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Lemuel Read

February 28, 1953 — April 17, 2020

Lemuel Read of Campbellsville, son of the late Archie Read and Mabel Reynolds Warren, was born February 28, 1953 in Taylor County, Kentucky.   He died at 5:00 P.M., Friday, April 17, 2020 in Campbellsville.   Age:  67

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Lemuel was a retired employee of Kentucky Utilities and owner of Stephens Shoe Store in Russell Springs.

Lemuel was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and brother-in law. His granddaughters remarked that he was a traditional grandfather. He will be greatly missed by his family and “good old buddies.”

He was an avid golfer and also loved to fish.

He united in marriage to Janey Holmes June 29, 1975.

Besides his wife, Janey Read of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Jonathan and Jessalyn Read of Campbellsville; two grandchildren:  Reagan Read and Myleah Read of Campbellsville; one sister, Karlene Read and husband, Dwight Abel of Campbellsville; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law:  Judy and Jimmy Jones, Danny Holmes, Terry Holmes and Pam and Jerry Russell of Campbellsville, Sam Holmes of Indianapolis, Indiana, Jerry and Nancy  Holmes of St. Paul, Indiana, Linda and Edward Sharpe of Greensburg and Ronnie Holmes of Yuma, Arizona; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.



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