Tentative Plans for the Rousey Reunion 2016

First Meeting to Plan Rousey Reunion 2016

Date: Friday-Sunday, July 15th, 16th, & 17th, 2016
Place: Rousey Old Homeplace, 4170 Butchertown Road, Parksville, KY

Meals:
• Breakfast and Lunch will be each family’s responsibility.
• Bring your own drinks
• Friday night’s meal will be beans and cornbread provided by locals (any cornbread donations will be appreciated)
• Saturday night’s meal will be the main event pot luck. If you need to keep food cold, try to bring it in a cooler.
Friday Tentative Activities
• Jeep Rides to Sand Knob tower
• Hayrides
• Cornhole, horseshoes or other games
• Beans and Cornbread supper
• Homemade Ice Cream for dessert
• Rook Tournament
• Night Hike
Saturday Tentative Activities
• 7AM Fun 5 K Trail Run/Walk
• Registration Booth
• Reunion Store- t shirts, hats, cookbooks, family tree memorabilia, family tree CD, **To insure that t-shirts are available you can preorder. Check the website and facebook page for details later.
• Raffle of donated craft or other family items like reunion picture book
• Jeep Rides to Sand Knob
• Corn Hole, Horseshoes and/or other games
• Hay Rides
• Kids Tent activities/games (face painting etc)
• Inflatables- one dry and one a wet slide
• Snow Cones
• Amazing Race Game for adults
• Bluegrass Music provided by local band
• Genealogy update tent & posters
• Memorial Service 5PM
• Main Event Pot Luck Dinner @ 6PM
• Movies on the grounds featuring old family pictures and movies

Sunday
• Continue many of previous activities
• Visit
Family Genealogy Book is being updated by Patrick. No new hardback books will be available but we hope to put the book on a CD that will be available in our Reunion Store. Patrick has requested that you send family history that you know including recent births and deaths to his daughter via email: dsa0878@yahoo.com He will continue to add to the information as long as he is able.

Accommodation contacts are listed at the end of this information. Note the guest houses in Stanford are a new addition. These are houses that can accommodate families. Also the Bedford Inn in Liberty is locally owned and very nice.
A limited number of RV campsites with water and electricity are available and must be reserved. Contact Bill Fox home 859-236-1735
Primitive camping is unlimited.

Lodging:
• Hampton Inn, Danville, KY
• 859 236-6200
• Quality Inn, Danville, KY
• 859 236-8600
• Super 8, Danville, KY
• 859 236-8881
• Comfort Suites, Danville, KY
• 859 936-9300
• Red Roof Inn, Danville, KY
• 859 236-5525
• The Bedford Inn, Liberty, KY
• 606 787-0145
• Wilderness Road Guesthouses, Stanford, KY
• 606 879-0555 Candice Smith
• Golden Lion Bed & Breakfast, Danville, KY
• 859 583-1895
• Beaumont Inn, Harrodsburg, KY
• 859 734-3381
• Pioneer Playhouse RV Campground, Danville, KY
• 859 236-2747
• Chimney Rock RV Campground, Harrodsburg, KY
• 859 748-5252
• The Rousey Homeplace Camping, Parksville,(Butchertown) KY
• Contact Bill Fox 859 236-1735

David McMullin

David McMullin, 61, of Ludlow passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Williamstown, Kentucky
He was the son of George Woodrow and Anita Rousey McMullin, the grandson of Loyd and Tina Rich Rousey, great-grandson of William Rousey and great-grandson of Cam Rousey. He was a great supporter of our Rousey Reunions.
He was employed by EGC Construction Company for 43 years where he was a General Superintendent. David was a member of Mt. Olivet Christian Church in Williamstown. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren, and loved to travel. David was a former Deacon and Trustee of the Baptist Church, former Ludlow City Councilman, and former football and baseball coach with Ludlow Youth Football, Ludlow Athletic Baseball Club and Ludlow First Baptist Church.
David is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Joyce (nee: Roberts) of Ludlow; daughter, Shantel (Tony) Schachere of Dry Ridge; grandchildren, Dylan and Delanie; and sister, Yolanda Mitchell of Ludlow.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George “Woody” and Anita (nee: Rousey) McMullin; and brother, Glen McMullin.
Visitation was Tuesday, May 26, 2015 from 4:00 PM until the hour of service at 6:00 PM, all at Erlanger Baptist Church, 116 Commonwealth Ave., Erlanger, KY 41018
Cremation followed the service with inurnment held at the Rousey Family Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Mt. Olivet Christian Church First Fruits, 2175 Heekin Lawrenceville Rd., Williamstown, KY 41097 or Hospice Care of St. Elizabeth, 483 South Loop Rd., Edgewood, KY 41017.

