Obituaries

Obituaries - Brian Christopher Roberts Brian Christopher Roberts (10/18/2017) - Brian Christopher Roberts, 40, of Connersville, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 8, 2017, while he was a patient at the St. Vincent’s Heart Center in Indianapolis, Indiana following complications from a heart surgery. He was born on February 26, 1977 in Hamilton, Ohio to James Allen Roberts and Karlene Wilson Gray. […]
Obituaries - Tressie Marie Boulware Tressie Marie Boulware (10/18/2017) - Tressie Marie Boulware, 81, of Connersville, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, surrounded by her family at home. She was born on January 10, 1936, in Rush County, Indiana, and is the daughter of Robert Harold Bergen and Clara Leatha Cooksey Bergen, both of whom preceded her in death. She graduated from Orange High […]
Judith Ann Johns (10/18/2017) - SPICELAND- Judith Ann Johns, 68, passed away Friday evening October 6, 2017 at her home in rural Spiceland with her family at her side. Judith was born in Muncie, Indiana on February 10, 1949. She was raised in the Cowan community and graduated from high school there in 1967. Judy was employed at I.U.P.U.I. as […]
Obituaries - Norma Jean Sittloh Norma Jean Sittloh (10/11/2017) - Mrs. Norma Jean Sittloh, 92, of Williamsburg, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, October 6. She was born on July 12, 1925 in Richmond, Indiana to Leslie M. and Pearl Coffman Shute. She was a 1942 graduate of Williamsburg High School. She married Donald L. Sittloh on September 16, 1945. They were blessed with 63 […]
Obituaries - Roger G. Compton Roger G. Compton (10/11/2017) - Roger G. Compton, 73, of Losantville, died at his home on Monday, October 2, 2017. He was born in Nancy, KY on July 31, 1944 to Huey and Jessie (Dunsmore) Compton and lived most of his life in the Losantville area. Roger was a member of Losantville United Methodist Church, a retired employee of General […]
Obituaries - Roger D. Watson Roger D. Watson (10/11/2017) - Roger D. Watson, age 65, of Centerville, Indiana, died Sunday, October 1, 2017, at Reid Health. Born March 14, 1952, in Richmond, Indiana, to Garrard and Dorothy Mary Fulton Watson, Roger lived in this community most of his life. He was a car mechanic and had worked at Advanced Auto Parts. Roger also worked at […]
Obituaries - Janice Arlene Williamson Janice Arlene Williamson (10/11/2017) - Janice Arlene Williamson, age 93, of Richmond, Indiana, died Sunday, October 1, 2017, at The Springs of Richmond. Born June 24, 1924, in Columbus, Ohio, to Orrin Robert and Ida Emily Hakes Foulk, Janice lived in Richmond for most of her life She retired from Belden after 30 years. Janice was a member of Southview […]
Obituaries - Eugene Jackson Eugene Jackson (10/11/2017) - Centerville, IN – Eugene Jackson passed away at his residence on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. He was born on May 25, 1940 to Faulkner and Flora Jackson in Clay County, Kentucky. Eugene and his wife, Doris, moved to Wayne County in 1961. He was employed for 40 years at Wayne Works School Bus Factory and […]
Obituaries - Norma Jean Sittloh Mrs. Norma Jean Sittloh (10/11/2017) - Mrs. Norma Jean Sittloh, 92, of Williamsburg, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, October 6. She was born on July 12, 1925 in Richmond, Indiana to Leslie M. and Pearl Coffman Shute. She was a 1942 graduate of Williamsburg High School. She married Donald L. Sittloh on September 16, 1945. They were blessed with 63 […]
Gerald W. “Big G” Miracle (10/11/2017) - Gerald W. “Big G” Miracle, 72, of Richmond died Saturday October 7, 2017, at Reid Health after a short illness. He was born October 5, 1945 in Middleboro, Kentucky to Foister D. and Mary Ruth Haley Miracle and lived here most of his life. He formerly owned Miracle Tree Service and retired from the Richmond […]
Troy B. Holliday (10/11/2017) - Troy B. Holliday, 85, of Inverness, FL and formerly of Cambridge City, IN passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was born on November 11, 1931 in Stone County, AR to Theodore Roosevelt and Ethel Amy (Southard) Holliday. Troy grew up in Mt. Olive, AR and moved to Milan, IN in 1944. Beginning August […]
Obituaries - Ronald Ray Houston Ronald Ray Houston (10/11/2017) - Ronald Ray Houston, 59 of Glenwood, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, September 30, 2017, at Fayette Regional Health Systems from an apparent heart attack. A son of Hobert G. and Pansy McRay Houston, Ron was born on October 16, 1957, in Batesville, Indiana. He graduated from Connersville High School with the class of 1977 and […]
Obituaries - Howard Edward Telker Howard Edward Telker (10/11/2017) - Howard Edward Telker, 86, a longtime member of the Brownsville community, passed away Saturday morning, October 7, 2017, at the Whitewater Commons Senior Living Center, of Liberty, Indiana. He was born on September 15, 1931, in Franklin County, Indiana, one of three children of Edward and Elsie Howell Telker and was a graduate of Brownsville […]
Obituaries - Donald Eugene Eichacker Donald Eugene Eichacker (10/11/2017) - Donald Eugene Eichacker, 86, formerly of Connersville, now residing in McCordsville, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. One of four children of Lloyd Anthony and Ethel Christian Eichacker, Donald was born on February 28, 1931 in Batesville, Indiana. Don moved to Fayette County with his family as a young […]
