Billy B. Arbuckle

September 27, 1920January 5, 2013

Arbuckle, Billy B., 92 of Shively passed from this life on Saturday January 5, 2013 at Georgetown Manor. He was a retired driver for the old Smith’s Transfer Co., a member of the masonic lodge, a Kosair Shriner, a longtime member of the Ralph Avenue Baptist Church, and an Air Force veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther; a daughter, Billie French; and a son, Leslie Arbuckle. He is survived by a daughter, Barbara Ann Arbuckle; 5 grandchildren and several great and great great grandchildren. A service to celebrate Mr. Arbuckle’s life will be held at 12 pm Thursday in the Southern Chapel of Arch L. Heady & Son, 3601 Taylor Blvd. Interment with military honors will be in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation will be from 2-8 pm Wednesday. Online condolences may be left at,


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 9, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 10, 2013

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Bob Faith

January 10, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Ed Sandy

January 10, 2013

I worked with Billy at Smith's and also know he was a dedicated Shriner. He was a great friend.

Dennis Sears

January 9, 2013

I worked with Billy at Smith's. He was one of the best!

January 9, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Arbuckle family. RIP Mr. A