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John W. "Jay" Sollberger

June 15, 1926 April 21, 2019
John W. "Jay" Sollberger
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Obituary for John W. "Jay" Sollberger

John (Jay) W.Sollberger, Jr passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019 in Largo, FL. Jay
was born in Louisville, KY June 15, 1926, to parents John Sr and Myrtle
Sollberger. A 1944 graduate of Fern Creek High School, he married Martha Jane
Ash June 1st, 1946. Jay joined the United States Marine Corp and served in
Washington D C after completing boot camp at Parris Island, Camp LeJuene, N
Carolina. After working at Propane Gas Company, together Jay and Jane ran
Sollbergers General Store on Bardstown Road until 1968. After moving to Mt Washington the couple ran a plant nursery business at their home on Waterford Road, along with farming. Jay was a member of the Salt River Lodge 180 F&AM. Jane died April 23, 1989, and Jay began spending his
summers on Barren River and winters in Largo FL. His favorite pastimes were
cheering for his KY Wildcats mens basketball team, enjoying any and all sweets
from candy to cakes, fishing, playing cards, watching baseball and old movies on
TV, shuffleboard, bowling and traveling. He is survived by his son, Terry and wife Sheila; 3 grandsons, Jeremy(Robyn) , Aaron (Megan) and Matthew and families;
daughter Linda (Wiseman) and husband Dan, 2 granddaughters, Ashlee Rowland (William),
Lauren Schrepfer (Blake) , and a total of 8 great grandchildren , Coltyn, Bryn, Braylen, Brysen and Molly Sollberger, Ivy Jane Rowland, Emelia and Susanna Schrepfer; sister, Peggy Sollberger Gentry, Clearwater, FL; nieces, Jayne Sears (Matthew) and Donna Schmitt.
The family will be celebrating Jay's life at a memorial service at Schmid Funeral in Mt. Washington KY Sunday at 3:00pm. Visitation will be after 1:00 pm until time of service.
Expressions of sympathy may go to the donors favorite charity.


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Visitation

Sunday

5

May

1:00 PM 5/5/2019 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 5/5/2019 3:00:00 PM
Schmid Funeral Home

9500 Highway 44 E
Mt. Washington, KY 40047

Schmid Funeral Home
9500 Highway 44 E Mt. Washington 40047 KY
United States

Service

Sunday

5

May

3:00 PM 5/5/2019 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 5/5/2019 4:00:00 PM
Schmid Funeral Home

9500 Highway 44 E
Mt. Washington, KY 40047

Schmid Funeral Home
9500 Highway 44 E Mt. Washington 40047 KY
United States
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