Obituaries

Obituaries - Tanner Jordan Russell Tanner Jordan Russell (9/27/2017) - Connersville, Ind. – Tanner Jordan Russell, 20, of Connersville, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 as a result of a truck accident in Connersville. He was born on December 21, 1996 in Oxford, Ohio and is the son of Latresha Russell Grubbs and Jeremy Scott Grubbs of Connersville. He was a 2015 graduate of […]
Obituaries - Elizabeth Wilson Elizabeth Wilson (9/27/2017) - GREENS FORK, Ind. – Elizabeth Wilson, age 86, of Greens Fork, Indiana, died Monday, September 18, 2017, at her daughter’s home. Born March 14, 1931, in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, to Boone Lee and Mary Sue O’Conner Reed, Elizabeth had lived in Wayne County most of her life. She worked as a charge aide at the Richmond […]
Obituaries - Jeffrey Wayne Shera Jeffrey Wayne Shera (9/20/2017) - Oldsmar, Fla. – Jeffrey Wayne Shera, 58, of Oldsmar, Florida, formerly of Laurel, passed away at 11:20 a.m. on Monday, September 11, 2017, at Suncoast Hospice, Palm Harbor, Florida. Born in Batesville, Indiana on October 26, 1958, he is the son of the late Evan “Lester” and Norma McPherson Shera. He grew up in Laurel, […]
Obituaries - David G. Kaucher David G. Kaucher (9/20/2017) - RICHMOND, Ind. – David G. Kaucher, age 74, of Richmond, Indiana, died Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at his home. Born October 11, 1942, in Richmond, Indiana, to Iris E. and Margaret E. Jarrett Kaucher, Dave was a life-long resident of this community. He graduated from Whitewater High School in 1960. Dave retired from Dana Corporation […]
Obituaries - James W. McNew James W. McNew (9/20/2017) - Richmond, IN – James W. McNew, 90, of Richmond died September 3, 2017. He was born January 23, 1927 in Wildie, Kentucky to William E. and Angie Abney McNew. He was an Army veteran of World War Two, and formerly worked at Decca Records. He co-founded McNew Cabinet Craft with his brother Homer, with his […]
Obituaries - Donna King Donna Joan King (9/20/2017) - Donna Joan King, 84, of Hagerstown, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Henry Community Health. She was born in New Castle on December 21, 1932 to William Newton and Mary Elizabeth (Smalley) Lamb. She was a life long resident of the Hagerstown area. Donna was a member of Nettle Creek Church of the […]
Obituaries - Delores J. Study Delores J. Study (9/13/2017) - CAMBRIDGE CITY – Delores J. Study, age 87, of Cambridge City, was called home to be with her savior on Friday, September 8, 2017 at her home. She was born on March 11, 1930 in Straughn, Indiana to John and Pearl (Schneider) Humig. She was married August 26, 1950 to J. Howard Study, her beloved […]
Obituaries - Robert Bob Pflum Robert “Bob” Pflum (9/13/2017) - CONNERSVILLE, Ind. – Robert “Bob” Pflum, 79, of Connersville and the Everton area passed away Wednesday evening, September 6, 2017, at Reid Health, of Richmond, Indiana due to complications from a massive stroke. One of eleven children of Paul Anthony and Anna E. McQuinley Pflum, Bob was born on January 15, 1938, at home in […]
Obituaries - Thomas (Tom) W. Tucker Thomas (Tom) W. Tucker (9/13/2017) - LEWISVILLE – Thomas (Tom) W. Tucker of rural Lewisville died on September 1, 2017 in Greenfield, Indiana at the age of 80. His loving wife of 59 years, Nancy Sharp Tucker was at his side. He is survived by his wife and three daughters: Marilyn Owsley, Tracy Mogster and Christy Tarapore; three granddaughters: Marissa Brown, […]
Obituaries - Michael R. Bovender, “Bo” Michael R. Bovender, “Bo” (9/13/2017) - NEW CASTLE, Ind. – On September 5, 2017 Michael R. Bovender, “Bo”, found peace and comfort with his family at his bedside. A son of the late Roy and Mary Lou Bovender, Bo was born in New Castle, Indiana on March 17, 1946. A lifelong member of the Spiceland and New Castle communities, Bo was […]
