Biographies and Obituaries of players who are verified former UK basketball players is included below. Others have been identified but are not verified. Still others the date of death has been identified, but an obituary has either not been located or not yet been searched on. For the status of searches currently in progress, please consult the following page
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|Paul Wendell Adkins||1921-22||Williamsburg, KY||8/28/1899||3/10/1962||Dr. Paul Wendell Adkins, 61, known for his charitable service to patients in Bell and surrounding counties, died Saturday morning at his home in Pineville. He suffered a stroke January 3.|
Dr. Adk . . . (Click for more)
|Marvin L. Akers||1942-43||Jeffersonville, IN||3/23/1921||2/27/2012|
Marvin L. Akers, age 91 passed away February 27, 2012. He was a 1942 graduate of the University of Kentucky where he was an outstanding member of the 1941-43 basketball teams. He was the leading sc . . . (Click for more)
|Ermal Glen Allen||1941-42||Morristown, TN||12/25/1918||2/9/1988||Ermal G. Allen, a former star athlete at the University of Kentucky who made sports his career, died of cancer yesterday at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. He was 69.|
As a student at UK in the 19 . . . (Click for more)
|Desmond Allison||1999-00||Tampa, FL||12/18/1979||7/25/2011|
Former University of Kentucky basketball player Desmond Allison was shot and killed in Columbus, Ohio, on Monday.
Allison, 31, was pronounced dead at Grant Medical Center in Columbus at 3:54 p. . . . (Click for more)
|Carl Ellis Althaus||1942-43||Louisville, KY||4/20/1921||2/11/2009|
Carl was born into a Christian family in 1921 in Louisville, Kentucky. The family home backed up to the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary grounds, where he and his brothers played. Carl always . . . (Click for more)
|Harold Lindsay Amoss||1903-04||Cobb, KY||9/8/1886||11/2/1956||Dr. HAROLD L. AMOSS, of Greenwich, Conn., physician and former professor of medicine at Duke University, died last November at Greenwich Hospital. He was 70.|
A physician in Greenwich for 23 years . . . (Click for more)
|Frederick Paul Anderson||1916-17||Lexington, KY||1/13/1898||11/9/1983||Frederick Paul Anderson Jr., 85, a resident of Homestead, FL., died at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday while visiting here. A Lexington native he was a son of the late Frederick Paul and Josephine Fisher Anderso . . . (Click for more)|
|Milerd J. Anderson||1935-36||Covington, KY||8/25/1912||11/25/1953||M.J. (Andy) Anderson, 41, former city commissioner, University of Kentucky basketball player and Lexington Latin High School basketball coach, died Wednesday at his home in Galena Park, a suburb of Ho . . . (Click for more)|
|Leander Elwood Andrus||1903-04||Farmington, KY||12/9/1880||1/25/1944||Leander Andrus, 60, of 2207 N.E. Tillamook street, an employee of the United Employment service, died late Tuesday afternoon in an ambulance after being stricken with a heart attack in one of the empl . . . (Click for more)|
|Richard Hood Arnett||1903-04||Troy, KY||3/25/1883||1/9/1955|
Richard Hood Arnett, a graduate of the University of Kentucky, died Jan. 9 in San Diego, Calif., after an illness of a year, according to word received by his sister, Miss Margaret T. Arnett, of Ci . . . (Click for more)
|Stanley Theodore Baer||1906-07||Louisville, KY||10/19/1885||3/21/1949||Stanley T. Baer, 63, of Shoshone, Idaho, a native of Louisville, Ky., and a graduate of the University of Kentucky in 1907, died at his home March 21 following a long illness.|
An outstanding athle . . . (Click for more)
|Richard Carroll Barbee||1908-09||Lexington, KY||5/20/1889||3/12/1950||Richard Carroll Barbee, 62, of the East Hickman Pike, a Jessamine-county farmer died at 6:45 o'clock yesterday morning at Good Samaritan hospital where he was admitted Saturday night.|
A native of . . . (Click for more)
|Clifford Eugene Barker||1948-49||Yorktown, IN||1/15/1921||3/17/1998||Cliff Barker, who helped the University of Kentucky win two National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball titles a half century ago and then coached and played in the National Basketball Associa . . . (Click for more)|
|William K. Barlow||1942-43||North Vernon, IN||7/7/1922||8/19/1990||William K. Barlow, 68, of Crescent Springs, formerly of North Vernon, Ind., died at 1:30 a.m. Sunday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South. He was the retired vice president of marketing research for . . . (Click for more)|
|Marshall Barnes||1922-23||Beaver Dam, KY||3/2/1897||12/16/1985|
Marshall Barnes, former president of Beaver Dam Deposit Bank and former vice president of Owensboro National Bank, died Monday morning. He was 88.
Barnes was born in Beaver Dam in 1897 and was . . . (Click for more)
|Brinkley Barnett||1912-13||Somerset, KY||12/25/1889||7/23/1977||Retired University of Kentucky professor Brinkley Barnett died last night at age 87.|
Before retiring in 1959, he was a professor of engineering and an assistant professor of electrical engineering . . . (Click for more)
|Bruce Orlean Bartee||1918-19||Louisville, KY||11/3/1897||12/5/1968||CLAY CITY -- Bruce O. Bartee, 71, of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died Thursday in the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, after a long illness. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky.|
Survivors . . . (Click for more)
|Arthur Lee Bastin||1917-18||Lexington, KY||4/29/1898||3/9/1957||Arthur Lee Bastin, 58, owner and operator of the Elkhorn Coal Co., Kona, Ky., died of a heart attack at 3:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon at his home on the Paris Pike.|
Mr. Bastin was born in East . . . (Click for more)
|Milton M. Beard||1948-49||Louisville, KY||12/2/1927||11/29/2007|
Ralph Beard, an All-American guard for Kentucky in the 1940s and a key figure in college basketball's biggest betting scandal, died Thursday. He was 79.
Beard, who helped the Wildcats win natio . . . (Click for more)
|Bret Bearup||1984-85||Greenlawn, NY||11/17/1961||NA|
CHICAGO - Bret Bearup, a heralded recruit who proved you could be a memorable Kentucky player without becoming a star, has died. He was 56.
Family became concerned this week when Bearup was not . . . (Click for more)
|Edward Paul Beck||1957-58||Fort Valley, GA||6/28/1936||NA||In 1958, the year that UK won the NCAA championship, Ed Beck was voted the Southeastern Conference's "Defensive Player of the Year" He was offered a contract by the New York Knickerbockers to play pro . . . (Click for more)|
|Cecil D. Bell||1930-31||Paris, KY||5/10/1910||11/30/2004||Bell, Cecil D., son of Mary Varner and John H. Bell was born May 25, 1910 in Bourbon County. |
He graduated from Millersburg Military Institute in 1928. While a student at MMI he was Captain of hi . . . (Click for more)
|Maurice Bell||1943-44||Montgomery, AL||7/31/1924||12/24/2012|
Bad news is in the making for future opponents of the University of Kentucky basketball team, winners in seven of eight starts. Coach Adolph Rupp of the Wildcats announced today that Maurice (Red) . . . (Click for more)
|Kerry Benson||2007-08||Louisville, KY||3/25/1989||3/3/2014|
Former Pleasure Ridge Park High School and University of Kentucky basketball player Kerry Benson was among the victims in a fatal car crash Monday near Bowman Field, the Jefferson County Coroner's . . . (Click for more)
|Henry Carlisle Besuden||1925-26||Winchester, KY||9/12/1904||12/31/1985||Henry Carlisle Besuden, an internationally recognized farmer, conservationist and breeder of sheep, died yesterday at the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Medical Center after a long illness. . . . (Click for more)|
|Jerry Lee Bird||1955-56||Corbin, KY||2/2/1935||NA|
CORBIN, Ky. - Jerry Bird, a former Kentucky men's basketball player and member of the UK Athletics Hall of Fame, died Sunday morning of natural causes in his hometown of Corbin, Kentucky. He was 8 . . . (Click for more)
|Crittenden D. Blair||1933-34||Ewing, KY||8/21/1908||5/6/1994||Dr. C.D. Blair, 85, well known retired dentist, died Friday, May 6, 1994, at the Pioneer Trace Nursing Home in Flemingsburg. His home residence was on Elizaville Ave., Flemingsburg.|
Dr. Blair was . . . (Click for more)
|Hubert McGuire Blakey||1919-20||Beattyville, KY||3/22/1893||11/13/1944|
Was Prominent Member of Brandenton Bar for Several Years
Hubert McGuire Blakey, 51, prominent attorney of Brandenton, died at 3:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon, at his home, 120 Twenty-si . . . (Click for more)
|William Blankenship||1945-46||Elkhorn City, KY||2/27/1927||11/9/2012|
Zeb Blankenship, 85, widower of Nel Blankenship, passed on November 9, 2012.
He is survived by four children, Kathleen B. Gilliland, Barbara (Mike) Hawkins, William Zeb "Chuck" (Kathy) Blanken . . . (Click for more)
|William Watts Blanton||1922-23||Richmond, KY||8/30/1904||6/15/1966||William Watts Blanton, 61, a prominent Paris attorney, died at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday at his home at 379 Stoner Avenue after a long illness.|
He had been seriously ill for several weeks.
A native . . . (Click for more)
|Harry Cortland Bliss||1934-35||Caldwell, NJ||4/22/1915||1/27/2006||HARRY C., 90, formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away Friday, January 27, 2006, at Mt. Holly Nursing Center in Louisville, Ky.|
He was retired from the sales department at General Electric, . . . (Click for more)
|Bruce D. Boehler||1941-42||Lorain, OH||7/8/1917||7/2/1987|
A former superintendent of two area school systems also widely known for his athletic and coaching achievements, is dead at age 69.
Bruce D. Boehler, of Grafton, died Thursday at Elyria Memoria . . . (Click for more)
|Nehemiah Braddy||1992-93||Jacksonville, FL||10/4/1971||NA|
Every child in America dreams of of becoming someone famous or just doing something special that sets you apart from the rest of the world. It is impossible not to dream. Every time we go to sleep . . . (Click for more)
|Carl F. Brandstetner||1911-12||Covington, KY||-||1/8/1919||The many friends of Carl Brandstetner, one of the best known athletes of Southern California, will mourn the news of his death which reached here yesterday. Brandstetner was in the army and was stati . . . (Click for more)|
|Robert Warren Brannum||1946-47||Winfield, KS||5/28/1925||2/5/2005|
ALSO HAD PLAYED FOUR YEARS FOR BOSTON CELTICS
BOSTON - Robert W. Brannum, a standout basketball player at the University of Kentucky who went on to play four seasons for the Boston Celti . . . (Click for more)
|Don Pedro Branson||1905-06||Yosemite, KY||6/18/1882||2/19/1979||Don P. Branson, Major, U.S. Army (Ret.), age 96, of 1800 Riverside Dr. Monday at First Community Village, formerly of 1810 Coventry Rd. Preceded in death by wife Alice Crawley Branson in 1976. Surv . . . (Click for more)|
|Leo Brewer||1907-08||Mayfield, KY||7/9/1889||11/3/1965||A good teacher or writer leaves for future generations an intellectual endowment fund, and students continue to profit from the interest without diminshing the capital.|
In his field of the law, Le . . . (Click for more)
|Melvin Charles Brewer||1942-43||New Albany, IN||6/28/1919||8/6/1944||Second Lieutenant Melvin C. Brewer, army infantry, was reported killed in action in France, August 6, according to a telegram received Saturday from the war department by his wife, Mrs. Jacqueline Bir . . . (Click for more)|
|Charles Jacob Bronston||1931-32||Lexington, KY||9/20/1909||6/5/2006||Charles Jacob Bronston Sr., 96, died in his home in Wesley Chapel, Fla., on June 5, 2006.|
He was born September 20, 1909, in Richmond. He grew up in Lexington and graduated from the University of . . . (Click for more)
|Albert Paul Bruno||1948-49||West Chester, PA||3/28/1927||10/5/2014|
Beloved husband, father, brother, uncle & great uncle.
Survived by wife of 61 years, Marie; twin son and daughter, Michael and Maria of Louisville, KY; daughter Lisa of Aventura, FL; sister, Jo . . . (Click for more)
|Thomson Ripley Bryant||1906-07||Nicholasville, KY||1/8/1885||6/25/1979||Thomson R. Bryant, 94, associate director emeritus of the Kentucky cooperative Extension Service, died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital.|
A 1908 graduate of the University of Kentucky, Bryant hel . . . (Click for more)
|Nathaniel Aaron Buis||1943-44||Liberty, KY||12/22/1924||3/2/2000|
Nathaniel A. Buis, Fair Street, Liberty, died Thursday, March 2, 2000 at his home. He was 75.
Born in Casey County on Dec. 22, 1924, he was a son of the late Roscoe and Alice Hiter Buis.
H . . . (Click for more)
|Lawrence S. Burnham||1922-23||Paducah, KY||8/25/1900||2/9/1985||Lawrence S. (Larry) Burnham, a native of Paducah, formerly of Lexington, died Saturday in Paducah. He was the son of the late Edward S. and Lillie Schotta Burnham. He was a retired Woolworth's Compa . . . (Click for more)|
|William Reynolds Campbell||1917-18||Lexington, KY||8/19/1897||11/6/1922||Graduate of University Succumbs After Long Illness|
William R. Campbell, 25 years old, a graduate of the University of Kentucky, died at his home, 454 East Maxwell Street, Monday morning at . . . (Click for more)
|Albert Kenton Campbell||1947-48||Newark, OH||6/10/1926||10/6/1999||Kenton "Dutch" Campbell, 73, a University of Kentucky football and basketball player in the 1940's, died of sudden heart failure at his home in Maitland, FL. Mr. Campbell, a 1948 U.K. graduate, came . . . (Click for more)|
|George Burgess Carey||1925-26||Lexington, KY||3/4/1905||12/2/1961||G. Burgess Carey, 56, of 116 East Fairway Drive, Lexington contractor and the second University of Kentucky basketball player to be named an All-America, died here yesterday.|
Death came at 3:50 a. . . . (Click for more)
|Ralph Emerson Carlisle||1936-37||Lawrenceburg, KY||1/26/1915||8/7/1999||Ralph Emerson Carlisle, once hailed as the best high school coach in the state by University of Kentucky Coach Adolph Rupp, died yesterday at St. Joseph Hospital Hospice Care Center. He was 84.|
In . . . (Click for more)
|Mike Casey||1970-71||Simpsonville, KY||5/26/1948||4/9/2009|
University of Kentucky basketball great Mike Casey died Thursday at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.
Mr. Casey, who was 60, had had congestive heart failure since 1988.
Recently he h . . . (Click for more)
|Billy Ray Cassady||1957-58||Inez, KY||6/11/1935||11/26/1997||Billy Ray Cassady, 62, of Inez, died Wednesday, November 26, 1997, at the Ohio State University Medical Center. He was born in Inez, the son of the late Robert and Rachel Spears Cassady, on June 11,19 . . . (Click for more)|
|Lindle Castle||1950-51||Winchester, KY||-||12/4/2016|
Longtime Clinton County Coach Lindle Castle, who in 1960 led the boys' basketball team to its only Sweet Sixteen appearance, died on Sunday. He was 86.
Castle, for whom Clinton County's gymnasi . . . (Click for more)
|Milton James Cavana||1930-31||Iowa Falls, IA||-||9/13/1959||MILTON J. (BUD) CAVANA, '32, was found fatally wounded in his car at his home in Bellevue on Sept. 13. Known well as a swimming instructor, he was for 20 years athletic director and physical educatio . . . (Click for more)|
|Joseph Daniel Chandler||1954-55||Versailles, KY||10/17/1933||4/27/2004||Joseph Daniel "Dan" Chandler, 70, of Camden Avenue, Versailles, died Tuesday , April 27, 2004, at his residence of congestive heart failure. |
Born in Versailles, he was the son of the late Albert B . . . (Click for more)
|Ronald J. Clark||1951-52||Springfield, MA||3/20/1933||8/18/2005|
Ronald J. Clark, 72, of Somers, passed away at home on Thursday, (August 18, 2005), after a long illness.
Ron was born on March 20, 1933, in New York City, NY, and was the son of the late Georg . . . (Click for more)
|Robert Marion Cluggish||1939-40||Corbin, KY||9/18/1917||9/5/2008|
CLUGGISH, ROBERT M. Born September 18, 1917 in Kentucky, came to Orlando with his wife Patricia, to share his knowledge of sports with the young men at Howard Middle School, after playing professio . . . (Click for more)
|Stanford Cluggish||1939-40||Corbin, KY||8/19/1919||3/15/1956||The body of Stanford Cluggish, former basketball player at the University of Kentucky, was taken yesterday from Kerr Bros. Funeral Home to the O'Neill Funeral Home in Corbin.|
Cluggish died at 4:50 . . . (Click for more)
|Sidney Cohen||1959-60||Brooklyn, NY||11/21/1933||6/20/2012|
All-American Basketball player and local business man, Sid Cohen, passed away at his home, Wed., June, 20, 2012.
Sid began his career in the U. S. Army playing on the U. S. Army European baske . . . (Click for more)
|Abraham Lincoln Collinsworth||1957-58||Salyersville, KY||2/12/1936||10/13/2012|
Abraham Lincoln Collinsworth was born in Salyersville, Kentucky, February 12, 1936, on Abraham Lincoln's birthday. He passed away October 13, 2012, at the age of 76, in Orlando, Florida. Abe was th . . . (Click for more)
|Cecil W. Combs||1929-30||Lexington, KY||-||8/10/1974|
Services for Cecil W. Combs, 66, a retired officer of Third National Bank, will be at 1 p.m. today at Mashall-Donnelly-Combs Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Combs . . . (Click for more)
|Charles Shepard Combs||1937-38||Happy, KY||11/11/1914||10/28/2007||Charles S. Combs, 92 of 1252 Castlewood Place, Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 28, 207, at Owensboro Medical Health System. |
He was born in Happy in Perry County to the late Col. Dilce and . . . (Click for more)
|Carl Luther Combs||1939-40||Hazard, KY||5/26/1919||2/24/2007|
SERVED BASKETBALL, FOOTBALL PROGRAMS
Carl Luther "Hoot" Combs, a University of Kentucky football and basketball player who became a sportscaster in Lexington and a public address announce . . . (Click for more)
|Joseph Morrison Coons||1904-05||Mount Sterling, KY||-||7/26/1909||Joe M. Coons, son of Elijah Coons, on Spencer, died at Asheville N.C., on Monday morning July 26, 1909. |
On June 30, 1908, aged 27 years, he was united in marriage to Miss Grace Ogg, daughter of . . . (Click for more)
|Clyde C. Cooper||1944-45||Brooksville, KY||10/10/1925||3/15/1995||Clyde C. Cooper, 70 of Route 1 Brooksville, died Wedenesday, March 15, 1995 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville.|
Mr. Cooper, the son of the late Alfred and Mary Cooper was born in M . . . (Click for more)
|John T. Craig||1935-36||Ashland, KY||5/7/1914||8/29/1969|
John T. (Red) Craig, 55, of 329 Ninth Street, who starred in football, baseball, basketball, and track for the Ashland Tomcats during the early 1930's, was dead on arrival at 12:35 p.m. Friday at K . . . (Click for more)
|John Lloyd Crigler||1957-58||Hebron, KY||5/31/1936||12/1/2012|
John Lloyd Crigler, a starting forward for the University of Kentucky's Fiddlin' Five 1958 basketball championship team and a longtime educator in Scott County public schools, died Saturday at his . . . (Click for more)
|Johnny Richard Crockett||1945-46||Maysville, KY||2/3/1928||12/3/2013|
CROCKETT, JOHN RICHARD II, 85, of Louisville passed away peacefully on December 3, 2013 at his home surrounded by family. He will be remembered for his love of family, his sense of humor, a passion . . . (Click for more)
|John Scearce Crosthwaite||1909-10||Lexington, KY||11/2/1887||9/11/1971|
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Services for John S. Crosthwaite, Sr., 83, of 344 Madison Place, Lexington, formerly of Bridgeport, Conn., who died Saturday in Good Samaritan Hospital will take place tomorrow at . . . (Click for more)
|Fred R. Curtis||1938-39||Nashville, TN||-||5/28/1976|
There is a very special hurt for many of us this morning.
Fred R. (Cab) Curtis passed away yesterday. Cab had a unique talent for initiating and cultivating friendships. Such matters came easil . . . (Click for more)
|Darrell Lawrence Darby||1932-33||Ashland, KY||5/4/1910||7/3/1964||Darrell Lawrence Darby, 54, a supervisor for the Norfolk & Western Railway and a member of Ashland's Sports Hall of Fame, died Friday at 12:45 p.m. in a Williamson, W. Va., hospital following a heart . . . (Click for more)|
|Ed Davender||1987-88||Brooklyn, NY||5/26/1966||4/28/2016|
Ed Davender, arguably the most under-appreciated star player in University of Kentucky basketball history, died late Thursday night. He was 49.
Davender suffered a massive heart attack on Tuesd . . . (Click for more)
|Lewis Berkley Davis||1933-34||Lewisport, KY||10/27/1911||6/20/1997||L. Berkley Davis Sr., a former city commissioner and industry leader credited with bringing many jobs to Owensboro, died Friday in his home in Fairfield, Iowa. He was 85.|
"He had quite an impa . . . (Click for more)
|William Owen Davis||1933-34||Hazard, KY||1/17/1911||2/25/1981||William Owen "Bill" Davis, 70, husband of Opal Going Davis of Hazard, Ky. passed away Wednesday Feb. 25, 1981 following a heart attack.|
He was a retired merchant having been in business with his b . . . (Click for more)
|Bruce Llandys Davis||1935-36||Lexington, KY||1/8/1914||8/27/1979||Bruce Llandys Davis, a former University of Kentucky basketball player and businessman who once owned the Kentuckian Hotel in Lexington, died Monday at Veterans Administration Hospital in Lexington. . . . (Click for more)|
|Roger X. Day||1949-50||Frostburg, MD||4/4/1925||8/13/2001|
Roger X. Day Jr. of Horsham died Aug. 13, 2001 at his residence. He was 76.
He was the husband of the late Dorma J. Bersch Day.
Born in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late Roger X. . . . (Click for more)
|Henry Claire Dees||1928-29||Oblong, IL||8/31/1908||2/4/1966||H. CLAIRE DEES '29, Arlington Va. in February. A native of Oblong, Ill., Mr. Dees was a retired Central Intelligence Agency officer. He was president of the Class of 1929 and captain of the UK footb . . . (Click for more)|
|John Rivollette DeMoisey||1933-34||Walton, KY||8/5/1912||8/1/1963||Heart Ailment Fatal to Former UK Star|
John R. (Frenchy) DeMoisey, 50, of Georgetown, a University of Kentucky basketball star who later served as administrative assistant to former Gov. A.B . . . (Click for more)
|Truett R. DeMoisey||1943-44||Walton, KY||1/9/1926||8/21/2005|
Truett R. "Plucker" DeMoisey, 79, of Walton, died Sunday at his home.
He was a retired consultant with the Kentucky attorney general, and a member of First Baptist Church of Walton, where he wa . . . (Click for more)
|Harry C. Denham||1938-39||Maysville, KY||6/17/1918||8/25/2001||A prominent Maysville surgeon, Dr. Harry C. Denham, co-founder of the Denham Medical Clinic in Maysville and a former University of Kentucky basketball player, died Saturday. He was 83.|
Dr. Denham . . . (Click for more)
|Jim Dinwiddie||1970-71||Leitchfield, KY||5/1/1948||2/7/2012|
Attorney and former University of Kentucky basketball player Jim Dinwiddie, 63, was found dead Tuesday morning in an apparent suicide, said Grayson County Coroner Joseph Brad Hudson.
Officers f . . . (Click for more)
|Joseph Anthony Dishman||1918-19||Henderson, KY||7/16/1898||3/21/1993||Joseph Anthony Dishman, former chairman of the board of Tri-City Oldsmobile and past president of local and regional automobile associations, died yesterday at his home. He was 94.|
A native of He . . . (Click for more)
|Arthur Liston Donan||1905-06||Horse Cave, KY||3/27/1885||12/23/1967||Arthur Liston (Captain) Donan of Providence died suddenly Saturday, December 23. He was 82 years old. He had been in ill health for some time but his death came unexpectedly.|
A native of Hart Co . . . (Click for more)
|John Warfield Donohue||1936-37||Louisville, KY||5/28/1915||10/10/1969||Warfield Donohue, a basketball player at the University of Kentucky in the 1930s, died yesterday at Kentucky Baptist Hospital after an extended illness.|
Donohue captained the UK team in 1937 and w . . . (Click for more)
|Harold Hardesty Downing||1907-08||Lexington, KY||11/29/1886||10/20/1967||Dr. Harold H. Downing, 80, of 379 Sheridan Drive, retired professor of mathematics and astronomy at the University of Kentucky, died at 9:55 o'clock last night at a local nursing home after a long ill . . . (Click for more)|
|Patrick L. Doyle||1962-63||Calvert City, KY||4/1/1941||7/8/2002|
Western Kentucky lost one of its basketball legends on July 8 with the passing of former North Marshall High School standout Pat Doyle.
Doyle, who helped NMHS claim the state championship in 19 . . . (Click for more)
|James Elijah Durham||1944-45||Anchorage, KY||4/24/1927||2/21/2002|
James E. Durham Jr., 74, of Louisville, died Thursday, February 21, 2002, at Norton Suburban Hospital.
He was past president of Anchor Oil Co., which he founded in 1972. He was a gradua . . . (Click for more)
|Leroy Harry Edwards||1934-35||Indianapolis, IN||4/11/1914||8/25/1971||Leroy (Cowboy) Edwards, former Arsenal Technical High School basketball star, who went on to become an All-American at the University of Kentucky and a six-time all-league center in the professional r . . . (Click for more)|
|Russell F. Ellington||1935-36||Louisville, KY||7/14/1912||4/24/1986||Russell F. "Duke" Ellington, a former University of Kentucky athlete, died yesterday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center off Cooper Drive after a long illness. Ellington, of 111 Woodland Ave . . . (Click for more)|
|Ray Frank Ellis||1926-27||Louisville, KY||1/3/1905||1/23/1992||Ray F. Ellis, who coached college football in Georgia and was an original member of the Tampa Sports Authority, died Thursday at AMI Memorial Hospital. He was 87.|
A native of La Grange, Ky., Ellis . . . (Click for more)
|Kenneth Haynes England||1941-42||Campbellsburg, KY||12/16/1921||4/15/1945|
ENGLAND, Capt. Kenneth Haynes, 24, B.S. in Agri. '42, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert H. England of Campbellsburg. While at the University of Kentucky, he was an outstanding basketball player. During . . . (Click for more)
|Frank T. Etscorn||1941-42||Valley Station, KY||2/23/1921||11/2/1986|
Frank T Etscorn, 65, 6091 Barrington Court, Orlando, died Sunday.
Born in Kentucky, he moved to Orlando from Fort Lauderdale in 1973. He was a retired sales representative in the manufacturing . . . (Click for more)
|Herndon Julian Evans||1919-20||Frankfort, KY||12/22/1895||2/26/1976||Herndon J. Evans, a former editor of The Lexington Herald, died today while fishing behind his apartment building in Clearwater Beach, Fla. He was 80.|
Evans, a native of Morehead, was owner and e . . . (Click for more)
|Wendell Clay Evans||1953-54||Flemingsburg, KY||3/8/1934||8/7/2000||Wendell Clay Evans, 66, of Sun City Center, Fla., passed away Aug. 7, 2000 in Lexington of an apparent heart attack.|
Mr. Evans was a retired agency manager for State Farm Insurance and a former te . . . (Click for more)
|John Chenoweth Everett||1919-20||Maysville, KY||2/21/1900||1/8/1955|
Funeral services will be conducted this afternoon at 3 o'clock at the First Christian church in which he had served as a deacon for a score of year until he resigned a year or two ago. The Rev. Ja . . . (Click for more)
|Henry Lester Farmer||1912-13||Harlan, KY||-||5/30/1914||Word was received here Monday morning that Mr. Henry Lester Farmer, a former Harlan boy and who was united in marriage to Miss Edna Southard in this city last October, had died at Golden, Colorado, on . . . (Click for more)|
|Keith W. Farnsley||1940-41||New Albany, IN||2/11/1918||5/2/1990||Keith W. Farnsley, 72, of 1612 Charlestown Road, died Tuesday at Floyd Memorial Hospital.|
He was a native of Floyd County and retired foreman with International Harvester for 30 years. He was an . . . (Click for more)
|Allen L. Feldhaus||1961-62||Burlington, KY||7/15/1940||10/28/2017|
If Kentucky ever gave a "Mr. Basketball" designation to a senior citizen, it could have gone to Allen Feldhaus Sr.
Feldhaus, 77, died early Oct. 28 in hospice near Kenton Station, the golf cour . . . (Click for more)
|Fred William Fest||1922-23||Martins Ferry, OH||3/6/1897||4/1/1974|
Fred William Fest, 77, of 508 Court Ave died Monday, April 1, at 6 a.m. at his home following an unexpected illness.
He was born in Winchester, KY March 6, 1897, a son of the late George M and . . . (Click for more)
|William Wayne Foust||1922-23||Owensboro, KY||10/19/1903||9/13/1989|
W. Wayne Foust, educator, businessman and community leader in Owensboro, died Wednesday at Mercy Hospital, after a short illness. Foust, 85, of 2050 Old Cabin Road, was the retired owner and operat . . . (Click for more)
|Robert Lee Fowler||1975-76||Dearborn Heights, MI||12/6/1956||10/26/1988||Robert Lee Fowler, a thoroughbred-horse agent and a former University of Kentucky basketball player known for his jumping ability, died yesterday. He was 31.|
Fowler collapsed at Keeneland Race Co . . . (Click for more)
|Walter Cuthbert Fox||1908-09||Newport, KY||3/29/1887||12/18/1918|
Had Attained Distinction as One of Best in His Profession
Walter C. Fox, chief engineer of the United States Structural company, and one of the most widely known member of the profession . . . (Click for more)
|Sam Charles Gates||1935-36||Covington, KY||5/10/1912||10/14/1993||S. Charles Gates, 81, graduated from the University of Kentucky during the Depression when jobs weren't easy to find.|
He used his business degree to teach typing and bookkeeping during night class . . . (Click for more)
|Gordon L. George||1931-32||Betsy Layne, KY||4/9/1912||12/12/1997||Gordon L. George of Chattanooga, who played basketball at the University of Kentucky on coach Adolph Rupp's first championship team in 1933, died Friday, Dec. 12, 1997. He was 85.|
The Kentucky nat . . . (Click for more)
|Elmer T. Gilb||1928-29||Newport, KY||12/12/1907||10/1/1991||Elmer "Baldy" Gilb, a University of Kentucky sports standout who coached basketball at Henry Clay High School for 25 years, died Tuesday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington.|
He was 84. Mr. Gi . . . (Click for more)
|Max Glickman||1917-18||Pineville, KY||11/9/1897||5/10/1921|
Max Glickman, Who Died Monday at Kenilworth Hospital, to be Buried in Baltimore
The body of Max Glickman was taken yesterday to Baltimore, by relatives, where funeral services and interm . . . (Click for more)
|James William Goforth||1936-37||Louisville, KY||10/19/1913||6/22/1944|
GOFORTH, 1st Lt. James William, 30, A.B. in Ed. '38, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Goforth of Louisville and husband of Mrs. Nancy Offut Goforth of San Bernardino, Calif. One of the University of Kentu . . . (Click for more)
|William Ingram Goodwin||1902-03||Lexington, KY||6/14/1884||12/11/1940||William I. Goodwin, 56, a retired food corporation executive, died yesterday at his residence, 40 Fifth Avenue, New York City, after a long illness, relatives here were notified last night.|
Mr. Go . . . (Click for more)
|Edward H. Gough||1937-38||Lexington, KY||-||8/1/1986|
Edward Gough, 71, of South L Street, Lake Worth, died Friday. Dorsey Funeral Home, Lake Worth. . . . (Click for more)
|Phillip E. Grawemeyer||1955-56||Louisville, KY||10/6/1934||3/20/2008|
Phil "Cookie" Grawemeyer, a member of the University of Kentucky's undefeated 1953-54 men's basketball team, died of complications from lung cancer Thursday at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville. . . . (Click for more)
|Pete Grigsby||1953-54||Martin, KY||8/25/1934||1/18/2016|
MARTIN – Floyd County native and former school Superintendent and coach, Pete Grigsby Jr. has passed away. He was 81.
Grigsby's passing was confirmed early Monday morning by the Floyd County Sc . . . (Click for more)
|Alexander John Groza||1948-49||Martins Ferry, OH||10/7/1926||1/21/1995||Alex Groza, the captain and star center on the University of Kentucky's 1948 Fabulous Five national basketball champions, died yesterday of lung cancer, his family said.|
Mr. Groza, who lived in Sa . . . (Click for more)
|George Martin Gumbert||1915-16||Richmond, KY||9/15/1894||1/14/1954||George Martin Gumbert, 59, a member of the Eastern State College faculty, died at 11:25 p.m. Thursday at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington, following an illness of two months. He resided on Lexingto . . . (Click for more)|
|Joel White Guyn||1903-04||Lexington, KY||4/23/1883||4/14/1953||J. White Guyn, 69-year-old former Lexington city engineer, died early yesterday morning at Good Samaritan hospital after a long illness.|
Mr. Guyn, who lived at 375 Aylesford Place, was admitted to . . . (Click for more)
|Joseph E. Hagan||1937-38||Louisville, KY||7/12/1913||9/16/2001||Joseph Edward Hagan, 88, Louisville, died Saturday at Baptist Hospital in Nashville.|
He was a teacher and coach in Jefferson County Public High Schools, where he worked for 42 years. He was a mem . . . (Click for more)
|Dan Hall||1975-76||Betsy Layne, KY||9/26/1954||1/9/2013|
Former University of Kentucky men's basketball player "Big" Dan Hall passed away Wednesday.
