Kentucky Players: Youngest to Oldest

This page lists the former Kentucky players in order of the youngest age when they died to the oldest age. Some players met untimely deaths at a young age while many others have lived long lives. Note that only players for whom both a date of birth and date of death are known is included. If you have additional information about other players, please check the assistance page.

PlayerLast Season
Played
HometownDate of
Birth
Date of
Death
Final
Age
John H. Stewart1999-00Lawrence, IN10/15/19803/12/199918
Walter Marion Johnson1943-44Mount Sterling, KY10/30/19257/30/194519
Edwin Christian Knadler1926-27Louisville, KY10/10/190711/29/192720
Howard Irving Kinne1916-17Stearns, KY2/19/18969/29/191822
Claire Porter St. John1903-04Brooklyn, NY12/24/18828/26/190522
Kenneth Haynes England1941-42Campbellsburg, KY12/16/19214/15/194523
Max Glickman1917-18Pineville, KY11/9/18975/10/192123
Kerry Benson2007-08Louisville, KY3/25/19893/3/201424
James Libern King1941-42Sharpe, KY9/30/19192/24/194424
Melvin Charles Brewer1942-43New Albany, IN6/28/19198/6/194425
William Reynolds Campbell1917-18Lexington, KY8/19/189711/6/192225
Marvin Stone2001-02Huntsville, AL6/2/19814/1/200826
James William Goforth1936-37Louisville, KY10/19/19136/22/194430
Desmond Allison1999-00Tampa, FL12/18/19797/25/201131
Robert Lee Fowler1975-76Dearborn Heights, MI12/6/195610/26/198831
Walter Cuthbert Fox1908-09Newport, KY3/29/188712/18/191831
Robert Jackson Tingle1946-47Bedford, KY12/30/19249/22/195833
Stanford Cluggish1939-40Corbin, KY8/19/19193/15/195636
Leonard Miller1927-28Lexington, KY11/21/19075/1/194537
Roscoe C. Preston1913-14Inez, KY3/9/18902/16/192938
Karle Hermann Rohs1924-25Cynthiana, KY10/25/19025/28/194239
Milerd J. Anderson1935-36Covington, KY8/25/191211/25/195341
James Rice Walker1937-38Lexington, KY10/18/19173/6/196143
Robert M. Tice1936-37Lexington, KY6/17/19166/6/196043
Derrill Wason Hart1915-16Pisgah, KY12/12/18926/16/193643
William H. Spicer1935-36Lexington, KY3/26/19162/13/196548
Ed Davender1987-88Brooklyn, NY5/26/19664/28/201649
Melvin Harrison Turpin1983-84Lexington, KY12/28/19607/8/201049
John Rivollette DeMoisey1933-34Walton, KY8/5/19128/1/196350
Benny Jerome Spears1967-68Ashland, KY7/5/19485/8/200051
Hubert McGuire Blakey1919-20Beattyville, KY3/22/189311/13/194451
William Rodes1916-17Lexington, KY10/7/18941/28/194651
Elmo Curtis Head1938-39Shelbyville, KY9/15/19171/28/197153
George Ernest Zerfoss1917-18Ashland, KY4/11/18978/28/195053
John Warfield Donohue1936-37Louisville, KY5/28/191510/10/196954
Darrell Lawrence Darby1932-33Ashland, KY5/4/19107/3/196454
John Chenoweth Everett1919-20Maysville, KY2/21/19001/8/195554
Neville Earl Stone1907-08Earlington, KY7/31/188610/16/194054
Charles Hurt1982-83Shelbyville, KY3/28/19619/16/201655
Samuel M. Harper1963-64Clinton, KY11/27/19433/7/199955
Ernest Orden Jefferson1938-39Midway, KY4/19/19179/23/197255
Harris Collins Walker1937-38Maysville, KY9/7/19174/9/197355
John T. Craig1935-36Ashland, KY5/7/19148/29/196955
George Burgess Carey1925-26Lexington, KY3/4/190512/2/196156
Ben Gordon Marsh1917-18Maysville, KY10/20/18975/2/195456
William Ingram Goodwin1902-03Lexington, KY6/14/188412/11/194056
Wilbur Schu1945-46Versailles, KY12/18/192211/6/198057