Ruthanna Riebsomer (9/13/2017) - RUSHVILLE, Ind. – Ruthanna Riebsomer, 93, a long time Rushville resident passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017 in Westfield, IN. Ruthanna was born in Union County, IN on November 14, 1923 to the late Edgar C. and Cora (Conner) Robinson. She was a 1942 graduate of Short High School in Liberty. Ruthanna married Robert D. […]
Obituaries - Mary O. Johnson Mary O. Johnson (9/13/2017) - LEWISVILLE, Ind. – Mary O. Johnson, 98, passed away Monday morning September 4, 2017 at Golden Years Homestead in Fort Wayne, Indiana. A daughter of the late Fay Gilbert and Anna Marie (Pitts) Whitton, Mary was born near Mays, Indiana in Rush County on April 22, 1919. She was a graduate of Lewisville High School […]
Obituaries - Freda Kellenbarger Freda Kellenbarger (9/13/2017) - Freda Kellenbarger, 94 of Eaton, OH, died Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Greenbriar Nursing Center in Eaton. She was born on January 27, 1923 in Hagerstown, Indiana, daughter of the late Raymond and Loretta (Favorite) Heaston. Freda was a 1942 graduate of Hagerstown High School and moved to Eaton in 1950. She was a member […]
Obituaries - Earnest Dale Kirtley Earnest Dale Kirtley (9/13/2017) - Ernest Dale Kirtley, 91, of Economy, died at his home on Monday, September 4, 2017. He was born in Daleville on September 17, 1925 to Ernest and Nance (Lentz) Kirtley and lived nearly all of his life in the Economy area. Dale was a life long farmer and a member of Economy United Methodist Church. […]
Obituaries - David M. Westover David M. Westover (9/6/2017) - RICHMOND, Ind. – David M. Westover, age 39, of Richmond, Indiana, died unexpectedly Thursday, August 31, 2017. Born October 14, 1977, in Richmond, Indiana, to Richard and Kathy Roberts Westover, David was a life-long resident of Wayne County. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Survivors include his children, Austin, Autumn, and Kaylee Westover of […]
Obituaries - James Jimmy Estel Marcum James “Jimmy” Estel Marcum (9/6/2017) - CONNERSVILLE, Ind. – James “Jimmy” Estel Marcum, 65, of Connersville went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, August 27, 2017 at his residence. He was born June 11, 1952 in Connersville, one of nine children of Estel and Joyce Feeback Marcum. For many years, he was a roofing contractor for Gentry Roofing. He had […]
Obituaries - James Lee Carty James Lee Carty (9/6/2017) - STRAUGHN, Ind. – James Lee Carty, 76, went home to be with our Lord, on Saturday, August 26, 2017. He passed away at home with his family by his side. He was born, January 25, 1941, to Homer and Velma Carty, in Straughn, Indiana. Known as “Skeeter” to his teammates, he played baseball for Straughn […]
Obituaries - Rheita Marie Harrist Day Rheita Marie Harrist Day (9/6/2017) - RICHMOND, Ind. – Rheita Marie Harrist Day, age 69, of Richmond, Indiana, died suddenly Sunday, August 27, 2017, at her home. A wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother, Rheita would light up when one of her family members entered the room. She shared her life and her children with her husband, Ron, who passed away on […]
Obituaries - Dennis Paul Kidwell Dennis Paul Kidwell (9/6/2017) - RICHMOND, Ind. – Dennis Paul Kidwell, age 55, of Richmond, Indiana, died unexpectedly Sunday, August 27, 2017, at his home. Born September 4, 1961, in Richmond, Indiana, to Richard and Mary Kay Moran Kidwell, Dennis was a life-long resident of Wayne County. He graduated from Centerville High School in 1979. Dennis was the former swim […]
Obituaries - Max Willard Oler Max Willard Oler (9/6/2017) - Max Willard Oler, 90, of Lafayette, died Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at University Place Health Center. He was born in Randolph County on January 27, 1927 to Arthur and Hilda (Oberander) Oler. He lived most of his life in the Economy and Hagerstown area and had resided in Lafayette for the past several years. Max […]