One of the nation's most sought-after high school basketball players during his senior season at Bets . . . (Click for more)
|Samuel M. Harper||1963-64||Clinton, KY||11/27/1943||3/7/1999||Sam E. Harper III, 55, of East Lexington Avenue, owner of Harper's Pharmacy, died Sunday at his home of natural causes. He was the husband of Carol Harper. Arrangement are incomplete at Stith Funera . . . (Click for more)|
|Jim Thomas Harris||1968-69||Carrolton, KY||-||10/20/2015||HARRIS James Thomas, 66, Lexington, husband of Jane Phillips Harris, passed away October 20 at his home in Lexington. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas O. Harris and Sara Fothergill Harr . . . (Click for more)|
|William C. Harrison||1911-12||Bagdad, KY||5/3/1890||10/17/1969|
Dr. William Coleman Harrison, 79, of 1809 South Tenth died Friday evening at a local hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Wilkerson and Hatch Funeral Home.
Dr. Harrison was born in . . . (Click for more)
|Derrill Wason Hart||1915-16||Pisgah, KY||12/12/1892||6/16/1936||U. of K. Graduate and Donor of Dahlia Garden Here Succumbs at Home in New York|
BODY TO BE BROUGHT HERE
Derrill W. Hart, 43, a graduate of the University of Kentucky, an authority . . . (Click for more)
|Walter Trimble Hatcher||1936-37||Pikeville, KY||6/28/1916||10/11/1994||PIKEVILLE -- Dr. Walter Trimble Hatcher Jr., a retired dentist, banker and coal businessman, died Tuesday at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He was 78.|
Dr. Hatcher practiced dentistry in Pikeville f . . . (Click for more)
|Basil Ewing Hayden||1921-22||Paris, KY||5/19/1899||1/10/2003||He held the lofty distinction of being the University of Kentucky's first basketball All-American. He also is recorded among the very few who have coached the Wildcats to a losing record.|
Basil Ew . . . (Click for more)
|Elmo Curtis Head||1938-39||Shelbyville, KY||9/15/1917||1/28/1971||Elmo C. Head, 53, president of the Farmers & Traders Bank and former University of Kentucky basketball player, died suddenly at 6:30 p.m. last Thursday at his home, 113 Alton Road.|
Mr. Head had be . . . (Click for more)
|Charles T. Heinrich||1934-35||Mount Sterling, KY||1/5/1915||7/17/2000||Col. Charles T. Heinrich, 85, of Mt. Sterling died July 18 at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem N.C.|
Born Jan. 5, 1915, in Mt. Sterling, he was the son of the late Joe and Nancy Sam . . . (Click for more)
|Clarence Foster Helm||1926-27||Lexington, KY||8/19/1904||8/21/1973||HELM, C. Foster, 69, Bel Air Drive, Richmond, died Tuesday morning at the St. Joseph Hospital. Native of Lexington he was the son of the late C. Foster Helm and Courtney Moore Helm. He was a graduat . . . (Click for more)|
|Joseph George Hermann||1905-06||Newport, KY||4/13/1886||11/26/1965||Joseph G., beloved husband of the late Beatrice B. Hermann (nee Beyland), devoted father of Mrs. Carl (Joyce) Schott and Edward R. Hermann, dear uncle of Dr. George J. Hermann, also survived by 11 gra . . . (Click for more)|
|Arville Ramage Hickerson||1925-26||Owensboro, KY||11/23/1906||9/26/1985||Arville R. Hickerson, 78, of 2321 Brighton Drive, died Thursday at Baptist Hospital East.|
He was a retired manager for the purchasing and stores department of Louisville Gas & Electric Co. . . . (Click for more)
|Walter Velmer Hodge||1936-37||Paris, KY||-||2/10/1980|
Walter V. Hodge, 64, a native of London, Ky., and former resident of Paris, Ky., died Sunday in Coronado, Calif.
Hodge was a graduate of Paris High School and attended Hun Prep School in New Je . . . (Click for more)
|Joseph Burnett Holland||1947-48||Benton, KY||9/26/1925||9/18/2010|
Joseph Burnett "Joe" Holland, a member of the first University of Kentucky men's basketball national championship team, died Saturday.
After his basketball years, Mr. Holland, 84, was a promine . . . (Click for more)
|Mike E. Homa||1947-48||Fairfield, CT||-||4/9/2014|
Michael "Mickey" Homa, age 90, the devoted husband of Wanda Soltys Homa for over sixty-three years, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 with his family by his side. Born in F . . . (Click for more)
|Lee G. Huber||1940-41||Louisville, KY||2/16/1919||9/22/2005|
A true Kentucky Wildcat, former athlete Lee G. Huber was laid in his coffin wearing a University of Kentucky tie with his casket covered by a UK blanket.
The former All-America basketball guard . . . (Click for more)
|Charles Talton Hughes||1924-25||Repton, KY||4/22/1902||8/31/1985||Former Eastern Kentucky University coach and administrator Charles Talton "Turkey" Hughes died Saturday at his home in Richmond after a long illness. He was 83.|
At EKU, Hughes coached five sports . . . (Click for more)
|Harold Mason Hurst||1954-55||Waltersville, KY||9/28/1933||1/26/2009||STANTON - Harold Mason Hurst, 75, the husband of Bertha Frazier Hurst, passed away Mon evening, Jan 26, 2009 at his home. |
Mr. Hurst was born on Sep 28, 1933 at Ezel, KY, the son of the late Samue . . . (Click for more)
|Charles Hurt||1982-83||Shelbyville, KY||3/28/1961||9/16/2016|
Charles "Atlas" Hurt, who scored 786 points in 124 games with the University of Kentucky men's basketball team, died Friday. He was 55.
Hurt died after undergoing a stem-cell surgery som . . . (Click for more)
|Robert Young Ireland||1916-17||La Grange, KY||2/21/1894||3/15/1984||NICHOLASVILLE - Robert Y. Ireland, 90, of Knoxville, Tenn., and formerly of Nicholasville, a retired civil engineer who had worked for the Navy and husband of Susan Anderson Ireland, died Thursday at . . . (Click for more)|
|Charles Ford Ishmael||1963-64||Mount Sterling, KY||6/21/1942||1/11/2018|
Charles Ford (Chili) Ishmael passed away peacefully following a three-year journey with pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer on January 11, 2018 in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, with his wife and their three . . . (Click for more)
|Ralph George Jackowski||1937-38||Chicago, IL||5/9/1915||8/1/1996||Visitation will be today for Ralph G. Jackowski Sr., 81, of Orland Park, who died Thursday at Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet.|
Mr. Jackowski retired in 1975 as a dock worker for a trucking company . . . (Click for more)
|Maurice Jackson||1932-33||Lexington, KY||6/3/1911||8/11/1995||Maurice Jackson was a veteran at winning. He coached the Lafayette High School Generals to their first boys' state basketball championship in 1942. In 1969, he was elected to a term as Fayette County . . . (Click for more)|
|Ernest Orden Jefferson||1938-39||Midway, KY||4/19/1917||9/23/1972||Ernest Orden Jefferson, 55, husband of Rose Johns Jefferson and the son of the late Emery Orden and Ella Pittman Jefferson, died Saturday at 1:02 p.m. at the Woodford Memorial Hospital after a long il . . . (Click for more)|
|Irvine Franklin Jeffries||1927-28||Louisville, KY||9/10/1905||6/8/1982|
Former major league baseball player, Irvine F. Jeffries, died yesterday at Lyndon Lane Nursing Center after a long illness. He was 76.
Jeffries, whose professional baseball career started in t . . . (Click for more)
|Paul Jeffries Jenkins||1927-28||Louisville, KY||11/8/1905||2/27/1985||Paul J. Jenkins, 79, retired athletic director at Northeast High School and a football coach at St. Petersburg High School from 1949 to 1954, died Wednesday (Feb. 27, 1985) at his residence, 1200 45th . . . (Click for more)|
|Ned Glenn Jennings||1960-61||Carlisle, KY||10/8/1938||1/19/2008|
JENNINGS Ned Glenn, 69, passed away peacefully on Sat, Jan 19, 2008 after a brief battle with cancer, in the presence of his family.
He was born in Carlisle, Kentucky to the late Robert and Ge . . . (Click for more)
|Herbert E. Jerome||1933-34||Tulsa, OK||9/26/1910||5/12/1992||JEROME, Herbert, 81, died Tuesday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn. . . . (Click for more)|
|Ellis Johnson||1932-33||Ashland, KY||8/8/1910||8/5/1990||Ellis Johnson, one of the most honored athletes in Kentucky history, died Sunday at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va., after a long illness. Mr. Johnson, who lived in Huntington . . . (Click for more)|
|Bert Edward Johnson||1934-35||Ashland, KY||2/18/1912||8/10/1993||Bert Edward Johnson, one of the best running backs to play football for the University of Kentucky, died yesterday at Lexington Manor Health Care Facility. He was 81.|
Mr. Johnson, who played prof . . . (Click for more)
|Walter Marion Johnson||1943-44||Mount Sterling, KY||10/30/1925||7/30/1945|
MT. STERLING, Ky., Sept. 20 (Special) - Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. Johnson Sr. today received a message from the War Department stating that their son, Walter Marion Johnson Jr., was killed in action o . . . (Click for more)
|Wallace Clayton Jones||1948-49||Harlan, KY||7/14/1926||7/27/2014|
Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones, a three-sport athlete who earned All-American status in basketball with the University of Kentucky in the late 1940s, died Sunday morning in Lexington, the Herald Leader an . . . (Click for more)
|James Jordan||1947-48||Chester, WV||5/26/1925||10/14/1999|
Born May 26, 1925 in Chester West Virginia, Jim was named honorary captain of the 1943 All West Virginia high school basketball team. He joined the navy and qualified for the V-12; he was statione . . . (Click for more)
|Enes Kanter||2010-11||Istanbul, TK||5/20/1992||NA|
So it wasn't really hundreds of thousands of dollars. And there wasn't a salary. And Enes Kanter is not an actual professional basketball player.
For now, though, he also is not a college baske . . . (Click for more)
|Charles A. Keller||1951-52||Jonesboro, AR||7/4/1933||5/2/2008|
JONESBORO - Charles "Charlie" A. KELLER, 74, of Jonesboro died Friday, May 2, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center.
He lived most of his life at Jonesboro and was a member and elder at First Ch . . . (Click for more)
|Edward Patrick Kelly||1904-05||Hawesville, KY||6/1/1881||9/14/1948|
Edward P. Kelly was reared on his father's farm in Hancock County and attended the public schools and made such progress in his studies that his watchful parents decided upon giving him further edu . . . (Click for more)
|William Priest Kemper||1904-05||Millersburg, KY||6/21/1884||8/26/1928|
Paris, Ky., Aug. 27. - Priest Kemper formerly of Bourbon County, a son-in-law of Mrs. James Butler and a brother of Mrs. Ireland Davis, Paris, died unexpectedly Saturday night at San Antonio, Texas . . . (Click for more)
|Ralph Godfrey Kercheval||1932-33||Lexington, KY||12/1/1911||10/6/2010|
Ralph Godfrey Kercheval, a former University of Kentucky football star, prominent member of the Thoroughbred industry and the oldest living former National Football League player, died Wednesday in . . . (Click for more)
|Kenneth Graham King||1921-22||Louisville, KY||8/21/1901||3/7/1971||Kenneth G. King, 80 (sic), of 508 East Ashman, former supervisor of the Midland Bureau of Social Aid, was pronounced dead on arrival at Midland Hospital at 10:05 p.m. Sunday. His death was believed c . . . (Click for more)|
|William Samuel King||1923-24||Lexington, KY||-||12/1/1980||William S. King, 79, of 514 Lone Oak Drive, retired claims clerk for Southern Railway, died in St. Joseph Hospital yesterday. A sister, Louise Dorsey of Lexington, survives. Graveside services 2. p. . . . (Click for more)|
|James Libern King||1941-42||Sharpe, KY||9/30/1919||2/24/1944|
KING, 2nd Lt. James Libern, 24, Agr. 1938-42, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sol H. King of Benton, and husband of Mrs. Helen Moore King of Parksville.
