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Lowell Douglas Walden, 64

Mr. Lowell Douglas Walden of Columbia, son of the late Andrew Richard and Anna Francis (Johnson) Walden, was born in Oldham County on May 24, 1955. He departed this life on Saturday, January 25, 2020 in Adair County at the Westlake Regional Hospital. He was 64 years, 8 months, and 1 day of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was a carpenter and farmer by trade, and a member of the Simpsonville Volunteer Fire Department over 40 years. He loved being able to help his community – collecting donations for the Crusade For Children was a favorite time of year for him. He was an avid UK basketball fan and a collector of Elvis memorabilia.

He leaves to mourn his passing; three children, Lowell Douglas Walden, Jr., Anthony Douglas Walden, and Amanda Walden; five siblings, Johnny Ray Walden and wife Meryl of Columbia, Helen Gilpin of Ind, Mary Jo Swartz of Shelbyville, Linda Raisor of Tenn, and Anna Perkins and husband Donnie of Knifley; fifteen nieces and nephews, Teresa Abrell, Amy Frost, Stephanie Shuck, John Gregory Walden, Crissy Trail, Mary Ann Swartz, Anthony Swartz, Jeffrey Swartz, Ricky Walden, Allen Ogden, Larry Ogden, Vicki Haycraft, Cindy Cline, Deborah Cline, and Donna Abner, close friends, Terry Milby and Herby Harrell, and a host of other family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by; an uncle he loved like a father, Ernest Lee Walden; two siblings, Andy Lee Walden and Margaret Spears; and five nieces and nephews, Danny Cline, Carl Cline, Donald Reese, Kimberly Reese, and Mary Ann Jones.

The funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Walden was held on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. were Bro. Joey Hicks officiated. Burial followed in the Pierce Community Cemetery.

The family asks that expressions of sympathy be considered in the form of donations to the funeral expenses. Those can be made in person at the funeral home, or online at

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