Obituary: Thomas Wayne Lyvers, 70, Holy Cross

Thomas Wayne Lyvers, 70, of Holy Cross, died Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. He was a Holy Cross resident, born Feb. 17, 1949, to the late William Earl and Martha Simpson Lyvers. He farmed and sold his produce at the Bardstown farmers market. He formerly operated the old Lyvers Grocery in Greenbriar.


He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Ronald and William Anthony “Tony” Lyvers.

Survivors include three sons, Michael Phillips of Illinois, Jason Phillips (Trish) of Springfield and Josh Phillips of Samuels; seven sisters, Wilhelmenia Taylor of Holy Cross, Charlotte Figg of Bardstown, Pauline Mattingly of Sedalia, Mo., Rebecca Jane Essex and Margaret Mary Mattingly (Tommy), both of St. Francis, Patricia Ann Waits of Louisville and Trudy Voss (Hank) of Alpharetta, Ga.; four brothers, Wallace Lyvers (Jeanie) of Bardstown, Kenneth Lyvers (Hen) of Vietnam, and Pat Lyvers (Hazel) and Phillip Lyvers (Laura), both of Holy Cross; six grandchildren, Danielle Phillips, Levi Phillips, Eli Phillips, Kassidy Phillips, Dakota Phillips and Xavier Phillips; and two great-grandchildren.

The funeral is 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto with Deacon Donald Coulter officiating. Cremation will follow.

Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the funeral home with a prayer service with Deacon Joseph R. Dant at 7 p.m.

The Mattingly Funeral Home in Loretto is in charge of arrangements.


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