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Bobby Hunt (#47510951)
 member for 5 years, 6 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo Eastern Cemetery, Jefferson County KY became a special place to me, due to its history of abuse and neglect. Since 2007, I have tried to photograph every readable memorial I could find. I was honored to spend time with Dr. DiBlasi at his lab, researching and scanning burial records, journals, maps, lot cards, and documenting cremations. I have walked every square inch of the cemetery as my own small way of honorably remembering those people buried there.

I do not have family buried in Eastern Cemetery, nor do I have family in any of the cemeteries in the county, as I am not originally from Kentucky. I have always believed that those at Eastern Cemetery belong with their families, no matter how distant the link. Feel free to copy and use my photos for your personal use.

The goal is to have something out there for a family member who might be searching for that one particular ancestor. Hopefully, I've made the search easier. In September of 2015, I petitioned the court to allow me and four other individuals to probe for stones that have fallen over and were covered by dirt over time. I received that permission after appearing before the Court.

I have transferred all records to a couple of friends I've made through findagrave, and have had the privilege of meeting one of them. Their goal is the same as mine.

November 2015: Because of the egos of a couple of people, I will no longer be involved with Eastern Cemetery, and will be transferring all records I have created and all information/databases I have regarding Eastern to a friend who has family there. Once I ensure the friend is comfortable with the "how to" of the databases, I will delete everything I have.

I spent years "fighting" drug users and homeless on the cemetery grounds, well meaning groups who are clueless, some neighbors of the cemetery that were clashing with the groups, dog walkers who would sic dogs on me because they thought I was a member of a one of those groups, and rude, obnoxious individuals that should have been thinking of recovering markers rather than stroking their egos, and I'm tired of fighting. Yeah, Ken, you were the final straw.



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Messages left for Bobby Hunt (292)[Leave Message]
Jan Corder
Harry Cravens - Eastern cemetery
Thank you for your efforts in locating this grave. I appreciate it!
Added by Jan Corder on Dec 02, 2016 8:47 AM
Jayne Dunn
Elnora Resch
Bobby,

I have added a note to Elnora regarding her move to Resthaven and to Ethel Pitts. Thanks!

Jayne
Added by Jayne Dunn on Dec 01, 2016 6:25 PM
Jane Denny
Eastern Cemetery
Bobby, I want to thank you again for all you’ve done for me and my photo requests at Eastern. You are a credit to Findagrave!

Your friend,
Jane
Added by Jane Denny on Nov 21, 2016 9:01 PM
Phil Bo
Transfer
Awesome!!! Thank You
Added by Phil Bo on Nov 12, 2016 1:24 PM
Gayle Foertmeyer Putt
RE: Hardin Pate
That's OK Bobby....no need for a photo. He wasn't a close relative...just a shirttail. I think you've done a great service for the genealogy community.
Added by Gayle Foertmeyer Putt on Nov 08, 2016 11:07 AM
Gayle Foertmeyer Putt
Hardin Pate
Thank you for trying to find Hardin Pate's grave for me. I appreciate your effort. :)
Added by Gayle Foertmeyer Putt on Nov 08, 2016 7:30 AM
Rachel
Mayme W. Alexander
On behalf of my family, thank you so much for taking a picture of the gravestone of my Great-Grandmother Mayme. I appreciate all of the hard work you all put in maintaining the cemetary. We will CONTINUE to support you!
Added by Rachel on Sep 08, 2016 8:33 PM
ShaneO
Dario J Manze
Could you add it to Robert Moller?
Added by ShaneO on Aug 21, 2016 7:42 PM
ShaneO
Lawrence Henry Vogt
Photo doubled up
Added by ShaneO on Jul 29, 2016 8:30 PM
Elsie Gambrel
RE: message
Sorry dear, I had Gesler on my mind. I really meant the Joseph and Mary Grasch Eaton ts. Thanks for my screw up and the photo
Added by Elsie Gambrel on Jul 28, 2016 4:50 PM
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