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Emmett Wardrip

Emmett Wardrip Emmett Wardrip

Emmett (Pardner) Wardrip, 90, Brandenburg, Ky., died Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, at his home.

Born April 22, 1931, in Brandenburg, he was the son of the late George and Betty Lawson Wardrip.

He was the owner/operator of Wardrip Trucking, Excavating and Bypass Stone for more than 60 years.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Hayward Wardrip, Edward (Prit) Wardrip, David (Dock) Wardrip and Joe Wardrip, and three sisters, Georgie Wardrip, Nell Shelton and Eula (Busy) Hunt.

Survivors include his wife of 71 years, the former Dorothy Chism; three sons, Eric Wardrip, Steve Wardrip and Dennis (Bim) Wardrip; a daughter, Georgia Wardrip; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Cremation was chosen. Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg is handling the arrangements.

The family suggests memorial gifts to the Pets in Need Society, P.O. Box 522, Brandenburg, KY 40108 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.