July 19, 2022 ~ 21 Tammuz 5782
Arkadiy Mikhaylovich Ocheretner, 83, died in Louisville, Kentucky on July 19, 2022.
He was born in Luhansk, Ukraine, on January 7, 1939, before the war. He was the youngest son of three boys born to Rebekah and Motel. Shortly after, his family moved to Belarus. Arkadiy was strong, independent, and dependable boy. He excelled in gymnastics and wrestling and would win competitions for his age and weight bracket. He continued to excel in his sports during the four years he served in the Russian Army.
Arkadiy is remembered as a hardworking, dedicated family man. A devoted father, he taught his children to swim, play chess, and ride bicycles.
As a resident of Shalom Towers, Arkadiy was known for his generosity of time and his willingness and patience to teach new drivers the rules of the road.
Mr. Ocheretner is survived by his sons Nikolai, Igor, and Yakov (Larisa), his daughter, Larissa; and his four grandchildren.
The visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m., followed by the funeral service at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 22, at Herman Meyer & Son, Inc., 1338 Ellison Avenue.