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William E. Coomes
June 16, 1947 ~ September 27, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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William E. Coomes, 76, of Bardstown, passed away Wednesday September 27, 2023 at his residence. He was born June 16, 1947 in Bardstown, retired after 32 years of service for General Electric, United States Navy Veteran, loved racing lawnmowers, and tractor pulls, member of A. A. and of the Catholic faith.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Nevon Carey; and parents, Malcolm and Mary Coomes.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Cecelia Pendygraft Coomes; son, Joseph Allen Coomes; grandson, Allen Lee Coomes; two great-grandsons, Mavrick Coomes, and Carter Coomes; four sisters, Sandra Webb of Tennessee, Donna (Don) Tony of Indianapolis, Debbie (Tom) Martin of Indiana, and Karen (Bill) Runyan of Indiana; aunt, Linda Miracle of Bardstown; special nephew, Cameron (Beth) Hess of Tennessee; special friend, Jerry (Shirley) Hardin of Bardstown; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
His funeral service will be 11:00 am Monday October 2, 2023 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. Brother Ray Johnson will officiate. Visitation will be 12 - 5 pm Sunday October 1 and 9 - 11 am Monday October 2 at Barlow Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may go to Kosair Children's Hospital, 231 E. Chestnut St., Louisville, KY 40202.