Jeffery Townsend

DANVILLE – Jeffery Lynn Townsend, 53, formerly of Frankfort, died Tuesday.

He was born in Russellville, KY to Irene Young Townsend and the late Roy Lee Townsend Sr.

Jeff graduated from Frankfort High School, where he excelled in sports. He retired from the KY Department of Finance in Frankfort.

He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Danville and was active in the Male Chorus.

Jeff was also preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Townsend.

He leaves to mourn his passing a wife, Paulette Townsend; stepson, Jae-Paul Jones; mother, Irene Townsend; two brothers Donald (Alice) and Roy Jr. (Paula) Townsend; four sisters, Martha (John) McIntosh, Etta, Donna and Elizabeth Townsend; and a host of other relatives.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Danville. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at the church.

Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at

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  • I am so sorry for your loss. Jeff was such a nice, and kind person. You all are in my thoughts and prayers through this trying time. Jane Bartram