Death notices for current, former residents (March 13)

Abbott, Cheryl, 40, died March 4. Rose City Funeral Home, New Castle

Adkins, Tommy Lee, 57, New Castle, died March 1. Rose City Funeral Home, New Castle

Bartram, Charlotte M., 90, Greens Fork, died March 10. Doan & Mills Funeral Home, Richmond

Bratton, Beverly, 80, Tacoma, Washington, formerly of Richmond, died Nov. 16, 2021.

Leonard Ervin Tungate

Leonard Ervin Tungate, age 89, passed away Thursday, December 23, 2021, at his residence. He was born June 5, 1932, in Richmond, Indiana and was the son of Cecil and Effie (Smith) Tungate. He married Joan Lacy October 6, 1956, and together they had four children, Joetta, Sharon, Dainty, and Lennie. Leonard served in the Indiana National Guard Co. A 151st Infantry from 1949-1956.

Jeffrey “Jeff” W. Hartsock

Jeffrey “Jeff” W. Hartsock, age 54, of Connersville, passed away on December 19, 2021 at Reid Healthcare in Richmond. Born on March 27, 1967, in Connersville, he is the son of George and Myrtle Cox Hartsock. Jeff had worked at J & J Packaging in Brookville and continued his employment when the company moved to Sunman.  He loved going to Myrtle Beach in his younger years, loved to deer hunt and watching movies. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Anthony Hartsock of Connersville; a sister Sandy Galloway and her husband Robert of Lafayette, IN; and a nephew, Josh Hartsock. Private services will be conducted at the convenience of the family.

Jerome H. “Jerry” Bolt

Jerome H. “Jerry” Bolt, 75, formerly of Richmond living in Columbus, Ohio, died December 18, 2021, at Reid Health after an extended illness. He was born November 3, 1946, in Lenoir City, Tennessee to Joseph and Pauline Bolt. He retired from the banking industry and was an Army veteran serving in the Viet Nam War. He was a member of Kirk Little VFW Post #1108, Howard Thomas American Legion Post #315, and the Viet Nam Veterans of America. Survivors include his wife Cindy who he married January 1, 2011, one son Cory (fiance’ Joan) Bolt, two stepchildren Travis (Katie) Marsh, and Mathew (Samantha) Marsh, seven grandchildren, two brothers David (Bonnie) Bolt and Joe Bolt Jr., two sisters Barbara (Wes) Miller and Janice Bolt, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, December 23, 2021, at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home.

Mark Toms Hubbell

LEWISVILLE – Mark Toms Hubbell, 75, passed away at his home in rural Fayette County early Saturday morning December 18th, 2021. Mark was born in New Castle, Indiana on February 1st, 1946, to the late Glenn and Margaret (Toms) Hubbell. A lifelong resident of Fayette County, Mark attended Bentonville and Harrisburg Schools, and was a 1964 graduate of Connersville High School. Mark attended Ball State University and Earlham College before being drafted into the United States Army. While in the Army, Mark served in Europe and received their highest security clearance in Communications and was honorably discharged with the rank of Staff Sergeant.

Steven Keith McNew

STRAUGHN- Steven Keith McNew, 63, passed away at I.U. Ball Hospital in Muncie, Indiana on Saturday December 18th, 2021. Steve was born on April 27th, 1958, in Richmond, Indiana to the late Raymond Keith and Kathryn Elizabeth (Cameron) McNew. Steve worked as a logger, starting his career at the young age of 12 for McNew Logging in Rushville, Indiana, his father’s logging company. Steve then worked for Lawhorne Veneer of Fairmont, Indiana. Steve finished his logging career at Mac Mulch in Lewisville, Indiana.