Obituaries Nettle Creek Gazette September 1, 2015, 2015    
Ida B. Shuminoff
Rchmond, IN - Ida B. “Irene” Shuminoff, age 75, of Richmond, died Saturday, August 29, 2015, at her home.
Born January 5, 1940, in Fredericksburg, Virginia, to Elmer and Blanche Emery Springer, Irene had lived in Richmond since 1963. She was a 1959 graduate of James Monroe High School in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Irene retired from the Richmond State Hospital in 2005 after working 28 years as a Dietary Supervisor. She was a loving mother and grandmother, known as “Memaw” and “G-g” to her grandchildren. Irene enjoyed playing Euchre and Bingo. She was a strong woman who always put others first.
Survivors include her daughters, Cathy (Larry) Helton and Cynthia (Jerry) Delucio, both of Richmond; sons, James E. (Shelly) Shuminoff and Michael Shuminoff, both of Richmond and Richard (Cindy Durham) Shuminoff of Economy, Indiana; nine grandchildren, Travis Morris, Cheryl (Jason) Damrell, Monty (Mindy) Steelman, Diane (Shawn) Vinson, Alisha Delucio, Jeremy Delucio, Stephanie Delucio, Ryan Shuminoff, and Rachel Shuminoff; seven greatgrandchildren, Shyanne Vinson, Phillip Damrell, Zachary Damrell, Ja-Riyah Delucio, Jesse Vinson, Aubriana Holland, and Holsten Delucio; sisters, Inez (Dicky) Smith of Spotsylvania County, Virginia, and Elsie Faulconer of Fredericksburg, Virginia; brothers, George (Carol) Springer of Madison Heights, Virginia, and Carroll (Janice) Springer of King George, Virginia; nieces; nephews; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James P. Shuminoff, who died July 16, 2010; parents; sisters, Sylvia Collins and Flora Sherrill; and brother, Joseph Springer.
Visitation for Ida B. Shuminoff will be from 4 to 8:00 p.m.Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National RoadWest, Richmond. A public graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m.Thursday, September 3, 2015, at Earlham Cemetery - Veteran’s Field of Honor with Mark Minor officiating.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome. com.
Erma Lou Rich
Richmond, IN - Erma Lou Rich, age 87, of Richmond, died Thursday, August 6, 2015, at Reid Health.
Born August 17, 1927, in Millville, Indiana, to Ben P. and Opal Wilson Wood, Erma lived most of her life in this community. She had worked as a secretary for Perfect Circle in Hagerstown, Indiana, the Episcopal Diocese of Quincy, Illinois, and retired after many years of working for the Reid Hospital Foundation. Erma was an active member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, serving numerous times on the Vestry and was active in the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis. She volunteered with many local groups and agencies, including Sister Cities of Richmond and the Wayne County Historical Museum. Erma didn’t know a stranger and she loved the community and its people.
Survivors include her nephews, Joe (Gloria Sargent) Yeoman of Glasgow, Montana, Don (Robin) Yeoman of Southport, North Carolina, John (Lynn) Bigrow of Shirley, New York, and DeWayne (Judy) Yeoman of Boonville, Indiana; great-niece, Robyn Yeoman Stark of Remington, Indiana; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Rich, who died in 2005; parents; sisters, Arel Kendall and Agnes Yeoman; and niece, Delores Yeoman Bigrow.
There will be no public visitation. Rite of Christian Burial will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, September 12, 2015, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 800 N. A Street, Richmond, with The Rev. Susan Bennett officiating. Entombment will be in St. Paul’s Episcopal Columbarium. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Episcopal Relief and Development, P.O. Box 12043, Newark, NJ 07101.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Mary Ruth Rinehart
Hagerstown, IN - Mary Ruth Rinehart, 75, of Hagerstown, died unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday, August 11, 2015.
She was born in New Castle on August 1, 1940 to Rev. George Carvin and Ida (Carender) Riley. She lived most of her life in the Hagerstown area.
