Dr. John Rawles Sonne, DVM

March 4, 1947 ~ August 14, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old


Dr. John Rawles Sonne DVM, born March 4, 1947 to Dr. John J. and Angela Sonne.  A graduate from Bardstown High School 1966, enlisted into the Air Force from 1968 - 1972, graduated from UK in 1974, graduated from Auburn University with Honors as DVM in 1979.  In 1979 he joined Central KY Animal Clinic were he was in business until 1994.  He started his own business/clinic in 1994 - 1996.  In September of 1997 he joined USDA in Lubbock, TX, from there he worked for USDA until his retirement in 2009 and he was an air pilot and enjoyed flying his plane.  

He married Libby Hite on September 28, 1991 and they were married for 32 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Angela Rowles Sonne and Dr. John J. Sonne; his son, Damon Sonne in February 9, 2009; and his brother, Mike Sonne in January 11, 2023. 

He is survived by his wife Libby Hite Sonne; his daughter, Alicia Harvey, his step-sons, Ken and Dan (Karen) Hicks; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and his brother, Ronnie (Pamela) Sonne.

Cremations was chose with no services.

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