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John Morris Mardis Sr., Taylor County, KY (1948-2018)

February 19, 1948 ~ May 24, 2018 (Age 70)

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church. He retired from Walmart in Campbellsville after 20+ years of service, having spent most of those years working in the electronics department. He was a lifetime member of the NRA, and loved to target shoot. A natural Mr. Fix-it, he enjoyed creating tools or techniques to solve problems. He was the patriarch of a respected family, the son of the late Dr. Richard Earl and Elizabeth (Jacob) Mardis. His wife, Linda K. Kidd Mardis, survives. He leaves one direct living descendant, a son, Johnny Mardis, Jr.
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Mr. John Morris Mardis, Sr. of Campbellsville passed from this life on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Mardis on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 12pmCT/1pmET, in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. Dr. James Jones will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Brookside Cemetery, 200 Block of W Main St, Campbellsville, KY. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 30, after 9amCT/10amET, until time for the service.


Mr. John Morris Mardis, Sr. was born in Denver, Colorado on February 19, 1948. He was the son of the late Dr. Richard Earl and Elizabeth (Jacob) Mardis. He passed from this life on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, after a sudden illness. He was 70 years, 3 months, and 5 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church. He retired from Walmart in Campbellsville after 20+ years of service, having spent most of those years working in the electronics department. He was a lifetime member of the NRA, and loved to target shoot. A natural Mr. Fix-it, he enjoyed creating tools or techniques to solve problems.

He leaves to mourn his passing:
  • His wife: Linda K. (Kidd) Mardis

  • One son: John "Johnny" Mardis, Jr. and fiance Natasha "Nat" Groenewoud

  • One sister: Linda Ruley of Louisville, KY

  • Special friends: Melvin Skaggs, Zach Tobin, Marshall Johnson, and Glenn Kidd

  • And a host of other friends and family
He was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Cameron Mardis in 1995, and two brothers, Richard Earl Mardis, Jr., and Billy Mardis.

Send condolences to the family of Mr. John Morris Mardis, Sr.

L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY is in charge of arrangements.


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