Center on the Wildcat varsity basketball team for t . . . (Click for more)
|Howard Irving Kinne||1916-17||Stearns, KY||2/19/1896||9/29/1918||Lieutenant Howard J. Kinne, a member of the class of '18 and a star of University of Kentucky Athletic teams, was killed in an airplane accident in France, October 1, according to a telegram received . . . (Click for more)|
|James Bingham Kittrell||1925-26||Lexington, KY||10/1/1904||5/15/1966||Services for James B. Kitrell, of 306 South Hanover Avenue, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the W.R. Milward Mortuary -- Broadway, by the Rev. Harry W. Alexander. Burial will be in the Lexingt . . . (Click for more)|
|William Douglas Kleiser||1931-32||Lexington, KY||1/28/1909||2/28/1988||William Douglas Kleiser, former owner and operator of Lexington Granite Co., died yesterday at St. Joseph Hospital. He was 79.|
Kleiser, of 2121 Nicholasville Road, owned the company for many years . . . (Click for more)
|Edwin Christian Knadler||1926-27||Louisville, KY||10/10/1907||11/29/1927||Edwin C. Knadler, 20, University of Kentucky athlete and prominent in all college activities died at his home in Louisville at 9:30 o'clock Tuesday night, according to a message received here. Mr. Kn . . . (Click for more)|
|Howard George Kreuter||1932-33||Newport, KY||2/5/1910||4/10/1978|
FAIRFIELD - The funeral for Howard George (Dutch) Kreuter, 68, 855 Bransford Ct. Fairfield, was 10 a.m. today at the Bryan-Braker Funeral Home.
Mr. Kreuter died in a Fairfield hospital Monday a . . . (Click for more)
|Thomas M. Kron||1965-66||Tell City, IN||2/28/1943||11/29/2007|
Tommy Kron, a guard on one of the University of Kentucky's most famous men's basketball teams — Rupp's Runts — died of complications from cancer Thursday at his home in Louisville. He was 63.
Wh . . . (Click for more)
|Walden Edward Lander||1942-43||Lexington, KY||1/31/1922||8/4/1999||Walden Edward "Ed" Lander Jr., former principal of Lexington Junior High School, died Wednesday at Hospice Care Center. He was 77 and lived at 239 Chinoe Road.|
Mr. Lander retired as principal at . . . (Click for more)
|Allan W. Lavin||1930-31||Lexington, KY||11/22/1911||1/14/1974||HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (UPI) - Allan W. "Doc" Lavin, 62, a prominent figure in thoroughbred racing, died Monday at a local hospital of an apparent heart attack.|
Lavin was in Hot Springs in preparation . . . (Click for more)
|Dave V. Lawrence||1934-35||Corinth, KY||3/18/1912||1/10/2000||Dave Lawrence, 87, of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Grant County, died January 10, 2000 at his home. |
Lawrence had an illustrious basketball career, playing with Corinth High School in 1930 when th . . . (Click for more)
|Charles Garland Lewis||1935-36||Jeffersonville, IN||4/27/1912||12/6/2009||Charles Garland 'Gar' Lewis, the first employee hired by the San Marino Unified School District when it organized in 1952, passed away last month. He was 97.|
Lewis was born when Taft was Presiden . . . (Click for more)
|Billy Ray Lickert||1960-61||Lexington, KY||1/8/1939||9/13/2017|
Lickert, a UK Athletics Hall of Famer, was the 12th 1,000-point scorer in program history
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Billy Ray Lickert, a Helms Foundation All-American in 1961 and three-time All-S . . . (Click for more)
|James R. Line||1949-50||Akron, OH||1/19/1926||1/24/2013|
James R. "Jim" Line, 87, who played on two University of Kentucky men's basketball championship teams, died Thursday at his home in Russell, Kan. He had battled dementia, said his daughter Meridy B . . . (Click for more)
|Shelby Linville||1951-52||Middletown, OH||11/8/1929||8/5/2008|
MIDDLETOWN - Basketball great, teacher and preacher Shelby Linville, who won two state championships at Middletown High School and a national championship at University of Kentucky, died today, Au . . . (Click for more)
|Ercel Bois Little||1931-32||Tolu, KY||8/14/1908||10/15/1987||Ercel B. Little, 79, of 107 Highland Drive, died 12:35 a.m. today in Regional Medical Center.|
Born in Livingston County, August 14, 1908, he was the son of the late Dallas Hickman Little and Eliza . . . (Click for more)
|Lawrence Irving Longsworth||1916-17||Somerset, KY||1/8/1895||3/25/1969||Lawrence I. Longsworth, 74, a resident of North Fort Myers died Tuesday night.|
Surviving are his wife, Chrystal Ross Longsworth of North Fort Myers, two daughters, Mrs. F.D. Kindred and Mrs. R.S. . . . (Click for more)
|Darrell M. Lorance||1945-46||Conway, MO||2/28/1928||10/20/2013|
Darrell M. Lorance, 85, of Moline, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Hope Creek Care Center in East Moline, Ill.
He was born on Feb. 28, 1928, in Phillipsburg, Mo., to Jesse and Maggie (True . . . (Click for more)
|Nicholas Henry Lutz||1935-36||Chicago, IL||6/14/1913||9/24/1994|
Nicholas (Nick) Henry Lutz was born June 14, 1913 in Chicago Illinois to Henry Lutz of Milwaukee WI and Suzanna Britz of Joliet IL. At a young age, Nick moved to Ashland Kentucky to live with his a . . . (Click for more)
|Junior Marvin Lyons||1927-28||Ashland, KY||-||9/23/1985||Age 77 of 4660 Wildwood Tree Lane, Boynton Beach died Monday, September 23, 1985. Mr. Lyons had been a South Florida resident for the past 13 years coming from Lexington, KY.|
Survived by wife, Ru . . . (Click for more)
|Ben Gordon Marsh||1917-18||Maysville, KY||10/20/1897||5/2/1954||Ben Gordon Marsh, 55, of the Richmond road, a price support specialist, died at 4:20 p.m. Sunday at Good Samaritan hospital after a short illness.|
He was section chief of the agricultural conserva . . . (Click for more)
|Coleman Egbert Marshall||1926-27||Frankfort, KY||7/25/1906||2/29/1980||Entered into rest March 1, 1980 at Aiken Community Hospital. Mr. Coleman Egbert Marshall, 73, beloved husband of Mrs. Bess Sanford Marshall, 818 Azalea Place. |
Aiken Funeral services will be con . . . (Click for more)
|Frank Leopold Marx||1910-11||Louisville, KY||8/9/1890||9/15/1960||Frank L. Marx, 70, a native of Louisville and a part owner of Marx Hide & Tallow Company here, died Thursday morning at his home in Mexico City.|
Marx was president of Compania Marx, an importing f . . . (Click for more)
|James Cooper Mathewson||1941-42||Vanceburg, KY||2/2/1920||10/4/2009|
RICHMOND, Ind. -- James Cooper Mathewson, 89, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009.
He was born in Vanceburg, on Feb. 2, 1920, to Otis and Grace Cooper Mathewson. James was the third of seven children.
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|Harvey Winford Mattingly||1931-32||Bardstown, KY||9/26/1911||4/4/2001||Harvey Winford Mattingly Sr., 89, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, in Tucker, Ga. He was born in Springfield on Sept. 26, 1911, and moved with his parents James Raphael and Melinda Grimes to Bardstown, . . . (Click for more)|
|Paul S. McBrayer||1929-30||Lawrenceburg, KY||10/12/1909||12/31/1998||A college basketball coach so beloved that he was honored with annual reunions by former players at two schools, died yesterday at his Lexington home.|
Paul S. McBrayer, an All-American at the Univ . . . (Click for more)
|James Rowland McFarland||1925-26||Lexington, KY||8/10/1904||6/6/1987||James Rowland McFarland, one of the premier athletes in Lexington in the 1920s, died Saturday at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center in Allentown, Pa., after a long illness. He was 82.|
McFarland, who a . . . (Click for more)
|Lawrence L. McGinnis||1929-30||Lexington, KY||5/8/1907||2/5/1987||Lawrence L. McGinnis, a former University of Kentucky basketball and football player who went on to have a long and successful career as a high school basketball coach, died Thursday at Mercy Hospital . . . (Click for more)|
|W. Louis McGinnis||1930-31||Lexington, KY||2/12/1910||8/23/2003||W. Louis McGinnis, a player on Adolph Rupp's first University of Kentucky basketball team and a retired general manager of W.R. Milward Funeral Directors, died yesterday. He was 93.|
Mr. McGinnis . . . (Click for more)
|John Alexander McIntosh||1936-37||Hazard, KY||10/26/1913||10/21/1984||John Alexander McIntosh Jr., 70, of 285 Hedgewood Court, former company pilot and engineer for Irvin Industries, husband of Madie McIntosh, died Sunday at the Veterans Administration Medical Ce . . . (Click for more)|
|Garnett Jennings McKenney||1917-18||Winchester, KY||10/26/1896||1/8/1973||Garnett J. McKenney, 76, of 348 Kingsway Drive, an early member of the state 4-H staff at the University of Kentucky, died Monday.|
Mr. McKenney joined the 4-H Club Department in 1922 and had serve . . . (Click for more)
|Fred Louis McLane||1929-30||Newport, KY||4/11/1908||5/19/1988||Fred L. McLane Jr., 80 of Ft. Thomas, died at 4 p.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center North. He was a retired insurance agent for National Life and Accident and was an Army first lieutenant d . . . (Click for more)|
|Malcolm H. McMullen||1946-47||Hamilton, OH||8/23/1927||4/13/1995||Malcom H. McMullen, 67, 2804 Locust Court East, died at 9:26 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, 1995, at Howard Community Hospital.|
He was born August 23, 1927 in Fostoria, Ohio, a son of Stephen A. and Marc . . . (Click for more)
|Leonard Miller||1927-28||Lexington, KY||11/21/1907||5/1/1945||Leonard (Len) Miller, head of the physical education department at Morehead State Teachers College and former star athlete at the University of Kentucky, died at 9 a.m. yesterday at a Louisville hospi . . . (Click for more)|
|Will Emmet Milward||1925-26||Lexington, KY||1/11/1904||10/19/1972|
W. Emmet Milward, 68, of 1650 Ashwood Drive, managing partner of the W.R. Milward Mortuaries and a distinguished business and community leader, died yesterday afternoon following surgery at St. Jos . . . (Click for more)
|Stanley Milward||1929-30||Lexington, KY||7/25/1907||3/2/1982||Stanley "Spooks" Milward, a former University of Kentucky basketball player, died March 2 at Methodist South Hospital near Memphis, Tenn., after a long illness. He was 74.|
Milward, who was a resi . . . (Click for more)
|Terry Mobley||1964-65||Harrodsburg, KY||12/9/1943||2/12/2018|
Terry Mobley, a University of Kentucky basketball player under Coach Adolph Rupp who went on to build the university's fledgling fundraising efforts into a multimillion-dollar philanthropy system, . . . (Click for more)
|Gayle Alexander Mohney||1925-26||Winchester, KY||6/3/1906||7/25/1980||Gayle A. Mohney, 75, a quiet but powerful force in the thoroughbred horse industry and other facets of Lexington business and professional life, died yesterday of a heart attack while salmon fishing i . . . (Click for more)|
|George Carter Montgomery||1902-03||Liberty, KY||-||1/31/1951|
George C. Montgomery, 69, former Louisvillian, died Wednesday, in Portland, Ore. He moved to Portland in 1940.
