Obituary: Billy Moore Carlisle

November 29, 1932 – December 17, 2019

Billy Moore Carlisle, 87passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at Mitchell Manor.

Born November 29, 1932, in Carroll County, Kentucky, he was the son of Shirley Lee and Effie (Banks) Carlisle.  He married Mary Evelyn Sproessig September 30, 1955.

Billy retired from the Department of Natural Resources with 24 years of service and was property manager at Spring Mill State Park for 14 years. 

He was a member of Fishing Creek Chapel, a Sagamore of the Wabash and a Kentucky Colonel.  Billy was a loyal fan of University of Kentucky and the New York Yankees.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Carlisle of Mitchell; children, Chris Lyn (Kay) Carlisle of Mitchell, Cheryl Lea (Mike) Holland of Paoli, Carey Lane (Judy) Carlisle of Bedford, Clayton Loren (Kathy) Carlisle of Oolitic; grandchildren, Aimee Lynn (Brian Phillips) Carlisle, Matthew Adam (Trish) Carlisle, Jedediah Lyn (Tasha) Carlisle, Tyler Collins, Zachary Avery (Jamie) Holland, Billy Gene (Jenny) Holland; great-grandchildren, Jamison, Aiden, Sadie, Jaden, Margaret, Evelyn, and Allison; brother, Freddie (Charlotte) Carlisle of Lancaster.

His parents; grandson, Jeffrey Carlisle Holland;  and siblings, Nanny Jean Morgan, Dorothy Bess North, and Gerald Carlisle,  preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 21, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Lewis Williams and Reverend Reggie Clark officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts can be made in Billy’s  Mitchell Manor

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