Obituaries

Donald E. Hunter (12/6/2017) - Donald E. Hunter, 72, passed away on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at Heritage House. He was born in Richmond on Jan. 29, 1945, to Horace and Barbara Hunter and lived his entire life in this area. After school he started working at Tom Raper RV in the body shop and then in the early ’80s […]
Janice Rose Helms (12/6/2017) - DUBLIN- Janice Rose Helms, 72, passed away Monday afternoon November 27, 2017 at Wayne Hospital, Hospice Care in Greenville, Ohio. A daughter of the late Freeman and Gladys (Hunter) Wassom, Janice was born in Algood, Tennessee, on May 19, 1945. Janice grew up in the Dublin community and graduated from Lincoln High School in Cambridge […]
Obituaries - Vivian W. Younts Vivian W. Younts (12/6/2017) - RICHMOND, Ind. – Vivian W. Younts, age 92, of Richmond, Indiana, died Thursday, November 30, 2017, at Ambassador Healthcare. Born December 4, 1924, in Richmond, Indiana, to Geoffrey F. and Erla May Couts Freeman, Vivian was a life-long resident of this community. She was a 1942 graduate of Richmond High School and a 1961 graduate […]
Dewey Palestine Isaacs (12/6/2017) - CONNERSVILLE – Dewey Palestine Isaacs, 82, passed away peacefully Thursday evening at his home in Connersville with his family at his side. A son of the late Jerry T. and Melva (Gabbard) Isaacs, Dewey was born in Jackson County, Kentucky, on September 18, 1935. Dewey has made his home in Connersville for over 60 years. […]
Obituaries - Kenneth Neal Kraft Kenneth Neal Kraft (12/6/2017) - Born March 16, 1947, in Evansville, Indiana, to Neal Chester and Ruth Edwards Kraft, Ken recently moved to Richmond. He graduated from F.J. Reitz High School in Evansville and attended the University of Evansville. Ken served in the U.S. Army in South Korea. He retired from George Koch Sons in Evansville after working for 39 […]
James R. “Jim” Ringle (12/6/2017) - LEWISVILLE- James R. “Jim” Ringle, 67, passed away Sunday morning November 26, 2017 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Indiana. A son of the late William J. and Dorothy (Eckert) Ringle, Jim was born in Tiffin, Ohio on August 11, 1950. He was a graduate of Tiffin-Columbian High School and Ohio State Barber College. He […]
Obituaries - Deborah Lynn Shaffer Deborah Lynn Shaffer (11/29/2017) - Deborah Lynn Shaffer, age 61, of Milton, Indiana, went home to be with the Lord after a short battle with cancer on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. Born July 17, 1956, in Richmond, Indiana, to Archie and Juanita Elaine Higgs Sartain, Debbie lived in Wayne County most of her life. […]
Obituaries - Donna I. Quillen Donna I. Quillen (11/29/2017) - MILTON, Ind. – Deborah Lynn Shaffer, age 61, of Milton, Indiana, went home to be with the Lord after a short battle with cancer on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. Born July 17, 1956, in Richmond, Indiana, to Archie and Juanita Elaine Higgs Sartain, Debbie lived in Wayne County most […]
Obituaries - David Allen “Dave” Munchel David Allen “Dave” Munchel (11/29/2017) - CAMBRIDGE CITY- David Allen “Dave” Munchel, 70, of Cambridge City, passed away with his family by his side on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Indiana. He was born July 28, 1947 in Richmond, Indiana to Clarence and Martha (Rottinghaus) Munchel. Dave grew up in Bath, Indiana and graduated from Union […]
Obituaries - Paul Gordon Mains Paul Gordon Mains (11/29/2017) - Paul Gordon Mains went home to be with the Lord on Friday November 24th at 3:30 AM after a long illness. He was born in Connersville, Indiana on February 2, 1932 to Walter and Pauline May Mains. He graduated from Harrisburg High School in 1950 and married his high school sweetheart, Janet Marie Lowman, on […]
