William A. Rudolph
William A. “Andy” Rudolph, 97, of Paducah died Friday morning at Southgate Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis, Ill. Andy Rudolph was a life-long member of Oakland Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was a life-time farmer having raised tobacco, cattle, and dairy farm.
Services will be held Sunday, July 29, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Revs. Danny York and Wendell Ordway officiating. Burial will follow at Oakland Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Visitation was held on Saturday at the funeral home and will continue today after 8 a.m. at the funeral home until service time of 3 p.m.
Survivors include his wife of 77 years, Emma Lyda Smith Rudolph; one daughter, Martha Nell (Larry) Hamilton of Paducah and one son, Jim (Holly) Rudolph of Murray; one brother, Allie D. (Mary Catherine) Rudolph of Paducah; five grandchildren, Larenda (Tim) Ferrell, Melinda (Bryan) Vice, Barry Hamilton, Brian (Megan) Rudolph and Shelley (Todd) Powell; eight great-grandchildren, Kayla Ferrell, Hannah Ferrell, Gavin Vice, Addison Vice, Alexis Rudolph, Austin Rudolph, Zachary Rudolph and Carson Gilliam; several nieces and nephews.
Preceding in death were his parents, John Ed and Myrtle Bagwell Rudolph; one grandson, Todd Christopher Rudolph; two sisters, five brothers, four half-sisters and three half-brothers.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Oakland Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 9110 US Highway 68 W, Paducah, KY.
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