Arden Ralph Checolinski
MUNFORDVILLE – Arden Ralph Checolinski, 58, of Munfordville, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
He was the son of the late Eugene Checolinski and the late Ruth Checolinski.
He is survived by his wife, Laura Checolinski.
The family has chosen cremation. A service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Brooks Funeral Home, Inc.
James Howard Gray
HORSE CAVE – James Howard Gray, 74, of Horse Cave, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Caverna Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Bearwallow, a son of the late Woodie and Myrtle Garrison Gray.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home with burial to follow in Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Saturday until service time, at the funeral home.
Albert ‘Tom’ Thomas McNeely
LAKELAND, Fla. – Albert “Tom” Thomas McNeely, 93, died Feb. 12, 2013, due to natural causes.
He was born Nov. 11, 1919, in Farmington, and was raised on his family’s soy bean and tobacco farm. He graduated from Farmington High School.
Tom married Eva Katherine Green on Nov. 17, 1942, and shared 66 years of marriage before her death on July 19, 2009.
He was a World War II Army veteran, stationed and fought in the Aleutian Islands. He spent 33 years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a registered licensed professional engineer. He retired after 27 years working with FEMA.
Tom was the Sunday school superintendent for First United Methodist Church in Manchester, Tenn. He was a 33rd degree Mason, Scottish Rite president, an ambassador of the Oleika Shriner Temple in Lexington and a member of the Eastern Star in Morehead. Tom was a member of First United Methodist Church of Lakeland, Fla. Tom enjoyed hunting, fishing, cars, boating, refereeing high school basketball and became a world-class barbecuer, best known for his ribs.
Mr. McNeely is predeceased by his wife, Eva Katherine Green; father, Allen Tolbert McNeely; mother, Maggie Mae Hughes; sisters, Eva Boyd and Ida Ruth Boyd; and brothers, Otto, Carl, James B, and Billy Joe McNeely.
He is survived by his sons, Stephen (Pam), Pasadena, Calif., and Marshall (Kim), Lakeland, Fla.; daughter, Charlotte Gibson (Jim), Dothan, Ala.; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave., Auburndale, Fla. 33823 and the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, 12502 Pine Drive, Tampa, Fla. 33612.