Ruby V. Reece (8/30/2017) - Ruby Virginia Reece, 90, a long time Greens Fork resident, died Sunday, August 27, 2017, at Golden Rule Rehab Center, where she had resided for the past 2 years. She was born in Burkes Garden, VA on March 16, 1927 to Otie and Mary Katherine (Felty) Wilson and lived most of her life in the […]
Obituaries - Rea Ann Bowen Rea Ann Bowen (8/30/2017) - Rea Ann Bowen, age 78, of Richmond, Indiana, died Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at Reid Health. Born December 22, 1938, in Union City, Ohio, to Donald Clarkson and Hazel Elizabeth Worley Dickey, Rea Ann had lived in this community most of her life. She graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1956 and attended Purdue University […]
Obituaries - Shane Anthony Taber Shane Anthony Taber (8/30/2017) - hane Anthony Taber, 35, of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born in Richmond on October 28, 1981 to Randy and Susan (Raines) Taber and was a lifelong resident of the Hagerstown area. Shane had been employed in the construction industry. He loved his family and enjoyed golf […]
Obituaries - Barbara J. Hartman Barbara J. Hartman (8/30/2017) - RICHMOND, IN – Barbara J. Hartman, 88, of Richmond, formerly of Whitewater, passed away on Wednesday, August 23 at The Springs of Richmond. She was born on January 4, 1929 in Richmond to Clarence and Leta Chenoweth Snyder, both of whom preceded her in death. She married William H. “Bill” Hartman on November 6, 1953. […]
Obituaries - Dick Lee Best Dick Lee Best (8/30/2017) - Dick Lee Best, 70, of Hagerstown, IN passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Reid Hospital in Richmond. He was born on January 17, 1947 in Columbus, IN to George W. and Georgia Mae Foist Best. Dick was a 1965 graduate of Burney High School and received his bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in […]
Obituaries - Carole Chamberlain Carole Ann Railsback Chamberlain (8/30/2017) - Carole Ann Railsback Chamberlain, passed away in her home Wednesday, August 16, 2017, in Richmond, Indiana, with Chris, her son and caretaker, by her side. Born October 26, 1940, Carole was the youngest of eight children of Vernon Delos and Marjorie Ann Smith Railsback. She was raised in Fountain City, Indiana, where she helped out […]
Obituaries - Larry J. Necessary Larry J. Necessary (8/30/2017) - Larry J. Necessary, age 66, of Richmond, Indiana, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at his home. He was born on March 30, 1951, in Richmond, Indiana. Larry had lived in this community most of his life. He worked as a machine operator for TimkenSteel and formerly worked at TS-Tech Indiana and H&S Precision Screw Products. […]
Obituaries - John K. “Jack” Burrows John K. “Jack” Burrows (8/30/2017) - RICHMOND, Ind. – John K. “Jack” Burrows, age 91, of Richmond, passed away peacefully with family by his side Monday, August 21, 2017, at Friends Fellowship Community. Jack was born on June 28, 1926, in St. Louis, Missouri, to John Enoch and Helen Margaret Hensel Burrows. As a high school student, he attended school during […]
Obituaries - Patricia L. Bohlander Patricia L. Bohlander (8/30/2017) - atricia L. Bohlander, age 85, of Milton, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana after a brief illness. She was born on December 20, 1931 in Abington, IN to Cecil and Evelyn (Hamm) Wilson and had lived all her life in the Wayne County area. Pat was a 1950 […]
Brenda Kay Atkins (8/30/2017) - Brenda Kay Atkins, 56, passed away at her home in Milton on Sunday morning August 13, 2017. A daughter of the late Eugene and Ruby (Steward) Smith, Brenda was born in Connersville, Indiana on October 11, 1960. She was raised in the Bentonville community, attended Bentonville Elementary School and Connersville High School. She has made […]