Mary was a 1959 graduate of Centerville High School. She was a member of Chicago Corner Christian Church, where she has served on the advisory board, as Sunday School Teacher and often played the piano and sang. She was a 24 year member of Daughters of the American Revolution of Richmond Indiana Chapter and was four times past Regent. She was past president of General Federation of Women's Clubs, Past President of Progressive Literary Club, a former Girl Scout leader, served on the 4-H advisory board and a former board member of Historic Hagerstown.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Jerry L. Rinehart; two children, Carvin L. Rinehart of Richmond and Pamela Polk (Daniel) of Salem, SC; a grandson, Brian Carriger; siblings Christine Farmer of Richmond, Samuel Riley of Lancaster, KY, David Riley (Phyllis) of East Germantown, Martha Witham (Bob) of New Castle, Tina Sells (Bethel) of Shirley, IN, John Riley of Crossville, TN and Tracy Peacock of Lawrenceburg, KY; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald C. Riley.
Visitation will be 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, August 15, at Chicago Corner Christian Church. Services will follow at 1:00 P.M. Pastor Roger Hendricks will officiate. Burial will follow in Chicago Corner Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Chicago Corner Christian Church, 8405 E. SR 38, New Castle, IN 47362.
Culberson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com
Dennis Stephen Duncan
Richmond, IN - Dennis Stephen “Steve” Duncan, age 66, of Richmond, died Friday, August 14, 2015, at his home.
Born November 2, 1948, in Monterey, California, to Ronald Keith and Margaret Marie Stephenson Duncan, Steve had lived most of his life in Richmond. He served in the United States Army. Steve owned Duncan Heating and Air and D&D Heating and Air and had been in the heating and air business for 44 years. He was a life member of VFW Kirk-Little Post 1108 and a long-time member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 167. Steve enjoyed his church, bowling, and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Deborah Ann Holt Duncan to whom he was married on April 17, 1970; daughter, Lisa Lynn Brown of Richmond; son, Steven Lee (Tanya) Duncan of Richmond; grandchildren, Kirsti Vandevord of Indianapolis, Indiana, Tyler Brown of Richmond, and Khai Duncan, Kaleb Duncan, Konner Duncan, and Kasen Duncan, all of Centerville, Indiana; siblings, Ann (John) Whitesell of Ohio, Karen, Janet Eversole of Richmond, Kenny (Pat) Young of Richmond, Pat (Barb) Kidder of Hagerstown, Indiana, and Pam Kidder of Richmond; nieces; nephews; aunt; uncle; cousins; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father; mother, Margaret Marie Stephenson Kidder; granddaughter, Ashley Niqole Vandevord; and best friend, Earl Farmer.
Visitation for Dennis Stephen “Steve” Duncan will be from 5 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 19, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Dwight Kruger officiating. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery-Veteran's Field of Honor with military honors provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Annette Marie Goble
Richmond, IN - Annette Marie Goble 57 of Richmond died Thursday August 13, 2015 at her home. She was born October 24, 1957 in Phoenix, Arizona to Franklin Ross and Dorothy Joan Farr Phenis and lived here most of her life.
Annette worked at Holland Colors 29 years. She was a former member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and attended Fountain City Wesleyan Church. She loved her family and enjoyed being with her grandchildren.
Survivors include two sons Jeffrey (Amanda) Goble Jr. of Fountain City and Nicholas (Angelena) Goble of Richmond, four grandchildren Dylan, Kaylan, Hayden, and Hadley Goble, her mother, four brothers and sisters Gary Phenis, Scott Franklin, Michelle Smith, and Joanna McGathey, nieces and nephews, her mother-in-law Zoe Goble, former husband Jeff Goble, and her brothers and sisters-in-law. She is preceded in death by her father, one sister Deborah Kay Phenis, and her sister-in-law Sheilia Greulich.
Memorial services will be 7:00 P.M. Wednesday August 19, 2015 at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Vincent officiating. Friends may call 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.stegallberheideorr.com.
Thurlow W. Harter
Richmond, IN – Thurlow W. “Doe” Harter, age 86, of Richmond, died Friday, August 14, 2015, at Ambassador Health Care.
