Farming Rural 12

William Leonard Milby

July 9, 1931 ~ November 20, 2020 (age 89)

Obituary

Mr. William Leonard Milby was born July 9, 1931 in Green County, Kentucky, to the late Rosie Lee Durrett and Luther Thomas Milby.  He departed this life Friday, November 20, 2020 at the Green Hill Manor Nursing and Rehab having attained the age of eighty-nine years, four months and eleven days.

He made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith.  He was a dairy farmer, avid Dodgers fan and a baseball player on the Cecilia Baseball Team.  Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Elaine Sapp Milby whom he wed on July 9, 1960, his siblings: Cecil, Raven, Luther and Rudolph Milby.

He is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law: Linda and Terry Martin of Greensburg, Sandy and Tim Edwards of Campbellsville, and Lorrie Knifley of Greensburg;  one sister: Ann Akin of Greensburg; four grandchildren: Andrea & Ethan Edwards, Jessica and her husband Bobby Noble, Jr., Dylan Knifley and his fiancé Sarah Ard; one great grandson: Benjamin Noble and two granddaughters of the heart: Rreonna Noble and Rylynn Bailey, plus a host of other relatives and friends.

 Funeral services for Mr. William Leonard Milby will be conducted Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 1:30 p.m., Central Time, at the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home with .Bro. Jim Durham and Bro. Blake Durrett officiating. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery. A walk-through visitation will be 5 until 8 p.m., Central Time,  Monday, November 23, 2020 at the funeral home.

Due to State Mandated Guidelines  funeral services are limited to 25 individuals.  Please wear a mask at all times and continue maintaining a minimum of 6 feet social distancing.

Pallbearers: Dylan Knifley, Bobby Noble, Jr., Terry Martin, Ethan Edwards, Tim Edwards, Alan Posey

Honorary Pallbearers: Staff at Green Hill Nursing, David Milby, Jerry Dile, Ray Hudgins, Ben Cox, Cecilia Baseball Team Survivors, Wood & Sons

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy can be made at the funeral home to Hosparus and Gideon Bibles.

Online Condolences: www.fostertolercurry.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 23, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home
209 W Court St
Greensburg, KY 42743

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 24, 2020

1:30 PM
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home
209 W Court St
Greensburg, KY 42743

Donations

Gideon Bible Fund
PO Box 140800, Nashville TN 37214
Tel: 1-615-564-5000
Email: mailtotgi@gideons.org
Web: https://www.gideons.org/

Hosparus of Green River
Green River Plaza, 295 Campbellsville Bypass # 5, Campbellsville KY 42718
Tel: 1-800-264-0521
Web: https://www.hosparushealth.org/

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