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Jerry Norman Stafford

June 2, 1932 ~ March 27, 2019 (age 86)

 Jerry Norman Stafford, 86, of Worthville, Owen County, KY, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, KY.

 He was born on June 2, 1932 in the Wheatley Community of Owen County, Kentucky, the son of the late Walker Lawson Stafford and Margaret Jenkins Rees Stafford.  He had worked in the farming industry his whole life and enjoyed raising Simmental and Holstein Cattle.  He has owned Growers Tobacco Warehouse in Carrollton for many years.  He had worked as a property developer, acquiring and re-developing properties.  He was a member of the Dallasburg Baptist Church in Wheatley, KY.  He had formerly served on the Owen County Hospital Board and served in the United States Army Reserves.  He was an avid University of Kentucky Basketball Fan. Jerry also served on the board of directors for Citizens Union Bank.

 He was known for his generosity to children’s health and wellbeing and many other worthy causes.  He was active with The Blast, which is involved with fund raising for children’s charities with the University of Kentucky. 

 He will be missed by his wife, Sandra J. “Sandy” Stafford of Worthville, KY; two daughters, Kathy B. (Tommy) Williams of Wheatley, KY; and Tami Baxter (Greg) Kever of Lexington, KY; four grandchildren, Maggie (Colin) Bond of Lexington, KY; Joe (Desiree) Williams of Wheatley, KY; Sam Kever of Lexington, KY; and Andy Kever of Richmond, KY; a great grandchild, AnnaKate Williams of Wheatley, KY.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Rex Dean Stafford, James Rees Stafford and Walker Lee Stafford, a sister, Helen Pike and a grandson, Evan Rees Kever.


Serving as pallbearers: Joe Williams, Sam Kever, Andy Kever, Colin Bond, Archie Cruz Martin Diaz and Tony Rodriguez Munoz. 

Serving as Honorary Pallbearers: Dennis Raisor, Greg Davis, Greg Kever, Tommy Williams, Maggie Williams Bond, Emilio Flores, Bobby Traylor, Kyle Jacobs, Rex Dean Stafford and Bill Jones.


Arrangements have been entrusted with the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.


Donations may be made to:

World Wide Hearts & Hands
3830 Old Boonesboro Road, Lexington KY 40391
Tel: 1-859-420-7558

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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