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Mr. James Courtney Wehrley, Jr.

Mr. James Courtney Wehrley, Jr.
  • March 12, 1937 - March 31, 2017
  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Donate to the American Cancer Society

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“MISS U BRO. I'll never forget our wonderful times ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Johnie Bergant - Madisonville, KY

“Here's to you pal. Jim was the first foreman I ever worked under as an electrician apprentice. And if it wasn't for his influence I would not be...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Scott Crowe - Louisville, KY

“I will miss him so much. He was definitely one of my favorites. I only knew him for a short time but I loved him dearly. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Deidra P - KY - friend

“I will miss you Uncle Jim. :-( You were always one of my favorites. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Beep (Brandy) Garris - Louisville, KY

“Well brother, you climbed into Heaven before us, but it was a good time to go. You were so ready and the Lord was ready for you as well. Maybe it...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Bette Allgeier - Louisville, KY

“Papa taught my brother and I the art of sneak boating. I remember onetime we were hunting out of the Milton boat ramp. Three mallards came up and I...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Shawn Keeton

“We are so sorry to hear about Jimmy death. We send our sympathy to you and your family. Jimmy was always joking and we always had a good time when...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Charles and Diana kramer - KY

“God gave me a blessing when he brought you and Marianna into my life. Even though we only knew each other for a short time, that time was precious....Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Vanessa Evans - Louisville, KY

9 of 14 | Posted by: Robert Jansing - Louisville, KY

“I will always have the memories of sitting in the kitchen with Mom and Pop's, listening to his stories and how we would laugh. I remember Pops taking...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Tammy Ratliff Robinson - KY

“Oh my how we will miss this man he was always laughing an teasing a bunch of us patio setters he almost always stopped by to check on us to see how...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: George an Nancy Goodwin

“So sorry to hear about Jim's passing - so many good times my Husband and I have had during Duck Season - he was a great friend and will be missed. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Anita Murphy - Louisville, KY

“ Jim and I worker several years together What a HOOT When I seen his pic. I had to smile. We had great times He was a GREAT Elect. & a better...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: John Renfro - Louisville, KY

“God Bless You ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Beverly Vincent

Mr. James Courtney Wehrley Jr., 80, of Louisville, died peacefully on Friday, March 31, 2017 after a yearlong battle with lung cancer. A lifelong member of Duck's Unlimited, a member of the IBEW local 369, and a shining example of how to live life to the fullest, Jim, or "Pop" as he was called by his family, fought cancer with the same resilience that he lived his life.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Wehrley Cundiff; father, James Wehrley Sr. and youngest daughter, Kristy Holmes.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Marianna Wehrley; daughters, Kim Luckett (Richard) and Kelly Rogers (Dennis); son-in-law, Dennis Holmes; sisters, Betty Allgeier (Gilbert) and Karol Sue Hopper; grandchildren, Kristina Rogers, Trey Moore (Kristi), Jessica Raque (Greg), Jacob Moore (Karli), Chris Luckett, Katherine Luckett and Alex Wehrley; seven great grandchildren, Lexi, Tristan, Thomas, Henry, Harrison, Haley and JD. While we will miss Pop's hunting and fishing stories, his ability to never be wrong, and his stubborn nature, we will miss his unending love, support, and guidance the most.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home (Preston Hwy. at Brooks Rd.). Friends may pay their respects on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 12 p.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society and the Arthritis Foundation.