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Merle Likins

Merle R. Likins Sr.

Saturday, December 2nd, 1922 - Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Obituary

Merle Likins, Sr. P.E, 96 of Louisville, passed away on Friday December 14th, 2018.
He was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving in World War II in the Pacific. He was an Allstate Basketball Player for Hardinsburg High School and a Scoutmaster. He was also known for his family stories and his war stories. He was retired as a Chemical Engineer for Standard Gravure.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Martha Likins, his parents, Henry and Malissia Likins and one daughter in law, Linda Likins.
Merle is survived by one son, Dr. Merle Likins, Jr., two daughters, Marilynn Benim (Tom) and Leslie Likins (Tom White), three grandchildren, Kathleen Elswick (David), Dr. Scott Likins (Susan) and Erin Mayland (Nate) and 6 great-grandchildren, Owen, Evan, Eli, Max, Vivienne and Stella.
Visitation will be Tuesday December 18th, from 10AM to 12PM, at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd. His Funeral Service will be 12 PM Tuesday at the Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Cave Hill Cemetery.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Address
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 | 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 12:00pm
    Location
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Address
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Greg McEvoy

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Laura Abbott

Posted at 11:48am
Leslie,

I'm sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time

Laura Abbott
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Martha gambrell

Posted at 08:34pm
Sorry for your loss,
Martha Jo, Stephen, Linda
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Kelly, David, Vivienne, Dave and Emily

Posted at 02:47pm
We love you, Grandad.
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Geoffrey Hammond

Posted at 09:55am
I worked for Merle in the early 1980's. He was a very good mentor, friend and always had my best interest in mind. He was a great man!
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Ms Allison

Posted at 07:06am
Please except my condolences. May you find comfort in knowing that your dear one is safe in the memory of God, who will remember every detail about him and bring him back again. John 5:28, 29 gives this assurance.
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