Wathan W Bottom

Male 1918 - 1991  (73 years)


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  • Name Wathan W Bottom 
    Born 25 Jan 1918  Washington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Sep 1991  Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary:
      Longtime businessman, civic leader dies at 73
      Wathen W. Bottom, 73, longtime Bardstown businessman, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1991 at Flaget Memorial Hospital. Bottom, a watchmaker and jeweler, moved to Bardstwon from Harrodsburg in 1943 and opened Wathen Bottom Jewelers on North Third Street, across from its present location. He was a former Bardstown Little League Baseball commissioner. He was a member and manager of The Bardstownians, a local band that played for area dances in the 1950's and '60s. Ned Johnson Sr., who coached Little League while Bottom was commissioner, said Bottom "did a tremendous job". "He was a top man", John son said, "you couldn't want any better". He was a member of the Bardstown Christian Church(Disciples of Christ), a past master and trustee of Duvall Masonic Lodge No. 6 and of the Red and Blue Lodge and a member of the Bardstown Kiwanis Club. Survivors include his wife , the former Ida Rose Sanford; one daughter Mrs. Charles (Phyllis) Cole of Kansas; two sons, Larry Bottom of Orlando, Fla., and Alan Bottom of Louisville; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at noon today at the Mann and Greenwell Funeral Home, with burial in the Bardstown Cemetery. The Rev,. Robert L. Cook will officiate. Pallbearers will be former band members George Bucci, Bill Polley, Johnny A. Newton, Charles Wathen and R.K. Greenwell, and Norman Green, Dale Payne and Harry Settles. A Masonic service was conducted Thursday evening at the Mann and Greenwell Funeral Home.

      (Ky Standard 9-20-1991 pg. A1-A18)
    Buried 20 Sep 1991  Bardstown City Cemetery, Nelson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2990  Root Tree
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2010 

    Father Garnett B Bottom,   b. 01 Nov 1898, Washington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1937, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Ada O Trisfar,   b. 04 Jun 1908, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Nov 1934, Passmore Hospital, Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Family ID F336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ida Rose Stanford 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 15 Nov 2010 
    Family ID F1047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart