J. T. Monroe, 78, of Franklin passed away July 1, 2014 at his home.
The Edmonson County native was born July 31, 1935, was retired from the Kendal Co., was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and a Bronze Star recipient. He was a son of the late Harry Monroe and Christine Wells Monroe.
Graveside service will be at 11 AM Thursday at Lambert Cemetery. No visitation is scheduled. Gravil Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Delores Durbin Monroe; a daughter, Tammy Gauthier (Bill) of Auburn; three grandchildren, Travis Wantland (Jenny) of Louisville, Taylor Shoemake of Franklin and Danni Shoemake of Bowling Green; a sister, Sylvia Smith of Bowling Green; and a brother, Irvin T. Monroe (Myreline) of DeRidder, LA.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hosparus, 101 Riverwood Ave., Suite B, Bowling Green, KY 42103.