Obituaries

Edna Lucille Thomas Louden Ford (9/7/2021) - Connersville resident, Edna Lucille Thomas Louden Ford, 85, died on August 30, 2021 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Rushville. Edna was born to Carlton E. and Annie Elizabeth Brooks Thomas on July 24, 1936 in Centerville. She attended Brookville schools graduating with the class of 1954. Edna married Charles Ford at Calvary Baptist on June […]
Charles Robert McCord (9/6/2021) - Charles Robert McCord, 86, passed away Thursday September 2, 2021 at his home in Cambridge City with his family at his side.  A son of the late Charles Emanuel and Mary Catherine (Myers) McCord, Charles was born on his mother’s farm near Economy, Indiana on July 12, 1935.  He enjoyed working on the farm as […]
Matthew Brian Sittloh (9/6/2021) - Matthew Brian Sittloh, 49, of Carmel, departed this life at his home on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Matt was born on July 4, 1972 in Richmond, Indiana to Donald “Jack” and Sharon K. Sittloh. He grew up and attended primary school in the Williamsburg and Fountain City area. He then attended Vincennes University (where he […]
William Jason Mathews (9/6/2021) - William Jason Mathews, age 45, of Centerville, Indiana, died Friday, September 3, 2021, at Reid Health. Born November 9, 1975, in Richmond, Indiana, to William Joseph “Bill” and Stella Mae Blevins Mathews, Jason was a life-long resident of Wayne County, Indiana. He graduated from Richmond High School in 1995. Jason worked at a group home. […]
Joseph “Joe” Griffin (9/6/2021) - Joseph “Joe” Griffin, age 90, of Richmond, Indiana, died Sunday, September 5, 2021, at home surrounded by his family. Born January 12, 1931, in Metamora, Indiana, to George and Flossie Burke Griffin, Joe was a life-long resident of Wayne County, Indiana. He served in the U.S. Army. Joe worked at Johns Manville for 42 ½ […]
James C. “Jim” Pardo (9/6/2021) - James C. “Jim” Pardo, age 86, of Richmond, Indiana, died Sunday, September 5, 2021, at Arbor Trace surrounded by his family. Born September 21, 1934, in Richmond, Indiana, to Anthony Joseph and Mary Whitmore Pardo, Jim lived in Wayne County, Indiana, most of his life. He graduated from Webster High School and earned two associate […]
Fred Louis Cheesman (9/6/2021) - Fred Louis Cheesman, 97, of Springport passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021 at his residence. He was born June 3, 1924 in Dalton, Indiana to the late Carl and Madge (Hadley) Cheesman. He was a 1942 graduate of Economy High School then joined the U.S. Navy from 1942-1946 in the Atlantic, Pacific and Mediterranean aboard […]
Patricia Ruth (White) Baker (9/6/2021) - Patricia Ruth (White) Baker was born on January 4, 1934 and passed away on January 31, 2020.  Due to health safety and to allow for as many people to attend as would like, her celebration of life was delayed until now.   We will honor her on Thursday, September 16, 2021 with a burial side memorial […]
Nicholas “Nick” Snowden (9/6/2021) - Nicholas “Nick” Snowden, 25, of New Castle and formerly of Cambridge City, passed away on Sunday September 5, 2021 at Ball Memorial Hospital. He was born on September 17, 1995 in Richmond, Indiana to Ronnie and Linda (Taylor) Snowden. Nick lived most of his life in and around Cambridge City. He attended Lincoln High School […]
Rife P. Rude (9/5/2021) - Rife P. Rude, 89, of Connersville, died Friday, September 3, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Rife was born to Luther L. and Gladys O. Paddock Rude on April 30, 1932 in Union County, Indiana. He graduated in 1950 from Brownsville Schools. Rife proudly enlisted in the United States Army in 1953. […]
Olyver Flynn Ripberger (9/5/2021) - Olyver Flynn Ripberger, stillborn son of Adam and Naskietta Renee Ripberger, received his angel wings Thursday, September 2, 2021 at IU Health – Methodist, Indianapolis. Besides his parents, Olyver is survived by his maternal grandparents, Sidney and Bobbi Curtsinger of Connersville; maternal great-grandfather, Luther Gabbard of Connersville; and an aunt, Mystic Curtsinger of Connersville. Olyver […]
Mark Anthony Bartels (9/5/2021) - Mark Anthony Bartels, 60, of New Castle, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at his residence. He was born on August 10, 1961 in Muncie, Indiana, the son of late Jack and Janet (Luellen) Bartels. Mark’s legacy will live on through his daughter, Amanda (Wayne) Williams of Greenfield; three grandchildren, Kinzie Ingermann, Kamryn Pew, […]
Nevaeh Marie Ford (9/5/2021) - Our little angel, Nevaeh Marie Ford, only 6 months old, flew into the arms of Jesus very unexpectedly early Wednesday morning, September 1, 2021 at home. She will never be forgotten. Nevaeh blessed us with her presence on February 12, 2021 at 1:15 pm at Community South Hospital in Indianapolis. She weighed 8 pounds 5 […]
Catherine A. Harris (9/5/2021) - Catherine A. Harris, age 97, of Richmond, died Wednesday morning (September 1, 2021) at Friends Fellowship Community. She was born in Richmond on July 21, 1924 to Christopher and Mae Kinsella and lived here most of her life. She had a sister, Anna Mae Kaiser and Brother James Kinsella. She was a graduate of Richmond […]
Amber “Amy” Lyne Preston (9/5/2021) - Amber “Amy” Lyne Preston, 33, of Lynn, IN passed away early Sunday morning, August 29, 2021 at Reid Health and Hospital of Richmond, IN. She was born November 30, 1987 in Winchester, IN the daughter of Randy J. and Holly R. (Pierson) Preston. She had attended Randolph Southern High School. Amy enjoyed spending her leisure […]
