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Geoffrey Herr Longenecker

Geoffrey Herr Longenecker, 62, of Versailles, KY and Covington, LA died Tuesday, January 13, in his home at Saralin Farm in Versailles, Ky. Mr. Longenecker was born in Pittsburgh, PA on March 5, 1946, the son of Dr. Herbert Eugene Longenecker and the late Marjorie Jane Segar Longenecker. He grew up in Fox Chapel, PA and Kenilworth, IL before moving to New Orleans in 1960. A graduate of Princeton University and Tulane University School of Law, Geoffrey spent his career as a trial lawyer in and around New Orleans.

In his personal life, he devoted himself to his family, Saralin Farm and the Morgan horse breed. He especially loved his great city of New Orleans for its people, places and food. In his life and career, he consistently put the interests of those for whom he cared above his own.

He is survived by his wife Sara (Sally) Lincoln Fish; his children: Geoffrey (Iann) of La Jolla, CA; David (Eloise) of Danville, KY, and Jane King (Jeremy) of Cave Creek, AZ; his grandchildren: Jordan, Devin, Andrea, Kyle and Oliver Rex; his father; his siblings: Herbert (Marie) of Mobile, AL; Marjorie White (James) of Birmingham; and Stanton (Susan) of Jacksonville; numerous nieces and nephews; and his mother-in-law Anita Fish of Jacksonville, FL. A memorial service will be held Saturday January 17 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, 210 N Main St, Versailles, KY 40383-1206. The phone number is (859) 873-3481 and the website is .

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the church above.

A reception will follow at Woodford Inn just around the block from the church:
140 Park Street
Versailles, Ky.. 40383
Lodging: 859-879-9466
Dining: 859-879-6062

A block of rooms is reserved at the Lexington Green Hilton Suites under Longenecker or King. Call (859) 271-4000.

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