Leroy Harry Edwards1934-35Indianapolis, IN4/11/19148/25/197157
Henry Claire Dees1928-29Oblong, IL8/31/19082/4/196657
Dan Hall1975-76Betsy Layne, KY9/26/19541/9/201358
Arthur Lee Bastin1917-18Lexington, KY4/29/18983/9/195758
Mike Phillips1977-78Manchester, OH3/4/19564/25/201559
G. J. Smith1974-75London, KY6/13/19538/17/201259
George Martin Gumbert1915-16Richmond, KY9/15/18941/14/195459
Mike Casey1970-71Simpsonville, KY5/26/19484/9/200960
Richard Carroll Barbee1908-09Lexington, KY5/20/18893/12/195060
Patrick L. Doyle1962-63Calvert City, KY4/1/19417/8/200261
James Bingham Kittrell1925-26Lexington, KY10/1/19045/15/196661
Alexander T. Rice1923-24Paris, KY4/18/19014/22/196261
William Watts Blanton1922-23Richmond, KY8/30/19046/15/196661
Billy Ray Cassady1957-58Inez, KY6/11/193511/26/199762
Allan W. Lavin1930-31Lexington, KY11/22/19111/14/197462
Leonard G. Tracy1924-25Lexington, KY3/3/19053/13/196762
Paul Wendell Adkins1921-22Williamsburg, KY8/28/18993/10/196262
Augustus Joseph Weisenberger1912-13Midway, KY7/19/18921/15/195562
Jim Dinwiddie1970-71Leitchfield, KY5/1/19482/7/201263
Alvin S. Thompson1916-17Clintonville, KY3/17/18974/21/196063
William Rodes1909-10Lexington, KY10/9/188710/18/195063
Hubbard W. Shawhan1909-10Asheville, NC11/28/18908/31/195463
Stanley Theodore Baer1906-07Louisville, KY10/19/18853/21/194963
Leander Elwood Andrus1903-04Farmington, KY12/9/18801/25/194463
Thomas M. Kron1965-66Tell City, IN2/28/194311/29/200764
Hays Hiram Owens1929-30Lexington, KY11/2/19077/24/197264
James Morrison Wilson1907-08Louisville, KY4/25/18858/28/194964
Daniel S. Swartz1951-52Owingsville, KY12/23/19314/3/199765
Frank T. Etscorn1941-42Valley Station, KY2/23/192111/2/198665
Bruce Llandys Davis1935-36Lexington, KY1/8/19148/27/197965
Wendell Clay Evans1953-54Flemingsburg, KY3/8/19348/7/200066
Bill Spivey1951-52Warner Robins, GA3/19/19295/8/199566
Malcolm H. McMullen1946-47Hamilton, OH8/23/19274/13/199567
Vincent Depaul Splane1941-42Madisonville, KY11/30/192110/24/198967
Edward Joseph Tierney1934-35Ashland, KY10/26/19125/29/198067
Edward Patrick Kelly1904-05Hawesville, KY6/1/18819/14/194867
Alexander John Groza1948-49Martins Ferry, OH10/7/19261/21/199568
William K. Barlow1942-43North Vernon, IN7/7/19228/19/199068
Howard George Kreuter1932-33Newport, KY2/5/19104/10/197868
Van Buren Ropke1926-27Louisville, KY4/19/19062/26/197568
Will Emmet Milward1925-26Lexington, KY1/11/190410/19/197268
Arthur Price Shanklin1917-18Lexington, KY11/4/18998/20/196868
Ned Glenn Jennings1960-61Carlisle, KY10/8/19381/19/200869
Bobby Lee Slusher1958-59Four Mile, KY11/17/19388/3/200869
Clyde C. Cooper1944-45Brooksville, KY10/10/19253/15/199569
Ermal Glen Allen1941-42Morristown, TN12/25/19182/9/198869
Bruce D. Boehler1941-42Lorain, OH7/8/19177/2/198769
Clarence Foster Helm1926-27Lexington, KY8/19/19048/21/197369
Kenneth Graham King1921-22Louisville, KY8/21/19013/7/197169
Charles Roy Wright1904-05Lexington, KY4/11/188311/10/195269
Joel White Guyn1903-04Lexington, KY4/23/18834/14/195369
Joseph Daniel Chandler1954-55Versailles, KY10/17/19334/27/200470
John Alexander McIntosh1936-37Hazard, KY10/26/191310/21/198470
William Owen Davis1933-34Hazard, KY1/17/19112/25/198170
George Trimble Skinner1932-33Lexington, KY1/13/19132/1/198370
James Milton Server1915-16Henderson, KY5/16/18946/18/196470
