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John W. 'J.W.' Mabry, Jr., 91

obit1HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. - John W. 'J.W.' Mabry, Jr., 91, son of the late John W. Mabry and Willie Hattie Shephard Mabry, of Hopkinsville, passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2013 at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson, Kentucky, following a brief illness. He was a retired Hopkinsville businessman and co-owner of Southern Printing and a former employee of the Kentucky New Era.

Mr. Mabry served with the 106th infantry division during WWII during the Battle of the Bulge. He was taken prisoner December 1945 and remained a prisoner for 104 days. Mr. Mabry was a life member of the VFW, Disabled American Veterans, and Ex-prisoner of War. Mr. Mabry was a recipient of the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.

Mr. Mabry was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Doris K. Whitaker Mabry, of Christian Health Center, Hopkinsville, Kentucky; 3 sons: Charles R. Mabry, Hubert Ray Mabry, and Danny Vernon Mabry, all of Hopkinsville; 6 grandchildren: Leslie Morris, Kelly Austin, Christopher Ray Mabry, John W. Mabry III, Chad A. Mabry, and Alisha N. Mabry; 2 great-grandchildren: Noah Morris and Sidney Austin; 2 brothers: Billy L. Mabry and Donald R. Mabry.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Brandon John Mabry.

Graveside services will be held at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West, 2 p.m. Monday, September 9, 2013. Arrangements in the care of Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville.

May God bless and keep John W. Mabry for the rest of eternity.

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