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Joseph Micahel "Mike" Ladd, Sr.

May 2, 1935 March 3, 2019
Joseph Micahel "Mike" Ladd, Sr.
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Obituary for Joseph Micahel "Mike" Ladd, Sr.

Joseph Michael "Mike" Ladd Sr., age 83, of Princeton, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Princeton Health & Rehab. He was a retired electrician for Alcoa Aluminum in Newburgh, IN.

Mike previously served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher at Gateway Baptist Church in Newburgh, Indiana as well as Calumet City Baptist Church in Illinois. He served currently as a deacon and a Sunday school teacher at Lebanon Baptist Church in Caldwell County. Mike was a member of the NRA and an outdoorsman. He was a previous Caldwell County deputy jailer and electrician at Venture River.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Loretta J. Howton Ladd of Princeton; one daughter, Tammie Messick and husband, Kent of Cadiz; one son, Joseph Michael Ladd, Jr. and wife, Pam of Cleves, OH; four grandchildren, Kaycee Kellems, Logan Ladd, Cade Messick and Cody Messick; four great-grandchildren, Kearney Kellems, Leeland Kellems, Miles Kellems, and baby Messick due in April.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tilford Anderson and Iva Lou French Ladd; two sisters, June Rodman and Mildred Perry; four brothers, Elwood Ladd, Donald Ladd, Charles Ladd and Neil Ladd.

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Morgan's Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 8, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Lebanon Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Boyd, Rev. Roger Felker and Rev. Chuck Ladd officiating. Burial will follow at Pool Cemetery in Caldwell County.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Gideon's International, PO Box 421, Eddyville, KY 42038 and Alzheimer's Association, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205.

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4:00 PM 3/7/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Morgan's Funeral Home

301 W Washington St.
Princeton, KY 42445

Morgan's Funeral Home
301 W Washington St. Princeton 42445 KY
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 3/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Lebanon Baptist Church

Princeton, KY 42445

Lebanon Baptist Church
Princeton 42445 KY
United States

Cemetery Details


Pool Cemetery Final Resting Place

Caldwell Co., KY

Caldwell Co. KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401
Louisville, Kentucky 40205

Gideon's International

PO Box 421
Eddyville, KY 42038

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