We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Barlow Funeral Home
George Cecil, 94, of Bardstown, passed away Friday July 1, 2022 at Windsor Gardens. He was born April 21, 1928 in Bardstown to Francis and Mary Thompson Cecil, and was the eighth of nine children. He was a graduate of St. Joe Prep and married Anna Rose Hagan on April 26, 1948 at St. Thomas Church. He owned Cecil Electric Company for 50 years, working throughout Nelson, Washington, and Marion Counties, and maintained electrical maintenance at Heaven Hill Distilleries for many years. He was Magistrate for 12 years in Nelson County, and a member of Kiwanis Club, Lions Club, Bardstown Jaycees, KY Colonel and St. Joseph Catholic Church, where he helped with the bereavement team.
He enjoyed woodworking, turning pens, making Christmas ornaments, duck decoys, shaker-style boxes, jewelry boxes, and many mementos held by his children and friends. Some of his other hobbies included baking sourdough bread, reading, enjoying old westerns on TV and the company of his dig, Missy.
He was preceded in death by his wife Anna Rose Hagan Cecil, to whom he was married for 50 years; and several brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his six children, Charlotte (Timothy) Bachran, Henry Cecil, Kris (Ray) Culver, Gina (Tom) Sheldon, Beth (Jimmy) Lawson, and Rob Cecil; five grandchildren, David Culver, Lindsay Fowler, Michael Taylor, Angelica Cecil, and George Cecil; and several nieces and nephews.
His Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am Tuesday July 5, 2022 at Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. Rev. Terry Bradshaw will officiate. Visitation will be 3 - 8 pm Monday July 4 and 9 - 10:15 am Tuesday July 5 at Barlow Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held Monday evening.
Memorial contributions may go to St. Jude Children's Hospital or St. Joseph Catholic Church.