Jack T Batchelor (1921 - 2008)

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Biography

Birth

Death


Mt Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky
Cause of death: Cancer

Cause of death

Cancer

Burial / Funeral

My father was cremated,

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky

Family

Wife: Mary Emma Leahy
Children with Mary: Jack Jr. and Eric Gabriel James

Education

Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies, Baltimore, MD
Teacher's College, Villa Nova, Philadelphia, PA

Professions

Merchant Sailor and member of the International Organization of Masters, Mates, and Pilots. Served in various capacities as a Navigator, First Mate, and Master.

Military Service

US Army & US Navy.

Middle name

T

Surnames

Ethnicity

Irish

Nationality

USA

Religion

Catholic

Gender

Male

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Wife: Mary Emma Leahy
Children with Mary: Jack Jr. and Eric Gabriel James

Obituary

“The Hunter is Home from the Forest, the Sailor is Home from the Sea”

Capt. Jack Texes Batchelor, age 86 of Mt. Vernon, died Sunday, January 6, 2008 at the Rockcastle Health & Rehabilitation Center in Brodhead. He was born in Henderson, KY on August 31, 1921. He was a retired Merchant Marine and was an Army veteran. He served in World War II and the Vietnam War and was awarded numerous medals. He was a member of the Berea Chapter of the American Legion and was of the Catholic Faith.

He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Mary Emma Batchelor; two sons, Jack T. Batchelor, Jr. of Corbin and E. Gabriel Batchelor of West Liberty; two daughters, Mary Ellen Lebo of Mt. Vernon and Patricia L. Pollack of Danville; 11 grandchildren, Jennie Lynne Depute, Katy Gibson, Shannon (Hager) Strauss, Joshua Batchelor, Derek Batchelor, Tony Hager, Emma (Hager) Newcombe, Melissa Hager, Phillip Batchelor, Audrey Batchelor, MacKenzie Batchelor, and Gabriela Batchelor, as well as 15 great grandchildren. Also surviving are two beloved pets, Chica and Biscuit.

** This obituary is a repost, and some corrections have been made **

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