Posted: Thu 2:12 PM, May 02, 2013
Funeral Home: J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel
Henry Earl Resch, 76, of Citrus Springs, Fla., died April 29, 2013, at the Hospice House of Citrus County of the Nature Coast.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Elizabeth Resch, in June 2007.
He was born July 28, 1936, in Jeffersonville, Ind. A 1954 graduate of Richardsville High School, he also holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Western Kentucky State College, 1961 and 1965. He retired in 2001 after a 37-year career with the Warren County Board of Education, where he served as a teacher, principal and assistant superintendent. A member of the Kentucky Association for Pupil Transportation Hall of Fame, he was also named outstanding educator by the WKU College of Education and was a member of Phi Delta Kappa. He was a veteran, served in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Fort Gordon, Ga. He was a member of Twelfth Street Church of Christ in Bowling Green for over 40 years, where he served as both a deacon and an elder. In 2001, he moved to Citrus Springs, Fla, where he was a member at West Citrus Church of Christ. He was the son of the late John and Lula Manco Resch.
Funeral is at 11 a.m. Saturday at J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel, with burial in Bowling Green Gardens. Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Survivors include two daughters, Sharon R. Brandon and her husband, Steven, of Rome, Ga., and Phyllis R. Ross and her husband, Dennis, of Dunnellon, Fla.; two brothers, Tommy Resch of Bowling Green and Jerry Resch of Pensacola, Fla.; three grandchildren, Seth Brandon, Sara Brandon and Kacie Ross; and several nieces and nephews from his family of Reschs and Vales.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to: Hospice House, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto, FL 34461, www.hospiceofcitrus.org.