"Johnny" Monroe, 80

John William “Johnny” Monroe, Jr., 80, of Fal- mouth, KY, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Health Care in Edgewood. Born on May 19, 1938 in Pendleton County, KY, he was the son of the late John William Monroe, Sr. and Burnette Ravenscraft Monroe. A 1956 graduate of Falmouth High School, Johnny mar- ried Bonnie Moore Monroe on December 6, 1958, and his dear wife survives his passing. Johnny worked as an engineer with the Kentucky State Highway De- partment for 38 years. He was a member of the Falmouth Baptist Church and a former member of the Falmouth Lions Club and the Falmouth Jaycees.

In addition to his wife of 59 years, Bonnie, he is survived by his son Kent (Michele) Monroe of Falmouth; two grandsons: Mason Monroe of Cold Spring, KY and Clay Monroe of Falmouth, KY; two sisters: Elnora Jennings of Alexandria, KY and Mildred Spence of Falmouth, KY; and a host of extended family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters: Alma Courts Gillespie and Faye Oldham.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018, at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, with Bro. Cohen Copley officiating. Interment took place in the Riv- erside Cemetery, Falmouth. Memorials are suggested to the Falmouth Baptist Church: 403 Maple Av- enue, Falmouth, KY 41040.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www. woodheadfuneralhome.com