Leonard Wadlington, age 83, of Benton, KY, a native of Trigg Co., KY, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014, at Deceased's Residence in Benton, KY. Mr. Wadlington had worked for over forty years in the river barge transportation industry having retired from Mid-South Towing as a assistant operations manager. He had served in the US Navy, was a member of Dyers Chapel United Methodist Church, the International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Paducah, KY, #85, Retired Rivermen Association, Cadiz Masonic Lodge No. 121 & the Rizpah Shrine Temple. He had also served on the board of directors for the River Heritage Museum of Paducah, Kentucky. He is survived by: One Daughter - Janet Wadlington, Benton, KY, Two Sisters & Brothers-In-Law- Pauline & Clint P'Pool, Cadiz, KY & Barbara & Bill Jenkins, Cadiz, KY & by several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by: Father - Felix Cotton Wadlington, Mother - Ruby Mitchell Wadlington, Wife - Mary Lou Wadlington, One Son - Ben Wadlington, One Brother - Felix Wadlington, Four Sisters- Juanita Kennedy, Catherine Wadlington, Dorothy Bridges & Mary Jane Harvey. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 11, 2014 with the Reverend Irvin Darnall officiating. Burial will follow at Wadlington Family Cemetery in Trigg Co., KY.
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