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James "Pappy" Batts

June 17, 1925 - June 24, 2014
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Batts, James "Pappy", 89, of Louisville passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at his residence. Jim was born in Louisville on June 17, 1925 to the late Harry and Cleo Batts. He was a Navy WWII veteran and worked for the City of Louisville as a Lieutenant Firefighter. He retired as a Firefighter Guard for I.C.I. Americas. Jim was a member of American Legion G.I. Joe Post #244. He was baptized and joined Southeast Christian Church this past year. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Flora "Midge" Batts; daughters, Shannon Caffee (Bobby) and Barbara Majka (John); grandchildren, Bob Taylor, Melissa Jacobs...
Batts, James "Pappy", 89, of Louisville passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at his residence. Jim was born in Louisville on June 17, 1925 to the late Harry and Cleo Batts.

He was a Navy WWII veteran and worked for the City of Louisville as a Lieutenant Firefighter. He retired as a Firefighter Guard for I.C.I. Americas.
Jim was a member of American Legion G.I. Joe Post #244. He was baptized and joined Southeast Christian Church this past year.

Jim is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Flora "Midge" Batts; daughters, Shannon Caffee (Bobby) and Barbara Majka (John); grandchildren, Bob Taylor, Melissa Jacobs (Matt), Stacy Bathrick (Cary), Stefanie Peterson (Jason), Jason Zachary, Andrew Caffee, Kaelyn Caffee, Megann Broadway, Joshua Broadway (Michelle), Jon Broadway (Jennifer); 16 great-grandchildren; and brother, John Batts who resides in Lexington.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Jim at 12pm Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven with Rev. Tom Schreiner officiating. There will be a graveside service to follow at Evergreen Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 2-8pm on Friday at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the donors charity of choice.

"Dear Midge....... I send my love and I send it from Dad too..........Dad loved you and cared about you and loved to come and see you. My prayers are for..."

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