Bom-Wrapper

Virgil Dempster

Virgil C. "Torkey" Dempster

Thursday, September 1st, 1927 - Saturday, January 18th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Virgil C. "Torkey" Dempster, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family of Virgil C. "Torkey" Dempster with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Virgil Clark “Torkey” Dempster, 92, of Louisville, entered into eternal life on Saturday, January 18, peacefully.

He was born September 1, 1927 in New Albany, Indiana and was the youngest of eight children. He loved music, which thru his life he had sung in a choir, Barbershop Quartet, played trumpet in his high school band, dance band, Army band, and played piano for personal enjoyment from age seven until his passing. He worked as a district manager at Coca-Cola Louisville for 30 years and had been a Sunday School Superintendent for 25 years. He was also a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church.

He was married to Joanne Byers Dempster for almost 66 wonderful years until her passing in July 2019.

Left to carry on his beautiful memories are his children, Kimalee (Kenneth) DeWitt, Kevin (Kaye) Dempster, and Keith (Lynn) Dempster; six grandchildren, Kelsi, Kayli, Kameron, Peyton Pierce, Joey (Jennifer) Pusateri, and Renee Pusateri; and three great-grandchildren, Kira, Sadie, and Grace.

Visitation will be held at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd, on Sunday, January 26, from 12-4pm, with a Memorial Service to follow at 4:00pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus, c/o Hospice of Louisville, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive, Louisville, KY, 40205.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Virgil C. "Torkey" Dempster, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 26th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 26th, 2020 12:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Address
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, January 26th, 2020 | 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 26th, 2020 4:00pm
    Location
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Address
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Virgil C. "Torkey" Dempster here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Rachel, Pukur, & Maya Patel and The Spencer Family have sent flowers to the family of Virgil C. "Torkey" Dempster.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
RP

Rachel, Pukur, & Maya Patel

Posted at 09:03pm
Thinking of your family in this difficult time.
Flower Image

Rachel, Pukur, & Maya Patel purchased flowers for the family of Virgil C. "Torkey" Dempster. Send Flowers

TF

The Spencer Family

Posted at 12:05pm
With loving memories of "Virgil Dempster", our Neighbor and Dear Friend.
Flower Image

The Spencer Family purchased flowers for the family of Virgil C. "Torkey" Dempster. Send Flowers

Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: