John Edward Walsh

John Edward Walsh, 65, passed away Saturday, November 3rd at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born on July 1, 1947 in New York City, John was the son of the late John and Alice Walsh. He was retired from Stites and Harbison in Lexington and attended First Christian Church in Frankfort. 

John prided himself on being active in the lives of his children and grandchildren and being a positive figure in the lives of all that he met. Throughout his life, John touched many with his strength, wit, and optimism, and his legacy is the lasting impact that he made on them.

John is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Kennedy Walsh; two sons, Eric Walsh (Dawn) and David Walsh (Yvonne); one daughter, Elizabeth Peters (Keith); two grandsons, Colin and Reed Peters; and one granddaughter, Taylor Walsh.

Visitation will be held at Rogers Funeral Home from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday. The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the First Christian Church with interment to follow at the Frankfort Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be James Taylor, Jim Hopper, Thomas Wingate, Larry Breunig, Sam Taylor, Matt Wingate, Rob Kennedy, and Patrick Kennedy.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of The Bluegrass or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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