Frank Leopold Marx1910-11Louisville, KY8/9/18909/15/196070
Harold Lindsay Amoss1903-04Cobb, KY9/8/188611/2/195670
Carl Staker1941-42Maysville, KY9/24/192011/11/199171
Bruce Orlean Bartee1918-19Louisville, KY11/3/189712/5/196871
Otto George Schwant1915-16Covington, KY11/23/189411/25/196571
Richard Hood Arnett1903-04Troy, KY3/25/18831/9/195571
Ronald J. Clark1951-52Springfield, MA3/20/19338/18/200572
Keith W. Farnsley1940-41New Albany, IN2/11/19185/2/199072
Charles Merritt Spilman1922-23Versailles, KY10/1/189811/21/197072
Thomas Butler Tanner1909-10Lexington, KY12/20/189212/13/196572
Polk Laffoon Threlkeld1909-10Waverly, KY8/18/188612/15/195872
Phillip E. Grawemeyer1955-56Louisville, KY10/6/19343/20/200873
Albert Kenton Campbell1947-48Newark, OH6/10/192610/6/199973
Jack Gordon Parkinson1947-48Yorktown, IN3/4/19245/29/199773
Russell F. Ellington1935-36Louisville, KY7/14/19124/24/198673
Coleman Egbert Marshall1926-27Frankfort, KY7/25/19062/29/198073
Stanley John Ridd1911-12Newport, KY8/14/18901/28/196473
William Rouse1953-54Lexington, KY8/4/19323/22/200774
Charles A. Keller1951-52Jonesboro, AR7/4/19335/2/200874
Houston Nutt1951-52Fordyce, AR10/9/19304/20/200574
James Jordan1947-48Chester, WV5/26/192510/14/199974
Willis Alven Smethers1947-48Middletown, OH4/8/192712/23/200174
Chester Duff1944-45Darfork, KY11/27/19255/17/200074
James Elijah Durham1944-45Anchorage, KY4/24/19272/21/200274
Forest Elmer Sale1932-33Lawrenceburg, KY6/25/191112/4/198574
Stanley Milward1929-30Lexington, KY7/25/19073/2/198274
Frank Prater Phipps1926-27Ashland, KY4/15/19059/16/197974
Gayle Alexander Mohney1925-26Winchester, KY6/3/19067/25/198074
Carl Marx Riefkin1923-24Covington, KY1/26/19035/16/197774
Lawrence Irving Longsworth1916-17Somerset, KY1/8/18953/25/196974
Charles Christopher Schrader1916-17North Philadelphia, PA7/20/189311/16/196774
Adolph Frederick Rupp1961-62Lexington, KY6/30/19406/22/201675
Harold Mason Hurst1954-55Waltersville, KY9/28/19331/26/200975
James Ed Parker1946-47Lexington, KY5/27/192412/27/199975
Singleton Joseph Yeary1944-45Nicholasville, KY8/8/192511/15/200075
Nathaniel Aaron Buis1943-44Liberty, KY12/22/19243/2/200075
John William Trivette1937-38Pikeville, KY2/10/19171/3/199375
Jay C. Wallace1925-26Lexington, KY8/24/19053/26/198175
Ruric Creegan Roark1903-04Lexington, KY3/13/18875/9/196275
Abraham Lincoln Collinsworth1957-58Salyersville, KY2/12/193610/13/201276
John Lloyd Crigler1957-58Hebron, KY5/31/193612/1/201276
Roger X. Day1949-50Frostburg, MD4/4/19258/13/200176
Irvine Franklin Jeffries1927-28Louisville, KY9/10/19056/8/198276
Garnett Jennings McKenney1917-18Winchester, KY10/26/18961/8/197376
Leo Brewer1907-08Mayfield, KY7/9/188911/3/196576
Allen L. Feldhaus1961-62Burlington, KY7/15/194010/28/201777
Clifford Eugene Barker1948-49Yorktown, IN1/15/19213/17/199877
Walden Edward Lander1942-43Lexington, KY1/31/19228/4/199977
Fred William Fest1922-23Martins Ferry, OH3/6/18974/1/197477
Billy Ray Lickert1960-61Lexington, KY1/8/19399/13/201778
Sidney Cohen1959-60Brooklyn, NY11/21/19336/20/201278
Shelby Linville1951-52Middletown, OH11/8/19298/5/200878
Lawrence E. Spears1937-38Ceredo, WV10/1/19173/14/199678
Walter Trimble Hatcher1936-37Pikeville, KY6/28/191610/11/199478
Arville Ramage Hickerson1925-26Owensboro, KY11/23/19069/26/198578
