Ronald Enos Wicks

Ronald Enos Wicks, age 84, of Richmond, Indiana, passed from this world to the streets of Heaven to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, January 21, 2022. Ronald was born on December 12, 1937, in Richmond, Indiana, to Enos and Erlabell Murphy Wicks. He retired from General Motors in Pontiac, Michigan, after 30 years of service. Following his retirement, Ronald worked as a handyman. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

Joyce E. Walther

Joyce E. Walther, 71 of Cambridge City, passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022.  She was born on November 9, 1950 in Hamilton, Ohio to Paul and Ruth (Sander) Krebs and graduated in 1968 from Talawanda High School in Oxford, Ohio.  She had lived most of her life in the Wayne county area. Joyce was a member of Zion’s Lutheran Church for over 45 years and served in many ways.  She was active in Girl Scouts for over 20 years and enjoyed cross-stitching. Joyce is survived by her children, Carol (Corrine Wickens) Walther,  Paul (Julie) Walther, Marjory (Darren) Robertson, Sarah (Chad) Dyer and Rachel (Robby) Klein;  nine grandchildren, Brittany Walther, Robert Walther, Seth Wickens-Walther, Ian Wickens-Walther, Tim Robertson, Ben Robertson, Olivia Dyer, Grant Dyer and Connor Dyer; sister, Ann (Jack) Killian; nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Robert N. Walther on December 2, 2011; and a sister, Karen Stevens. Friends may call from 4 until 7 PM on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City.  The funeral service will be at 10 AM with calling starting at 9:30 AM on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at Zion’s Lutheran Church, 1151 S. Germantown Rd., Pershing, Indiana.  Interment will follow at Zion’s Cemetery.

Troy William Livingston

Troy William Livingston of Conover, WI passed away at Howard Young Medical Center on January 3, 2022 at the age of 78. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Seren Livingston (née Lewis); his children Scott (Voula) Livingston (Wheeling, IL), Dan (Erin) Livingston (Littleton, CO), Megan (Josh) Millman (Northbrook, IL); his grandchildren, Frank (Moon) Livingston, Aphrodite Athanasiadis, Will, Carter and Suzanne Livingston, and Sam, Caroline and Alice Millman; His siblings Ralph (Pixie) Livingston, Becky (Don) Morris, John (Carol) Livingston, Mary Margaret (Bob) Morrow and countless adored nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Ralph Livingston and Jean Minor, and sister and brother-in-law Vivian (Ron) Brock. Troy was born on March 22, 1943 in Richmond, IN. He graduated from Richmond High School in 1961 and went on to attend Purdue University earning a degree in Engineering.

Rebecca A. Cranor

Rebecca A. Cranor, age 77, of Greens Fork, Indiana, died Saturday, January 22, 2022, at her home. Born September 18, 1944, in New Castle, Indiana, to Richard K. and Nina M. Nicholson Cranor, Rebecca was a life-long resident of Wayne County, Indiana. She graduated from Greens Fork High School in 1962 and earned an associate degree from William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri. Rebecca worked in marketing and in the trust department at U.S. Bank. She enjoyed fashion design and had previously worked at L.S. Ayres.

Roger D. Van Duyn

Roger D. Van Duyn, age 67, of Richmond, Indiana, died Saturday, January 22, 2022, at Golden LivingCenter – Richmond. Born April 26, 1954, in Hammond, Indiana, to Robert C. and Helen M. Bruner Van Duyn, Roger had lived in Richmond for the past 25 years. He worked as a truck driver and maintenance supervisor at his family’s trucking business for 49 years. Roger was a gentle soul, who lived life his way. He enjoyed motorcycles, restoring antique Hot Rods, and collecting Coca-Cola memorabilia.

Brandon Mullins

Brandon Mullins, 49, of Richmond, Indiana, passed into the presence of Jesus on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, surrounded by his family and friends. Brandon was a proud nerd and gamer. Computers contributed much to his life, including the opportunity to meet his dear wife, Elizabeth. Brandon owned his own business, Moonbooks Publishing, and he made the dreams of several independent authors come true by publishing their books on Amazon. He was a member of Grace Community Church, having made his profession of faith in Jesus more than 20 years ago.

Robert Ronald York

Lieutenant Robert Ronald York, 84, of Dunlapsville, Indiana/Ocala, Florida, passed away on the 17th of January, 2022. He was born April 1, 1937 in New Miami, Ohio and is the son of the late George Perry York and Flossie May Waddell. Along with his parents and son Steven, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Russell (Buck), Harold (Tony) and 4 sisters: Helen Williams (Bob), Iva Reibsomer (Hafey), Betty Sims (Don) and Joyce Gard (Larry). Robert is survived by his wife Pauleta. Robert and Pauleta (known as Bob and P.J. to their friends) raised three children together: Ronald Glenn (Emily Brady) of Nashville, Tennessee, Steven Clinton (deceased) of Rushville, Indiana, Debra Jean (Don) Casey of Ocala, Florida.

Carlaine Noah

Carlaine Noah, 71, of Connersville, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Majestic Care of Connersville where he had been a resident. Carl was born September 6, 1950 in Connersville, one of nine children of Carl Lane and Theresa Catherine Hood Noah and was a 1968 graduate of Connersville High School. A veteran of the United States Army, Carl proudly served during the Vietnam War and returned to Connersville following his time in the service where he became employed at Philco-Ford for several years. He then moved to Fort Myers, Florida where he owned and operated a heating and air conditioning business for many years. Along with his family, he was a member and raised in the Catholic Church.

William Harold Freeman

William Harold Freeman, 97 of Connersville passed away late Tuesday evening, January 18, 2022 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Rushville, Indiana. One of five children of Worth and Lucille Sutherland Freeman, Harold was born in Monroe County, Indiana on March 24, 1924 and graduated from Spencer High School. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree in Education from Indiana University. A decorated World War II veteran, Harold served in Patton’s 3rd Army, 35th Division and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Harold began teaching elementary school in Ellettsville, Indiana for one year, then in Cambridge City, Indiana for two years, followed by over 33 years for Fayette County School System at Grandview and Eastview Elementary Schools.

Charlie William Bailey

Charlie William Bailey, age 89, of Richmond, Indiana, died peacefully Saturday, January 15, 2022, in Panama City, Florida, with his family by his side. Charlie was born on September 27, 1932, in Talcott, West Virginia, to Edgar J. and Rena Maddy Bailey. He came to Indiana while working on the C&O Railroad, where he met his wife, Mable, in Cottage Grove, Indiana. After serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, Charlie went to work for GTE, retiring as a supervisor. Following his retirement, Charlie opened Bailey’s Phone Service, which he operated for 22 years.