Mr. Richard Paul Louis, age 78, of Murray, Kentucky passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Lakeway Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Benton, Kentucky. Mr. Louis was born July 19, 1943 in Streator, Illinois to the late Michael Andrew Louis and Geraldine Hopkins Louis. He was a retired grocery store manager and was of the Catholic Faith. Mr. Louis liked to fish, hunt, and was an avid follower of the Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, two nephews, and one niece. Survivors include his wife, Maryann Hilt Louis; they married on December 15, 1964 in Urbana, Illinois; one daughter, Valerie Louis Pilgreen and husband, David, of Fouke, Arkansas; one son, Randall Louis and wife, Dawn, of Benton, Kentucky; one aunt, Gert Wiemken of Dwight, Illinois; two uncles, Bill Hopkins and Norm Hopkins, of Arizona; three brothers: Michael Louis and wife, Nancy, of Dwight, Illinois; Daniel Louis and wife, Linda, of Evans, Colorado; and Mark Louis of Dwight, Illinois. Also surviving are six grandchildren: Mathew Neal, Mark Neal, Luke Neal, and Sarah Neal of Texas; Shelby Louis of Lexington, Kentucky; and Austin Ditto of Tennessee; five step-grandchildren: Jenna Ditto, Kyle Hopkins, Markie Hopkins, Jackie Pilgreen, and Jessie Pilgreen; as well as four great-grandchildren and nine step-great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the Murray City Cemetery with Pastor Jim Dunn officiating. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until 12 noon, Thursday, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Humane Society of Calloway County, P.O. Box 764, Murray, Kentucky 42071 or to the Mercy Hospice Lourdes Foundation, 1530 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, Kentucky 42003-99ß70. Online condolences may be made at: www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com

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