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Mrs. Lucile Ruth (Kennedy) Petkus of the Casey Creek area passed from this life on Sunday, September 16, 2018 in Campbellsville. Born in Orleans County, New York on September 6, 1938 to the late Raymond and Arvilla (Williams) Kennedy, she was 80 years and 10 days of age. She professed faith in Christ and was of the Catholic faith. Mrs. Petkus, or Lucy, as she was affectionately known, was married to Mr. James Petkus, who survives. She loved her family and raising a garden, and her tradition of decorating her home for every holiday will continue in her honor.
She leaves to cherish her memory:
Her husband of 34 years: James Petkus,
Six children: William “Billy” Kingdollar and wife Michelle of Casey Creek, David Kingdollar and wife Sherry of New York, Larry Kingdollar and wife Polly of New York, Jimmy Petkus and wife Stacy of Washington, Charles Petkus and wife Sherry of New York, and Christine Goldstine of South Carolina,
A sister: Betty Kemp and husband Jack of New York,
Nine grandchildren: Amy Gladfelter and husband Billy of Pennsylvania, Theresa Neale and husband Keith of New York, William Kingdollar, Jr. and wife Ashley of Tennessee, Jacob Kingdollar and wife Nini of Tennessee, Kimberley Kingdollar-Fritton and husband Alex of Colorado, and Deanna Kingdollar, Dustin Kingdollar, Chase Kingdollar, and Payton Petkus, all of New York,
Two special friends: Allenne Eastridge and Barbara Eastridge,
A sister-in-law: Geneva Kennedy of North Carolina,
And a host of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and other family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by two children, Kim Kingdollar and Theresa Kingdollar, and four brothers, James “Jim” Kennedy, George Kennedy and wife Dorothy, Richard “Dick” Kennedy, and Thomas Kennedy and wife Grace.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Petkus on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Steve Orr will be officiating. There will also be a memorial service held in New York in the spring of 2019.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, Sep. 19, from 2:00 PM until time for the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the funeral expenses. Those can be made in person at the funeral home or online through the “How Can I Help” tab on the front page of this site.