Obituaries - David B. Gray David B. Gray (10/11/2017) - RICHMOND, Ind. – David B. Gray, age 62, of Richmond, Indiana, died unexpectedly Tuesday, October 3, 2017, while doing what he loved most, deer hunting. Born May 22, 1955, in Richmond, Indiana, to Lester Leroy and Ida Merritt Gray Sr., David was a life-long resident of Richmond. He was a 1974 graduate of Richmond High […]
Shirley Lucille Clevenger (10/11/2017) - DUBLIN – Shirley Lucille Clevenger, 74, passed away Monday, October 2, 2017 at Reid Hospital. Shirley was born May 18, 1943 in Savage (Clinton County) Kentucky to Robert and Ova (Massingale) Davis. Formerly of Connersville, she has made her home in the Dublin community since 1978. Known as the “Paper Lady” she delivered newspapers for […]
Obituaries - Richard (Dick) Leon Baker Richard (Dick) Leon Baker (10/4/2017) - HAGERSTOWN: Richard (Dick) Leon Baker, age 100, passed away on September 25th in Winter Park, Florida. He was married to Sarah (Sally) Elizabeth Wisehart, from Hagerstown. Devoted husband, father, grandfather, colleague and friend, Dick’s kindness, positive attitude and warm sense of humor will be remembered by the many lives he touched. Dick was an Army […]
Obituaries - Charles David Lanning Jr. Charles David Lanning Jr. (10/4/2017) - Charles David Lanning Jr., 68, a lifelong Rush County resident passed away Friday September 29, 2017 at St. Francis hospital in Indianapolis, IN. He was born on December 22, 1948 in Batesville, IN to Charles David and Velma Irene (Watkins) Lanning Sr. He attended Brookville Nazarene Church and Lee Wallace School until his family moved […]
Obituaries - John W. Merkamp John W. Merkamp (10/4/2017) - CENTERVILLE, Ind. – John W. Merkamp, age 63, of Centerville, Indiana, died unexpectedly Thursday, September 28, 2017, at his home. Born September 29, 1953, in Richmond, Indiana, to Kenneth and Alma Goodson Merkamp, John was a life-long resident of this community. He graduated from Centerville-Abington High School in 1971. John was a farmer. He was […]
Obituaries - William J. Mathews William J. Mathews (10/4/2017) - William J. Mathews passed away at his residence surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, September 28, 2017. He was born on June 23, 1937 to Russell and Ada Louise (Lamb) Helmsing in Richmond, Indiana. William was a graduate of Centerville High School. Following graduation, he enlisted and was honorably discharged from the United States […]
Obituaries - Amanda Elaine Fleenor Amanda Elaine Fleenor (10/4/2017) - RICHMOND, Ind. – Amanda Elaine Fleenor, age 27, of Richmond, Indiana, was promoted to Glory on Friday, September 22, 2017, at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Born January 16, 1990, in Richmond, Indiana, to William Charles and Donna Sue Fowler Fleenor, Amanda lived in Richmond for most of her life. She was a keeper of […]
Obituaries - Kenneth “Kenny” Rhymer Kenneth “Kenny” Rhymer (10/4/2017) - CONNERSVILLE, Ind. – Kenneth “Kenny” Rhymer, Jr., 30, of Connersville, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017. A son of Kenneth Rhymer, Sr. and Tonya Vickers, Kenny was born on September 6, 1987 in Middletown, Ohio. Kenny attended Connersville schools and was previously employed at Stant Manufacturing. He enjoyed listening to music and spending time with […]
Esther Marie Evans (10/4/2017) - Esther Marie Evans, 56, of Connersville, passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at AMG Hospital in Muncie, Indiana. She was born on September 9, 1961, in Batesville, Indiana, and is the daughter of James Mitchell and Martha Jane (Charles) Adkins. Esther was a 1980 graduate of Connersville High School. She spent her entire life […]
Kermit Boyd Thomas (10/4/2017) - Kermit Boyd Thomas, 79, died peacefully at his home, near Hagerstown, on September 1, 2017. He was born in Fortville on May 26, 1938 to John Jackson and Elsa (Rafert) Thomas. He was a graduate of Bedford High School, and received BS and MS degrees from Indiana University. He was Elementary Art teacher at Nettle […]
Obituaries - Richard L. Baker Richard L. Baker (10/4/2017) - Richard (Dick) Leon Baker, age 100, passed away on September 25th in Winter Park, Florida. He was married to Sarah (Sally) Elizabeth Wisehart, from Hagerstown. Devoted husband, father, grandfather, colleague and friend, Dick’s kindness, positive attitude and warm sense of humor will be remembered by the many lives he touched. Dick was an Army veteran, […]
Obituaries - Bobbie Glenn “Powder Puff” Wright Bobbie Glenn “Powder Puff” Wright (10/4/2017) - CAMBRIDGE CITY, Ind. – Bobbie Glenn “Powder Puff” Wright, age 82, of Cambridge City, Indiana, died Monday, September 25, 2017, at Reid Health. Born May 10, 1935, in Cumberland County, Kentucky, to Delbert and Willie Sheckles Wright, Bobbie had lived in this community since 1997. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. […]
Carolyn J. Durham (10/4/2017) - Carolyn J. Durham, age 66, of Greens Fork, Indiana, died unexpectedly Monday, September 25, 2017, at her home. Born May 10, 1951, in Richmond, Indiana, to Henry Lee and Mary Madden Melton Jr., Carolyn was a life-long resident of Wayne County. She graduated from Richmond High School in 1969. Carolyn loved her children and grandchildren […]
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, […]