Obituaries

Patricia Marie Phillips (5/12/2021) - Patricia Marie Phillips, 81, Dublin, passed away Tuesday afternoon May 11, 2021 at Golden Living Center in Richmond, Indiana.  A daughter of the late Homer Lee and Ruby Irene (Koger) Beaty, Patricia was born in Pickett County, Tennessee on February 12, 1940.  Patricia moved to Western Wayne County in 1971 and had lived in rural […]
Kandi L. Qualls (5/12/2021) - Kandi L. Qualls, 39, of Kentucky passed away Monday morning, May 10, 2021 at the Drake Center, Cincinnati. Kandi was born on October 4, 1981 in Phoenix, Arizona. In her leisure time, she enjoyed riding horses. Survivors include three daughters, Megan, Haley, and Ceaira Qualls; mother, America Koch of Rushville; father, Jack L. Qualls of […]
Beulah Elizabeth “Boots” Engledow (5/12/2021) - Beulah Elizabeth “Boots” Engledow, 87, of Hagerstown died May 8, 2021, at Reid Health. She was born December 16, 1933, in New Castle to Dale and Clara Peggy Revelee Seekings and lived in Wayne County all her life. She was a homemaker and her life was her family. Survivors include her daughter Debra Matherly (Scott […]
Jerry Shelton (5/12/2021) - Jerry Shelton, 72, died Monday, May 10, 2021, at IU Ball memorial hospital. He was born in New Castle on December 29, 1948 to Charles and Juanita (Davis) Shelton and was a life long resident of the Hagerstown area. Jerry was a retired employee of Perfect Circle / Dana Corp. and was an avid gardener […]
Alberta Hale Van Winkle (5/12/2021) - Alberta Hale Van Winkle, age 84, of Centerville, Indiana, died Monday, May 10, 2021, at home surrounded by her family. Born January 19, 1937, in Johnetta, Kentucky, to Virgil and Jocie Allen Hale, Alberta moved to Wayne County, Indiana, in 1953. She worked at Frisch’s, Belden, Elder/Wilbert Corporation, Vandor Corporation, and J.M. Hutton. Alberta was […]
Jami Smith (5/11/2021) - Jami Smith Liberty – I’m writing my obituary in advance so my family will not have to do it upon my death. Also, I wanted my obituary to be a little different than the norm. Most likely I have passed away due to some complication of ALS (commonly referred to as Lou Gerhig’s Disease). I […]
Ellen “Juanita” Crouch (5/11/2021) - Ellen “Juanita” Crouch, 93, of Whitewater, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at her home. Juanita was born on March 21, 1928 in Richmond to the late Oscar Eli Pugh and Ruth Helen (Gardener) Grogg. She attended Richmond High School. Juanita married Edgar Leo Crouch in December 1946. Juanita was a homemaker raising five […]
Howard Wayne Orr (5/11/2021) - Howard Wayne Orr, age 87 passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021, in New Castle, Indiana. Wayne was born near Millville, Indiana, April 27, 1934 and lived in New Castle most of his life. He attended New Castle, Millville, and Greensboro schools, and worked at the Chrysler factory retiring in 1987. He was a member […]
Ted J. Keller (5/11/2021) - Ted J. Keller, age 80, of Richmond, died Sunday afternoon (April 2, 2021) at Reid Hospital. He was born in Richmond, Indiana on April 28, 1941 to Theodore and Carolyn Keller and had lived in this area all his life. Ted loved hunting, fishing, spending time in the outdoors and most of all his grandchildren. […]
Devin Storm Hathaway (5/11/2021) - Devin Storm Hathaway, 28, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, May 9, 2021 at his home in Connersville. Devin was born in Oxford, Ohio on February 21, 1993 and graduated from Connersville High School with the class of 2011. For the last five years, Devin was employed with Herdrich Petroleum, currently serving as manager of 30th Street […]
Phillip Q. Miller (5/9/2021) - Phillip Q (PQ) Miller, Fort Pierce Florida and formerly of Richmond Indiana, left this earth with a golden fishing rod in his hand on Saturday, May 1, 2021. He is currently fishing in the best fishing lake in Heaven. He was known by most as “PQ” as he was given that nickname by his father […]
Joe C. Purcell (5/7/2021) - Joe C. Purcell, age 88, of Centerville, Indiana, died Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Pineknoll Rehabilitation Centre in Winchester, Indiana. Joe was born March 7, 1933, in Mount Vernon, Kentucky, to Simmie and Mary Tudor Purcell. He began working at AVCO at the age of 17 and was employed there until it closed. After retiring, […]
Doris P. Richardson (5/7/2021) - Doris P. Richardson, 90 of Liberty passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. She was born on March 31, 1931 in Franklin County to Jesse Sellers Sr. and Mattie Allen Sellers. Doris was a 1950 graduate of Alquina High School. She was long time member of Maple Grove Baptist Church and most recently Hanna Creek […]
Terry Lee Hunter (5/7/2021) - Terry Lee Hunter, 65 or Richmond, passed away May 4, 2021 in his home. He was born April 20, 1956 in Richmond to Virgil and Joan Perry Hunter and lived here all of his life. He was a jack of all trades; he loved to listen to music and watch movies. He is survived by […]
Jessie Faye Brogdon (5/7/2021) - Jessie Faye Brogdon, 78, of Lynn, died Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Reid Health in Richmond. She was born in Ten Mile, TN on February 22, 1943 to James and Grace (Lemons) Harrison and lived most of her life in Wayne and Randolph counties. Her Christian faith was very important to her and it remained […]
