Roy W. Alford, 86, a lifelong resident of Alexandria, KY, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015 at his home. Roy was retired, he worked as a union tile setter, managed the Spare Time Grill and was an avid golfer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester And Elsie (Pelle) Alford; his wife, Marilyn (Lamarr) Alford and a brother, Harry Alford. He is survived by his daughter, Vicki Kinney; son, Tony Alford; 4 grandchildren, Robb Kinney, Kellie Roderick, Jeff and Kevin Alford; 2 great-grandchildren, McKensie and Jaxon Roderick. Visitation 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Funeral service 11:00 AM Thursday, July 2, 2015 at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Alexandria Cemetery.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Marie Thornton (nee Smith), 98, of Butler, KY, passed away, Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the Baptist Convalescent Center, Newport, KY. She was born November 5, 1916 as the first child of the late Grover and the late Georgia Schafer Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 60 years, Wilmer P. Thornton; a brother, Philip Smith and a sister, Imogene Johnston Harrison. Marie is survived by her son, Myron (Marilyn) Thornton of Grant’s Lick; daughter, Audrey (James C.) Carr of Georgetown; grandson, Gregg (Paige) Thornton of Lexington and their children, Hillary, Chase, and Clay; grandson, Thomas Lane (Dianne) Carr of Georgetown; granddaughter, Julia Anne (Matt) Carr-Trebelhorn of Lexington; sister, Etta Mae (Billy) Sills of Lexington; brother-in-law, Roy Harrison; also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Marie was a lifetime homemaker and resident of Campbell County. She was a long-time member of Grant’s Lick Baptist Church and for the last many years, Fairlane Baptist Church. Visitation 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday, June 18, 2015 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Funeral service 11:00 AM Friday, June 19 at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Oakland Cemetery, Grant’s Lick, KY. Memorials are suggested to the Oakland Cemetery, 909 Kenton Station Road, Alexandria, KY 41001.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Erwin “Buddy” Brossart, age 93, of Alexandria, KY passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Carmel Manor, Ft. Thomas, KY. Buddy was a man of many talents and interests. His lifelong love of mechanics led him to a career as an independent mechanic in Alexandria, KY. He is survived by his wife of 68yrs, Lillian Johanneman Brossart; son, Paul (Cheryl) Brossart; daughters, Carol (Herald) Phelps, Mary Lynn (Richard) Crail and Janet Brossart; brother-in-law, Lou Burkhardt; 7 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Billy Brossart. Visitation will be held on Monday, June, 15, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. till 11:45 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 12:00 p.m. at St. Mary Parish, Alexandria, KY. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are suggested to: Carmel Manor, 100 Carmel Manor Rd, Ft. Thomas, KY 41075. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family.
Monday, June 8, 2015
Rudolph Zinser, 77, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015 Highlandspring of Fort Thomas. He was a retired supervisor for Cincinnati Gas and Electric. Rudolph was preceded in death by his loving wife, Janet (Flora) Zinser; mother, Beatrice (Shelton) Meece and a sister, Christine Leopold. He is survived by two children, Rick Zinser of Wilder, KY and Becky (Charlie) Ploeger of Hebron, KY; three grandchildren, Megan, Tyler and Ashley Ploeger. Visitation 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Funeral service 11:00 AM Friday at the funeral Home. Interment will be in the Grandview Cemetery, Mentor, KY.