Mr. Takayuki "Tak" Ebisuya of Bardstown, formerly of Campbellsville, formerly of Japan, passed peacefully from this life on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at his home. Born in Korea to Japanese parents on April 21, 1941, he was 80 years, 3 months, and 24 days of age. Mr. Ebisuya was a mentor, lecturer, teacher, and educator. He had a deep love for Kentucky, and was an avid Big Blue fan. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Ebisuya earned associates degrees at Campbellsville College and Transylvania University. He would later rejoin Campbellsville College as an instructor, where, under his direction, the Judo team won a championship against Bowling Green in its inceptive year.
Mr. Ebisuya was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Masaru and Shiyuko (Morikawa) Ebisuya.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
His wife: Madonna (Houk) Ebisuya,
Three children: Miki Yamamoto and husband Shingo, Scarlett Pike, and Kerrie Benningfield and husband Gerald,
Six grandchildren: Mutsuna, Yuna, Olivia Coy, Lucas Coy, Austin Benningfield, and Caleb Benningfield,
And a host of other family and friends.
There will be a memorial visitation on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 from 3-5 PM at the funeral home.
Special thanks go to VNA Homehealth and staff, Hospice of Nelson County, U of L Hospital and staff, The Advanced Heart Clinic staff and Dr. Dunbar, and Amerimeds for their exceptional care.
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