Born February 14, 1929, in Frankfort, Indiana, to Chester S. and Ida Ivern Rhoades Harter, Doe was a resident of Richmond most of his life. He was a 1947 graduate of Richmond High School and attended Olivet Nazarene College. Doe was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served during the Korean War. He served on the Richmond City Police Department from 1956 to 1979, and later worked security of various kinds including Earlham College and The Leland. Doe was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene and a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of Police.
Survivors include his daughters, Brenda (David) Caudle of Kansas City, Missouri, Julie Johnson (fiance Tom Koester) of Richmond, and Lori Oakes of Hagerstown, Indiana; sons, Dwayne Harter of Richmond and Larry (Kim) Harter of Columbus, Ohio; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one on the way; sisters, Ruth Runyon of Carbon, Indiana, and Marilyn (Don) Williamson of Bradenton, Florida; nieces; nephews; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Edna M. Rugg; and brother, Donald Harter.
Memorial visitation for Thurlow W. “Doe” Harter will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at First Church of the Nazarene, 1600 Chester Boulevard, Richmond. Memorial service will follow at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at First Church of the Nazarene with Rev. David Caudle and Rev. Ron Karkosky officiating. Honors will be provided by the Richmond Police Department and military honors provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery Veteran's Field of Honor at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond.
James R. Shore
Hagerstown, IN - James Ray Shore, 78, of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at Reid Hospital
He was born on September 18, 1936 to James Ray and Lura Shore and was a life long resident of the Hagerstown area. Jim was a retired employee of Perfect Circle / Dana Corp. In addition to his love of family, Jim enjoyed boating, traveling, IU basketball and his dog Nick.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Shore; 2 children, Darren Shore of Hagerstown and Kim Goins of Richmond; 2 step-sons, Gregg Duvall of Colorado and Jeff Duvall of Florida; 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 12 noon to 1:00 P.M. Thursday, August 13, at Culberson Funeral Home. Services will follow at 1:00 P.M. Pastor Rodney Frieden will officiate. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com
Memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209-4830.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Anna Marie Cross
New Castle, IN - Anna Marie Cross, age 56, of New Castle, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at her residence. She was born July 3, 1959 in Muncie, Indiana to Alfred L. Kennedy, Sr. and Joyce Hopkins.
Anna was a 1977 graduate of Union High School and a 1992 graduate of Ivy Tech majoring in Data Processing. She had worked at the New Castle-Henry County Public Library and owned Fast Print in New Castle. Anna also was a substitute teacher for Blue River and Union School corporations. She was a member of the Mooreland Friends Meeting. Anna enjoyed reading and playing computer games.
Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Steve Cross of New Castle; two daughters, Stephania Cross and Sarah Johnson; two grandchildren, Emma and Christopher JR.; siblings, Jack L. (Brenda Kay) Kennedy of KS, Buddy (Brenda Gay) Kennedy of DeSoto, IN, Theresa S. Addis of FL, Ruth Ann Kennedy (Jim MacDonald) of FL and Judy Kennedy-Caccamo (Don Fisher) FL; step-siblings, Debbie and Donnie Hopkins; eighteen nieces and nephews and eighteen great nieces and great nephews; mother and father-in-law, Bud and Barbara Cross of Economy; two sisters-in-law, Vickie (Jerrell) Dennis of New Castle and Terry (Neil) Donohue of AZ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three step-siblings, Robert Hopkins, Danny Joe Hopkins and Omar Edward Hopkins; brother-in-law, Jeff Cross and a niece, Jessica Dailey.
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Services were Friday, August 7, 2015 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Services in New Castle with Reverend Thomas Current officiating. Burial followed in West Lawn Cemetery in Hagerstown.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Mooreland Friends Meeting/ Mooreland Food Pantry, PO Box 180, Mooreland, IN 47360, or NCHC Public Library Reading Program, 376 S. 15th Street, New Castle, IN 47362. Condolences and memories of Anna may be expressed at www.hinsey-brown.com.
Samuel Polver
Richmond, IN - Samuel Polver, age 86, of Richmond died peacefully at home on August 2, 2015.
