Billy Lanham

Obituary of Billy Lanham

Billy Gene Lanham, 84, Harrodsburg, KY, husband of Jeannie Dean Gabhart Lanham, died Thursday at the Willows at Harrodsburg. Born February 20,1933, in Mercer County, to the late Fred and Eunice (Hall) Lanham.  Billy retired as a production shift supervisor at Corning Glass Inc.  He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean war and was a member of the Eller's Memorial Baptist Church.
 Billy is survived by: his wife: Jeannie (Gabhart) Dean Lanham,  one daughter: Carla (Jimmy) Gray, a step son and a step daughter,  two granddaughters, Maggie Gray and Mackenzie Gray (Lyndon Compton); three great grandchildren; five step  grandchildren and five step  great grandchildren. Billy was preceded in death by his first wife; Shelbie Jean (Johnson) Lanham, a son; Kevin Lanham, sister; Kathleen G. Wilder and brother, J. C. Lanham.
 Visitation will be 5-8 pm Friday; October 13 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel,  Harrodsburg, KY. Funeral service will be 11 am Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Rick Bolton and Larry D. Camic. Burial will follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.
Pallbearers will be: Henry Peavler, Nellus Estes, Curtis Sherrow, Bob Foster, James Grimes and Kenneth Smith. Honorary bearers will be John Watts and the Bible Study Group, Joe Harlow and Eddie Long.
 The family request memorial donations be sent to: Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40422 or Eller's Memorial Baptist Church, 446 Cogar Avenue, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.
  Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com