Commonwealth Journal


November 14, 2013

Obituaries for Friday, Nov. 15, 2013


Somerset — Richard Halloran, Sr.

Richard Thomas Halloran, Sr., age 80, of Somerset, departed this life on Nov. 13, 2013 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, Ky.

Richard was born on Sept. 24, 1933 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Milton and Dorothy Hohnecker Halloran. He graduated from Western Hills High School in Cincinnati in 1951 before joining the U.S. Army in 1953. Richard married Jo Ann Moore on Dec. 26, 1959 in Bedford, of Trimble County, Ky. He was the owner-operator of Goodyear Tire in Somerset from 1971 through 2008. He received his Ph.D. from the Cathedral Bible College of Myrtle Beach in 2007. In recent years, Richard and his wife Jo Ann owned and operated the Life Abundant Ministry and Healing Rooms in Somerset. He enjoyed the game of golf.

He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann; his children, Gwen (and Lou) Badolato of Swamp Scott, Mass., Richard Thomas (and Lisa) Halloran, Jr. of Somerset, Ky., and Robert Milton (and Michelle) Halloran, of Madison County, Ky.; sisters, Judy (and Lee) Wolpert of Shelbyville, Ky., Jan (and Jim) Besiers of Owensboro, KY, and Joan (and Steve) Lippert of Cincinnati, Ohio; a brother, Milt (and Angie) Halloran of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and seven grandchildren, Winston Correll, Victor Correll, Zack Correll, Hunter Halloran, Hailey Halloran, Noah Halloran and Elijah Halloran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Milton and Dorothy Honecker Halloran.

Visitation will be on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 at 5 p.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

His funeral service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Bro. Steve Mullins, Bro. Mark Gilbert and Bro. Jerry Lewis will officiate the service.  

Burial will be at the West Somerset Cemetery.

The family request expressions of sympathy be made to the Life Abundant Ministry and Healing Rooms, 303 South Main Street, Somerset, Ky., 42501.

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

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Richard Thomas Halloran, Sr.

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