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Bobby Hunt (#47510951)
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Bio Photo I am a Navy veteran, special operations, retiring as a senior enlisted.

Eastern Cemetery, Jefferson County, KY became a special place to me, due to its history of abuse and neglect. I tried to find some way that I could help ensure that those interred there were not forgotten, and decided to attempt to photograph every readable memorial within the cemetery as my own small way of honorably remembering those people buried there.

I have always believed that those at Eastern Cemetery belong with their families, no matter how distant the link. Feel free to contact me regarding photographs, entries, or about Eastern Cemetery. I have walked the entire cemetery, and crawled through heavy undergrowth in search of markers. I have also researched burial maps, burial records and databases for names, and have input any that I have found.

Feel free to use any of the memorial photos I've placed on findagrave without regard to giving me credit. Having my name in "lights" doesn't interest me. If there isn't a photo on an entry I made, that means it's from records and I haven't found a memorial.

Management of most of my records has been transferred to a friend. I will no longer be involved in findagrave unless it has to do with Eastern Cemetery; I have finally given up on the website due to the emails from those only interested in numbers, claiming "ownership" of cemeteries, or just the general overall rudeness and apparent lack of common sense or intelligence of some. Findagrave, as a website, has lost its way.

To those who send a somewhat snarky message to my profile page, and don't have the courage to post your public message link or an email where I may contact you in a civilized manner, read the above paragraph.





"You have never lived 'til you've almost died. For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the protected will never know."
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Debbie McGinley
Thank you for photo
Thank you for adding the photo of Quentin Nelson (43086280), I had seen him mentioned in his brother's obit and was thankful to find the photo.
Added by Debbie McGinley on Nov 21, 2014 9:35 AM
Mary B
RE: Thank you
I appreciate your kindness!

If I should get back out there I'll definitely get in touch with you first.

One thing I'm not sure about is if the marker is actually over where he is... I read that many more people rest at Eastern than should, some 'stacked'.

Needless to say that wasn't very nice of them.

Thanks again.
Added by Mary B on Nov 18, 2014 9:48 AM
Mary B
Thank you
Bobby, it has been many years since I visited my father's grave (due to the situation at Eastern and its disrepair it was very difficult to locate his grave, which was unmarked at the time.

That day I finally got to say goodbye to him, and planted some sweet alyssum on his final resting place.

Today I looked and when I saw your photo of his marker, it made me feel so good to see him acknowledged. I thank you, most sincerely, for taking that photo.

Mary
Added by Mary B on Nov 17, 2014 9:07 PM
cryptkeeper
Louisville Crematory
Why do you have double pages for some people in this cemetery? Would you please either delete or combine the same memorials? It's very confusing to have two memorials for the same person. Here are 2 of them that are the same people 125531437,125531436 and 125517302,125517301.
Added by cryptkeeper on Nov 11, 2014 9:18 AM
Jayne Dunn
Regenauer
Bobby,

I've moved both of the Regenauers to Resthaven.

Jayne
Added by Jayne Dunn on Oct 30, 2014 2:00 PM
SusanG
RE: Gwathmey
Hi Bobby-
Sorry it took so long for me to get back to you. Autumn is in full bloom here and yard work seems to be taking up a lot of my free time. I think Sophia was originally interred in Eastern and when George and Sophia lost a few other children in infancy, I think they relocated Sophia (daughter) to Cave Hill because the lots were larger and other family members were there as well. I have another family member that did that in Maine (The Wymans). Apparently they remove the remains, but leave the gravestones sometimes. I always enjoy hearing from you. Reviewing burial journals is no easy task! I hope you are doing well and are having a good weekend.

Talk to you soon-
Susan
Added by SusanG on Oct 18, 2014 2:44 PM
RhondaPattonWathen & children
Abner Johnson
http://www.cavehillcemetery.com/search/?fname=Abner&lname=Johnson&whichDatabase=&database=Cemeteries. Sometimes things on death certificates aren't correct as filled out and then family can change their mind. Thanks for looking
Added by RhondaPattonWathen & chil... on Sep 29, 2014 7:24 PM
Phantom Plot Picster
RE: Nannie j Scrgham Hardin 75759805
Great! Thank you - I will be thrilled to take care of them - and if anyone closer would like them at some future date I will be sure to transfer them again for sure. You're the best Bobby - so nice to meet a friendly 'cares about the family' find a graver!!! As you know too many only care about the stats. -I hope your kindness comes back to you many many many times over!!! -Mary
Added by Phantom Plot Picster on Sep 22, 2014 12:52 PM
Phantom Plot Picster
RE: Nannie j Scrgham Hardin 75759805
Yes - yes I meant Eastern - Yes she is a relative but she is a 2nd great grand aunt. She is related to 2nd and 3rd Great Granparents at Antiock. -Mary
Added by Phantom Plot Picster on Sep 22, 2014 8:12 AM
Phantom Plot Picster
Nannie j Scrgham Hardin 75759805
Bobby - thanks for creating the memorial for Nancy and family!! It is appreciated!!! -Mary
Added by Phantom Plot Picster on Sep 21, 2014 10:53 PM
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