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Funeral arrangements announced for Stanford Mayor Scottie Ernst

Published: Jul. 16, 2020 at 11:30 AM EDT
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STANFORD, Ky. (WKYT) - Visitation and funeral arrangements for recently deceased Stanford Mayor Scottie Ernst have been announced.

According to Ernst’s obituary, visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, July 19 at the Stanford Baptist Church. Visitation will continue on Monday, July 20 starting at 10 a.m.

Ernst’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 20. He will be interred at the Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Ernst, who had been Mayor of Stanford since 2018, passed away Tuesday in a mowing accident.

Stanford residents held a procession Wednesday in memory of Ernst:

According to the coroner, Ernst was mowing an area on Martin Luther King Blvd., near the site where a replica of Fort Logan is being built, when the mower rolled over the top of him.

We’re told Ernst had volunteered to mow the area.

The coroner tells us Mayor Scottie Ernst was mowing an area on Martin Luther King Blvd., near the site where a replica of Fort Logan is being built, when the mower rolled over the top of him.
The coroner tells us Mayor Scottie Ernst was mowing an area on Martin Luther King Blvd., near the site where a replica of Fort Logan is being built, when the mower rolled over the top of him.(WKYT)

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