Allard Lee Fenwick, 70, a native of Paducah, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospice in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on August 6, 2012, after a long illness.
He was the son of the late Benjamin Allard Fenwick and the late Wilma Riley Fenwick.
Mr. Fenwick was a graduate of Heath High School class of 1960 and Murray State University class of 1964, where he received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry. He was a United States Army and Vietnam veteran, serving his country working in research at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. He was a leading pharmaceutical sales representative for Bristol Myers Squibb in East Texas. Upon retirement, he spent many years traveling and resided in Gulfport, Mississippi.
He is survived by a brother, Steven Fenwick, and sister, Diane Fenwick of West Paducah; and an aunt, Edith Pinnegar, and uncle, A.D. Riley, both of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
He will be cremated and his ashes returned to Paducah.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Murray State University, Walter Blackburn Chemistry Fund.