Cabin Visitors

 Lorre Myers Snider, Greg Myers, Barbara Rousey Myers

Loyd Sherwood Rousey

Loyd Sherwood Rousey, Age 72, passed away peacefully at sunset on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at his home in Plant City, FL.  He was born to the late Lloyd Carl and Tina Rich Rousey, May 29, 1941, in Butchertown, KY.  Sherwood (Loyd) graduated from Hustonville High School in 1959.

After a successful career as an accountant, he later owned a feed and tack store where he could continue his passion for ranching and horses.  He also loved the outdoors, fishing, racquet ball, golf, and woodworking.

Loyd is survived by his life love, Patricia Welch; five children, Richard, Jeffrey, Sean, Matthew, and Julie; four daughters-in-law; Alicia, Shari, Marcia, and Buffy; one son-in-law, Rob; fourteen grandchildren, Joseph, James, Ricky, Ashley, Joshua, David, Matt, Chris, Tyler, Travis, Lindsey, Trey, Tucker, and Alexis;  one great grandchild, Carmen; three brothers, Allen, Buddy, and Ronnie; one sister, Nina, Three sisters-in law, June, Mildred, Joan, and Barbara; and many other beloved family members and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Robert, Phillip, Palmer and sisters, Margaret, Anita, and Shirley.

A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Wells Memorial and Event Center in Plant City, Florida.

Douglas L. Berry

Douglas L. Berry, age 59, passed away on Thursday April 17, 2014, at Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints Medical Center following a short battle with cancer.  Doug was born in Stanford, KY on January 8, 1955, son of the late Fonzo and Margaret (nee:  Rousey ) Berry.  Doug was united in marriage to the love of his life Laurie I. Ziegler, on August 31, 1974, at First Baptist Church where he was a longtime member.  Along with family , he owned and operated Martinizing Dry Cleaning in Racine.  Often Doug could abe found sitting in his greenhouse, watching the Brewers.  He enjoyed playing cribbage with family and getting in heated debates with his good friend Mel.  Doug had vast knowledge and an amazing ability to fix just about anything, and he had the patience to teach his sons the same.  His lawn was maintained with great pride, and all his neighbots, friends, and family enjoyed his wonderful sense of humor.  Doug was admired for his remarkable business acumen and economic sense.  He was the type of guy who was friends with everyone in town and will be missed dearly.  Survivors include his loving wife of nearly forty years, Laurie, sons, Jason Loyd (Julie) Berry of Racine, Chad Fonzo (Justena) Berry of Nixa, MO; grandchildren, Jaleesa and Dylan Berry, Christena, Camden, and Benjamin Fonzo Berry; grand-dog, Cayman; brother Charles (Eva) Berry of Shorewood, WI; mother-in-law, Arlene Riekkoff;  father-in-law Linus Ziegler; brothers-in-law Denny (Jane) Hush, Scott (Christy) Ziegler, Tim (Cari) Hush, Todd (Dawn) Hush; childhood friend, Donnie Miller; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  In addition to his parents, Doug was also preceded in death by his bothers, Mike and Stanley and his sister, Jolene.  Funeral services were held Friday, April 25th, 2014, 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church, 3117 Lathrop Ave.  with Reverend Holly Anderle officiating.  Entombment followed at West Lawn Memorial Park.

Note:  Doug was the grandson of Loyd and Tina Rich Rousey.

