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Bernard Joseph Hezik

1962 - 2021



Mr. Bernard Joseph Hezik of Campbellsville was born in Ludlow, Massachusetts on October 8, 1962. He departed this life on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at the University of Louisville Hospital, being 58 years, 5 months, and 1 day of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Catholic faith. Mr. Hezik was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served 9 years as a nuclear power machinist. It was during those times that he met his wife, Mrs. Judith (Pomrenke) Hezik. After leaving the Navy, he joined civilian life as a computer technician and a mechanic. He spent the latter part of his life on his motorcycle enjoying the freedom of the road with his wife, raising Scottish Highland cattle, or relaxing at home with his loyal Great Dane, Lola.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

His wife: Judith Hezik of Campbellsville,

His mother: Shelby Jean (Long) Folwell of Mississippi,

A daughter: Alex Hezik and companion Russell Harwood of Bowling Green,

Seven siblings: Kerry Nessmith and wife Betsey of Maine, Walter Hezik of Maine, Barbara Lee of Mississippi, Judy Hezik of Mississippi, Mary Gordon of Georgia, Kathy Brookshire and husband Norman of Georgia, and Sheri Bridges and husband Bill of South Carolina,

His mother-in-law: Mary Bender of Michigan,

Sister-in-laws: Debra Hansen and husband Robert of Wisconsin, and Mary Cooper and husband Stephen of Michigan and a host of extended family and close friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Walter Hezik.

Cremation was chosen by the family.

There are no public memorial services scheduled at this time.

L.R. Petty Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.



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