Commonwealth Journal


April 23, 2014

Obituaries for Thursday, April 24, 2014


Valley, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Herman was a Christian and a member of the First Baptist Church of Somerset for 65 years and he has served as a deacon for 51 years. He was a retired manager of South Kentucky RECC, a World War II army veteran having served with the 82nd Airborne. He also served in various capacities in the following organizations, The Somerset School Board, The Somerset Chamber of Commerce and Industrial Foundation, he served on the Board of Directors of Mutual Federal, 4-H, and Humana Hospital. He was past president of the Somerset Jaycees, and the Somerset Rotary Club. He was also an avid golfer and loved his dog Poochie.
Mr. Schoolcraft was a kind person who believed in being a positive influence in his community, he was a kind person who will be greatly missed by all who knew him and he leaves a host of relatives and friends who mourn his passing.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the old sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Somerset with Dr. French Harmon officiating.  
Burial will follow in the Somerset Cemetery.
The family of Mr. Herman W. Schoolcraft will receive friends on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 5-8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church and after 10 Friday morning until time for services at the church.
Military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post 38 honor guard.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy be made to United Way and or to the First Baptist Church.
Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be handling all arrangements for Mr. Herman W. Schoolcraft.
Hattie Skaggs
  Hattie Vie Burton Skaggs, 92, of Somerset, Ky., passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014. She was born in Wayne County, Ky. on October 31, 1921, daughter of the late John M. and Lula B. McCutchin Burton. She was a homemaker.

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