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Ronald Paul Hooker
Funeral Time: Wednesday, June 29th at 1:00PM
Ronald Paul Hooker, 80, husband of Judy Jenkins Hooker of 61 years passed away at his home in Lexington on Sunday, June 26, 2022. Mr. Hooker was born on August 29, 1941, in Ft. Branch, IN and was the son of the late Willard Ronald and Theota Ellen Paul Hooker. He was preceded in death by his sister, Judith Ellen Edwards. Ron moved as a young boy to Paducah, KY. He also lived in Washington, DC, Louisville, KY, Wausau, WI, Princeton, WV, Prestonsburg, KY, Cincinnati, OH and Lexington, KY. But he was a Kentuckian through and through. Only now does he know for sure Heaven is a place better than Kentucky. He was a Kentucky Colonel and an enthusiastic University of Kentucky basketball and football fan. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church where he was an active Trustee. He had retired from Worldwide Equipment in 2001. He enjoyed working in his yard when he was able. Survivors other than his wife include, one daughter, Ronda Hooker Haley (Roy); one son, Christopher Paul Hooker (Trish); five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one great – great grandchild; one brother, Charles William (Joan) Long; and numerous nieces and nephews. Outside of Jesus, he truly loved his family the most. He had a life well lived, loving God and people while serving them both. A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00pm Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Immanuel Baptist Church 3100 Tate’s Creek Rd, Lexington, KY. 40502 with Pastor Dan Russell officiating. A visitation will be held from 11am until the service time at the church. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home – Harrodsburg Rd. is handling the arrangements.