Commonwealth Journal


January 13, 2014

Obituaries for Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014


Somerset — Lillard Pettyjohn

Lillard Pettyjohn, 76, of Russell Springs, Ky., departed this life on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Russell County Hospital.

Lillard was born on Wednesday, March 3, 1937 in Casey County, Ky., to the late Roscoe Pettyjohn and Bess Thomas Pettyjohn. Lillard served his country in the US Navy during the Korean War. He was a self-employed appliance repairman, loved fishing, and gardening, especially vegetables and roses. He attended the Church of Christ in Russell Springs, KY.

Mr. Pettyjohn is survived by a daughter; Kim Burns of Russell Springs, Ky.;  a brother; Royce Pettyjohn of Cincinnati, Ohio; three sisters; Betty VanHook of Russell Springs, Ky., Louise Thomas Breeding of Versailles, Ky., Wanda Kay Woodrum of Georgetown, Ky.; a special niece; Janet Sue (and Steve) Glauber of Carrollton, Ky.; 28 nieces and nephews and numerous great-nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Meyer Rector Pettyjohn, Vertrice Pettyjohn, Williard Pettyjohn, and two sisters, Reana Pettyjohn and Roxie Pettyjohn Brown.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 11 a.m. EST with funeral services to follow at 2 p.m. EST in the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Willie Ramsey officiating.

Burial will be in the Thomas Ridge Cemetery.

American Legion Post 38 will conduct full military honors.

The family request expressions of sympathy to be made to the American Legion Post 38.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements for Lillard Pettyjohn.

You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website:

Leo Rigney

Leo Ray Rigney, 85, died January 11, 2014 surrounded by his family.

Services for Leo Ray Rigney will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Double Springs Baptist Church. Bro. Ron Shepherd, Bro. Brad King, and Bro. Nathan Todd will be officiating.

Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Visitation was at Double Springs Baptist Church on Monday, January 13, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home, Waynesburg, is entrusted with Leo’s arrangements.

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