Bill Hargis

12/26/1938 - 07/21/2019

Visitation: after 5 p.m., Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Stith Funeral Home in Danville

Funeral Service: 1 p.m., Friday, July 26, 2019 at Stith Funeral Home in Danville

Burial: Bellevue Cemetery


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William “Bill” Fount Hargis, 80, of Danville, KY died July 21, 2019. Born December 26, 1938 in Danville, KY to the late Napolean Bonaparte and Maggie Sue Hargis. He was retired maintenance worker at American Engineering in Lexington. He was also a former Stanford Police Officer and previously worked for Boyle Co. Fire Department. Bill loved his family, fishing, talking to others and was a people person. Bill is predeceased by his brothers and sisters, Ed Hargis, George Hargis, James Hargis, Nancy Skidmore, Othena Brown, Allen Hargis, Clyde Hargis and Arthur Hargis; great-grandchild, Elijah Justice.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Judy Ann Pitts Hargis; his children, Danny Hargis (Sissy), Billy Hargis (DeAnna), Bobby Hargis (Carol), Mary Hargis (Don Spratlin), Patty Rayens (Brad Murphy), Ginny Justice (Paul), Chrissy Lamb (Tim), Chester Hargis, Stevenson Hargis, Adam Hargis; a sister, Margie Smith; twenty-one grandchildren, Holly McCowan (Jeremy), Katie Lyons (Larry), Robert Hargis (Kimberly), Teddy Hargis (Tea), Jennifer Knies, Leeann Mason (Zack), Felicia Hargis (Josh Glass), April Hargis, Jeremiah Hargis, Blaine Hargis, William Hargis, Marissa Hargis, Aiden Hargis, Elliott Rayens, Cruz Murphy, Blake Murphy, Nathan Justice (Heather), Zack Justice (Kassie), Hannah Denny (Jordan), Paige Lamb (Jacob Richards), Jacob Lamb (Caitie); twenty-four great-grandchildren, Payton, Collins, Brier, Caedmon, Carson, Colby (Cheese), Kaitlyn, Aubrey, Joseph, Carmyne, Christine, Evan, Harmony, Tahiry, MaKayla, Ava, Phoenix, Katie, Jaiden, Harley, one on the way, Maisie, Adelyn, Cooper; two great-great-grandchildren, Lilliana Rose and Gabriella.

Funeral Service will be 1 pm Friday at Stith Funeral Home, Danville. Burial will be at Bellevue Cemetery, Danville. Pallbearers will be Stevenson Hargis, Teddy Hargis, Robert Hargis, Nathan Justice, Elliott Rayens, Jacob Lamb, Paul Justice and Brad Murphy. Honorary Pallbearers will be Holly McCowan, Katie Lyons, Jennifer Knies, Leeann Mason, Felicia Hargis, April Hargis, Marissa Hargis, Hannah Denny and Paige Lamb. Visitation will be Thursday after 5 pm at Stith Funeral Home. Memorial Donations are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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