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James Edmond "Eddie" O'Donoghue

November 30, 1954 ~ October 3, 2017 (age 62)

James Edmond “Eddie” O’Donoghue, age 62 of McDaiels, KY died Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Breckinridge Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hardinsburg, KY on November 30, 1954, the son of the late James Franklin “Buddy” and Kathleen Brown O’Donoghue. Eddie was a devout Catholic and member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. He was a member of the Kentucky Cattleman’s Association. Eddie was a farmer, a job that he truly loved. He enjoyed hunting, horseback riding and riding his motorcycle. He never met a stranger, made friends easily and always wanted to help anyone in need. He not only offered help physically, but mentally, financially and spiritually. Eddie was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. When the grandchildren visited, his farming operation shut down and he devoted his time to them. He loved his family, gave the best hugs, always found the positive in life, not the negative, even after being diagnosed with his illness. He felt thankful and blessed and was very courageous to the end.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Ricky O’Donoghue and his sister Connie Webster.

Eddie is survived by his wife Janice Miles O’Donoghue who he married August 11, 1973.

3 children: Jaime O’Donoghue-Quattrocchi (Brian) of Owensboro, KY

Jennifer O’Donoghue-Carr (Aaron) of Garfield, KY

David O’Donoghue (Kris) of McDaniels, KY

6 grandchildren: Jackson and Cameron Quattrocchi, Walker and Kye O’Donoghue, Ben and Mia Carr

4 brothers: Danny O’Donoghue (Pat) of McDaniels, KY

Joe O’Donoghue (Larraine) of Westview, KY

Ron O’Donoghue (Tessa) of Kingswood, KY

Don O’Donoghue (Domi) of PeeWee Valley, KY

7 sisters: Darlene Camp, Sandy Priest (Brent), Mary Jo Hess (Joe) and Kim McCarty (Chris) of Hardinsburg, KY

Denise Heavrin (David) of McQuady, KY

Cathy Moore (Greg) of Rockvale, KY

Sarah “Tooter” Bruner (Brad) of Harned, KY

Many nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held at St. Anthony Catholic Church on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 11 AM. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Thursday, 3-8 PM and Friday 8 – 10:30 AM. The rosary will be recited at 7 PM on Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to St. Romuald School or St. Anthony Catholic Church.

 Service Information

October 5, 2017

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Trent-Dowell Funeral Home
308 South Hardin Street; P.O. Box 296
Hardinsburg, KY 40143

October 6, 2017

8:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Trent-Dowell Funeral Home
308 South Hardin Street; P.O. Box 296
Hardinsburg, KY 40143

Funeral Service
October 6, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Anthony the Abbot Catholic Church
1654 South Highway 79
Hardinsburg, KY 40143

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