Obituaries

Brian L. Rhodus (5/24/2022) - Brian L. Rhodus, 61, of Richmond, died Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Reid Health. He was born in New Castle on January 20, 1961 to Jerry and Betty (Bunch) Rhodus. He was a member of Hagerstown First United Methodist Church and had served with the U.S. Navy and the National Guard. Survivors include his mother, […]
Beverly Ann Coyle (5/24/2022) - Beverly Ann Coyle, 57, of Centerville, died may 23, 2022 at Auburn Village in Auburn after an extended illness. She was born October 12, 1964 in Richmond to Dewain and Barbara Hayhurst hall and lived in the Richmond area all her life. She formerly worked as a C.N.A.. she enjoyed crafting and decorating for the […]
Carl H. Pfeiffer (5/24/2022) - Carl H. Pfeiffer, 86, of Elwood, IN, formerly of Lynn, IN, passed away Thursday evening, May 19, 2022, at Elwood Healthcare of Elwood, IN. He was born August 24, 1935 in Warren County, Ohio, the son of Carl and Elizabeth H. (Joerger) Pfeiffer. He was a 1953 graduate of Wayne Township School in Butler County, […]
Patti Baumer (5/24/2022) - Patti Baumer, 77, of Losantville, passed away peacefully with her family surrounding her on Sunday, May 22, at Reid Health, where she was lovingly cared for by the nurses and staff on 5 East. She was born Patricia Ann Brooks in Wayne County, Indiana on October 16, 1944 to Albert J. and Jessie Marker Brooks. […]
Harold H. Baker (5/24/2022) - Harold H. Baker, age 83, of Richmond, Indiana, died Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Reid Health. Born January 13, 1939, in Randolph County, Indiana, to David H, and Hester Setser Baker, Harold was a life-long resident of this area. He enjoyed golf, bowling, gardening, camping and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member […]
Pamela Jane Toschlog (5/24/2022) - Pamela Jane Toschlog, age 70, of Richmond, Indiana, died Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Reid Health. Born June 23, 1951, in Hamilton, Ohio, to Richard and Evelyn F. Dorrel Sauerland, Pamela was a life-long resident of this area. She was a homemaker and farm wife, and enjoyed gardening, flowers, and knitting. Survivors include her husband, […]
Joseph Raymond “Ray” Ferriell (5/24/2022) - Joseph Raymond “Ray” Ferriell, age 95, of Centerville, Indiana, died Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Reid Health. Born August 23, 1926, in Cleveland, Ohio, to William and Nettie Smith Ferriell, Ray lived in Centerville most of his life. He was a 1945 graduate of Centerville High School, served in the United States Army, and worked […]
Thomas Francis Neuman (5/22/2022) - Thomas Francis Neuman, 63, a lifelong resident of Connersville, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 19, 2022 at his home. He was born July 1, 1958 in Connersville, one of eight children of William J. and Delores M. Metzger Neuman, and he was a 1977 graduate of Connersville High School. Thomas was employed at Visteon for […]
Vera Adeline (Knipp) Vance (5/22/2022) - Vera Adeline (Knipp) Vance, 88, of Connersville, passed away at the home of her son, Steve, on May 19, 2022. She had been in failing health for the past few years. She was born July 17, 1933 in Milton, Indiana. She was one of four children born to Lester C. and Ruth M. (Kellam) Knipp […]
Thomas Francis Neuman (5/22/2022) - Thomas Francis Neuman, 63, a lifelong resident of Connersville, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 19, 2022 at his home. He was born July 1, 1958 in Connersville, one of eight children of William J. and Delores M. Metzger Neuman, and he was a 1977 graduate of Connersville High School. Thomas was employed at Visteon for […]
James Logan Sexton (5/22/2022) - James Logan Sexton, 50, of New Castle passed away on the morning of Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Hancock Regional Health in Greenfield, Indiana. He was born on February 17, 1972 in New Castle, IN, a son of Dave Sexton and Maggie Stephens. James graduated from New Castle High School in 1991 where he played […]
Freddie J. Isaacs (5/22/2022) - Freddie J. Isaacs, age 63, passed away at Reid Health on May 18, 2022.  He was born August 4, 1958, the son of Virgil and Anna Isaacs, in Richmond, Indiana. He leaves to cherish his memory, his daughters: Trish Isaacs and Candace Isaacs; grandchildren: Tyshon McDowell, Jahvon McDowell and Antron Mebane; a sister: Georgia Smoker; […]
Mary Rose Sexton (5/22/2022) - Mary Rose Sexton, 86, of New Castle, IN passed away Thursday May 19, 2022, at Henry Community Health. She was born July 23, 1935, in Clinton, TN to the late Wiley and Lutricia (Holloway) Wright. Mary married the love of her life, Audney Sexton and spent over 40 years of marriage together until his passing. […]
Gregory Dale Vaughn (5/22/2022) - Gregory Dale Vaughn, age 62, of Centerville, passed away peacefully Friday, May 20th, 2022 in his home surrounded by his wife, daughter, and puppies after a valiant battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Kim Vaughn; his daughter Kaitlin Vaughn; his brother Gary Vaughn (Melanie); two pups Rylee and Zoey; and two grand-pups, […]
Michael Eugene Hensley (5/20/2022) - Michael Eugene Hensley, age 68, passed away at Reid Health on May 18, 2022.  He was born December 5, 1953, the son of Robert and Dovie Hensley, in Clinton, Tennessee. Michael had worked at Dixon’s Auto Trim for approximately 25 years doing upholstery on auto interiors.  He enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, dirt track racing and his […]
Cynthia Allien McKinney (5/20/2022) - Cynthia Allien McKinney, age 59, went home to be with our Lord and Savior following a six-year battle with cancer on May 15, 2022.  She was born January 4, 1963, the daughter of Richard “Dick” and Patricia DeSonie, in Troy, Ohio. Cynthia was a resident of Wayne County and had worked at Richmond Baking Company […]
Margaret Anne “Peggy” Bullock (5/20/2022) - Margaret Anne “Peggy” Bullock, 79, of Hagerstown, Indiana, passed away May 17th, 2022 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 9, 1943 in Richmond, to Wilford and Stella (Meek) Nuss of Centerville. Peggy lived most of her life in Hagerstown where she raised her 5 kids. She worked more than […]
Aimee Nanette (Jackson) Simmons (5/17/2022) - Aimee Nanette (Jackson) Simmons, 51, of Richmond, passed away on Monday, May 9, 2022. She was born on December 30, 1970, in Winchester, to Melvin Dean and Ginger K. Jackson. Aimee was a 1989 graduate of Winchester Community High School. She attended Amber’s Beauty School, Ivy Tech studying Phlebotomy and Pre-Nursing, and Columbus State Community […]
Carolyn K. Hendrix (5/17/2022) - Carolyn K. Hendrix passed away peacefully at the age 85 on Friday, May 6, 2022, at Hickory Creek in Connersville, surrounded by loved ones who will honor her legacy by carrying forward her sense of resilience, humor, tenacity, and wit. Carolyn was born November 16, 1936 in Connersville. Her parents were Earl and Marjorie (Wedding) […]
Wendell Wadsworth (5/17/2022) - Wendell Wadsworth, age 81, of Richmond, Indiana, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022, at Reid Health, surrounded by his family. Born January 4, 1941, in Lee County, Kentucky, to Margaret Brandenburg, Wendell lived in Wayne County, Indiana most of his life. He worked for Conrail, formerly Penn-Central Railroad, as a brakeman for 35 years. Wendell […]
Shirley A. Callahan Moistner Jones Baker (5/17/2022) - Shirley A. Callahan Moistner Jones Baker, age 76, of Richmond, Indiana, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022, at her home surrounded by her children and many loved ones. Born February 8, 1946, in Richmond, Indiana, to Estel and Ellen Drew Callahan, Shirley was a life-long resident of this area. She worked at several jobs throughout […]
Laura Fredonna Newland (5/17/2022) - Laura Fredonna Newland, age 84, of Richmond, Indiana, died Friday, May 13, 2022, at her home. Born January 1, 1938, in Richmond, Indiana, to Henry and Martha Goodlin Wesler, Fredonna lived in Richmond most of her life, but had also lived in Venice, Florida, and Mission, Texas. She graduated from Richmond High School in 1955 […]
Marilyn Jo Van Etten (5/17/2022) - Marilyn Jo Van Etten, 84, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away May 2, 2022, surrounded by loved ones after a courageous battle with cancer. Marilyn was born to the late Raymond and Lucille Brisco, February 1, 1938. Marilyn graduated from Richmond (IN) High School in 1956, and attended Ball State University in Muncie, IN. Marilyn was […]
Emma Florence Bennett Andy (5/17/2022) - Emma Florence Bennett Andy, 98, of Richmond, Indiana passed away on May 14, 2022. She was born to William McKinley Bennett and Alice Martha Woodson Bennett on January 18, 1924 in Richmond, Indiana. She attended Hibberd School and graduated from Boston High School in 1942. She was employed at Perfect Circle and spent over thirty […]
Roger G. Stinson (5/17/2022) - Roger G. Stinson, age 78, of Richmond, Indiana, died Friday, May 13, 2022, at his home. Born March 8, 1944, in Soldier, Kentucky, to Curtis and Opal Kegley Stinson, Roger lived in Wayne County, Indiana, most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army from 1959-1962. Roger was Vice President of Veterans Council in […]
Donald F. Ashbaugh (5/17/2022) - Donald F. Ashbaugh, age 95, of Richmond, Indiana, died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Friends Fellowship Community. Born October 14, 1926, in Lewisville, Indiana, to Floyd J. and Cecile Garver Ashbaugh, Don was a resident of Wayne County, Indiana, most of his life. He graduated from Centerville High School in 1944 and went on to […]
Fred E. Bennett (5/17/2022) - Fred E. Bennett, age 79, of Richmond, Indiana, died Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Reid Health. Born August 27, 1942, in McKee, Kentucky, to Herschel and Delsie Gray Bennett, Fred lived in Wayne County, Indiana, most of his live. He graduated from Richmond High School. Fred formerly worked for Richmond Gear and UCO Tool and […]
David Lee Amos (5/17/2022) - David Lee Amos, Age 77 of Richmond, Indiana passed Monday April 25, 2022 at Rosebud Village. Born March 5, 1945 in Richmond, In to Paul and Ann Amos. David lived in Richmond all his life. He was a dedicated educator for Richmond Community Schools for 32 years. He began his teaching career at Boston Jr. […]
 Melanie Rae Griffin Johnson (5/17/2022) - Melanie Rae Griffin Johnson, age 48, of Richmond, Indiana, died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at her home after a lengthy illness. Born April 24, 1974, in Richmond, to Bobby Ray and Sharon Paddock Griffin, Melanie was a life-long resident of Wayne County, Indiana. She graduated from Hagerstown Jr. Sr. High School in 1992. Melanie formerly […]
Donna M. Hileman (5/16/2022) - Donna M. Hileman, 90, of New Castle passed away Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Glen Oaks Health Campus in New Castle. She was born October 6, 1931 in New Castle, Indiana, a daughter of the late William and Louise (Stegner) Newhouse. Donna loved the outdoors, enjoyed traveling and visiting the State Fair. She also had […]