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Anthony L. “Tony” Moreland (4/22/2024) - Anthony L. “Tony” Moreland, age 74, of Eaton, OH passed away Monday, April 22, 2024 at the Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, OH after a brief illness.  He was born February 11, 1950 in Hamilton, OH.  Tony was a 1968 graduate of Eaton High School; was a U.S. Army Veteran; and retired from the Preble […]
Mary Lenora “Nory” Emmons (4/22/2024) - Mary Lenora “Nory” Emmons, 99, a resident of New Castle passed away Sunday, April 21, 2024 at her home. She was born September 22, 1924 in Washington, Indiana to the late Roy Nathan and Mary Frances (Wilson) Belcher. Mary retired from Kentucky Fried Chicken after nearly 20 years of service. She had previously worked at […]
Thomas Floyd Lehman (4/22/2024) - Surrounded by family, Thomas Floyd Lehman lost a long and courageous battle with prostate cancer on April 21, 2024. He is preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Faye (Haben) Lehman; his sister Pat Lesher and twin sister Carolyn Laird; his daughter Jennifer Ellen Vernon; and father- and mother-in-law John and Beulah (Davidson) Maggard. […]
Paul King (4/22/2024) - Paul King, 92, of Springport passed away Saturday, April 20, 2024. He was born March 5, 1932, in Shoopman, McCreary County, KY. He is preceded in death by his parents, Christopher and Talitha King, his loving wife of 61 years, Nora Juanita King, 6 brothers, Dester King, Estel King, Chris Jr King, Dewitt King, Robert […]
Scott Wayne Nunley (4/22/2024) - Scott Wayne Nunley, 61, of New Castle, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born October 19, 1962, in Winchester, Indiana to Carol (Warner) Nunley- Groce & the late Wayne Nunley. Scott loved his “little family” as he called it. He was an avid musician, playing many […]
Carolyn Sue Hahne (4/22/2024) - Carolyn Sue (Koger) Hahne, 86, of New Castle went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 21, 2024 at Glen Oaks Health Campus.  She was born April 7, 1938 in Pulaski County, Ky to the late Roy and Ona (Muse) Vaughn. Carolyn was a 1956 graduate of New Lisbon High School. She […]
Lyndsey Reffitt (4/22/2024) - Lyndsey Alyssa Reffitt, 33, of Dublin, passed away at her home Saturday April 20th, 2024. Lyndsey was born in Richmond, Indiana, on October 28th, 1990, to Randy Reffitt and Shana Marie (Kibbey) Cole. Lyndsey graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 2009 and attended some college. She enjoyed being a homemaker to her […]
Elizabeth Houghland (4/22/2024) - Elizabeth Ann Houghland, 71, of Centerville was called home to be with God on April 19th, 2024 surrounded by her closest loved ones. Beth was born February 9th, 1953 to Howard and Alice Orschell. She grew up on the family farm and lived there the entirety of her life. She graduated from Cambridge City, class […]
Laird Ann Snyder (4/22/2024) - CENTERVILLE, Ind. – Laird Ann Snyder, age 66, of Centerville, Indiana, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 18, 2024, at Reid Health. Born November 18, 1957, in Connersville, Indiana, to Charles and Joan King Snyder, Laird grew up in this area, graduated from Connersville High School, moved to Florida for many years, […]
Sally E. Heighway (4/22/2024) - FOUNTAIN CITY, Ind. – Sally E. Heighway, age 86, of Fountain City, Indiana, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Reid Health. Sally was born November 26, 1937, in Plymouth, Indiana, to C. Russell and Geneva Baer Shively. She was an office manager for General Surgeons Inc. for over 25 […]
Leonard Smith (4/22/2024) - Leonard Smith, 86 of Pershing passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2024. He was born on July 4, 1937, in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky to Keller View full obituary
Sarah Beth Puckett (4/22/2024) - Sarah Beth Puckett, age 50, passed away at Reid Health on April 16, 2024. She was born April 5, 1974, the daughter of Marianne Puckett View full obituary
Daphne Ripperger (4/22/2024) - RICHMOND, Ind. – Daphne Ripperger, a beacon of strength and inspiration, passed away on Thursday, April 18th, 2024, surrounded by her family. Born in London, England, on March 26, 1934, she touched the lives of many and will be dearly missed. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Carroll Ripperger; parents Anne and […]
Glen A. Sheley (4/21/2024) - Glen A. Sheley, age 90, of Eaton, OH passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at his residence.  He was born October 10, 1933 in Middletown, OH to the late Henry B. and Ilda Mae (Slough) Sheley.  Glen graduated from West Elkton High School and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Engineering in 1961 from […]
David Leroy Watts (4/21/2024) - David Leroy Watts, age 78, of Lewisburg, Ohio went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 20, 2024.  Born on July 11, 1945 in New Paris, Ohio, son of the late Orval & Margaret (Hackman) Watts.   David graduated from Jefferson High School in New Paris, Ohio in 1963.  He had worked for over […]
Charles Madison (4/21/2024) - Charles Madison, 91, of New Castle, passed away Friday, April 19, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 18, 1933, in West Jefferson, North Carolina to the late William D. Madison & Hazel (Allen) Storey. A full obituary will be available soon.
