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Larry W. Cain

January 4, 1936 ~ May 6, 2019 (age 83)

Larry W. Cain, 83, of Bardstown, passed away Monday May 6, 2019 at his residence.  He was born January 4, 1936 in Vine Grove, graduated from Howevalley High School in 1954, married his beloved wife Anita on May 12, 1955 at New Salem Baptist Church, retired from Wimsatt Brothers in Louisville, after 25 years of successful sales.  He was a Deacon, usher, and active member of Parkway Baptist Church, and volunteer of the year for Big Brothers of Nelson County.  He enjoyed family time, sharing stories and memories of his childhood, an avid muzzle loader, designing and building guns for others, loved fishing and his summer garden.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Edith Cain.


He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Anita Cain of Bardstown; two daughters, Betty L. Cain (Dave) Marshall of Boston, and Vicki L. Cain (Gery) Skees of Elizabethtown; three grandchildren, Amber (Brent) McClamroch of Crestwood, Jessi (Tommy) D’Andrea of Lexington, and Jacob Skees of Louisville; three great-grandchildren, Taylor, Abigail, and Autumn; beloved aunt, Virginia Mingus; two brother-in-law’s, Charles (Mary Ruth) Armstrong, and Harold (Lynda) Armstrong; sister-in-law, Betty Armstrong Rogers; and many cousins.


His funeral service will be Noon Friday May 10, 2019 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Rodney Lynch will officiate.  Visitation will be 10 am – Noon Friday May 10 at Barlow Funeral Home.


Memorial contributions may go to Hospice of Nelson County.

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