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Gerald Ray Lacks

March 24, 1932 ~ September 18, 2019 (age 87)


Gerald Ray Lacks, of Liberty, passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Casey County Hospital. He was 87.

Born on March 24, 1932, in Jessamine County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Timothy S and Miranda West Lacks. Gerald was Operations Director for Louisville Gardens for numerous years. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He enjoyed fishing, cooking and spending time with his family. Gerald was a member of the Liberty United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of sixty-six years, Martha Rigney Lacks; a son, Timothy Charles Lacks of Louisville; two grandchildren, Shannon (Tim) Lacks of Louisville and Shay (David) Lacks of Shepherdsville; five great-grandchildren, Elijah, Abigail, David, Olivia and Emma; and a host of friends.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Geraldine Faye Taylor.

A private memorial service for family will be held at a later date.

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