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Herbert “Ansel” Roe, 76, husband of Rose Roe, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at his home in Lawrenceburg. Born on March 8, 1944, in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Loranza and Annie Bell Clark Roe Sr. He was a former employee of Kuhlman Electric in Versailles and retired from owning and operating his own towing service. In addition to his wife of almost 32 years, he is survived by two sons, Herbert (Retha) A. Roe Jr., Richmond; and Jackie (Paula McGowan) W. Roe, Versailles; three daughters, Teresa (Eric) Harris, Sherry (Mike) Carnahan, both of Lawrenceburg; and Diane (Kipp) Waller, Frankfort; a brother, Bobby (Peggy) Roe, Nicholasville; 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Irene Baber; five brothers, Harvey, Roy, Walter, Jerry, Loranza “Junior” Roe; and a granddaughter, Jaclyn Brooke Roe. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, by Pastor Donny Carter. Those attending the services are reminded that facial coverings are required, and social distancing guidelines are to be followed. Pallbearers will be Brandon Roe, Brandon Hawkins, Tony Hilton, Bobby Roe, Michael Harper and Kory Waller. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Carnahan, Kipp Waller, Jackie Roe and Eric Harris. Burial will follow in Rose Crest Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 11 a.m.

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