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Richard BethuneMarch 15, 1932 ~ September 13, 2017 (age 85)
Richard Bethune, March 15, 1932 – September 13, 2017 departed this life at Norton Hospital in Louisville, KY. He was 85 years old. He was born in Sumter, South Carolina to the late Luther and Mary Bethune.
He retired from the United States Army after 30 years service. He is preceded in death by two children: Betty and Henry Bethune and three brothers: Sylvester Bethune, Luther Bethune and Abraham Bethune.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife: Georgetta Bethune of Louisville, KY, sister: Marydell Holmes of New York and brothers Abram Bethune and Frank Bethune of Charlotte, North Carolina; two grandchildren: Michelle Bethune of Carrollton, Texas and Jason Bethune of Louisville, KY, three great grandchildren: Kelsi Thompson, Tremayne Kilgore Jr. and Brianna Bethune, a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Place and time of service: Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home - 12 noon Central Time, Monday, September 18, 2017
Wake and Visitation: 10 a.m. CT until the funeral hour at 12 noon Monday, September 18, 2017
Minister: Rev. Elder Abram Bethune Sr.
Committal Service and Interment In: Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY with Military Honors 2 p.m. Eastern Time Wednesday, September 20, 2017