Born and lived his entire life in Richmond. He retired from Dana Corporation (formerly Perfect Circle), camshaft division in 1987 after over 35 years. He was an active member of the local UAW union. He loved the game of golf, being a member of Glen Miller golf course. He played golf almost daily until the age of 81. He traveled to Florida yearly and around courses in Indiana and Ohio to play golf. He was extremely proud of his “holes in one.”
Survivors include his wife of 35 years Carol and his three sons Mark (Sandy) Polver, John (Marie) Polver all from Richmond and Michael (Jen) Polver of Alpharetta, Georgia. Grandchildren Todd (Rhonda) Polver of Jefferson, Texas, Angie (Scott) Livesay of Cincinnati, Ohio, Andrew Polver and Colin Polver of Richmond and several great grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers and sisters; Elmer (Wanda) Hawkins, Jack (Deloris) Hawkins, Dave (Shelly) Hawkins, Ben Hawkins, Susie (David) Bond all of Richmond; Joe (Becky) Hawkins of Greensfork and Helen (Tom) Vickroy of Moores Hill, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents father Samuel Polver and Mother and stepfather Florence and Oscar Hawkins and three brothers Billy Hawkins, Don Hawkins and Dick Hawkins. He also leaves step children Bart Brammer of Spring Hill, Tennesee, Teresa Moore of Cambridge City, Indiana, David (Carolyn) Duning of New Paris, Ohio, Beth (David) Eldridge of Richmond and his best friend his poodle Bullet.
Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Thursday (August 6, 2015) in Riggle Waltermann Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare Shelter of Richmond (1825 Chester Blvd. Richmond, Indiana 47374).
David Allen Bushman
Greens Fork, IN – David Bushman, RPh, age 59, of Greens Fork, Indiana, passed away Monday, August 3, 2015, at Reid Health.
David was born on February 1, 1956, in Frankfort, Indiana, to Harry and Jenny Bushman. He graduated from Vincennes Lincoln High School in 1974, and obtained a BS degree in Pharmacy from Butler University in 1979. David worked as a registered Pharmacist in East-Central Indiana throughout his career.
In his spare time, David enjoyed working outdoors with his family, planting trees, and naturalizing the land. He was an avid sports fan. David was an eclectic collector of teddy bears, lighthouses, resin figurines, and antiques. He enjoyed various hobbies through the activities of his children, which included, coaching little league baseball and soccer and supporting the high school marching band. As an adjunct instructor at IU East, he taught pharmacy technicians entering the field. David provided mentorship to many pharmacists through supervision during internship, preparing them for state board licensure.
Surviving family includes his wife of nearly 36 years, Deborah Williams Bushman, to whom he was married on August 18, 1979. Together they raised Michael (Lauren) Bushman of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Angela Symons of Greens Fork, Indiana. He is also survived by his parents, Harry and Jenny Bushman of Frankfort, Indiana; sister, Pam (Frank) Misner of Carbon, Indiana; aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends. He is also survived by Deborah’s parents, Rich and Jacki Williams of Greens Fork, Indiana; her sister, Sheryl (Peter) Isenberg of Carmel, Indiana; aunt; uncle; cousins; and friends.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Brad Bushman and sister-in-law, Suzanne Williams.
Visitation for David Bushman will be from 4 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, August 7, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. A Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Terry Cochran officiating. David will be laid to rest at Greens Fork South Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Animal Care Alliance Company, 4101 National Road West, Richmond, IN 47374 or Help The Animals, Inc., P. O. Box 117, Richmond, IN 47375 or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Marjorie Violet Bruns
Hagerstown,, IN - Marjorie Violet Bruns, age 82 passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.
Marjorie was born April 20, 1933 and was a lifelong resident of Wayne County.
She enjoyed bingo, bird watching and socializing, but more than anything enjoyed spending time with her family, including daughter Janet Misner (Will) of Newburgh, Indiana; son, Jeff (Cheryl) Bruns and granddaughters Stephanie (Daniel) Shaffer and Sara Bruns of Indianapolis. In addition, she is survived by her sister Joan Emery, special nieces Jill Emery and Jane Muller as well as many other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Elmer, in 2005, parents
John and Mabel LaMar, siblings Walter, Victor, Donald and Grace Lamar.
