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George Francis Routon

June 13, 1924 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 97)

Obituary

George Francis “Bud” Routon, 97, passed away on November 6, 2021. He was born in Lebanon Junction, Kentucky on June 13, 1924 to the late Clarence Ray and Sara Elizabeth (Cordier) Routon.  Bud is predeceased by son, Richard “Rick” Routon and two sisters, Anna Pearl DiBlasi and Barbara Jean Bellar. 

Bud was a member of the Cloverleaf Baptist Church, a World War II Veteran of the U.S. Navy, a longtime member of the Suburban Masonic Lodge, and retired from the U.S. Naval Ordnance Station and Cave Hill Cemetery. 

Bud is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Edith Carpenter Routon; son, Paul Andrew Routon (Debbie); daughter-in-law, Nancy Routon; grandsons, Michael Routon, and Paul Routon Jr. (Nicki); two great-granddaughters, Adelyn and Lilly Routon; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service for Mr. George Francis “Bud” Routon will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 11 AM at Legacy Funeral Center-Nunnelley Chapel, 4327 Taylor Blvd., Louisville, Kentucky 40215. Visitation will be held on from 3 PM to 8 PM on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, with a Masonic Service at 6 PM, at the funeral home.  Burial at Cave Hill Cemetery will follow the funeral service.

Remembrances for Bud can be made to the Cloverleaf Baptist Church building fund.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 10, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Legacy Funeral Center-Nunnelley Chapel
4327 Taylor Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40215

Masonic Service
Wednesday
November 10, 2021

6:00 PM
Legacy Funeral Center-Nunnelley Chapel
4327 Taylor Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40215

Visitation
Thursday
November 11, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Legacy Funeral Center-Nunnelley Chapel
4327 Taylor Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40215

Funeral Service
Thursday
November 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Legacy Funeral Center-Nunnelley Chapel
4327 Taylor Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40215

Committal
Thursday
November 11, 2021

12:30 PM
Cave Hill Cemetery
701 Baxter Ave
Louisville, KY 40204

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