Welcome to the memorial page for

James "Big Foot" McNear

July 9, 1947 ~ March 12, 2017 (age 69)

   Mr. James “Big Foot” McNear of Campbellsville was born on July 9, 1947 in Louisville to Flossie (Keith) Warren and the late Bernard McNear. He departed this life on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the Kindred Hospital in Louisville after an illness. He was 69 years, 8 months, and 3 days of age.  Mr. McNear professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. He was a former truck driver and CB and HAM radio operator and loved talking to and meeting new people. It was not by accident that he was always on the Confederate side during Civil War renenactments, either.

Mr. McNear leaves to cherish his memory:

   Three children: John McNear and wife Nikki of Colorado, Ray McNear of LaGrange, and Greg McNear of Campbellsville,

   His mother: Flossie Warren and husband Herman of Campbellsville,

   Six brothers and sisters: Leon Warren and wife Theresa, Brenda Roberts and husband Keith, and Linda Riley and husband Steve, all of Louisville, Gayle Cox and husband Stevie, Carolyn Thompson and husband Billy, and Roger Warren, all of Campbellsville,

   Four grandchildren,

   His fiancée: Vickie Young of Campbellsville,

   And a host of other friends and family.

   The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 PM EST. At the request of Mr. McNear, there will be no formal funeral service. A private interment service will be conducted at a later date.

 Service Information

March 16, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
LR Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

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