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Mark Allen Rexroat, 43

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Mark Allen Rexroat, 43, Bedford, died Friday, August 10, 2012 in Louisville, Ky.  Mark was born July 1, 1969 in Great Falls, Montana to Gary and Mary Ella Jackson Rexroat.

Mark was an Emergency Medical Technician for nine years serving Trimble and Henry Counties. He volunteered for the Bedford Fire Department shortly after moving to Trimble County serving for over 10 years.  Mark served as Fire Chief for two years, Assistant Fire Chief for one year and was named Firefighter of the Year. He loved Trimble County and showed that love through his commitment to the county by his service not only for medical treatment but also throughout the school system and youth league activities. For his exceptional service as an EMT he was named the EMT of the Year as well as raising much needed money for the Crusade for Children.  

Mark in his spare time cherished time spent with his wife and children. He enjoyed being involved with his kids and their various activities. Mark loved the University of Kentucky Basketball program and would attend games no matter the weather. He also enjoyed being outdoors and hunting.  Mark was able to bag many hunters’ dream in ten and eight point bucks.  

Mark leaves to mourn him his loving wife of 22 years Sarah Roberts Rexroat. Their five children, who were his pride and joy, Elizabeth Rexroat, Austin Rexroat, Olivia Rexroat, Joshua Rexroat, Benjamin Rexroat all of Bedford, his parents, Gary and Mary Ella Jackson Rexroat, LaGrange, his maternal grandmother, Nella Mae Jackson, Russell Springs, Ky., his sister, Melissa (Ron) Fisher, Crestwood, Ky.

His maternal grandfather, Cecil Jackson paternal grandparents, Hubert Rexroat and Imogene Aaron Rexroat, preceded Mark in death.

Visitation is 3-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at Bedford Baptist Church and on Friday after 10 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m.

Services are 1 p.m. Friday, August 17, 2012 at Bedford Baptist Church with Reverend Tom Starks officiating. The family has chosen cremation to follow the service.  

Memorial donations may be made to the Trimble County Fire Departments.  Envelopes will be available at the church ask an attendant for information.

Ransdell Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.  Online condolences may be made at www.ransdellfuneral.com.