Marcia Crabtree (9/5/2021) - CAMBRIDGE CITY–  Marcia L. Crabtree, 60, passed away Thursday evening September 2, 2021, at Reid Health in Richmond, Indiana from complications of COVID-19. A daughter of the late Arthur Lee and Alice Armilda (Doyle) Bradford Jr., Marcia was born in New Castle, Indiana, on March 7, 1961. A lifelong resident of the Cambridge City community, […]
Eric Chandler Teague (9/3/2021) - He fought a good fight, he finished the race, he kept the faith… Eric Chandler Teague, 24, of Mooreland was welcomed home on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at I.U. Ball Memorial Hospital. He was born September 13, 1996 in Muncie, IN. A 2015 graduate of Blue River Valley High School, Eric was a three-sport athlete, […]
Donald E. “Gene” Jenkins (9/3/2021) - Donald E. “Gene” Jenkins, 82, of New Castle went to be with the Lord Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Henry Community Health in New Castle. He was born April 21, 1939 in Lucasville, Ohio, a son of the late German and Marie (Horsley) Jenkins. He retired as a heavy equipment machine operator in Columbus, OH […]
Donald Joe Devers (9/3/2021) - Donald Joe Devers, age 73, passed away with his family by his side on Saturday afternoon, August 28, 2021. Don was born on July 17, 1948, to Charles and Wilma (Hoskins) Devers in Richmond Indiana. He grew up in Centerville and graduated from Centerville High School in 1966. The summer following graduation Don enlisted in […]
Judy Lynn Hentzell (9/2/2021) - Judy Lynn Hentzell, 60, of Richmond, Indiana (formerly of Sumner, Illinois), passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021, at her residence. She was born July 15, 1961, in Lawrenceville, Illinois the daughter of Warren D. and Shirley (Dart) Stout. Judy worked several manufacturing jobs throughout the years. She was preceded in death by her father: Warren […]
Michael G. Burton (9/2/2021) - Michael G. Burton, age 63, of Richmond, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly Friday, December 11, 2020, at Reid Health. Michael graduated from Richmond High School in 1975, where he was a member of the orchestra. Michael retired from Belden in August 2014, after 38 years of service. He was an avid NASCAR, Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals, […]
Jack E. Ingerman (9/2/2021) - Jack E. Ingerman, age 91, a New Castle resident, passed away Monday, August 30, 2021. He was born May 27, 1930 in New Castle, Indiana, a son of James Richard and Olive Weaver Ingerman. He was a lifelong resident and a graduate of New Castle High School. Jack was a veteran of the Korean War […]
Shirley Faye Harmon (9/2/2021) - Shirley Faye Harmon, 69, a resident of The Waters of New Castle, passed away on the evening of Friday, August 27, 2021 at Henry Community Health. She was born on January 27, 1952 in Barren, Kentucky, the daughter of Wesley Harmon and Adrene (Bertram) Harmon. Shirley graduated from Walter P. Chrysler High School in New […]
Stanley Lee Woodward (9/1/2021) - Stanley Lee Woodward, 55, of Glenwood, passed away Sunday evening, August 29, 2021 at Reid Health, Richmond. He was born December 1, 1965 in Vincennes, Indiana, one of eight children of Jack Joe and Carolyn Sue Richards Woodward. Along with his dad, he enjoyed driving stock cars and racing at Whitewater Valley Speedway. In 1976 […]
Delores “Maxine” Wilson (9/1/2021) - Delores “Maxine” Wilson, 93, of Sulphur Springs, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at her residence. She was born September 11, 1927 in New Castle, Indiana, a daughter of the late Henry Hunter and Beatrice Pearl (Cook) Carter. She was a 1946 graduate of New Castle High School. […]
Steven L. Hinshaw (9/1/2021) - Steven L. Hinshaw, 76 of New Castle fought the good fight and finished the race on Friday, August 27, 2021 at home. He fought a courageous battle that he ultimately won. He was born October 17, 1944 in Henry County, Indiana, the son of the late Lynn and Mildred M. (Lockridge) Hinshaw. Steve was proud […]
Ruth Ann Fouts (9/1/2021) - Ruth Ann Fouts, 93, of Modoc passed away Sunday, August 29, 2021 at her residence. She was born May 5, 1928 in Delaware County, Indiana, a daughter of the late James Ray and Claircie Faye (Benson) Driscoll. A homemaker, Ruth Ann graduated from Losantville High School. She was a past member of Eastern Star. Ruth […]
Bessie “Meemaw” Janes (9/1/2021) - Bessie “Meemaw” Janes, 88, of New Castle, passed away Monday, August 30 at her home surrounded by loved ones. She was born March 5, 1933 in Goose Creek, KY, the daughter of William and Sudie Grubb. Bessie was a loving woman, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and “Big Meemaw” to her great-grandchildren. The most important […]
Michael Robert Dugan (9/1/2021) - Michael Robert Dugan, age 73, Dallas, TX, passed away on Friday, August 27, 2021. Michael was born on October 6, 1947 in Richmond, IN, to his late parents Robert and Mamie Hannah Dugan. He enjoyed being with his family, traveling home to Indiana and wood working. He was a mechanic for over 40 years and […]
David E. Fasnacht (9/1/2021) - David E. Fasnacht, 65 of New Paris, Ohio, died Monday, August 30, 2021 at Reid Health, Richmond, Indiana. Born on April 4, 1956 in Richmond, Indiana, he was the son of the late Robert C. & Jacqueline (Street) Fasnacht. David has worked at Belden in Richmond for the past 40 years. He was a graduate […]