Benjamin G. Lenhart, 88

Published 12:26 pm Thursday, August 16, 2018

Benjamin G. Lenhart, 88, died Saturday, Aug. 11 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital.

He was a retired Presbyterian minister serving at Troy and Nonesuch Presbyterian Churches in Woodford County from June 1961-June 1967 as a student pastor, he was pastor of Stanford Presbyterian Church in Stanford from June 1967-January 1972 where he was ordained on June 1969 by Guerrant-Transylvania Presbytery. He then was pastor of Newburgh Presbyterian Church in Newburgh, Ind., from Jan. 1972-Jan. 1992, where he retired after 20 years with Honorary Pastor Emeritus

He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Yola May Lenhart; and sisters, Mary Lou Maeser, Judy Tyree, and Ruth Ann Baum.

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He is survived by his wife the former Betty Church; children, Eric (Melanie) Lenhart, Karen (Rick) Warren, and Cheryl (Randy) Chapman; brother, Pat (Wilma) Lenhart; grandchildren, Brandon, Stephanie, Amy, Amanda, Benjamin, Scott, Ryan, Mark, and Brittany; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were noon Wednesday, Aug. 15 at Embry-Bosse Funeral Home, 2723 Preston Highway with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorial gifts may be made to American Cancer Society.