Herschel Scott1914-15Madisonville, KY9/5/18926/13/197178
James Park1913-14Richmond, KY11/10/189212/17/197078
Shelby Shanklin1907-08Lexington, KY6/6/18883/31/196778
Milton M. Beard1948-49Louisville, KY12/2/192711/29/200779
Robert Warren Brannum1946-47Winfield, KS5/28/19252/5/200579
Truett R. DeMoisey1943-44Walton, KY1/9/19268/21/200579
Milton M. Ticco1942-43Jenkins, KY9/22/19221/26/200279
Ellis Johnson1932-33Ashland, KY8/8/19108/5/199079
William Douglas Kleiser1931-32Lexington, KY1/28/19092/28/198879
Ercel Bois Little1931-32Tolu, KY8/14/190810/15/198779
Lawrence L. McGinnis1929-30Lexington, KY5/8/19072/5/198779
Paul Jeffries Jenkins1927-28Louisville, KY11/8/19052/27/198579
Oliver Lee Steele1925-26Lexington, KY3/22/19063/16/198679
William C. Harrison1911-12Bagdad, KY5/3/189010/17/196979
Joseph George Hermann1905-06Newport, KY4/13/188611/26/196579
Donald R. Orme1939-40Indianapolis, IN1/5/19205/23/200080
Fred Louis McLane1929-30Newport, KY4/11/19085/19/198880
Herndon Julian Evans1919-20Frankfort, KY12/22/18952/26/197680
Harold Hardesty Downing1907-08Lexington, KY11/29/188610/20/196780
Pete Grigsby1953-54Martin, KY8/25/19341/18/201681
Paul Wendel Noel1942-43Midway, KY8/17/192411/16/200581
Ralph George Jackowski1937-38Chicago, IL5/9/19158/1/199681
Sam Charles Gates1935-36Covington, KY5/10/191210/14/199381
Nicholas Henry Lutz1935-36Chicago, IL6/14/19139/24/199481
Bert Edward Johnson1934-35Ashland, KY2/18/19128/10/199381
Samuel Potter1934-35Kona, KY3/17/19146/28/199581
Herbert E. Jerome1933-34Tulsa, OK9/26/19105/12/199281
Henry Carlisle Besuden1925-26Winchester, KY9/12/190412/31/198581
James Rowland McFarland1925-26Lexington, KY8/10/19046/6/198782
Arthur Liston Donan1905-06Horse Cave, KY3/27/188512/23/196782
Alonzo Bailey Nelson1944-45Richmond, KY12/15/192612/1/201083
Harry C. Denham1938-39Maysville, KY6/17/19188/25/200183
Joseph Frank Rupert1932-33Catlettsburg, KY7/24/19122/5/199683
Elmer T. Gilb1928-29Newport, KY12/12/190710/1/199183
Charles Talton Hughes1924-25Repton, KY4/22/19028/31/198583
James E. Wilhelm1920-21Paducah, KY10/28/18989/5/198283
John Scearce Crosthwaite1909-10Lexington, KY11/2/18879/11/197183
Robert Gayle Rose1954-55Paris, KY11/2/193211/12/201684
Louis C. Tsioropoulos1953-54Lynn, MA8/31/19308/22/201584
Joseph Burnett Holland1947-48Benton, KY9/26/19259/18/201084
Ernest Sparkman1944-45Carr Creek, KY8/20/19251/15/201084
Glen K. Parker1943-44Chrisney, IN2/13/19255/7/200984
Don L. Whitehead1943-44Evansville, IN10/3/192510/16/200984
Bernard Opper1938-39New York, NY9/1/19152/24/200084
Ralph Emerson Carlisle1936-37Lawrenceburg, KY1/26/19158/7/199984
Maurice Jackson1932-33Lexington, KY6/3/19118/11/199584
Lawrence S. Burnham1922-23Paducah, KY8/25/19002/9/198584
Samuel Howard Ridgway1920-21Shepherdsville, KY11/23/19016/30/198684
Johnny Richard Crockett1945-46Maysville, KY2/3/192812/3/201385
Darrell M. Lorance1945-46Conway, MO2/28/192810/20/201385
George Vulich1944-45Gary, IN5/11/19252/8/201185
Clyde Wendel Parker1942-43Chrisney, IN5/16/192311/5/200885
Charles T. Heinrich1934-35Mount Sterling, KY1/5/19157/17/200085
Jack Grady Tucker1934-35Cynthiana, KY9/13/19111/5/199785
Crittenden D. Blair1933-34Ewing, KY8/21/19085/6/199485
Lewis Berkley Davis1933-34Lewisport, KY10/27/19116/20/199785
Gordon L. George1931-32Betsy Layne, KY4/9/191212/12/199785