A native of Liberty, Ky., Montgomery was a graduate of the University of Kentucky. . . . (Click for more)
|Ralph Robert Morgan||1914-15||Covington, KY||6/8/1891||2/20/1984|
Ralph R. 92, a resident of Coral Gables since 1956 from Louisville, KY. died Feb 20, 1984. A graduate of the U of KY in 1915 and then served in WWI as a 2nd Lt.
He was an agent for the Northwe . . . (Click for more)
|Read Morgan||1950-51||Milwaukee, WI||1/30/1931||NA||American actor Read Morgan chose his profession after two years at the University of Kentucky, where he starred on the basketball court. |
In 1950, Morgan went on a regular dietary and exercise reg . . . (Click for more)
|Alonzo Bailey Nelson||1944-45||Richmond, KY||12/15/1926||12/1/2010|
RICHMOND — Alonzo Bailey Nelson, 83, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, December 1, 2010, in his home.
He was born December 15, 1926, to the late Stafford Gibson “Doc” Nelson and Lena Rivers N . . . (Click for more)
|Charles M. Newton||1950-51||Fort Lauderdale, FL||2/2/1930||6/4/2018|
Raised in Fort Lauderdale, C.M. Newton has given half a century to basketball.
The ritual involved a bucket of pig slop, a blindfold and a coat hanger attached by wires to a small electr . . . (Click for more)
|Paul Wendel Noel||1942-43||Midway, KY||8/17/1924||11/16/2005||Paul W. Noel, a former Versailles mayor who, as a young man, became one of the first University of Kentucky basketball players to play the sport professionally, died Wednesday at him home in Versaille . . . (Click for more)|
|Houston Nutt||1951-52||Fordyce, AR||10/9/1930||4/20/2005|
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Houston Nutt Sr., the father of four college coaches and the only person to play for basketball coaching greats Adolph Rupp at Kentucky and Henry Iba at Oklahoma A&M, die . . . (Click for more)
|Bernard Opper||1938-39||New York, NY||9/1/1915||2/24/2000||Opper, Bernard, 84, of Encino, housewares salesman. San Fernando Mortuary, San Fernando. . . . (Click for more)|
|Donald R. Orme||1939-40||Indianapolis, IN||1/5/1920||5/23/2000|
DONALD R. ORME, 80, Indianapolis, died May 23. He was a sales manager for the domestic division of Allison Division of General Motors Corp. for more than 40 years, retiring in 1984.
He was a m . . . (Click for more)
|Hays Hiram Owens||1929-30||Lexington, KY||11/2/1907||7/24/1972|
Hays H Owens, 64, 1205 Oak St. died Monday 7:15 a.m. in Good Samaritan Hospital.
He was born in Bryantsville, Ky. Nov. 2, 1907, son of James N and Cora Durham Owens. He was a Prudential Insuran . . . (Click for more)
|James Park||1913-14||Richmond, KY||11/10/1892||12/17/1970||James Park, 78, prominent Lexington lawyer and longtime Republican leader, died yesterday morning at his home on Tates Creek Pike. He had been ill several years.|
Mr. Park, a member of the law fir . . . (Click for more)
|James Edward Parker||1918-19||Maysville, KY||5/6/1898||9/19/1986||J. Ed Parker Jr. a former vice president of First Security National Bank & trust Co. died yesterday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center off Cooper Drive. Parker, of South Hanover Avenue, wa . . . (Click for more)|
|Clyde Wendel Parker||1942-43||Chrisney, IN||5/16/1923||11/5/2008|
Dr. Clyde W. Parker, 85, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 5:25 p.m. on Wednesday, November 5, 2008, surrounded by his family. Dr. Parker practiced general dentistry in Evansville for 44 years, ret . . . (Click for more)
|Glen K. Parker||1943-44||Chrisney, IN||2/13/1925||5/7/2009|
Glen K. "Bud" Parker, 84, of Evansville, Ind., passed away at 2:15 p.m. on May 7, 2009, at the VNA Charlier Hospice Center.
A native of Spencer County, Ind., Glen was born on February 13, 1925, . . . (Click for more)
|James Ed Parker||1946-47||Lexington, KY||5/27/1924||12/27/1999||James Edward "Buddy" Parker III, a Lexington real estate businessman and former University of Kentucky basketball player, died Monday at Mayfair Manor Nursing & Convalescent Center. Mr. Parker, who li . . . (Click for more)|
|Jack Gordon Parkinson||1947-48||Yorktown, IN||3/4/1924||5/29/1997||Jack Parkinson, a 1946 University of Kentucky basketball All-American who found himself sitting on the bench two years later, in the shadow of UK's famous Fabulous Five, died Thursday. Mr. Parkinson, . . . (Click for more)|
|Bart Nixon Peak||1916-17||La Grange, KY||1/13/1894||2/27/1981||Former Fayette County Judge Bart N. Peak died yesterday in Orlando, Fla., of natural causes. He was 87.|
Peak, known as the legislative father of Lexington's Urban County government, served three . . . (Click for more)
|Mike Phillips||1977-78||Manchester, OH||3/4/1956||4/25/2015|
Former University of Kentucky basketball player Mike Phillips, a member of the 1978 national championship team, died after a fall Saturday at his Madisonville home. He was 59.
Hopkins County Co . . . (Click for more)
|Frank Prater Phipps||1926-27||Ashland, KY||4/15/1905||9/16/1979||Services for Frank Prater Phipps, 74, who lived on McDowell, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of the Ascension with Father George Donehoo officiating.|
Burial will be in the family lot at the . . . (Click for more)
|Wayne Plummer||1909-10||Newport, KY||9/24/1890||6/22/1964|
PLUMMER, WAYNE (PAPPY) 73, of 788 NW 35th St. Miami, passed away Monday. A resident for 33 years, coming from Altoona, Pa.
Surviving are his wife, Frances; daughter, Mrs. Virginia Santini; sist . . . (Click for more)
|Shelby Post||1908-09||Kingston, NY||1/17/1889||10/2/1977||Shelby Post, 88-year-old retired engineer whose work included the paving of London's first streets to the renovation of the White House during the Truman administration, died at 11:20 a.m. October 2, . . . (Click for more)|
|Samuel Potter||1934-35||Kona, KY||3/17/1914||6/28/1995||Several things about Sam Potter set him apart.|
For one, he received worldwide attention in 1931 when Ripley's Believe It or Not featured him as the nation's leading football scorer. He had . . . (Click for more)
|William Lawrence Poyntz||1922-23||Covington, KY||-||9/2/1960|
William L. Poyntz, a former Lexingtonian, died at 6:30 a.m. yesterday at his home in Detroit, Mich., according to word received here.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dorothea Boyd Poyntz, and . . . (Click for more)
|Roscoe C. Preston||1913-14||Inez, KY||3/9/1890||2/16/1929|
PRESTON, Roscoe C., passed away Saturday at a local hospital; residence 350 N. 16th St. three years. The remains will be taken this evening to Richardson, Kentucky, for interment. A.L. Moore & So . . . (Click for more)
|Lloyd H. Ramsey||1941-42||Lexington, KY||6/10/1921||10/29/2016|
RAMSEY Dr. Lloyd Hamilton, 95, died Saturday, October 29, 2016, in Nashville Tennessee. Born June 10, 1921 in Lexington, Kentucky to the late James Chandler and Hattie O. (Frisbee) Ramsey. Dr. Rams . . . (Click for more)
|Frank Vernon Ramsey||1953-54||Madisonville, KY||7/13/1931||7/8/2018|
Frank Ramsey, a native Kentuckian whose basketball legacy includes helping the University of Kentucky win the 1951 national championship, then becoming the original Sixth Man of the Boston Celtics . . . (Click for more)
|Alexander T. Rice||1923-24||Paris, KY||4/18/1901||4/22/1962||Alexander T. (Chuck) Rice Jr., 61, died at 1:45 p.m. Sunday in the King's Daughters' Hospital after an illness of four months. He lived at 414 Conway Street.|
A native of Paris, he had lived in Fr . . . (Click for more)
|Stanley John Ridd||1911-12||Newport, KY||8/14/1890||1/28/1964||A former personnel director of the American Creosoting Company, Stanley John Ridd, died at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Hospital. He had been retired since 1956, after 43 years with the firm.|
. . . (Click for more)
|Samuel Howard Ridgway||1920-21||Shepherdsville, KY||11/23/1901||6/30/1986||Sam H. Ridgway, Jr., who played an important role in many Bullitt County projects, died on Monday, June 30, 1986, at his Louisville home.|
He was 84.
The native of Bullitt Countian was the son . . . (Click for more)
|Carl Marx Riefkin||1923-24||Covington, KY||1/26/1903||5/16/1977||Newport steelman Carl M. Riefkin lost his 2-1/2 month battle with cancer at 8:40 p.m. Monday at his home.|
"He's known that he had cancer since March 1 and has been taking chemotherapy treatment," . . . (Click for more)
|Patrick James Riley||1966-67||Schenectady, NY||3/20/1945||NA|
It has not been a coincidence that the three cities where Pat Riley has coached his way into the Basketball Hall of Fame are Los Angeles, New York and Miami.
There's a lot of Rodeo Drive, Madis . . . (Click for more)
|Ruric Creegan Roark||1903-04||Lexington, KY||3/13/1887||5/9/1962|
On Wednesday, May 9, 1962, at his residence, 3163 Adams Mill Rd. NW., Dr. Ruric Creegan Roark, beloved husband of Anna Brown Roark; brother of Raymond J. Roark of Madison, Wis., and Miss Mary Kathl . . . (Click for more)
|James S. Robertson||1940-41||Eminence, KY||-||5/11/1982|
James S. Robertson, 60, of 203 Ashland Road, died Tuesday at Highlands Baptist Hospital.
He was a native of Henry County and a sales manager for Hy-line Indian River.
