Judge Edwin P. Abell of Campbellsville, died Monday, September 30, 2019. Age: 78

Edwin graduated from the University of Kentucky School of Law in 1965 as the first recipient of a Juris Doctorate Degree.

He retired as District Judge of the 11th Judicial District after 18 years on the bench.

Ed was former President of the Kentucky Cemetery Association and Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. He was the founding member of Crossroads Developers, a former member of the Taylor Regional Hospital Board and served in the Kentucky Army Reserve.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jean Elizabeth Patterson (Pat) Abell; one daughter, Alyson Abell Thompson and husband, Dale Thompson of Summersville, Kentucky; one son, Shaun Patterson Abell and his fiancée, Michelle Hollen Yaden of Bardstown, Kentucky; one grandson, Payton Thompson and wife, Hayley of Summersville, Kentucky and one granddaughter, Haley Jean Abell of Bardstown, Kentucky; special cousins, Doug & Kathleen Tucker of Campbellsville; and many other relatives and friends.

VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 Thursday at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home and after 11:00 A.M., Friday at our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church

FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Friday, October 4, 2019 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville

ENTOMBMENT: Family Estate at Campbellsville Memorial Garden

PALLBEARERS:

Barry Blevins, Gary Quisenberry, Max Leach, John Waldrop, Doug Tucker,  and Ben Harrison.

HONORARY PALLBEARERS:

 Honorable Mike Hall, Sr., David Johnson, Honorable Connie Phillips, Honorable John Bertram, David Tucker, Ricky Sparkman, John Frank, Members of the 11th Judicial District Judiciary and Bar Associations.

 EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE TAYLOR COUNTY SPCA at PO BOX 1301, Campbellsville, KY 42718. OR HOME FOR THE INNOCENTS

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