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July 19, 2008

For Immediate Release

SERVICE TO BE TUESDAY FOR CAMPBELLSVILLE

UNIVERSITY STUDENT, JON MARK BRUCKERT

 

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The funeral for Campbellsville University senior, Jonathan “Jon” Mark Bruckert, who was killed Friday in a car accident, will be Tuesday, July 22 at 10 a.m. Westport Road Baptist Church in Louisville.

Visitation will be Monday, July 21 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the church. There will also be visitation from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 22 at the church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Southern Baptist missionary effort in Indonesia through Westport Road Baptist Church.

Bruckert was a senior at CU and was 23. His sister, Jamie, is a student at CU, and his sister, Jennifer Bruckert Evans, is a former CU student who worked in The Center for International Education.

Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University, expressed sympathy from the entire Campbellsville University family.

“We are very saddened about the untimely and tragic death of Jonathan Bruckert.  During his time at Campbellsville University, he has touched the lives of our other

students as well as faculty and staff.  His involvement in missions and ministry are evidence of his Christian witness and servant leader’s spirit.  We will certainly miss him.

“The entire Campbellsville University family extends our heartfelt sympathy to his parents and entire family.  In the days ahead, we will keep them in our prayers and thoughts.”

Westport Baptist Church is at 9705 Westport Road, Louisville, Ky. 40241.

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,405 students who represent 98 Kentucky counties, 25 states and 36 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2008 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South and eighth in the South for “Great Schools, Great Prices.” CU has been ranked 15 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his tenth year as president.