William Wayne Foust1922-23Owensboro, KY10/19/19039/13/198985
Frederick Paul Anderson1916-17Lexington, KY1/13/189811/9/198385
Robert E. Watson1951-52Owensboro, KY3/22/19301/31/201786
Lee G. Huber1940-41Louisville, KY2/16/19199/22/200586
Robert Strohm1936-37Chicago, IL3/16/19168/28/200286
William D. Trott1930-31Evansville, IN3/6/19054/23/199186
James R. Line1949-50Akron, OH1/19/19261/24/201387
Carl Ellis Althaus1942-43Louisville, KY4/20/19212/11/200987
Carl Luther Combs1939-40Hazard, KY5/26/19192/24/200787
Dave V. Lawrence1934-35Corinth, KY3/18/19121/10/200087
Carey A. Spicer1930-31Lexington, KY4/23/190912/5/199687
Ray Frank Ellis1926-27Louisville, KY1/3/19051/23/199287
Hubert Frank White1924-25Williamsburg, KY9/20/19024/12/199087
Bart Nixon Peak1916-17La Grange, KY1/13/18942/27/198187
Brinkley Barnett1912-13Somerset, KY12/25/18897/23/197787
Jay Harmon Gaiser1911-12Lexington, KY8/17/18906/18/197887
Wallace Clayton Jones1948-49Harlan, KY7/14/19267/27/201488
Maurice Bell1943-44Montgomery, AL7/31/192412/24/201288
William Waller White1941-42Lawrenceburg, KY9/15/19182/20/200788
Joseph E. Hagan1937-38Louisville, KY7/12/19139/16/200188
Marshall Barnes1922-23Beaver Dam, KY3/2/189712/16/198588
James Edward Parker1918-19Maysville, KY5/6/18989/19/198688
Shelby Post1908-09Kingston, NY1/17/188910/2/197788
Kenneth Herman Rollins1947-48Wickliffe, KY9/14/192310/9/201289
William Bartram Sturgill1945-46Prestonsburg, KY7/31/19247/19/201489
James Cooper Mathewson1941-42Vanceburg, KY2/2/192010/4/200989
Harvey Winford Mattingly1931-32Bardstown, KY9/26/19114/4/200189
Paul S. McBrayer1929-30Lawrenceburg, KY10/12/190912/31/199889
William Preston Tuttle1914-15Somerset, KY1/30/18924/4/198189
Henry Joseph Wurtele1903-04Shively, KY1/8/18849/15/197389
John A. Stough1948-49Montgomery, AL5/3/19262/3/201790
Marvin L. Akers1942-43Jeffersonville, IN3/23/19212/27/201290
Robert Marion Cluggish1939-40Corbin, KY9/18/19179/5/200890
Harry Cortland Bliss1934-35Caldwell, NJ4/22/19151/27/200690
Henry Clay Simpson1918-19Lexington, KY5/27/189612/18/198690
Robert Young Ireland1916-17La Grange, KY2/21/18943/15/198490
John Henry Leon Vogt1902-03Louisville, KY4/2/18804/24/197090
Homer Winston Thompson1938-39Jeffersonville, IN1/18/19166/19/200791
Karl Peak Zerfoss1915-16Ashland, KY8/31/189311/30/198491
Charles Shepard Combs1937-38Happy, KY11/11/191410/28/200792
Ralph Robert Morgan1914-15Covington, KY6/8/18912/20/198492
Layton L. Rouse1939-40Ludlow, KY5/11/19184/14/201293
Evan Evans Settle1933-34Crab Orchard, KY10/13/19126/12/200693
W. Louis McGinnis1930-31Lexington, KY2/12/19108/23/200393
Thomas Bowman Zerfoss1913-14Ashland, KY6/15/18958/5/198893
Cecil D. Bell1930-31Paris, KY5/10/191011/30/200494
Lovell Thornton Underwood1925-26Lexington, KY12/13/19027/13/199794
Joseph Anthony Dishman1918-19Henderson, KY7/16/18983/21/199394
Thomson Ripley Bryant1906-07Nicholasville, KY1/8/18856/25/197994
Charles Jacob Bronston1931-32Lexington, KY9/20/19096/5/200696
Don Pedro Branson1905-06Yosemite, KY6/18/18822/19/197996
Charles Garland Lewis1935-36Jeffersonville, IN4/27/191212/6/200997
Ralph Godfrey Kercheval1932-33Lexington, KY12/1/191110/6/201098
Basil Ewing Hayden1921-22Paris, KY5/19/18991/10/2003103


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