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Ernest Leo Kettenring
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Ernest Leo Kettenring, 85, husband to Betty Frances Calvert Kettenring, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in Stamping Ground, Kentucky. He was born August 26, 1933 in Great Crossing, Kentucky to the late George Albert and Alma Koepke Kettenring. He was a member of Stamping Ground Christian Church, a 60 year member of the Stamping Ground Masonic Lodge, a lifetime farmer, and a graduate of Stamping Ground High School. Leo retired after 29 years of dedicated service at IBM, was an avid Louisville fan, and also an avid reader. Over the course of many years, Leo donated 35 gallons of blood to the Central Kentucky Blood Center. He served in the United States Army from December 1955 to October 1957.

Along with his wife Betty, he is survived by his daughters, Kelley Ann (Greg) Bush of Georgetown, Kentucky, Ellen Frances (Michael) Yates of Hampton, Virginia, and Lela Louise Kettenring of Georgetown, Kentucky, grandchildren, Cameron Beal, Tyler Crawford, and Audrey Crawford. Leo is also survived by sisters, Alma Noel of Pendleton, Indiana, Irene Kettenring of Georgetown, Kentucky, Emma Carey of Middlesboro, Kentucky, and Eunice Sercey of Frankfort, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Barbara Catherine Ketterring, Donald William Kettenring, John Henry Kettenring, James Kettenring, George Kettenring, Frank Kettenring, and Clara Mae Harpole. Leo also leaves behind his beloved companion, Lacy.

Visitation will be Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 4:00-7:00pm at Tucker, Yocum, & Wilson Funeral Home. Services will be Sunday at 3:30pm at Stamping Ground Christian Church with Rev. Bruce Breeding and Rev. Chip Dennison officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Ricky Kettenring, Roy Kettenring, Larry Harpole, George Edward Kettenring, Bobby Thomason, Jr., Jimmy Offutt and Marty Giles. Honorary pallbearers are Wayne Murphy, Gerald (Pete) Wise, Jay Carey, Kenneth True, Bobby Thomason, Sr., R.C. Lynn, David Jacobs, and David Vest.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.tuckeryocumwilson.com


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Visitation

Saturday

8

Sep

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324

Service

Sunday

9

Sep

3:30 PM
Stamping Ground Christian Church

3210 Main Street
Stamping Ground, Kentucky 40379

Cemetery Details

Location

Masonic Cemetery

Stamping Ground
Stamping Ground, KY 40379

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