Ervin Rountree PDF Print
Thursday, 14 March 2013 14:22

Ervin Rountree, 86 of Bowling Green died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the Alvin C. York Medical Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

The Edmonson County native served in the United States Army during World War II, where he was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement in ground combat. He also served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was a member of Three Springs Road Baptist Church, Ormond Beach Masonic Lodge # 326 in Florida, the Scottish Rite and the Bahie Shrine Temple # 23. He was a life member of the DAV, American Legion Post #23 and the Moose Lodge. He worked as a Truck Driver for Houchen’s Industries before moving to Florida and working as a Veterinarians Assistant.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years: Joy Ann Simmons Rountree; one daughter: Elaine Roberts and husband Buck of Hadley, Kentucky; one sister: Irene Thompson of Frankfort, Kentucky; his brothers: Jesse Rountree and wife Louise of Hodgenville and James Ernest Rountree and wife Loretta of Shepherdsville; several grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services for Ervin Rountree will be at 2PM Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the J.C. Kirby and Son Lovers Lane Chapel with burial in the Rocky Hill Masonic Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be from 3PM to 8PM Saturday, March 16, 2013 and after 10AM Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the funeral home. A Masonic service will be at 7PM Saturday, March 16, 2013.


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