William "Lit" Lydian

March 20, 1950 ~ April 10, 2022 (age 72)


William “Lit” Lydian, 72, of Bardstown, passed away Monday, April 10, 2022 at U of L Health – Jewish.  He was born on March 20, 1950 in Bloomfield, a retired truck driver for Yellow Trucking, Teamster Union member, member of First Baptist Church and Bourbon City Bikers.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Louis Lydian and Georgia Louise Claxton; and brothers, Robert “Red” Lydian, Brian Claxton and Carlos Claxton.


He is survived by seven children, Litisha (Reggie) Addy, William (Elaine) Redd, Mercedes Redd, Saundra Williams, Jumaane Johnson, LaTonye Smith and Virginia Smithers; a host of grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Tony (Theresa) Jacobs, Marion Claxton, Dr. Ronald Claxton, Cynthia Claxton, Genita Claxton, Dale (Melissa) Claxton and Darnel Lydian; girlfriend, Donna Cowherd; and a host of nieces and nephews.


His funeral service will be at 1:00 P.M. Monday, April 18, 2022 at First Baptist Church with burial at Bloomfield Cemetery.  Bro. Michael Smith will officiate.  Visitation will be from 11 A.M. till 1 P.M. Monday, April 18,2022 at First Baptist Church. 


Memorial contributions may go to Kentucky Organ Donors Affiliates.

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April 18, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
First Baptist Church (Bloomfield Cemetery)

Funeral Service
April 18, 2022

1:00 PM
First Baptist Church (Bloomfield Cemetery)

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