Obituaries

Vickie L. Akers (9/19/2020) - Vickie L. Akers, 73, of New Castle passed away Thursday September 17, 2020 at Hancock Regional Hospital. She was born June 17, 1947 in New Castle to the late Ralph and Catherine (Van Dyke) Conner. A 1966 graduate of New Castle High School, she had been employed at Crider’s Drive-In and New Castle Healthcare. Vickie […]
Ricky W. Duncan (9/19/2020) - Ricky W. Duncan, 62, of Connersville passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Connersville on June 30, 1958, one of eight children of Stanley G. and Shirley A. (Meyers) Duncan. Ricky enjoyed looking at magazines and watching the “I Love Lucy” television show. Survivors include two sisters, Yvonne “Chris” […]
Barbara J. Vosmeier (9/18/2020) - Barbara J. Vosmeier 93, of Centerville, passed away September 17, 2020, at Friends Fellowship after a short illness. She was born March 9, 1927, in Richmond to Albert and Pauline Wilcox Hackman and lived in this area all of her life. She was an Avon Sales Representative for over 50 years; she also was a […]
Robert L. Hofmann (9/18/2020) - Robert L. Hofmann, age 80, of Richmond, died Friday evening (September 11, 2020) at Reid Health. He was born in Milton, Indiana on May 5, 1940 to Paul and Myrtle Bradburn Hofmann and had lived in this area most of his life. He was a graduate of Short High School in Liberty, Indiana. Bob had […]
Raymond D. “Dan” Lear (9/18/2020) - Raymond D. “Dan” Lear 72 of Richmond died September 16, 2020, at Reid Health after a lengthy illness. He was born November 6, 1947, in Stanford, Kentucky to Raymond and Ruth Clark Lear and lived here most of his life. He formerly worked at Wayne Corporation and retired from J.M. Hutton, Company. He is an […]
Helen M. Coleman (9/18/2020) - Helen M. Coleman, age 98, of Richmond, Indiana, died Monday, September 14, 2020, at Rosebud Village. Helen was born on March 10, 1922, in Lynn, Indiana, to James P. and Mary E. Stork McDonough and was one of nine children. She lived in Richmond most of her life. Survivors include her son, Ronald (Jill) Coleman […]
Vivian E. Dykes (9/18/2020) - Vivian E. Dykes, age 99, of Sarasota, Florida, died Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at Tidewell Hospice in Sarasota. Born February 15, 1921, in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, to Donald Mar and Margaret E. Fye McBeth, Vivian lived in Richmond, Indiana, most of her life, before moving to Florida in 2008. She worked in time keeping and payroll […]
Mary Joyce (Blankenship) Russell (9/18/2020) - Mary Joyce (Blankenship) Russell, age 84, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020. She was born on July 7, 1936 in Soldier, Kentucky to the late Clifford and Ida Williams Blankenship. Joyce was a longtime resident of New Castle, where she attended New Castle Chrysler High School and gave many years of dutiful service as an […]
Lillie Mae Patton (9/18/2020) - Lillie Mae Patton, age 79, of Crescent City, Florida and formerly of New Castle, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020. She was born August 14, 1941 in Albany, Kentucky, a daughter of Edgar Paul Stockton and Roxie Ellen (Ballenger) Stockton. Following high school, Lillie was employed for 25 years at Chrysler Corporation in New Castle […]
Phillip R. Dunn (9/18/2020) - Phillip R. Dunn, Age 82, October 30, 1937 – September 12, 2020, passed away from Complications of Dementia Resided in Colorado for over 40 yrs. He loved to Travel, loved the Outdoors. Phil was an avid Bicyclist, having ridden 2300 Miles across Country when he was 62. Phil was Born and raised in Richmond IN […]
Helen King (9/18/2020) - Helen King, age 89, of Richmond, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Reid Health. Born May 21, 1931, in Dayton, Ohio, to William and Frances Nation Tayloe, Helen lived in Wayne County, Indiana, most of her life. She was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church. Helen enjoyed bingo, movies, musicals, and dancing. […]
Joy Ann Rogers (9/17/2020) - Joy Ann Rogers, age 69, of Richmond, Indiana, died Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Ambassador Healthcare. Born July 4, 1951, in Dayton, Ohio, to Herman and Olive Rogers, Joy lived in Wayne County, Indiana, most of her life. She graduated from National Trail High School in 1969. Joy previously worked as a telephone operator for […]
Ramona “Mona” Joan Schweizer Mullins (9/17/2020) - Ramona “Mona” Joan Schweizer Mullins went to see her Heavenly Father Tuesday evening September 15, 2020. She spent the last 20 years in Brownsburg, Indiana. Mona was born in Wayne County Indiana to Edgar James Schweizer and Nina Louise Johnston-Schweizer. She was preceded in death by both parents. Mona had a passion for healing and […]
Henry L. Farris Sr. (9/17/2020) - Henry L. Farris Sr., age 64, passed away September 13, 2020. He was born to Sara Lee Eirven and Lawrence Farris Sr., in Florence, Alabama. Henry was a resident of Richmond, Indiana, for many years. He loved family fun and everyone he came across, until you crossed him. Henry was a man of many crafts, […]
Richard Arden Craig (9/17/2020) - Richard Arden Craig, 69, of Randolph County, passed away on Monday, September 14, at home in Mobile, Alabama, with his wife and son at his side. Richard was born in Winchester, Indiana on May 17, 1951, the son of Roy Arden and Naomi Jane Shook Craig, both of whom preceded him in death. He was […]
