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N. Ber Rasnick

October 12, 1921 January 4, 2019
N. Ber Rasnick
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N. Ber Rasnick, 97, husband of Woo McCauley Rasnick passed away Friday, January 4, 2019 at his home in Versailles. He was born on October 12, 1921 in Barbourville, Kentucky, the son of the late Jacob Franklin and Lora Pritchard Rasnick. Ber went to school in Barbourville, graduated from McCallie School in Chattanooga, TN, Eastern Kentucky University and Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. In 1948 Ber and Scott Miller opened Miller-Rasanick Funeral Home in what is currently Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. He co-owned Midcliff-Rasnick florist and worked for the United States Postal Service. Ber was a member of Versailles Baptist Church.

Ber was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob and Lora Rasnick and his brother, Rex Rasnick. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 67 years, Woo Rasnick, children, Cary (Mike) Ricketts, Louisville and Rex Wendell Rasnick, Versailles, grandchildren, M. Jake Ricketts, Patrick H. (Ashley) Ricketts, C. McCauley (Jill) Ricketts, Cary Ricketts (Channing) Cox, great-grandchildren, Maddie Ricketts, Elliott Ricketts, Lucy Ricketts, Charlotte Ricketts, Mary Mac Cox, nieces, Martha Cary Queen, Pamela Pound, nephews, Todd Miller, Jim Rasnick, and special friends, Eddie and Marlene Davis, Stiles Miller, Barbara Tilghman, and Laura Zoldak.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm on Monday, January 7, 2019 at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Versailles Presbyterian Church, Rev. Keith Benze officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be, Doug Arnold, Fred Coakley, Eddie Davis, Danny Dawson, Cooper Hartley, Fred Lane, Stiles Miller, and Dan Tilghman. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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4:00 PM 1/7/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/7/2019 7:00:00 PM
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Versailles Presbyterian Church

Main Street
Versailles, KY 40383

Versailles Presbyterian Church
Main Street Versailles 40383 KY

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