Mary Glenna Strawn (4/20/2024) - Mary Glenna Strawn, 80, of Connersville passed away Thursday, April 18, 2024 at the Hickory Creek Nursing Home of Connersville. She was born October 4, 1943 in Connersville, one of four children to the late Willard Walter and Vae Imogene Seever Strawn. She graduated from Connersville High School with the class of 1962, and also […]
Kevin Earl Lewis (4/20/2024) -    Kevin Earl Lewis, 62, passed away in the comfort of his home on Friday morning, April 19.    Kevin was born in Richmond, Indiana on March 7, 1962. He graduated from Northeastern High School in 1980. While at NHS, Kevin’s leadership traits shined in all directions. He served as Student Body President for 2 […]
Carolyn R. Hinson (4/19/2024) - Carolyn R. Hinson age 89 of Richmond died Thursday, April 18, 2024, at Reid Health. She was born on November 26, 1934, to Donald Earl View full obituary
Larry Joe Walters (4/19/2024) - Larry Joe “Moe” Walters, 64, Of Connersville passed away Monday morning, April 15, 2024 at Ambassador Healthcare of Centerville, Indiana. One of five children of the late James and Lucille Clark Walters, Moe was born in Connersville, Indiana on February 26, 1960 and graduated from Connersville High School with the class of 1978. Moe’s career […]
Donald “Don” Atkinson (4/19/2024) - Donald “Don” Eugene Atkinson, 95, of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 18, 2024. He was born on June 30, 1928 in Muncie, IN a son to the late William Jackson and Edna Elsie (York) Atkinson. Don retired from Delco Remy after 30 years of service. He enjoyed woodworking […]
John P. Sesslar (4/19/2024) - John P. Sesslar, age 68, a resident of Foundations in New Paris, Ohio died Thursday, April 18, 2024, at Kettering Health Dayton. John was born November 24, 1955, in Dayton, Ohio and was the son of the late Charles H. & Mary A. (Barbee) Sesslar, Jr.   A private graveside service will be held at […]
Adrian Levon Combs (4/19/2024) - Adrian L. Combs, 88, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday morning, April 17, 2024, at Compassus Hospice Hospital St. Vincent, Indianapolis, Indiana. The only child of the late Elmer L. and Josephine Elizabeth Helton Combs, Adrian was born on July 30, 1935 in Pebworth, Owsley County, Kentucky. In the late 1930s, they […]
William E. Eubank (4/18/2024) - William E. Eubank, age 84, of Rockvale, TN and formerly of Eaton, OH passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.  He was born February 11, 1940 in Dayton, OH to the late Leonard Sr. and Mildred (Beltz) Eubank.  He retired from General Motors as a Line Coordinator and was a U.S Army Veteran of the […]
Monique “Moe” Danielle Caldwell (4/18/2024) - Monique “Moe” Danielle Caldwell, 37, of New Castle, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, April 18, 2024. She was born December 14, 1986, in New Castle, IN. A 2005 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School, she was employed at Henry Community Health as a CNA. She had also been a traveling CNA, and just began working […]
Kenneth W. Wagers (4/18/2024) - CENTERVILLE, IN– Kenneth W. Wagers, age 65, of Centerville, Indiana, died Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at IU Health University Hospital. Born December 11, 1958, in Richmond, Indiana, to R.A. and Dolly D. Brown Wagers, Kenny lived all of his life in Wayne County. He was a 1977 graduate of Richmond High School. Kenny worked as […]
Marjorie Ann Rentfrow (4/18/2024) - Marjorie Ann (Miller) Rentfrow, age 83, passed away after a very long, fulfilled, and experienced life on April 16, 2024 while surrounded by her loving family and her special friend Paul Davis. She was born in Richmond, Indiana, on June 5, 1940, to Roy and Vernetta (Abrams) Miller and had lived in the area all […]
Edith Parker (4/18/2024) - Edith Parker 80 of Richmond passed away April 17, 2024. She was born August 24, 1943, in Jackson Co., Kentucky to Bill and Betty Tussey View full obituary
Diana A. Brower (4/18/2024) - Diana A. Brower, age 77, of Lewisburg, OH, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, April 18, 2024 at her residence with her loving family by her side. She was born on October 22, 1946 in Dayton, OH to the late Scorcher and Selma Little.  She was a lifetime member of the Eaton First […]
Joyce Elaine Dill (4/18/2024) - Joyce Elaine Dill, 77, of Hartford City passed away unexpectedly on April 14, 2024. She was born April 6, 1947, in Richmond to Robert Cannon View full obituary