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John Morris Mardis Sr.

February 19, 1948 ~ May 24, 2018 (age 70)

   Mr. John Morris Mardis, Sr. of Campbellsville passed from this life on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville after a sudden illness. Born in Denver, Colorado on February 19, 1948 to the late Dr. Richard Earl and Elizabeth (Jacob) Mardis, he was 70 years, 3 months, and 5 days of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church. He retired from Walmart in Campbellsville after 20+ years of service, having spent most of those years working in the electronics department. He was a lifetime member of the NRA, and loved to target shoot. A natural Mr. Fix-it, he enjoyed creating tools or techniques to solve problems as well.

He leaves to mourn his passing:

   His wife: Linda K. (Kidd) Mardis,

   One son: John “Johnny” Mardis, Jr. and fiancé Natasha “Nat” Groenewoud,

   One sister: Linda Ruley of Louisville,

   Special friends: Melvin Skaggs, Zach Tobin, Marshall Johnson, and Glenn Kidd,

   And a host of other friends and family.

   He was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Cameron Mardis in 1995, and two brothers, Richard Earl Mardis, Jr., and Billy Mardis.

   There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Mardis on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Dr. James Jones will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Brookside Cemetery, W. Main St, Campbellsville, KY.

   The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 30, after 10:30 AM until time for the service.

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