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James Willis Roe, 91, of Science Hill, formerly of Woodford County, died Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at Ephraim McDowell-Fort Logan Hospital. Born on Jan. 1, 1928, in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Douglas and Florida Endicott Roe. Before his retirement, he was a truck driver and drove city buses in Lexington. Survivors include five children, Debbie (Junior) Leggett, Science Hill; Angie Bellinger, Carlisle; Cynthia (David) Johns, Wilmore; Libby (Mike) Padgett, Lexington; Florida (Jimmy) Harris, Carlisle; a son-in-law, Glenn Aubrey, Carlisle; two daughters-in-law, Darlene and Carolyn Roe, both of Lexington; a sister, Gracie Lee (Jack) Buskey, Florida; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Aubrey; two sons, Barry and James Roe Jr.; a granddaughter, Michelle Carroll; two sisters; and two brothers. Services were conducted Monday, April 29, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, by John Buskey. Pallbearers were his grandsons. Interment followed at Versailles Cemetery.

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