Angela Joann Asberry Libby (5/6/2021) - Angela Joann Asberry Libby, age 55, a New Castle resident, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, May 5, 2021. She was at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 14, 1966 in New Castle, Indiana, a daughter of James Gordon Asberry & Elaine Nicholson Hardgrove. She had resided in New […]
Billy (Bill) R. Carter (5/6/2021) - On the morning of April 28, 2021, Billy (Bill) R. Carter of Richmond died at age 64. Bill was born to Edna Wilson and Franklin Carter. For the past six years Bill worked in maintenance at Holland Colour. In July of 1974, he married Sharon Phenis, and together raised three children, Angela, Jennifer, and Andrew. […]
Stephen “Steve” S. Alexander (5/6/2021) - Stephen “Steve” S. Alexander, 71, of Indianapolis passed away on May 4, 2021. Steve’s long, arduous battle with cancer came to an end quietly and without struggle.  He surrendered the weapons of treatment and entered Hospice care with the same grace he displayed during the fight. Steve loved his family fiercely and found no greater […]
Salem Gray Goodwin (5/6/2021) - Salem Gray Goodwin, age 19 days old of Richmond Indiana died at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital on May 5, 2021. Salem was born on April 16, 2021 at Saint Vincent Hospital for Woman in Indianapolis Indiana. Right from the start Salem was a fighter. Salem had his Momma’s nose and his Daddy’s toes. He was […]
Thomas L. Carlin (5/5/2021) - Thomas L. Carlin, age 68, passed away at Randolph Nursing Home on May 2, 2021.  He was born August 2, 1952, to Delbert and Rita Carlin in Richmond, Indiana.  Thomas attended Richmond High School.  He was a painter and had also worked in construction.  Thomas was a loving, quiet man and he will be missed.  […]
George Thomas “Tom” Sharp (5/5/2021) - George Thomas “Tom” Sharp, 80, of Modoc, died Monday, May 3. 2021 at The Waters of New Castle. Arrangements: Culberson Funeral Home. No public services are planned.
Terry D. Wilson (5/5/2021) - Terry D. Wilson, 68, passed away on Monday May 3, 2021 at home, surrounded by his family. Terry was born September 17, 1952 in New Castle, Indiana to Cecil Paul and Marguerite E. (Pierson) Wilson. He graduated in 1970 from Northeastern High School and married his wife of 51 years Susan D (Nicholson)Wilson. Terry and […]
Noble Edwin Toney (5/4/2021) - Noble Edwin Toney, 73, died on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Greenbriar Nursing Center, in Eaton Ohio. Noble was born to Harold and Adelene Beall Toney, on November 11, 1947 in Richmond, Indiana. Noble attended area schools and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in […]
Lucinda (Cindy) Johnson (5/4/2021) - Lucinda (Cindy) Johnson, Richmond, was born on March 3, 1931 in Clayhole, Kentucky; the daughter of Green and Dulcina Roberts. She passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Reid Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Cindy was a resident of Richmond, retired, and loved game shows, crossword puzzles, and (as she got […]
Ruby M. Haney (5/4/2021) - Ruby M. Haney, 77, passed away on May 2, 2021 at her home in Lynn, Indiana. Ruby was born on August 2, 1943 in New Castle to the late Oscar “Jeff” and Ruth J. (Isenbarger) Brown. She was a 1961 graduate of Lynn High School. Ruby married David Haney in 1962. Ruby worked as the […]
Richard Ralph Rudicil (5/4/2021) - Richard Ralph Rudicil, age 84, of Hamilton, Ohio passed away on May 3, 2021 at his home. He was born on July 30, 1936 the son of Arthur and Ethel (Ross) Rudicil. He graduated from Centerville High School in Indiana and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. On December 8, 1962, he […]
Patricia K. Mertz (5/4/2021) - Patricia K. Mertz, of Richmond, Indiana, was born November 7, 1929, and passed away May 2, 2021.  She was preceded in death by parents: William and Anna Hartman, three older sisters, and her husband.  She is survived by son: Steve Mertz; grandson: Chris Mertz and niece Judith Beeson.  Funeral services will be held at Community […]
Michael Leo Spurgeon (5/4/2021) - Michael Leo Spurgeon, age 77, of Mishawaka, Indiana, died Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Primrose Retirement Community of Mishawaka. Michael was born August 20, 1943, in Richmond, Indiana, to Jerome and Mayme Bruck Spurgeon. He graduated from Richmond High School and attended the College of Eastern Utah for one year. Michael served in the United […]
Opal Green Donica (5/4/2021) - Opal Green Donica, age 82, former resident of New Castle, residing in Riverton, Utah, passed away April 23, 2021 at her residence. She was born February 16, 1939 in Clay County, Tennessee, a daughter of the late Max and Linda Jane Smith Green. She was a member of the First Bible Freewill Baptist Church in […]
Bonnie L. Robinson (5/4/2021) - Bonnie L. Robinson of New Castle went home to be with the Lord on the morning of Wednesday, April 25, 2021 at Henry County Memorial Hospital. She was born October 1, 1926 to Thomas (Doc) and Fannie (Rossa) Reece in New Castle, Indiana. Bonnie married Charles V. Robinson October 1949 and was a homemaker and […]