Obituaries - Stephen Bryon Pierce Stephen Bryon Pierce (11/29/2017) - Stephen Bryon Pierce, age 53, of Yulee, FL, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 as the result of a traffic accident. He was born on April 21, 1964 in New Castle, IN to Steve and Fran (Burns) Pierce. Bryon began his fire career in Flagler Beach, FL, at the age of 16, and worked […]
Obituaries - Jerry Jarvis Jerry Jarvis (11/22/2017) - Jerry Jarvis Sr. age 63 of Economy passed away unexpectedly after a battle with cancer on Thursday the 16th day of November at his home surrounded by family, friends and his pastor. He was born January 26th 1954 to Amos and Flodia Jarvis and was longtime resident of Richmond where he worked at Hutton Manufacturing, […]
Obituaries - Herbert Hoover Hutchings Herbert Hoover Hutchings (11/22/2017) - Herbert Hoover Hutchings, 85, of Centerville died November 16, 2017 at his home. He was born September 28, 1932 in DeKalb County, Tennessee and lived here most of his life. He retired from the United States Air Force and served in the Viet Nam War. He also retired as an operating engineer in road construction […]
John R. Heis (11/22/2017) - As a result of a lengthy illness, John passed away peaceably on November 11, 2017. He was born on February 23, 1953 to Ruth Weaver Heis and Leonard Heis. John graduated from Lincoln High School and then Purdue University with a civil engineering degree (land surveying). John worked many years on the family farm (poultry […]
Obituaries - Kurt William Estes Kurt William Estes (11/22/2017) - CENTERVILLE, Ind. – Kurt William Estes, age 43, of Centerville, Indiana, died Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Kurt was born on February 18, 1974, in Biloxi, Mississippi, and was a life-long resident of Wayne County. He was a 1992 graduate of National Trail High School and attended Earlham College. Kurt worked as a Quality Manager in […]
Obituaries - James “Jim” Hillard James “Jim” Hillard (11/22/2017) - James “Jim” Hillard, 86, of Richmond, passed away with his wife and daughter Lynda by his side November 13, 2017 at his home after a long illness. He was born May 7, 1931 in Richmond to Herbert and Sara Rob Vertrees Hillard and lived here all of his life. He was a Navy Veteran serving […]
Obituaries - Wesley R. Merida Wesley R. Merida (11/22/2017) - Wesley R. Merida, 49, passed away at his home early on Thursday morning, November 16, 2017. Born February 1, 1968 in Woodstock, IL to Marilyn and the late Rudy Merida. Wes grew up in Pershing, IN and graduated from Lincoln High School then went on to attend the University of Northwestern Ohio in Lima for […]
Obituaries - David Charles Bowers David Charles Bowers (11/22/2017) - CENTERVILLE, Ind. – David Charles Bowers, age 75, of Centerville, Indiana, died Monday, November 13, 2017, at his home after an 11-month battle with a glioblastoma brain tumor. He was born September 1, 1942, in Mansfield, Ohio, to C. Walter and Louise Kochheiser Bowers. David’s mother died when he was an infant. He was raised […]
Obituaries - Carolyn Rebecca Becky Weilenman Carolyn Rebecca “Becky” Weilenman (11/22/2017) - Carolyn Rebecca Weilenman (Becky), age 27, passed away November 3, 2017 at Reid Hospital, Richmond, Indiana. Becky lived most of her life in Dublin, IN before moving to the Richmond area. Becky was born July 4, 1990. She was employed by Berry Global in Richmond. Becky leaves behind two small children, Christopher Weilenman Crawley age […]
Gloria Bicknell (11/15/2017) - Gloria Bicknell, 57, passed away at her home in Milton early Monday morning November 6, 2017. A daughter of the late John E. and Phyllis J. (Glisson) Grubbs, Gloria was born in New Castle, Indiana on April 15, 1960. Gloria grew up in the Jacksonburg community. She and her family moved to Hagerstown where she […]