Many thanks to the Golden Living staff for their loving and special care during her 10 years as a resident.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Reid Health Foundation, Richmond, Indiana.
Culberson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com
Iva Lou Medsker Wisener
Losantville, IN - Iva Lou Medsker Wisener, 86, of Losantville, passed away at her home on Monday, August 3, 2015.
She was born near Modoc on April 22, 1929 to Russell and Mildred (Covalt) Medsker and was a life long resident of the area. She was a member of Winchester First Church of the Nazarene and Order of Eastern Star. Along with her husband, she operated a group home near Modoc for many years.
Survivors include her children, James Wisener (Ann) of Modoc, Sharon Ragan of Losantville, Dawn Stanley of Indianapolis, Joannia Wisener of Florida, Jim Lawson, Bill Hubbard and Jonathon Wisener, all of Losantville; grandchildren, Brook Glaser (Matt) and Dane Wisener (Lindsay); great-grandchildren Madelyne Glaser, Brycen Glaser and Daxton Wisener.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Junior Wisener, in 2000 and a grandson, Chad Robert Earl Wisener.
Visitation will be 11 AM to 1 PM Friday, August 7, at Winchester First Church of the Nazarene. Services will follow at 2:00 PM. Rev. Danny Hines will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery near Losantville.
The family wishes to express their thanks to all of the caregivers from hospice, Dr. Bruce Ippel and also to ask that memorials be made to Winchester First Church of the Nazarene, P.O. Box 3, Winchester, IN 47394.
Culberson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com.
Karen Dianne Adams
Richmond, IN - Karen Dianne Adams was born June 29th, 1944 in Richmond, Indiana to James and Lois Davidson, passed away early in the morning on Sunday, July 26, 2015.
Dianne was an active parishioner at St. Paul's Lutheran Church for nearly 50 years and involved in Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority for over 40 years. She was a graduate of Richmond Senior High and had taken courses at Indiana University East. For over 30 years Dianne had worked as a certified Para-Optometric Technician.
She enjoyed reading, traveling, spending time with family and the outdoor gardening of her flower beds.
She is survived by her sister Janie Hill of Indianapolis; Ex-husband, Richard E. Adams of Liberty; Son, Richard C Adams, of Richmond; Grandson, Steven Dylan Snowden of Milton and 1 great grandchild.
Visitation and a Memorial service will take place at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Richmond from 5-8 PM on Wednesday, July 29th 2015.
The family requests that donations be made in Dianne's name to the American Cancer Society, Alzheimer's Association, and/or St. Paul's Lutheran Church in lieu of flowers.
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com.
Richard Lacey
Fountain City, IN - Richard E. Lacey, 81, of Fountain City, passed away on Sunday, August 2, at his residence. He was born on September 18, 1933 in Campbellstown, Ohio to Clifford E. and Flora Irene Worley Lacey. He lived in the Fountain City Community since 1934 and was a 1951 graduate of Fountain City High School, where he was a player on the basketball sectional championship team of 1949. He was drafted into the US Navy in 1955 and served as a Yeoman aboard the USS Essex prior to his honorable discharge in 1957.
Richard farmed most of his life and was retired from Harvest Land COOP. He had formerly worked for the US Postal Service and Avco. He was a member of the Hopewell United Methodist Church. He enjoyed solving word search puzzles and watching basketball among other sports.
Richard will be missed by his wife of 60 years, the former Dolores Tudor, whom he married on September 26, 1954; daughters & sons-in-law, Melissa & Daniel Kramer and Michelle & Chuck Haager; sons & daughters-in-law, Scott & Tammy Lacey, Randall & Suzi Lacey and Darren & Bonnie Lacey; seven granddaughters, seven grandsons, sister & brother-in-law, Reita Bell & Robert Byrket; sisterin- law, Carolyn Lacey and several nieces & nephews.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Reed Lacey.
A celebration of Richard’s life will be conducted at a later date, followed by interment inWillow Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are encouraged to the charitable organization of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at www. smithmcquistonwebster. com .
