Welcome to Bloomfield, Kentucky...

Bloomfield is a rural Nelson County city where agriculture, antiques and businesses embrace a 200 year old heritage of agriculture, faith and community.

Charm awaits you in our small country town and surrounding area. There are stores and shops that provide items from food and gas to antiques and novelties. Stay at our bed and breakfast, enjoy a walking tour, visit our city lake and park, or drive through our countryside to our local winery. The small town atmosphere is worthy to experience.


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Fred Isaac Skinner

Fred Isaac Skinner, Sr., 97, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Bloomfield, died Thursday, July 21, 2016, in University City Forest Manor in St. Louis, Mo. He was a native of Bloomfield, born Oct. 31, 1918, to Benton and Gertrude Wells Skinner. He was a retired custodian and bus driver for the Nelson County Board of Education at Bloomfield High School, a member of the Bloomfield Second Baptist Church where he was a deacon and trustee, a member of the Bloomfield Cemetery Board, and a member of the Bloomfield City Council where he served two terms from 1978-1981.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Skinner (December 2009); and one son, Fred I. Skinner Jr.

He is survived by one daughter, Jean Rae (Joe) Rice of St. Louis, Mo.; three grandchildren, David Berryman and Tiffany (Marcus) Wallace, both of St. Louis and Damien Skinner of Washington, DC; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at the Bloomfield Second Baptist Church, 145 Hill St., followed at noon by a home going service with the Rev. Joseph Marshall officiating. Burial is in the Bloomfield Cemetery.

The Houghlin Funeral Home of Bloomfield is in charge of arrangements.

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