Retired Fayette Circuit Judge Armand Angelucci dead at 94

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Retired Fayette Circuit Judge Armand Angelucci
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Retired Fayette Circuit Judge Armand Angelucci passed away on Friday at the age of 94.  He was remembered as a kind and fair man.

Mr. Angelucci attended Lexington Latin School and Lexington Catholic High School.  He served in the Army Air Force during World War II.  He graduated from the University of Kentucky Law School.

He served as an assistant attorney general for Kentucky and was Fayette County Attorney for a dozen years.  He was elected to Fayette Circuit Court in 1971, where he served 19-years on the bench.  

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He was then appointed Chairman of the Kentucky Workers Comp Board by then-Governor Wallace Wilkinson, where he served seven years until his retirement.

In 1988, the Angelucci family was struck by tragedy when Armand and Joyce’s son, Joe Angelucci, was gunned down while trying to serve a mental health warrant as a Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputy.  

Mr. Angelucci is re-united with his wife Joyce and son Joe.  Also preceded in death by his brothers, Dr. Ralph Angelucci, Phillip Angelucci, Jr., and his sister, Rosalynd Austin.  Mr. Angelucci is survived by son, Armand "Mondo" Angelucci, Junior, and his stepson, Frank "Buck" Grow.


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Mr. Angelucci’s visitation will be Tuesday, March 17, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., at Milward Funeral Home on Trent Boulevard in Lexington.  His funeral will be Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the King.