John D. Ivy, 87, of St. Charles, KY passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at his home.
He was born in Christian County, KY on October 9, 1933 to the late John W. and Rosie M. Ivy.
Mr. Ivy was of the Christian faith.
He retired from Illinois Central Gulf where he worked as a railroader.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Merle Ivy in 2014;one son, William Leslie "Buckwheat" Ivy; one brother; and two sisters.
Mr. Ivy is survived by his six children: Barbara Huddleston of Dawson Springs, KY, Joyce Seward of Logansport, IN, Gladys Brasher of Nortonville, KY, Daniel Ivy of St. Charles, KY, Joe Ivy and John Ivy both of Madisonville, KY; sixteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday, August 13, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY with Bro. Monte Fuller officiating and burial to follow at Old Suthards Cemetery in Suthards, KY.
Visitation will be on Thursday, August 12, 2021 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY and from 10:00 AM until service time on Friday, August 13, 2021 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Bobo Adamson, Joseph Ivy, Billy Tackett, Jason Morgan, Eric Kembel, and Cody Scott. Honorary Pallbearers will be Wayne Ivy, Tyler Richardson, and Damon Driver
Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences can be made at www.reidwaltersfh.com.
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