Charles Stanley Shelton

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

270-358-3552 / Fax 270-358-3253

Charles Stanley Shelton, 83, of Hodgenville passed away Thursday January 20, 2022 at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown.

Charles was born February 2, 1938 in Salt River Kentucky to the late Irvin Stanley and Alice Victoria Campbell Shelton.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Betty Carolyn Mantooth, one brother, Donald Irvin Shelton and his wife Dorothy, one sister, Mary Regina Flairty and her husband Alfred.

Charles was a member of New Haven 1st Baptist Church, he was a Mason of Duvall #6 in Bardstown, He was a History Buff, and a collector of many things, he was an Auto Body Mechanic on Corvettes, he was part of the Civil War reenactor.

Charles leaves to cherish his memory two sons, Charles Jeffrey (Robin) Shelton of Hodgenville, and Stanley James (Valerie) Shelton of New Haven, one daughter, Regina Louise (Andy) Allison of Louisville, 13 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for Charles Stanley will be held Saturday January 29, 2022 at 1 p.m. at the William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel with Brother Glenn Metcalf and Brother Aaron Shipp officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Louisville at a later date.

Visitation for Charles will be held Saturday January 29, 2022 from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel 612 N. Lincoln Blvd Hodgenville Kentucky 42748 is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth Raymond “Kenny” Fletcher

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel.

167 N. Main Street

New Haven, Kentucky 40051

Kenneth Raymond “Kenny” Fletcher, 73, of Bardstown, Kentucky passed away Wednesday January 19, 2022, at U.K. Bluegrass Hospice Care with his family by his side.

He was a member of St. Joseph Parish, he retired from Newcomb Oil Company as a Retail Supervisor with 40 years of service, he was a 40 year member of Knights of Columbus, he enjoyed Golfing and loved vacationing in Florida. He loved his family most of all.

Kenny was born December 3, 1948 in New Haven to the late, Raymond Douglas and Mary Virgina “Midge” Essex Fletcher.

In addition to his parents, Kenny was preceded in death by a brother, James E. Fletcher.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 52 years, Mary Louise Beam Fletcher of Bardstown, two daughters, Tina (Brad) Thomas of Lexington, Kentucky, and Leigh’Ann (Robert) Stafford of White Lake Michigan, four grandchildren, Ryan and Regan Thomas and Robbey and Kate Stafford, two sisters, Ann (Chad) Mouser of New Haven, and Sandra “Cookie” (Nick) Greenwell Jr. of New Haven, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday January 22, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Catherine Catholic Church in New Haven with Father Matthew Hardesty and Deacon Dean Guilitto officiating. Burial to follow in St. Catherine Church Cemetery.

Visitation for Kenneth Raymond Fletcher will be held Saturday January 22, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel.

In lieu of flowers family request donations can be made to Bluegrass Hospice Care @ U.K. Health Care 800 Rose St. Lexington, Kentucky 40536 or to his church St. Joseph Parish.

Pall-bearers: Mark Greenwell, Charlie Russell, Jerimy Fletcher, Stewart Mouser, Kyle Russell, Michael Beam, Jason Fletcher, Duke Fletcher, Mason Tucker, Xander Tucker, and Cory Greenwell.

          Family request that mask be worn

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel, 167 N. Main St. New Haven Kentucky is in charge of arrangements. Web page: williamrrustfuneralhome.com

Ernest Brown Skaggs

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

270-358-3552 / Fax 270-358-3253

Ernest Brown Skaggs, 94, of Buffalo went home to be with the Lord Sunday January 2, 2022, at his residence.

Ernest was a native of Larue County born November 14, 1927.

Ernest was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church since 1960, he served as a Deacon. Ernest was drafted shortly after his 18th birthday in 1945 and as he put it “I registered on my birthday and a few days later when Dad went to the store to pick up mail he came home with the draft letter.”

