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Larry Netherton, 75, of Shelbyville died Friday, March 31, 2017 in Louisville.
He was a member of the First Christian Church in Morehead. He worked for and became General Manager of WMKY radio station in Morehead, retiring with 25 years of service. He was a patron of the Shelby County Community Theatre. He was an advocate for the environment, wildlife and civil rights and liberties.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Frances Kelly McKinney; father, John Carl Netherton and sister, Sandra Beckham.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary Jo Martin Netherton, Shelbyville; daughter, Ashley Netherton, Shelbyville; sister, Brenda Fuqua (Jim), Bowling Green; sister in law, Jane Martin, Shelbyville and granddog, Shelby.
There will be no services at this time. A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
In Larry's memory the family request that donations be made to one of his passions, Morehead State Public Radio, WMKY, 132 Breckinridge Hall, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY 40351. (Please note that it is in memory of Larry Netherton).
Shannon Funeral Home in Shelbyville is in charge of arrangements.
Published on April 5, 2017
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