Former Almahurst stud manager Bob Sewell, 77, dies


Lexington, KY — Robert Duane Sewell, 77, husband of Mary Margaret Deiter Sewell, died Oct. 15, 2018.

Mr. Sewell was born in Bloomdale, Ohio, on Nov. 5, 1940, to the late Earl Cecil and Helen Leota Cline Sewell. Mr. Sewell was a stallion manager for Almahurst Farm, a night watchman for Overbrook Farm, and retired as farm manager at Lane’s End Farm.

In addition to his wife, who has been a longtime member of the staff at Brittany Farms, he is survived by his sons, Dean (Peggy) and David; granddaughters, Heather (Jake) Gardner and Emily Ann Sewell Messner; and four great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Larry and Jim.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday (Oct. 20) from 6-8 p.m. at Clark Legacy Center, Brannon Crossing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

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