Richard D. Hine
Greens Fork, IN - Richard D. "Dean" Hine, age 61, of Greens Fork, Indiana, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at his home.Born October 1, 1953, in Allendale, South Carolina, to Raymond and Jessie Reinecke Hine, he lived most of his life in Greens Fork, Indiana. Dean had been a welder for Western Cullen Hayes, Inc. He was a volunteer firefighter for 25 years for Greens Fork Fire Department. Dean enjoyed hunting, fishing, skydiving, and making stained glass. He was a Jimmy Johnson NASCAR fan. Dean was a very giving man who loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Brenda Brumbaugh Hine, to whom he was married on November 15, 1974; children, Richard Hine Jr. of Greens Fork, Indiana, and Sarah Hine of Hagerstown, Indiana; four grandchildren, Trenten and Kyle Cougill and Raelee and Brantley Hine; sister, Brenda Roberts (Tony Doyle) of Kentucky; brothers, Dan (Rosalee) Hine of Mooresville, Indiana, and Dale (Carrie) Hine of Nevada; nieces; nephews; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Fred Hine; and sister, Oleta Kinney.
A memorial visitation for Richard D. Hine will be held from 12 to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. A memorial service will follow at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Rod Beheler officiating.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Richard E. Pitts
Hagerstown, IN - Richard Eugene Pitts, 87, was born January 11, 1928 in Richmond, the son of Forrest and Grace (Knoll) Pitts. He died Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Reid Hospital, following a short illness.
Richard graduated from Hagerstown High School and served in the US Navy. On September 11, 1949 he married Rachel L. Holler of Hagerstown. He was a life long resident of Wayne County, retired from Dana Corporation after 30 years of service and farmed for 56 years. He was a member of Perfect Circle 25 year Club and UAW Local 1601. He attended New Testament Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Rachel; children Rebecca Collis (Tom Bertsch), Ramona Owens and Randy Pitts, all of Hagerstown; six granddaughters, Jennifer (Matt) Lake, Abigail (Jeff) Marshall, Tabitha (Jon) Robinson, Serena (Travis) Summers, Jill (Bryan) Curts and Lindsay Pitts; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruth (John) Waters of Crossville, TN.
Visitation will be 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon on Saturday, July 25, at Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Services will follow at 12 noon. Pastor Rod Beheler will officiate. Burial will be in Brick Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com.
Dale Hamilton
Hagerstown, IN - Dale Hamilton, age 88, of Hagerstown died Friday, July 17, 2015. He was born September 29, 1926 to Harry D. and Dorothy Drumm Hamilton at their home in Delaware County, Indiana.
Dale graduated from Center High School in 1944 where he had the distinction of perfect attendance for all 12 years of school. Dale was a veteran of the United States Army in WWII. He moved to their farm north of Hagerstown in 1959 and was a lifelong farmer. He demonstrated love of his family and the land, a strong work ethic and quiet faith throughout his life. Dale was a member of West River Friends Church and a 66 year member of Whitney Lodge #229 F&AM, New Burlington.
Dale is survived by, and will be truly missed by, his wife of 65 years, Nona L. Clevenger Hamilton; daughters Jo Ellen (Dan) Ballenger of Hagerstown, IN and Nancy (Rob) Bush of Hamilton, OH; grandchildren Natalie Bush and Chad (Stacie) Ballenger and great grandson Cooper Ballenger; brothers Stephen (Mary Lee deceased) Hamilton and David (Carol) Hamilton; sisters Katie (Malcolm deceased) Julian and Frances (John) Parkison as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Lois (Max) Fitzpatrick and Carolyn (Bill deceased) Necessary.
Friends may call at Culberson Funeral Home in Hagerstown on Tuesday, July 21, from 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at West River Friends Church on Wednesday, July 22, at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Rick Schoeff officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Randolph County, where military graveside services will be conducted by American Legion Post 333.
The family would like to extend appreciation to caregivers Sandy Poe and Susan Adkins for their care and support.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to West River Friends Church, 10636 Lacy Road, Economy, Indiana or the Nettle Creek Senior Center, 327 E. Main Street, Hagerstown, Indiana.