Survivors include his . . . (Click for more)
|William Rodes||1909-10||Lexington, KY||10/9/1887||10/18/1950||Funeral services for William Rodes, 63, Bourbon county farmer of near Clintonville, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the W.R. Milward mortuary in Lexington, with the Rev. Thomas M. Johnson officiating. . . . (Click for more)|
|William Rodes||1916-17||Lexington, KY||10/7/1894||1/28/1946||Stricken As House Debates Truck Bill He Had Sponsored|
William (Doc) Rodes, 51, vice president and treasurer of the Union Transfer and Storage Company and prominently associated with the tru . . . (Click for more)
|Karle Hermann Rohs||1924-25||Cynthiana, KY||10/25/1902||5/28/1942||BURIAL TOOK PLACE IN ST. EDWARD'S CATHOLIC CEMETERY|
A most impressive service with a military background market the last rites Monday for First Lieutenant Karle H. Rohs, who was taken by de . . . (Click for more)
|Kenneth Herman Rollins||1947-48||Wickliffe, KY||9/14/1923||10/9/2012|
Kenny Rollins, the captain of the University of Kentucky's Fabulous Five team of 1947-48, died late Tuesday night. Family and ex-teammates remembered Mr. Rollins, 89, as a giving, thoughtful man ra . . . (Click for more)
|Van Buren Ropke||1926-27||Louisville, KY||4/19/1906||2/26/1975||Van Buren Ropke Jr., 68, of 2419 Carolina Ave., died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday at Jewish Hospital.|
He had been a supervisor in the shipping and receiving department of the U.S. Plywood Divisio . . . (Click for more)
|Robert Gayle Rose||1954-55||Paris, KY||11/2/1932||11/12/2016|
ROSE Robert Gayle, age 84, died peacefully in his daughter's arms on November 12, 2016 at The Homeplace at Midway after a long and courageous 12-year battle with Alzheimer's Disease. He was born on . . . (Click for more)
|Layton L. Rouse||1939-40||Ludlow, KY||5/11/1918||4/14/2012|
Dr. Layton "Mickey" Rouse, 93, a retired dentist who was the first University of Kentucky men's basketball letterman to have his jersey retired, died Saturday at Twin Oaks Assisted Living in Henry . . . (Click for more)
|William Rouse||1953-54||Lexington, KY||8/4/1932||3/22/2007|
MR. ROUSE KNOWN FOR HIS WIT, COMPETITIVENESS AND CHARITY
'Willie' Rouse died Thursday in Naples, Fla., apparently of congestive heart failure. He was 74 years old.William L. "Willie" Ro . . . (Click for more)
|Joseph Frank Rupert||1932-33||Catlettsburg, KY||7/24/1912||2/5/1996||Joe Frank Rupert, 83, Venice, died Feb. 5, 1996.|
He was born July 24, 1912, in Van Lear, Ky. The chairman of the board of Rupert-Hager-Crowell Agency in Ashland, he retired in 1984. A graduate o . . . (Click for more)
|Adolph Frederick Rupp||1961-62||Lexington, KY||6/30/1940||6/22/2016|
Adolph "Herky" Rupp Jr., 75, died Wednesday. He was the son of legendary University of Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp.
He grew up around UK basketball and played three varsity seasons fo . . . (Click for more)
|Forest Elmer Sale||1932-33||Lawrenceburg, KY||6/25/1911||12/4/1985||Forest E. "Aggie" Sale, a former University of Kentucky basketball All- American and a former five-term state legislator, died of a heart attack yesterday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Sale, 74 . . . (Click for more)|
|Charles Christopher Schrader||1916-17||North Philadelphia, PA||7/20/1893||11/16/1967|
Charles C. Schrader, a prominent figure in the local sports and music arena, died unexpectedly Thursday during a visit to Hershey.
Schrader, 74, of 45 Savo Ave., was found in his automobile on . . . (Click for more)
|Wilbur Schu||1945-46||Versailles, KY||12/18/1922||11/6/1980||Wilbur Schu wasn't eligible for military service during World War II. He had two bad knees and holes in his eardrums.|
But that didn't keep him from becoming a starting player on the University of . . . (Click for more)
|Otto George Schwant||1915-16||Covington, KY||11/23/1894||11/25/1965|
LOGAN - Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. today in Logan Presbyterian Church for Otto G. Schwant, president of Federal Savings and Loan Co. here. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery at Lexi . . . (Click for more)
|Herschel Scott||1914-15||Madisonville, KY||9/5/1892||6/13/1971|
A memorial service for Mr. Herschel Scott, 78, who died Sunday in St. George, Utah on return from a trip to Madisonville, Ken., will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in St. Peter's Episcopal Church . . . (Click for more)
|James Milton Server||1915-16||Henderson, KY||5/16/1894||6/18/1964||James M. Server, 71, formerly of Henderson, died at 4 p.m. Thursday at Veterans Hospital in Houston, Texas.|
Mr. Server, retired, was the son of the late Capt. and Mrs. C.E. Server of Henderson. H . . . (Click for more)
|Evan Evans Settle||1933-34||Crab Orchard, KY||10/13/1912||6/12/2006|
Evan Settle, a beloved sports figure in Shelby County who led the Shelbyville High School boys' basketball teams to more than a half-dozen state tournament appearances, died yesterday at Jewish Hos . . . (Click for more)
|Shelby Shanklin||1907-08||Lexington, KY||6/6/1888||3/31/1967||Shelby Shanklin Sr., 78, died Friday aftenoon at Lee Memorial Hospital after a short illness.|
A native of Lexington, Mr. Shanklin was the son of the late George Seay Shanklin and Lily Shelby Shank . . . (Click for more)
|Arthur Price Shanklin||1917-18||Lexington, KY||11/4/1899||8/20/1968||Arthur Price Shanklin, 69, died at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Brownsboro Hill Nursing Home, 2141 Sycamore. He was a native of Lexington.|
Shanklin was vice president and general sales manager of . . . (Click for more)
|Hubbard W. Shawhan||1909-10||Asheville, NC||11/28/1890||8/31/1954|
Col. Hubbard W. Shawhan of 506 Swarthmore Ave., former director of state conservation, died early yesterday at his summer home in Goshen, Va., at the age of 63.
Born in Cynthiana, Ky., in 1890, . . . (Click for more)
|Henry Clay Simpson||1918-19||Lexington, KY||5/27/1896||12/18/1986||Henry Clay Simpson, a great-great-grandson of statesman Henry Clay's, died yesterday at his home at 1551 Tates Creek Road after a long illness. He was 90.|
Simpson, a retired farmer, was instrumen . . . (Click for more)
|George Trimble Skinner||1932-33||Lexington, KY||1/13/1913||2/1/1983||George Trimble Skinner, 70, a retired attorney for U.S. Steel Corp., died yesterday at Good Samaritan Hospital after an illness of several months.|
Skinner, who grew up in Lexington, worked for U.S . . . (Click for more)
|Willis Alven Smethers||1947-48||Middletown, OH||4/8/1927||12/23/2001|
Willis Alven Smethers, 74, of Middletown, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2001, in Cape Coral, Fla.
He was born April 8, 1927 in Middletown to Guy and Ruth Smethers and has li . . . (Click for more)
|G. J. Smith||1974-75||London, KY||6/13/1953||8/17/2012|
G.J. Smith, a former University of Kentucky men's basketball player and longtime high school coach and athletics director in Laurel County, died Friday of a heart attack. He was 59.
As a forwar . . . (Click for more)
|Ernest Sparkman||1944-45||Carr Creek, KY||8/20/1925||1/15/2010|
Eastern Kentucky broadcasting legend Ernest Sparkman has died.
Sparkman died peacefully at his home in Hazard Friday afternoon. He was 84.
He was President of the Kentucky Broadcaster's Ass . . . (Click for more)
|Lawrence E. Spears||1937-38||Ceredo, WV||10/1/1917||3/14/1996||Col. Lawrence Eugene Spears of Elkins, a retired U.S. Air Force career officer who served the state and region as an economic planner and developer for several years, died March 14, 1996.|
A form . . . (Click for more)
|Benny Jerome Spears||1967-68||Ashland, KY||7/5/1948||5/8/2000||Benny Jerome Spears, 51, of 702 Gail Drive, Summit, died Monday at his home.|
Mr. Spears was born July 5, 1948, in Pikeville, a son of Earlene Damron Spears of Ashland the late Broadus David Spears . . . (Click for more)
|Carey A. Spicer||1930-31||Lexington, KY||4/23/1909||12/5/1996||Carey Spicer, one of the University of Kentucky's top all-around athletes, died of cancer yesterday in Indianapolis. He was 87.|
Mr. Spicer was the first two-time basketball All-American at UK, and . . . (Click for more)
|William H. Spicer||1935-36||Lexington, KY||3/26/1916||2/13/1965|
William H. Spicer, 48, of 650 S. Edgewood Av., La Grange, executive vice president of the La Grange Federal Savings and Loan association, died yesterday in Community Memorial Hospital, La Grange. S . . . (Click for more)
|Charles Merritt Spilman||1922-23||Versailles, KY||10/1/1898||11/21/1970||Col. Charles Merritt Spilman, of 141 Montgomery Avenue, one of Versailles' best-known and most respected citizens, died at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, in Woodford Memorial Hospital after a short illn . . . (Click for more)|
|Bill Spivey||1951-52||Warner Robins, GA||3/19/1929||5/8/1995||Bill Spivey, a former University of Kentucky basketball All-American and one of the first 7-footers to play the sport in college, was found dead yesterday at his apartment in Quepos, Costa Rica. He wa . . . (Click for more)|
|Vincent Depaul Splane||1941-42||Madisonville, KY||11/30/1921||10/24/1989||Vincent (Vince) D. Splane, D.D.S. of Middleburg, passed away October 24, 1989.|
Born in Paintsville, Ky., he had lived in Middleburg for the past 11 years. He was a member of the Middleburg United . . . (Click for more)
|Claire Porter St. John||1903-04||Brooklyn, NY||12/24/1882||8/26/1905|
Claire Porter St. John, eldest son of Joseph Lancaster and Jessie (Porter) St. John, was born December 24, 1882, in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania (sic), a . . . (Click for more)
|Carl Staker||1941-42||Maysville, KY||9/24/1920||11/11/1991|
Carl Staker was president of Osborn Engineering Co. fro 1972 to 1979. During his 32 years with the company, he worked on the construction of stadiums and office buildings across the country.
M . . . (Click for more)
|Oliver Lee Steele||1925-26||Lexington, KY||3/22/1906||3/16/1986||Oliver L. "Buddy" Steele, a retired farmer and thoroughbred breeder and a versatile athlete in the 1920s, died yesterday at Mary Chiles Hospital in Mount Sterling. He was 79.|
Steele, a native of . . . (Click for more)
|John H. Stewart||1999-00||Lawrence, IN||10/15/1980||3/12/1999|
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) -- An 18-year-old standout basketball player for Lawrence North High School died Friday after collapsing during a Class 4A regional game that was being played at Columbus North . . . (Click for more)
|Neville Earl Stone||1907-08||Earlington, KY||7/31/1886||10/16/1940||Had Not Been In Ill Health; Company Has Several Projects|
N.E. Stone, of Madisonville, Ky., well known highway and bridge construction contractor, was found dead in bed at his apartment at 2 . . . (Click for more)
|Marvin Stone||2001-02||Huntsville, AL||6/2/1981||4/1/2008|
Prep All-American led Grissom to state title in 1999
Marvin "Tree" Stone, a 6-foot-10 center who was named the state's Mr. Basketball after leading Grissom High School to the Class 6A ch . . . (Click for more)
|John A. Stough||1948-49||Montgomery, AL||5/3/1926||2/3/2017|
Former UK basketball player John Stough, a member of Adolph Rupp's 1948 and 1949 national title teams, died on Friday at age 90, according to the university.
Stough lettered in basketball at UK . . . (Click for more)
|Robert Strohm||1936-37||Chicago, IL||3/16/1916||8/28/2002|
Memorial services for J. Robert Strohm, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Church of the Holy Comforter, 222 Kenilworth Ave., Kenilworth.
