James Carmen Mudd, 83, widower of Lois Jean Hill Mudd, died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore. He was a native of Holy Cross and the son of the late Walter Alexander Mudd and Clara Dorothy Hagan Mudd. He was a retired Kentucky State Trooper, a member of the Kentucky Colonels, and formerly served in the United States Marine Corps. He was a native of Holy Cross and a member of St. Martha’s Catholic Church in Louisville. Survivors include a daughter, Jo Ann Mudd Blackburn, Versailles; two granddaughters, Breanna and Julie; a sister, Ann Miller; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Joseph Paul, Robert L. and Charles W. Mudd. A private graveside service was held. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home, Lawrenceburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Courageous Kids in Scottsville, Ky. or www.centerforcourageouskids.org.