journal on 8/1/2007.
|SMITHERS, LILLIAN LOUISE, 89, of
Louisville, passed away Monday, October 17, 2005, at Jefferson Place. She
was the former Lillian O'Malley, and a member of West Broadway Baptist
Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Smithers, and her
daugher, Mary Zena. Survivors include her children, JoAnn Miller and Arthur
Smithers (Sandy); sister, Louise Thompson; her grandchildren, Dennis and
Chuck Miller, Karen Harley, Tracie Warford, Cheryl Donoho and Amy McClure;
13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grand-child. Her funeral service
will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 20, 2005, at Arch L. Heady & Son,
Hikes Point, with burial in Calvary Cemetery.
Published in The Courier-Journal on 10/19/2005.
||Don (Big Don) Franklin, 72, of
Louisville, died Tuesday, February 8, 2005, at Hospice & Palliative Care of
Louisville's inpatient unit at Norton Healthcare Pavilion. He was a native
of Campbellsville, KY, retired from Ford Motor Company Kentucky Truck Plant
and an Army veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam War. He was a member of
the Derby City Boppers, the Rat Racers of Louisville and the Veterans of
Foreign Wars. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Joyce Marie
Downs, five brothers and one sister. He is survived by a son, Shawn Franklin
(Melanie); a brother, Ray Franklin (Joan); brother-in-law, Michael Markwell
(Barbara); a sister, Frances Grooms; two grandchildren, Dylan and Haley
Franklin; and many nieces and nephews. His funeral service will be held at
noon Saturday at Evergreen Funeral Home, with entombment to follow in
Evergreen Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. both Thursday and
Published in The Courier-Journal on 02/10/2005.
||Michael Anthony Sgroi, 58, of St.
Petersburg, FL, died Thursday, May 27, 2004. Michael was formerly an actor
and performer who studied with Marcel Marceau in Paris in the 1970s. He was
the son of the late Mary L. Sgroi of St. Louis, MO, and the late Andrew A.
Sgroi. He was the dear father of Marceline (Steven) Hayes of Macomb, IL,
Andre Thompson of Little Rock, AR, and Lance Thompson of Memphis, TN; dear
grandfather of Dylan Hayes and Dustyn Hayes, both of Macomb; dear brother of
Sherry Anne Zanti of St. Louis and Phillip (Alice Geary) Sgroi of St. Louis;
and dear uncle of Joseph Zanti of Festus, MO, and Francesca Zanti of St.
Louis. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2004, at
the Kutis South County Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. (Butler Hill), St.
Louis. Interment will be private to family in Park Lawn Cemetery. Memorial
contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of Eastern
Missouri, 1118 Hampton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63139-3196.
Published in The Courier-Journal on 6/4/2004.
|Bob L. Masden, 67, of Louisville, died
Friday August 15th, 2003 at Kindred Hospital. He was retired after 25 years
from the State Parole Fugitive Unit, a Navy veteran of the Korean War and a
member of Beechmont Baptist Church, the FOP and VFW. He was preceded in
death by his wife, Shirley J. Masden. He is survived by his loving daughter,
Kathryn Masden, and his fiancée, Sheila Chancey. The funeral will be held at
10 a.m. Monday at Arch L. Heady & Son, 3601 Taylor Blvd., with burial in
Louisville Memorial Gardens-West. Visitation will be from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m.
Published in The Courier-Journal on 08/17/2003.
|PEZZULLO, JAMES H., JR., passed away
at Meadows East Nursing Home at 1 a.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2006. He was a
retired carpenter for Local #576, Laborer's International Union of North
America, and a member of Calvary Episcopal Church. He is survived by three
daughters, Cindy, Missy, and Tracy. Also surviving are his mother, Florine
Pezzullo Nunn Harrod; three brothers, Warren, Wally and Vernon Pezzullo;
three sisters, Sharon Craig (Joe), Deborah Schaffner (Wayne), and Janell
Goodwin; and several grandchildren. Funeral services will be 10 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006 at the Chapel of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400
Bardstown Rd. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will
be from 3-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials in Mr. Pezzullo's
name to the WHAS Crusade for Children.
Published in The Courier Journal on 10/19/2006.