Ard, age 78, of Nancy, passed away on Wednesday, January 6,
2016, at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center.
was born in the Naomi Community, on December 4, 1937, the son of
the late Ollie and Lou Buchanan Ard.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and
Lowell Gene was best known as being a
self-employed farmer, but had spent years as a truck driver and
as a barber.
He loved horseback riding and camping.
Lowell Gene loved to make people laugh.
He was a lifelong member of Bethlehem
Baptist Church, in Naomi.
survived by his wife, Carolyn Sue Roberts Ard; his son, Mark
(and Lana) Ard, of Nancy; his daughters, Shellie (and Jimmy)
Young, of Nancy, and Missie (and Zeb) Davis, of Monticello; his
step-children, Michael Garner, of Nancy, Fran (and Luke) Turner,
of Somerset, and Billy (and Lynn) Wilson, of Campbellsville; his
brother, Nelson (and Rena) Ard, of Nancy; his grandchildren,
Jason (and Kim) Turpen, Kyle (and Sarah) Turpen, Cody Light and
Cory Light, Jaylan Woolridge, Jakobe Lasley, Tayshawn Benford
and Kamara Sloan, and his soon-to-arrive grandson, Trevor Ard;
his step-grandchildren, Mark and Daniel Wilson, Ayla Lovins,
Christian Noel, Kailey and Easton Turner and Haley Davis; his
great-grandchildren, Preston Turpen and Kaden Turpen; and
countless special friends and loved ones, all who mourn his
Lowell Gene in death are his parents; his brothers, Hollis Ard
and Edwin Ard; and his sister, Inez Stephens.
will be on Friday, January 8, 2016, after 6:00 p.m., in the
Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.
service will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2016, at 11:00
a.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Lester Caldwell and
Bro. Bill Meece officiating.
Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery, in
requests donations be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland or to
the Bethlehem Baptist Church Building Fund.
Funeral Home is in Charge of arrangements for Lowell Gene Ard.