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James Townsend

December 31, 1969 — July 23, 2021

Paducah

Obituary

James Franklin (Frank) Townsend, 62, of Paducah passed away on Friday July 23, 2021 at his home.

Retired truck driver from Wagners Moving and Storage. He enjoyed taking care of his yard and garden. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his grandchildren.

Survived by his loving wife, Shelley Townsend: daughters, Amy Townsend (Leah) and Jami Walters (Tim); son,  Zachary Townsend; granddaughter, Delcie Walters; grandsons, Grandon Townsend, Cheston Townsend and Christian Townsend; sister, Margaret Crozier (Pat); brothers, Robert Townsend (Marilyn) and Rodney Townsend (Rhonda); and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by mother and father, Estelle and Raymond Townsend; sister, Loretta Hobbs; brothers, Billy Townsend and Joe Townsend; and his father-in-law, Ronald Hopper.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Wednesday July 28, 2021 at Lindsey Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 12 noon with Chaplin Margaret Lola Alokan officiating.  Interment will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery.

Lindsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

10:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Lindsey's Funeral Home

226 N 4th St, Paducah, KY 42001

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Lindsey's Funeral Home

226 N 4th St, Paducah, KY 42001

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Interment

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Maplelawn Park Cemetery

1335 N 13th St, Paducah, KY 42001

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