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James F. Cecil Obituary

Tribune - January 31, 2010

Veteran James F. Cecil, 74, of Seymour passed away at 11:30 p.m. Friday, January 29, 2010, at the Waters Nursing Home in Seymour.

Born July 25, 1935, in Jefferson County, Kentucky, he was the son of William Leo Cecil and Margaret (Masterson) Cecil. He was a retired supervisor for Cummins Engine Co., a veteran of the Korean War serving in the Air Force and a member of the Assembly of God. He married Mary Rosalie Turner on May 11, 1975, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are his children: Kenny Turner of Seymour, Kim Wood and her husband Jason of Bloomington, Ermina Davis and Jeff Turner, both of Seymour, Susan Cecil, Tammy Cecil and Brian Cecil, all of Columbus, and Mike Stroud of Texas; seven grandchildren: Kayla White (Turner), Gregory Warner, Jason Warner, Keelyn Turner, Shaina Turner, Ryan Turner and Stephanie Cecil; three great-grandchildren; one brother: William Cecil of Florida; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, mother-in-law, Essie Burnette; a sister, Dorothy Rankin; and brothers, Butch and Paul Cecil.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Bill Johnson and the Rev. Russell Burnette officiating. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca with military services accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post 33. Friends may visit at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. today.

He loved spending time with his wife and family, who wishes to express their thanks and gratitude to the staff of Waters Nursing Home in Seymour for their kind loving care.