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com.
Charles K. Fahien
Charles K. Fahien, 82, of Tampa, FL passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Melech House in Temple Terrace, FL under the care of LifePath Hospice.
Born in Williamsburg, IN to Mary (Kane) and Ernest Duke Fahien, he graduated high school in Webster, IN. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and earned a Bachelor and Master Degree from Ball State University. He became a teacher and coach at Webster High School. Later he taught at Centerville Junior High and was recruited by the FBI and served 20 years.
Charley is survived by his wife of 37 years, Carol Lindsey-Fahien; two sons, Gregory (Suzanne) of Montoursville, PA and Daniel of Longs, SC; two daughters, Amy (David) Maffett and Erin (Joseph) Ferroir of Tampa; sister, Nora (Elmer) Turner of New Paris, OH; seven grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister Mary Louise Mitchell of Calif., two brothers William of Centerville, IN & Robert of Tampa, FL.
Graveside services with full military honors were held July 3, 2015 at Florida National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 4801 86th Avenue, Pinellas Park, FL 33782.
Joe Allen Dill
Richmond, IN - Joe Allen Dill, age 55, of Richmond, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at his home.
Born August 28, 1959, in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, to James Allen and Janice Lou Thornburg Dill, Joe was formerly of Hagerstown and was a 1977 graduate of Hagerstown High School. Joe had been an HVAC installer for many years.
Survivors include his siblings, Jeff Dill of Johnson City, Tennessee, and Jayma (Howard) Randolph of Richmond; sister-in-law, Dreama Dill of Richmond; many aunts, uncles, niece, nephews, cousins, and many friends, including Carol Tripp-Dill.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James Kevin Dill who died in 2008.
A private burial will be held at a later date in Fountain Park Cemetery in Winchester, Indiana.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Wilma Lavonne Smith
Richmond, IN - Wilma Lavonne Smith, age 71, of Richmond, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family.
Born December 6, 1943, in Richmond, Indiana, to Roscoe and Eliza Philbeck Kidwell, Lavonne lived most of her life in Richmond. She worked at the Wayne County Courthouse as Secretary for Eric Coulter and formerly worked for Dr. Reising and Dr. Burkhardt, WIC, Reid Hospital and Ivy Tech.
Lavonne’s family and children were most important in her life and they were a tight-knit family. She enjoyed crafts, cooking, gardening, and was known to have a green thumb. Lavonne had a peaceful life and looked forward to Heaven.
Survivors include her husband of 37, years Jim Smith, whom she married April 26, 1978; children, Robert Michael Tegeler of Bloomington, Indiana, Laura Tegeler (David Drook) of Richmond, Dana Marie (Eric) Kritzer of Bloomington, Indiana, and Cindy (Bill) Stockberger of Hagerstown, Indiana; step-children, Greg Smith of Phoenix, Arizona and Rick Smith of Salt Lake City, Utah; grandchildren, David, Alan, Alexander, Morgan, Miranda, Michael, Mattie, Alex, Richie, and Jack; great-grandson, Oliver; sisters, Minnie Bernice Weiss of Dayton, Ohio, and Glenna Tewell of Connersville, Indiana; sister-in-law, Tina Getz of New Mexico; nieces; nephews; and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Kurtiss Kidwell; and sister, Myrtle Loraine Gentry.
Funeral service were Monday, July 13, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. H. Lynn Seagraves and Bill Stockberger officiating. Burial was in Earlham Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society, Wayne County Unit, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278 or Help The Animals, Inc., P.O. Box 117, Richmond, IN 47375.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Leonard F. Clark
Richmond, IN - Leonard F. Clark 63 of Richmond passed away July 9, 2015 in his home after a long illness. He was born February 10, 1952 in Winchester, Kentucky and lived here for most of his life.
He retired in 1998 from Dana Perfect Circle; he was a member of the Congregational Christian United Church of Christ in Hagerstown and was a council member of the Richmond Senior Community Center.
