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SEP 2018

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| SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2018 54 DATE DECEASED June 21, 2018 March 3, 2018 April 2, 2018 June 19, 2018 November 23, 2017 July 15, 2018 October 31, 2017 June 18, 2018 May 9, 2018 July 10, 2018 February 8, 2018 June 18, 2018 July 27, 2018 January 28, 2018 February 15, 2018 March 9, 2018 STATE CA KY KY KY KY KY KY KY KY KY KY KY KY KY KY KY CITY Santa Barbara Louisville Bowling Green Danville Hardinsburg Lexington Paris Park Hills Kevil Louisville Louisville Lexington Shepherdsville Louisville Mount Sterling Maysville NAME Gary Earl Becker Frank Paul Campisano Jr. Karl N. Crandall George Morris McClure III Samuel Huston Monarch John A. Palumbo James E. Prater Elizabeth Menke Redwine Jimmy Don Robinson Robert K. Salyers Jr. Herbert Lee Segal Herbert D. Sledd Thomas Edgar Swicegood Susan Lynn Williams Garnetta P. Wylie Robert G. Zweigart WILLIAM E. "BILL" FLETCHER , age 65 of Princeton, Ky., passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Ky. He was a former Caldwell County Attorney, a former Princeton City Attorney and was Domestic Relations Commissioner for the Judicial District 56. He is survived by his son, Will Fletcher of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; one sister, Ellen Franklin and husband, Bobby of Princeton, Ky.; one brother, Barry Fletcher and wife, Debbie of W. Palm Beach, Fla.; one granddaughter, Laney Fletcher and life partner, Sissy Redd. e preceding memoriam for William E. "Bill " Fletcher is based upon information obtained from the Lakeland Funeral Home and was published on their website in the fall of 2017. To access the obituary in its entirety, visit: http://www.lakelandchapel.com/obituaries/ William-E-Bill-Fletcher?obId=2550554#/obituaryInfo. GARY BECKER , the founder of the Becker Law Office, was a caring and compassionate man, not just to his family and friends, but to the many people his law firm represented. Becker was a driven and determined attorney and an energetic advocate for those less fortu- nate than him. He was born on May 8, 1939, in Tell City, Ind. He attended Indiana University, where he earned both a bachelors and a law degree. He was a distinguished trial lawyer for 20 years in Tell City. In 1985 he founded the Becker Law Office in Kentucky and grew it into a successful plaintiffs' advocacy practice that continues to this day. After his retirement from active engagement in the Becker Law Office, he moved to Santa Barbara, Calif., where his mission became totally focused on his charitable and philanthropic work. He died peacefully at home on June 21, 2018. Most people remember Gary for his pioneering advocacy for injury victims when he became one of the first lawyers to start advertising for his legal services on television in 1985. e preceding memoriam for Gary Becker is based upon informa- tion obtained from the Lexington Herald Leader, which published the obituary on July 15, 2018. To access the obituary in its entirety, visit: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kentucky/obituar y. aspx?n=gary-becker&pid=189596490. SALLY HARDIN LAMBERT , 70, of Louisville passed away on July 21, 2018, with her family by her side. She was born on March 13, 1948, in Ashland, Ky., to the late Josiah and Bess Lambert. Hardin was an accomplished scholar having graduated with honors from Denison University, the Brandeis School of Law, and Indiana University's MBA program. She was a respected trademark attorney having worked for many years as legal counsel for Kentucky Fried Chicken and various law firms. Hardin was a long-time member of Zonta International, a former member of the Louisville Astro- nomical Society, the Louisville Ballet Board, and an Episcopalian by faith. She is survived by her son Josiah Lambert Keats (Katie), her grandchildren Hudson and Elliot Keats and cherished family friend, Jeff Sodowsky. e preceding memoriam for Sally Hardin Lambert is based upon information obtained from the Courier-Journal, which published the obituary on July 26, 2018. To access the obituary in its entirety, visit: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/louisville/obituar y. aspx?n=sally-hardin-lambert&pid=189673791&fhid=4753. A s a final tribute, the Bench & Bar publishes brief memorials recognizing KBA members in good standing as space permits and at the discretion of the editors. Please submit either written information or a copy of an obituary that has been published in a newspaper. Submissions may be edited for space. Memorials should be sent to sroberts@kybar.org. IN MEMOIRAM

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