Lenny Gene Marksberry

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By The Staff

Lenny Gene Marksberry, 57, of Owenton, died Nov. 30, 2008, at his home following a long illness.

Born Sept. 10, 1951, in Kenton County, he was the son of the late Leonard and Margaret Freeman Marksberry. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Marlana Marksberry and Janie Baird.

Lenny was retired from Jim Beam Distillery.

He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Deborah Gibson Marksberry; four daughters, Autumn Brumer and her husband Brian of Florence, Ginger Davis and her husband Tater, Paula Bond and her husband Bryan, and April Ueltschi and her husband Mark, all of Owenton; four brothers, Rick Marksberry of Covington, Randy Marksberry of Dry Ridge, Harold Baird of Taylors Mill and Bobby Eubanks of Covington; one sister, Debbie Marksberry and her husband Ray of Florida; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; three nieces; and two nephews.

Bro. David “Milkweed” Wotier and Bro. Kendall Collins will preside over the funeral services, which will be held at 2 p.m. today, Dec. 3, 2008, at the Main Street location of McDonald & New Funeral Homes. Burial will be in Owenton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Choir of Greenup Fork Baptist Church, or to Hospice of the Bluegrass. There is a guest register at mcdonaldandnew.com.