Taylor and Marie’s Wedding

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Benjamin Fonzo Berry

Chad and Justena Berry welcomed the birth of their third child, Benjamin Fonzo Berry, on April 30th, 2013.  He was 9lbs and 1 oz and 21 inches long at birth. Mother and child are doing well.   His grandparents are Doug and Laurie Berry.  He is the great-grandson of the late Fonzo (Buddy) and Margaret Rousey Berry and the great-great grandson of the late Lloyd and Tina Rousey.  Congratulations to all who will love this precious one.

Loyd and Tina Rousey Descendants Reunion 2013

Lloyd and Tina Rousey descendants reunion  Saturday July 6th.  There will be a noon pot luck meal.

Harold “Tommy” Adams

Harold Thomas Adams,87, widower of Shirley Rousey Adams died Wednesday January 9, 2013.  Tommy was a member of Indian Hills Christian Church, served in the United States navy during World War II, and was manager of electric operations for Inter County RECC.  Tommy, a Fleming County native who attended the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, began his career with Inter County RECC as a draftsman. He later served as a work order account and systems manager before being named electrical operations manager for 20 years.  He retired after 39 years with the utility.  Tommy also enjoyed painting.  He painted a picture of the Old Homeplace cabin and made prints available to many.  Survivors include two daughters, Janet Adams (Danny) Watkins, of Gallatin, TN and Jane Adams (Tim) Sharp of Danville, a son, Gene (Christina) Adams of Lake Worth, FL; a daughter in law, Shelia Adams of Danville, six grandchildren, Brian (Jeri Kay) Adams, Brad (Jjo Marie) Adams, Kara Watkins (Justin) Owen, Matthew Adams, Gregory Adams and Hannah Sharp and four great grand children, Bailey Johnson, Connor Johnson, Abi Adams and Gabe Adams.  He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Michael Adams; and a grandson, Michael Aaron Adams.  Funeral services will be Saturday January 12th at 11AM.  Visitation is 4-8PM Friday the 11th.  The visitation and funeral will be held at Indian Hills Christian Church.  In lieu of Flowers, the family suggests donations to Indian Hills Christian Church Building Fund.  An online guestbook is at www.stithfuneralhome.net.

Shirley Rousey Adams

Shirley Rousey Adams, 80, of Danville died October 24th, 2012.  She was the wife of Harold “Tommy” Adams to whom she had been married for 62 years.  Born Feb. 5, 1932, in Butchertown, she was a daughter of the late Loyd Carl and Tina Rich Rousey.  Shirley was a graduate of Hustonville High School, a member of Indian Hills Christian Church for 47 years, and loved taking care of others.  She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Michael Adams, and a grandson, Michael Aaron Adams.  Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Janet Adams (Danny) Watkins of Gallatin TN, and Jane Adams (Tim) Sharp of Danville; a son, Gene (Christina) Adams of Lake Worth, FL; a daughter in law, Sheila Adams of Danville; six grandchildren, Brian (JeriKay) Adams, Brad (JoMarie) Adams, Kara Watkins (Justin) Owen, Matthew Adams, Gregory Adams, and Hannah Sharp; four great-grandchildren, Bailey Johnson, Connor Johnson, Abi Adams and Gabe Adams; a sister Nina Hatter of Junction City; and four brothers, Patrick Allen (Mildred) Rousey of Moreland, Buddy Glenn (Joan) Rousey of North Fort Myers, FL, Loyd Sherwood (Patricia) Rousey of Plant City, FL, and Ronald Wayne (Barbara) Rousey of Lexington. She was preceded in death  by sisters, Margaret Berry and Anita McMullin; and brothers Robert, Phillip and Palmer Rousey.   The funeral service was 11AM Saturday Oct. 27th at Indian Hills Christian Church.  Pallbearers were Bill Fox, Barry Rousey, Bruce Rousey, David McMulllin, Kenny Rousey, Keith Rousey, Jimmy Rousey and David Anderson.  Memorial donations are suggested to the Indian Hills Christian Church building fund.  An online guestbook is available at www.stithfuneralhome.net .