Deborah L. Buccella (9/17/2020) - Deborah L. Buccella, age 61, of Centerville, Indiana, died Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at her mother’s home. Born October 24, 1958, in New Castle, Indiana, to Oliver S. and Alma Broglin Glisson, Debbie lived in Wayne County, Indiana, most of her life. She graduated from Centerville High School in 1977. Debbie was a motorcycle salesperson […]
Cheryl Longfellow (9/17/2020) - Cheryl Longfellow, 60, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, passed on September 10, 2020 in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Cheryl was born in New Castle, Indiana to Janet Smith and Leonard Snowden in 1960. She graduated Lincoln High School in Cambridge City, Indiana in 1978, and she received her BSN in Nursing at IU East in Richmond, Indiana […]
Gloria L. Holliday (9/16/2020) - Gloria L. Holliday, age 86, of Richmond passed away on Sunday (September 6, 2020) at Reid Health. Gloria was born on May 8, 1934 to Basil and Dorothy (Berry) Gingry in Richmond, Indiana. Gloria loved her family and spending time with them. She enjoyed crocheting, arts and crafts, doing jigsaw puzzles and listening to music. […]
Norma Elaine Catey (9/16/2020) - Norma Elaine Catey, 82, of Williamsburg, IN passed-away early Saturday morning, September 12, 2020 at her residence. She was born December 26, 1937 in Delaware County, IN, the daughter of Hubert Levearl and Mary Eva (Reiboldt) Stevens. She married Allan B. “Lige” Catey on March 31, 1956. After raising 5 children, Norma went back to […]
Jerry Van Bell (9/16/2020) - Jerry Van Bell, Sr. 79, formerly of Richmond, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020, at his home in Cherryville, NC, surrounded by his many extended family members, who loved him dearly. Jerry fought kidney disease for many years. He will be buried with his beloved twin brother James, in their family plot in Ethel, Mississippi. […]
Jacob Ray Patterson (9/16/2020) - Jacob Ray Patterson, 39, of Connersville died Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Jacob was born to Jack Ray and Pamela Baldwin Patterson on February 26, 1981. Jacob attended Connersville High School. He also had attended Garrison Creek Christian Church with his family. Jacob was an avid ginseng hunter, fisherman, and all […]
Martha Jeannette Nance (9/15/2020) - Martha Jeannette Nance, 89, beloved wife of Edgar L. Nance, of Richmond, Indiana, passed away peacefully at Friend’s Fellowship Community on Saturday, September 12, 2020. Jeannette was born to the late Louise Frances (Dyer) Boatright and the late Jones “Jay” Patrick Boatright in Portageville, Missouri on February 22, 1931. Jeannette is survived by her loving […]
Laura Ann Jenkins (9/15/2020) - Laura Ann Jenkins, 60, passed away Thursday evening September 10, 2020 at the home of her sister in Richmond, Indiana after a six month battle with cancer. Laura was born in Richmond, Indiana on November 15, 1959. She lived most of her life in the Richmond community before moving to Cambridge City in 2015 following […]
Larry F. Hanning, “Moose” (9/15/2020) - Larry F. Hanning, “Moose”, 78, of New Castle, passed away peacefully on September 13, 2020. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, William R. and Mary P. Hanning; three brothers and one sister, as well as his wife and the mother of his children, Caroline S. Hanning. Larry was born on July […]
Leonard Powell (9/15/2020) - Leonard Powell, 90, of Connersville, went home to be with the Lord Sunday morning, September 13, 2020 at his residence. He was born March 21, 1930 in Sand Gap, Kentucky in Jackson County, and with his family moved to Connersville where he graduated from Connersville High School. A proud veteran, he served with the U.S. […]
Patricia “Patty” A. Coleman (9/14/2020) - Patricia “Patty” A. Coleman, 70, of New Castle passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Ball Memorial Hospital. She was born on September 30, 1949 in New Castle, a daughter of the late William A. and Eunice (Black) Clark. Patty was a 1967 graduate of Walter P. Chrysler High School. She retired from the New […]
Dessolyn Anne Daugherty Fitzharris (9/14/2020) - Dessolyn Anne Daugherty Fitzharris, 79, formerly of Richmond, passed away on September 11, 2020. Following a private funeral at St. Matthew Catholic Church, a graveside burial at Cedar Memorial in Cedar Rapids will be held. Survivors include her four sons, Jay Fitzharris of Muncie, Indiana, Robb Fitzharris (Michele) of Coralville, Iowa, Greg (Amy) Fitzharris of […]
Dorothy B. Lee (9/13/2020) - Dorothy B. Lee, age 94, went home to be with the Lord on Monday (September 7, 2020). Dorothy was born on March 19, 1926 in London, Kentucky to Bleve and Ethel Waldon Eaton. She retired from Reid Hospital after 18 years of service. Dorothy was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and a patient at […]
Christopher “Jason” Price (9/13/2020) - Christopher “Jason” Price, age 45, of Centerville, Indiana, died Wednesday, September 2, 2020. Born December 31, 1974, in Little Rock, Arkansas, to Richard and Patsy Upchurch Price, Jason lived in Centerville for the past 20 years. He worked as a project supervisor at Milestone Contractors in Richmond, Indiana. Jason enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors include […]
Rose Marie Napier (9/13/2020) - Rose Marie Napier, age 81, of Richmond, Indiana, died Monday, September 7, 2020, at Reid Health. Born November 27, 1938, in Richmond, Indiana, to Lloyd and Pearl Isaacs Napier, Rose was a life-long resident of Richmond. She was a loving sister and aunt. Survivors include her brother, Gene (Ellen) Napier of Colorado Springs, Colorado; nieces, […]