Obituaries - Lela Alice Shroyer Herr Lela Alice Shroyer Herr (11/15/2017) - Lela Alice Shroyer Herr of Richmond, Indiana, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 6, 2017 at age 97. Lela was born in Millgrove, Indiana on April 10, 1920 to Russell and Mary (Orndorff) Shroyer. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Sidney (George) Shank, Wayne (June) Shroyer, and Janice (Joel) […]
Obituaries - Alma Throop Stanley Alma Throop Stanley (11/15/2017) - Alma Throop Stanley, 82, of Connersville, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Ambassador Healthcare, Centerville. Alma was born April 27, 1935 in Tell City, Indiana to Floyd and Venetia Sandage Throop. On November 24, 1971, she married William B. Stanley in Connersville, who died July 15, 1990. Alma was a […]
Norma Rodefer Deaton (11/15/2017) - Norma Rodefer Deaton, 87, of Richmond died Wednesday November 8, 2017 at Ambassador Health Care in Centerville. She was born July 10, 1930, in Darke County, Ohio, where she was raised, to Homer and Winnie Radford Daugherty and lived here most of her life. She was a homemaker and formerly worked for Belden Corporation. She […]
J.C. Quillen (11/15/2017) - HAGERSTOWN, Ind. – John Charles “J.C.” Quillen, 28, of Hagerstown, died Monday, November 6, 2017. He was born in Richmond on August 30, 1989 to Jeff and Jackie (Witten) Quillen and was a life long resident of Wayne County. He enjoyed fishing and baseball. In addition to his parents, survivors include a son, Kaden Blair […]
Obituaries - Shirley A. Weber Shirley A. Weber (11/15/2017) - HAGERSTOWN, Ind. – Shirley Ann Willison Weber, 81, of Hagerstown, passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, following an extended illness. She was born in Warnock, OH on January 26, 1936 to Thomas and Inez (McGilton) Willison. She lived in California and Ohio before moving to the Hagerstown area 53 years ago. […]
Obituaries - Gloria Bicknell Gloria Bicknell (11/15/2017) - MILTON- Gloria Bicknell, 57, passed away at her home in Milton early Monday morning November 6, 2017. A daughter of the late John E. and Phyllis J. (Glisson) Grubbs, Gloria was born in New Castle, Indiana on April 15, 1960. Gloria grew up in the Jacksonburg community. She and her family moved to Hagerstown where […]
Obituaries - Marvin Roth Railsback Marvin Roth Railsback (11/15/2017) - CENTERVILLE, Ind. – Marvin Roth Railsback, age 69, of Centerville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017, at his home. Born October 24, 1948, in New Castle, Indiana, to Marvin Albert and Evelyn Maxine Bertsch Railsback, Marvin was a life-long resident of Wayne County. He attended Germantown Elementary and Centerville High School. Marvin was a […]
Obituaries - Jewel Feaster Jewel Feaster (11/15/2017) - CAMBRIDGE CITY, Ind – Jewel Feaster, age 80, of Cambridge City, Indiana, died Saturday, November 4, 2017, at her home. Born January 10, 1937, in Rose Hill, Virginia, to Thomas and Effie Wooten Rainwater, Jewel was the 10th of 14 children. She lived in Wayne County for most of her life. Jewel retired from MasterBrand […]
Charles E. Ferguson (11/15/2017) - RICHMOND, Ind. – Charles E. Ferguson, age 65, of Richmond, Indiana, died Sunday, November 5, 2017, at his home. Born November 28, 1951, in Lexington, Kentucky, to William Dugan and Evelyn Joyce Woolums Ferguson, Charlie lived in this community most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army. Charlie retired from NSK in December […]
Obituaries - Tyler Wade Blevins Tyler Wade Blevins (11/8/2017) - Tyler Wade Blevins, 23, a resident of New Castle and formerly of Hagerstown passed away unexpectedly Saturday, November 4, 2017 at his residence. He was born July 23, 1994 in Henry County. Tyler attended New Castle and Hagerstown schools and graduated with honors from the Excel Center in Richmond in 2016. He was employed at […]