ELIZABETHTOWN — Edwin Stanley “Ted” House Sr., 85, of Elizabethtown, passed away on April 22, 2014 at his home. He was a devoted family man and a retired dairy farmer. He loved sharing his life with his wife, watching his boys play ball, farming, holding his grandchildren, raising and training dogs, listening to music, playing cards and watching UK basketball games with his daughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Claudine Morrison House; three brothers, Clint House, Adrian House and James House; and five sisters, Imalda Beeler, Etta Caswell, Claudine Cecil, Ellen Hannah and Juanita Perkins.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Josephine Barry House; four sons and one daughter, Barry House and his wife, Tonja, of Frankfort, Gary House and his wife, Maria Elena, of Washington D.C., Eddie House and his wife, Valerie, of Crestwood, Joni House Webb and her husband, Ed, of Elizabethtown and Jeffrey House and his wife, Christina, of Kennesaw, Georgia.
Mr. House is also survived by seven grandchildren and three great-granddaughters, Cory House of Lexington, Emily Gerlach and her husband, Scott, of Crestwood, Amy Tucker and her husband, Clark, of Shelbyville, Melissa Humphries and her husband, Scott, of Nashville, Natalie House-Lewis and her husband, Daniel, of Louisville, Chloe and Katy House of Kennesaw and Lola and Mila Gerlach and Rachel Tucker. He is also survived by two sisters, Emma Duval and Vicki Berry, both of Elizabethtown.
The family wishes to thank his gentle caregivers, Brandy Burden, Stephanie Saunders and his Hosparus team.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home with Jeffrey House officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.