Obituaries – April 12, 2007

Charles E. Arkon

Services for Mr. Arkon will be 1 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Bond Memorial Chapel. A graveside service with military honors will 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford, Ky. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Arkon, 81, of Mt. Juliet, died Tuesday, April 10, 2007. He was a member of the U.S. military for over 20 years, serving as Command Career Counselor in the Navy and also serving in the Army and Air Force. He was a certified dental technician and owned his own dental laboratory for over 25 years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 358 and the Clown Unit of Kiva Shrine Temple in Amarillo,Texas.

He was preceded in death by parents, Antonio and Cordia Duffield Arkon; wife, SAlly D. Arkon; and sister, Marie Woods. Survivors include: sons, Chuck (Betty) Arkon of Sparta, Steve (Wendy) Arkon of Carthage and Don (Denise) Arkon of Lebanon; sister, Theanna "Jo" Greathouse of Pt. Pleasant, W.V.; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Roberts, Ronnie Greathouse, Jay White, Merritt Ackerson, and Charles Jr. and Doug Arkon.

Andrew Kuchenmeister

Services for Mr. Kuchenmeister will be 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 13 at Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Church with the Revs. Billy Hill and Kevin Medlin officiating. Interment will be in Leeville Cemetery. Visitation will be immediately following the service until 7 p.m. at the church.

Mr. Kuchenmeister, 73, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at his residence. He was a heavy equipment operator.

He was preceded in death by parents, Charles and Maude Oakley Kuchenmeister; daughter, Debra Hegeman; sisters, Mary Jane McGinness and Ida Mae Ross; and brothers, Alvah, Theodore, Charles Jr. and Frederick Kuchenmeister. Survivors include: children, Michael Kuchenmeister of Evensville, N.Y., Debbie (Bob) McClintoch of Old Hickory, George (Miki) Kuchenmeister of Pickett, Wis., Larry Kuchenmeister of Denton, Texas, Mary (Eric) Carney of Lebanon and Melissa (Michael Newman) Feinstein of Hermitage; grandchildren, Marci (Stephen) Harbour of Murfreesboro, Bobbi McClintoch of Old Hickory, Amber, Marybeth, Andi Lyn, Timothy and Katy Mai Carney, all of Lebanon, Austin and Owen Feinstein of Hermitage, and Micah, Aaron and Isaiah Kuchenmeiter of Denton; great-grandchildren, Malayla Bailey and Micah McClintoch; the children's mother, Janet Kuchenmeister of Richland Hills, Texas; brother, Bob Kuchenmeister of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; sister, Jean Schlegel of Poughkeepsie; and nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in honor of grandson, Austin Feinstein.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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