Commonwealth Journal

Obituaries

January 29, 2014

Obituaries for Thursday, January 30, 2014

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Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother-in-law, Joseph Candido; one sister-in-law, Juanita Price Watkins; two nephews, Gary Vanhook, and Billy Watkins, Jr.; and one great-grandchild, Blake Allen Cohorn.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon, Friday, January 31, 2014 at the chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Pace officiating.
Burial will follow in the Mill Springs National Cemetery with military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post 38.
The family of Mr. Eugene Watkins will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home from 10 a.m. Friday, January 31, 2014 until time for services.
Pulaski Funeral home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements for Mr. Eugene Watkins.
 
Patrick White
Patrick Eugene White, 80, son of the late Carl T. and Kathleen Hines White departed this life on Saturday, January 25, 2014, at his residence in Nancy.  
He is survived by his wife; Carol White; two sons, Jeffrey Scott (and Vickie) White of Lexington, Ky., and Daniel Layne (and Tammy) White of Lexington, Ky.; a daughter; Sonya Kim (and Sean) Keefe of Winfield, WV; a brother, John Arthur (and Pam) White of Lexington, Ky.; five sisters; Sayra Lucille (and Gary) Brannock of Lexington, Ky., Linda (and Bill) Ashley of Louisville, Ky., Sanda (and Billy) Calvert of Lexington, Ky., LaVerne (and Ronnie) Taylor of Lexington, Ky., and Patsy (and Dale) Parker of Paris, Ky.; nine grandchildren, Brianna Swain, Alicia Baker, Andrea White, Brinley White, Megan White, Kyle Keefe, Nathan Keefe, Bridget Keefe and Brandon Keefe. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Harold White; and an infant brother, Bruce White. A graduate of Winchester High School, he enlisted in the Navy where he served as a Hospital Corpsman for six years. During that time, Pat participated on the Basketball and Football Team and later, honorably discharged. After his Military Service, Pat worked as a printer for Butler's Printing for 11 years, and was promoted to Foreman. As a commercial printer, he enrolled at EKU Eastern Kentucky University night program and after many years attained a Masters Degree in Industrial Vocational Education. While still going to EKU, he was asked to teach and select the equipment for the printing program called Graphic Arts at the new Central Kentucky Vocational School, in Lexington, Ky.  After teaching two years, he was asked to go into administration as a Co-op Coordinator and served as President of VICA Vocational Industrial Clubs of America. He was then promoted and transferred to Franklin County Vocational School as the Director.  He became the State Director for Industrial Education, developing the job of staff exchange, which allowed Vocational teachers to go back into the industry and upgrade their skills; a statewide procedure that is still in operation.  He became Director of the Central Kentucky Vocational Technical Center and later transferred to Somerset. 

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