After serving his military time, he got his first job as a delivery driver for Ferrill Wholesale in Buffalo. Sometime later he was hired as a Louisville city bus driver and moved to Louisville. After 4 years of driving bus routes, he took a job driving a semi-truck making trips to the Carolinas, Texas, and even California while working for a couple of different companies. It was during that time that he moved his family back to Buffalo to a small farm where he raised beef cattle and several crops along with making those truck trips across the country. He later took a driving job with Bault Oil delivering diesel and heating fuel locally before ending his truck driving career.

Ernest was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Angela Yvonne Skaggs, his parents, Walter and Cora Howell Skaggs, a daughter, Brenda Gayle Skaggs, two sisters, Jane Abell, and Alene DeSpain.

He is survived by two sons, Wayne (Debbie ) Skaggs, and Ron Skaggs, grandchildren, Michael Keith (Shanna) Skaggs, Julia (Troy) Percefull, Thomas (Dawn) Russo and great-grandchildren, Madeline Skaggs, Nicholas Kabalen, Caedmon Russo and Aidan Russo, and a host nieces, nephews, and friends. He loved them all and will be missed so deeply by his family and friends.

Funeral services for Ernest Brown Skaggs will be held Wednesday January 5, 2022  at 1:00 p.m. at  the William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel, with Brother Billy Whitlock, officiating, with burial to follow in the Mt. Tabor Church Cemetery in Buffalo.

Visitation for Ernest Brown Skaggs will be held Wednesday January 5, 2022 from 10 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 at the funeral home.

                                Family request mask be worn.

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel 612 N. Lincoln Blvd Hodgenville Kentucky 42748 is in charge of arrangements.

Kevin Phillip Shaffer

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

270-358-3552 / Fax 270-358-3253

Kevin Phillip Shaffer, 58, of Hodgenville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday December 21, 2021 at Baptist Health Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

Kevin was born July 6, 1963 in Lancaster PA. to the late Robert D. Shaffer and Franner Hamilton.

Kevin was an employee of Vittitow Cabinets in New Haven, he was an outstanding citizen of Post 87 American Legion of Hodgenville, he was an avid sprint car fan, loved antiques, and dealing in antiques, he was a trusted friend and will be missed by all.

Kevin is survived by his best friend, Gregory R. Blauser, of Buffalo, Kentucky, and a host of friends.

A memorial service for Kevin Phillip Shaffer will be held Sunday January 16, 2022,  at 6:00 p.m. at the Post 87 American Legion in Hodgenville.

Visitation will be held Sunday January 16, 2022, from 2 to 6 p.m. with a service at 6:00 p.m. at the Post 87 American Legion in Hodgenville.

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel 612 N. Lincoln Blvd Hodgenville Kentucky 42748 is in charge of arrangements.

Samuel Price Handley Jr.

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

270-358-3552 / Fax 270-358-3253

Samuel Price Handley, “Kool Sammy” 61 of Louisville formerly of Hodgenville, passed away Thursday December 9, 2021 at Hosparus Facility in Louisville.

Samuel Price Handley was born March 3, 1960 at Hardin Memorial Hospital to the late Samuel Price Sr. and Elizabeth Ann English Handley.

Sammy was a member of 1st Baptist Church Hodgenville , he  graduated from LaRue County High School in 1978, he was a LaRue Co. Band member, he was a gifted musician as a drummer, he was a member of the B&M Mass Choir Earth Brothers Revue, he enjoyed camping, he loved to travel, he was always the life of the party.

He is survived by his son Ty Hill of Hodgenville, three brothers, Marcus Handley of Campbellsville, Paul Handley (special brother) of Hodgenville, and Matt Welch of Louisville, two sisters, Darlene Handley of Louisville, and Dorene “Rena” English of Elizabethtown, three grandchildren, Kaylee, Ty’lea, and Ashlyn, three sister-in-laws, one brother-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for Samuel Price Handley will be held Wednesday December 15, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel, with Rev. James Starks officiating, with burial to follow in the Hubbard Cemetery in Hodgenville.

Visitation for Samuel Price Handley will be held Wednesday December 15, 2021 from 9 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel 612 N. Lincoln Blvd Hodgenville Kentucky 42748 is in charge of arrangements.