MONROE, JAMES D. "JIM," "MONTY," JR., 83,
passed into his heavenly life peacefully on
the morning of April 3, 2010.
Honest, hardworking and loyal were just a
few of his characteristics, but his family
will remember him as loving husband, father,
grandfather and great-grandfather.
Jim was born and lived his entire life in
Louisville, a city he was happy to call
home. He was a proud graduate of duPont
Manual High School, Class of 1944 and
Spencerian Business College. He was a Navy
veteran of World War II.
He retired from National Distillers Corp. in
1984 after over 30 years of service. Jim was
a member of Bethany United Church of Christ,
a Master Mason of Robinson Lodge #266 and a
40 year member of Cardinal Twirlers Square
Jim was preceded in death by his parents,
James D. Monroe Sr. and Louise Lorenz
Monroe; sister, Lorena Wiseman; and son,
James D. Monroe III.
He is survived by his loving and very
devoted wife of over 60 years Jean A. Monroe
(Canada); a daughter, Anita L. Taylor (Bud)
of Orange Park, FL; a son, Dr. Todd L.
Monroe (Wendy) of Toledo, OH; a
daughter-in-law, Jan Monroe; five
grandchildren Ted Monroe, Chris Monroe
(Darlene), Ian, Isabel and Ilaina Monroe;
great-grandson, Aidan Monroe; and a host of
nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at noon
Wednesday at Bethany United Church of
Christ, 10400 Old Preston Highway,
Louisville, KY 40229-2174 - (502) 969-6829.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4-8
p.m. at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home and
Cremation Services, 8519 Preston Highway,
Louisville KY 40219.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy
may be made to Bethany United Church of
Christ. Please visit our website at
Published in The Courier-Journal on April 6,