Mr. Strohm, 86, of Lantana, Fla., former . . . (Click for more)
|William Bartram Sturgill||1945-46||Prestonsburg, KY||7/31/1924||7/19/2014|
William B. "Bill" Sturgill, an Eastern Kentucky native who played basketball under Adolph Rupp, chaired the University of Kentucky board of trustees for a decade, and was a wealthy and powerful fig . . . (Click for more)
|Daniel S. Swartz||1951-52||Owingsville, KY||12/23/1931||4/3/1997||MOUNT STERLING, KY. - Funeral services will be conducted Saturday for former Boston Celtic Dan Swartz. He died Thursday of an apparent heart attack. He was 65.|
Swartz played at the University of . . . (Click for more)
|Thomas Butler Tanner||1909-10||Lexington, KY||12/20/1892||12/13/1965||Thomas B. Tanner, 72, secretary-manager of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association until his retirement last year, died in a hospital here late Monday night. His death was unexpected.|
Know . . . (Click for more)
|Robert H. Taylor||1935-36||Covington, KY||-||4/13/1977||Robert H. Taylor, 63, former northern Kentucky banker and civic leader, died Wednesday in Owensboro.|
Taylor, who started his northern Kentucky banking career in the late 1940s, went to Owensboro N . . . (Click for more)
|Alvin S. Thompson||1916-17||Clintonville, KY||3/17/1897||4/21/1960||Alvin Thompson, 63, of 184 Louisiana Avenue, retired Internal Revenue Service officer, was pronounced dead on arrival at 11:30 a.m. yesterday at Good Samaritan Hospital.|
A former officer in the In . . . (Click for more)
|Homer Winston Thompson||1938-39||Jeffersonville, IN||1/18/1916||6/19/2007|
THOMPSON HOMER W. "TUB," 91 of Jeffersonville died Tuesday, June 19, 2007 at Hillcrest Centre in Jeffersonville. He was a native of Jeffersonville, born January 18, 1916, and graduated from Jeffers . . . (Click for more)
|Polk Laffoon Threlkeld||1909-10||Waverly, KY||8/18/1886||12/15/1958||Polk L. Threlkeld, a retired civil engineer and a former University of Kentucky athlete, died at 12:15 a.m. yesterday after a long illness.|
Mr. Threlkeld, who was graduated from the University in . . . (Click for more)
|Milton M. Ticco||1942-43||Jenkins, KY||9/22/1922||1/26/2002||Milton M. Ticco, 79, of 803 Edwards Road, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at Oakmont East. |
Born in Jenkins, Ky., he was a son the late Michael G. and Polexini Papanghi Ticco. A graduate of Universit . . . (Click for more)
|Robert M. Tice||1936-37||Lexington, KY||6/17/1916||6/6/1960||Robert M. Tice, 44, died June 6 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. A native of Lexington, he attended Henry Clay High School and was graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1938. In 1939-40 he was a teach . . . (Click for more)|
|Edward Joseph Tierney||1934-35||Ashland, KY||10/26/1912||5/29/1980||The Mass of the Resurrection for Edward Joseph Tierney, 67, 1115 Louisville Road, will be offered Saturday, 9 a.m., in the Church of the Good Shepherd.|
Tierney died Thursday at 4:40 a.m. in King's . . . (Click for more)
|Robert Jackson Tingle||1946-47||Bedford, KY||12/30/1924||9/22/1958||Trimble County's greatest proven athlete "Jack" Tingle will be laid to rest this afternoon (Thursday) in the Bedford I.O.O.F. cemetery, only a short distance on the south side of town. From the gymna . . . (Click for more)|
|Garland Ray Townes||1949-50||Hazard, KY||-||2/24/2018|
Garland R. Townes Jr., 92, of Indialantic, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Arrangements were made by Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care. . . . (Click for more)
|Leonard G. Tracy||1924-25||Lexington, KY||3/3/1905||3/13/1967||Len G. Tracy, 62, of 1895 Bellefonte Drive, a public relations employee of Hialeah Race Course, died of a heart attack at 4:20 a.m. Monday at Freeport in the Grand Bahamas.|
Mr. and Mrs. Tracy were . . . (Click for more)
|John William Trivette||1937-38||Pikeville, KY||2/10/1917||1/3/1993||John W. Trivette died Sunday of cancer at Pikeville Methodist Hospital.|
"He was one of the best basketball coaches ever, but he was demanding," said Gene David, a co-worker of Trivette's. "He red . . . (Click for more)
|William D. Trott||1930-31||Evansville, IN||3/6/1905||4/23/1991||William D. Trott, one of the first men to play basketball under Adolph Rupp at the University of Kentucky, died Tuesday at his home in Evansville, Ind. He was 86.|
Mr. Trott received his bachelor's . . . (Click for more)
|Louis C. Tsioropoulos||1953-54||Lynn, MA||8/31/1930||8/22/2015|
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten '53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died . . . (Click for more)
|Jack Grady Tucker||1934-35||Cynthiana, KY||9/13/1911||1/5/1997|
PARIS - Jack Grady Tucker, 85, Peacock Road, died Sunday at home.
Born in Cynthiana, he was a son of the late Wrayburn Boyer and Ina Dell Clifford Tucker. He was a farmer, a retired training su . . . (Click for more)
|Melvin Harrison Turpin||1983-84||Lexington, KY||12/28/1960||7/8/2010|
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Melvin Turpin, an All-America center at the University of Kentucky in the early 1980s, was found dead in his home Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Fayette County Corone . . . (Click for more)
|William Preston Tuttle||1914-15||Somerset, KY||1/30/1892||4/4/1981|
William P. Tuttle, 89, of Route 8, Box 697, died Saturday in St. Elizabeth Hospital.
He was born in Morland Ky. Mr. Tuttle was a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he played football . . . (Click for more)
|Lovell Thornton Underwood||1925-26||Lexington, KY||12/13/1902||7/13/1997|
Age 94, of Bellevue, died July 13 1997. Survived by his beloved wife, Hazel; children, Terry, Richard and Kande; grandchildren, Shauna and Mark.
He was a former University of Kentucky athlete . . . (Click for more)
|John Henry Leon Vogt||1902-03||Louisville, KY||4/2/1880||4/24/1970||John H.L. Vogt, 91, of 135 Palm Drive, died Friday at a local convalescent home. A native of Louisville, Ky., he had lived in San Diego County 59 years.|
A civil engineer, Vogt graduated from the . . . (Click for more)
|George Vulich||1944-45||Gary, IN||5/11/1925||2/8/2011|
Former UK basketball player George Vulich died Tuesday night at the age of 85 after a fight with cancer.
But his son, Steve Vulich, 63, said his father's death could not have come in a more fit . . . (Click for more)
|James Rice Walker||1937-38||Lexington, KY||10/18/1917||3/6/1961||J. Rice Walker, 43, a former University of Kentucky basketball star, died yesterday morning apparently as a result of injuries received in a fall.|
His body was found about 7:30 a.m. yesterday in a . . . (Click for more)
|Harris Collins Walker||1937-38||Maysville, KY||9/7/1917||4/9/1973||Harris Collins Walker, 55, co-owner of the Maysville Stock Yards and one of the most decorated officers serving in World War II, died at 8:55 p.m. Monday at Hayswood Hospital. He was a retired lieute . . . (Click for more)|
|Jay C. Wallace||1925-26||Lexington, KY||8/24/1905||3/26/1981||Jay C. Wallace, 75, of 151 Goodrich Ave., husband of Margaret "Peggy" Wallace, died Thursday.|
Wallace was associated with the R. Arnspiger Insurance Co. for 45 years.
He was a native of Lexing . . . (Click for more)
|Robert E. Watson||1951-52||Owensboro, KY||3/22/1930||1/31/2017|
Bobby Watson, athlete, veteran, teacher and coach passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Owensboro. Born in Central City, KY, a son of the late Clyde and Eleanor Childress Watson, he graduated fr . . . (Click for more)
|Augustus Joseph Weisenberger||1912-13||Midway, KY||7/19/1892||1/15/1955||Augustus J. Weisenberger, 62, owner and operator of the Weisenberger Sanitary Flour Mill, died Saturday night at St. Joseph's Hospital in Lexington, where he was taken Thursday night when he was stric . . . (Click for more)|
|Hubert Frank White||1924-25||Williamsburg, KY||9/20/1902||4/12/1990||Hubert F. White, age 88, of Middlesboro, Ky., formerly of Williamsburg, passed away April 12, 1990 in Knoxville, Tenn.|
Survivors include two sons. Frank White of Lexington, Ky. and Bobby White of . . . (Click for more)
|William Waller White||1941-42||Lawrenceburg, KY||9/15/1918||2/20/2007||Wm. W. "Bill" White, 88, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, peacefully passed away at Arlington Memorial Hospital on Feb. 20, 2007. Celebration of Life: 11 AM, Saturday, Feb. . . . (Click for more)|
|Don L. Whitehead||1943-44||Evansville, IN||10/3/1925||10/16/2009|
Dr. Donald L. Whitehead, 84, of Evansville, died Friday, October 16, 2009, at St. Mary's Warrick County Hospital.
He retired as on oral surgeon and practiced for over 38 years. He started pract . . . (Click for more)
|Ferdinand Aloysius Wieman||1926-27||Lexington, KY||-||1/2/1962||Ferdinand A. Wiemann, 55, of 24 N. Austin Blvd., Oak Park, deputy controller of the Army's Chicago Ordnance District, died yesterday in St. Anne's hospital. Mr. Wiemann, who had worked for the distri . . . (Click for more)|
|James E. Wilhelm||1920-21||Paducah, KY||10/28/1898||9/5/1982|
WILHELM, James E., Jr., in Piedmont, September 5, 1982. Beloved husband of Lucille H. Wilhelm, loving father of ( missing ) Alto, dear grandfather of 3, James, Peter and Joseph Wilhelm, also su . . . (Click for more)
|James Morrison Wilson||1907-08||Louisville, KY||4/25/1885||8/28/1949||REV. JAMES MORRISON WILSON, of Louisville, minister and former missionary to China, died at the Norton Infirmary, Louisville, August 28.|
A graduate of the University in 1908 with a B.C.E. degree, . . . (Click for more)
|Charles Roy Wright||1904-05||Lexington, KY||4/11/1883||11/10/1952|
Dr. Charles Wright, 62, a physician, of 2632 Fillmore Street, suffered a heart attack yesterday while crossing the intersection at Clay and Kearny streets. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Har . . . (Click for more)
|Henry Joseph Wurtele||1903-04||Shively, KY||1/8/1884||9/15/1973||Henry Joseph Wurtele, a former vice president and director of the Birmingham Southern Railroad, died Saturday.|
Mr. Wurtele, 89, of 103 Hugh Circle, was a Louisville KY. native and was graduated fr . . . (Click for more)
|Singleton Joseph Yeary||1944-45||Nicholasville, KY||8/8/1925||11/15/2000|
Singleton Joseph Yeary Jr., 75, Garden Springs Drive, former president of Yeary Lumber & Concrete Co. in Nicholasville, former Second National Bank employee, former University of Kentucky basketbal . . . (Click for more)
|Thomas Bowman Zerfoss||1913-14||Ashland, KY||6/15/1895||8/5/1988||Dr. Thomas B. Zerfoss Sr., 93, a longtime Nashville physician for whom the Student Health Center at Vanderbilt University is named, died Friday in Baptist Hospital after a long illness.|
Services w . . . (Click for more)
|Karl Peak Zerfoss||1915-16||Ashland, KY||8/31/1893||11/30/1984|
A memorial service for Karl P Zerfoss, 91, a retired professor of psychology at George Williams College, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday in Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Mr. Zerf . . . (Click for more)
|George Ernest Zerfoss||1917-18||Ashland, KY||4/11/1897||8/28/1950||George E. Zerfoss, 53, former Lexingtonian and son of the late L. Frank (Dad) Zerfoss, died Monday at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. Funeral services and burial will be held . . . (Click for more)|