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Wendell Jackson Hitch

January 3, 1962 ~ June 11, 2016 (age 54)

                Mr. Wendell Jackson Hitch of Campbellsville was born on Wednesday, January 3, 1962 to William Jackson and Maxine (McCubbins) Hitch. He departed this life on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Taylor Regional Hospital as the result of a motorcycle accident. He was 54 years, 5 months, and 8 days of age. Mr. Hitch professed faith in Christ and attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Campbellsville. He was a respected and talented auto body repairman, and worked at Johnson Motors in Campbellsville. Mr. Hitch loved all things mechanical, and was always tinkering with old cars and bikes. He enjoyed attending car shows, and built some unique rat rods.


He leaves to mourn his passing:

                His wife of thirty years: Gail (Clark) Hitch,

                Three children: Miranda King and husband Wayne of Kokomo, IN, Wendy Hitch Dahlquist and husband Jerrit of Campbellsville, and Christopher Clark, also of Campbellsville,

                Five siblings: Virginia Hitch Johnson of Columbia, Ricky Hitch of Campbellsville, Lisa Allen of Greensburg, Melissa Ann Rogers of Edmonton, and Tracy Hitch of Campbellsville,

                Seven grandchildren,

                One expected grandson,

                A brother-in-law: Allen Clark of Campbellsville,

                And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


He was preceded in death by one sister in infancy.


                There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Hitch on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Bro. James Coffey will be officiating, with Frank Boils delivering the opening remarks. Interment will follow in the Elkhorn Cemetery, Elkhorn Loop Rd, Elk Horn, KY 42733.

                The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, June 13, from 5:00-8:00 PM.

 Service Information

June 13, 2016

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
LR Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

Funeral Service
June 14, 2016

11:00 AM
LR Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

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