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Luther V. Eldridge

February 2, 1932 — October 9, 2021

Mr. Luther V. Eldridge, age 89, of Franklin, KY, passed away Saturday, October 9th, 2021 at 3:20 PM at his residence.

Arrangements are entrusted to Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory.  Luther’s wishes were to be cremated and no services are scheduled.

Luther was born February 2, 1932 in Logan Co., KY to the late Luther D. Eldridge and the late Mamie Sue Bratton Eldridge.  He was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Eldridge, 3 sisters, Jewell Gore Worman, Lois Farmer, Hassie D. Stinson and 2 half-sisters, Wilma Mae Stewart and Sabre Hendricks.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Faye Eldridge, a son Larry Eldridge of Franklin, KY, 4 grandchildren, Larah Eldridge of Franklin, KY, Dustin Eldridge of Franklin, KY, Montgomery Eldridge of Franklin, KY, Deanna Roberts of Franklin, KY, 5 great grandchildren, Breanna Roberts, Tristan Roberts, Meghan Roberts, John Luke and Jameson, 3 great great grandchildren.

Luther was retired from truck driving with Franklin Express after 42 years, after retirement he drove cars for Hunt Ford.  He was and avid NASCAR fan and loved watching western movies.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX, 75231.

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is www.gilbertfhonline.com.  The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.  The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

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