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Tommy Shirrell

July 18, 1949 ~ October 1, 2021 (age 72)


   Mr. Tommy Shirrell of Campbellsville was born in Adair County on July 18, 1949 to the late William “Billcat” and Lenora (Wright) Shirrell. He departed this life on Friday, October 1, 2021 at the Taylor Regional Hospital, being 72 years, 2 months, and 13 days of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended New Journey Church. He was a 32 year employee of Fruit of the Loom, a manager at Save-A-Lot Foodmart, and a well-regarded home builder. After retirement, he was a driver for local car lots, moving vehicles to and from sale locations.

   He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Lillie Mae (Corbin) Shirrell in 2011. 

   He leaves to mourn his passing: 

   His wife: Mrs. Lillie Mae (Benningfield) Shirrell,

   A daughter: Melinda Thompson and husband Lewis of Campbellsville,

   Three stepchildren: Anita Wilkerson and husband Daryl of Horse Cave, Lynn Benningfield and wife Teresa of Campbellsville, and Gary Benningfield and wife Glenda of Louisville,

   A sister: Beverly Smith of Nashville,

   Two grandchildren,

   Five step grandchildren,

   Four great-grandchildren,

   Eleven step great-grandchildren,

   And a host of other family and friends.

   He was also preceded in death by six siblings: Johnny Shirrell, Jerry Shirrell, Eugene Shirrell, Kathleen Bishop, Judy Dicken, and Sue Powell.

   There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Shirrell on Friday, October 8, 2021 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Burial will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

   The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 5:00-8:00 PM.












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October 7, 2021

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

Funeral Service
October 8, 2021

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

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