He is wife of 28 years Wanda Jean “Jeanie” Clark of Richmond, three daughters Sherry Lawson of Muncie, Betty Goins, Delores Clark both of Richmond, one stepson Jeff and Regina Matthews, one stepdaughter Lori and Steve Matthews -Flannery both of Connersville, four grandchildren Josh O’Donnell, Jessica O’Donnell, Alexandria Goins, Kiernan Clark all of Richmond, two step grandchildren Jacob Matthews of Indianapolis, Draydon Matthews of New Castle, three sisters, Maggie Kirkland and (Mike Shannon) of Palm Bay, Florida, Roxie and Lester Spoon of Martinsville, Vickie Clark of Greensburg, two sister in-laws Carol Collier of Connersville, Bonnie and Fred berry of Xenia, Ohio, two aunts Virginia Mason of Cleveland, Tennessee, Ann Brewer of Florence, Kentucky, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter Joyce Lynn Clark, infant son Leonard Duane Clark, maternal and paternal grandparents and his beloved dog Niki.
The family would like to thank the Staff at Hospice Advantage in Muncie for their service and care.
A memorial service will be 2:00PM Saturday July 18, 2015 at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with Ray Armstrong officiating; friends may call from 1:00PM to 2:00PM Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Richmond Senior Community Center 1600 south 2nd street, Richmond, Indiana 47374. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.stegallberheideorr.com
Wilma Lavonne Smith
Richmond, IN - Wilma Lavonne Smith, age 71, of Richmond, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family.
Born December 6, 1943, in Richmond, Indiana, to Roscoe and Eliza Philbeck Kidwell, Lavonne lived most of her life in Richmond. She worked at the Wayne County Courthouse as Secretary for Eric Coulter and formerly worked for Dr. Reising and Dr. Burkhardt, WIC, Reid Hospital and Ivy Tech. Lavonne’s family and children were most important in her life and they were a tight-knit family. She enjoyed crafts, cooking, gardening, and was known to have a green thumb. Lavonne had a peaceful life and looked forward to Heaven.
Survivors include her husband of 37, years Jim Smith, whom she married April 26, 1978; children, Robert Michael Tegeler of Bloomington, Indiana, Laura Tegeler (David Drook) of Richmond, Dana Marie (Eric) Kritzer of Bloomington, Indiana, and Cindy (Bill) Stockberger of Hagerstown, Indiana; step-children, Greg Smith of Phoenix, Arizona and Rick Smith of Salt Lake City, Utah; grandchildren, David, Alan, Alexander, Morgan, Miranda, Michael, Mattie, Alex, Richie, and Jack; great-grandson, Oliver; sisters, Minnie Bernice Weiss of Dayton, Ohio, and Glenna Tewell of Connersville, Indiana; sister-in-law, Tina Getz of New Mexico; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Kurtiss Kidwell; and sister, Myrtle Loraine Gentry.
Visitation for Wilma Lavonne Smith will be from 4 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 13, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. H. Lynn Seagraves and Bill Stockberger officiating. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society, Wayne County Unit, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278 or Help The Animals, Inc., P.O. Box 117, Richmond, IN 47375.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com
Richard A. Cheeseman
Richmond, Ind. - Richard A. Cheeseman, age 90, of Richmond, died Saturday (July 4, 2015) at his residence. He was born near Greens Fork on November 21, 1924 to Earl and Beatrice Ward Cheeseman and had lived here all of his life. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a retired 30 year employee of the Palladium-Item. He also farmed and was a member of Saint Andrew Church.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Barbara Cheeseman; children, Victoria (John) Hauptstueck, Charles Cheeseman, Angela (Rick) Revalee, Mary Mercer; son-in-law Steve Fulton; daughter-in-law Debbie Cheeseman; 15 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, a daughter, Nicolette Fulton, son, Richard Cheeseman, Jr. and three brothers are also deceased.
Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday (July 10, 2015) in Saint Andrew Church. Burial will be in Saint Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday (July 10, 2015) from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Seton Catholic High School, 240 South 6th Street, Richmond, Indiana 47374. Riggle "" Waltermann Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. www.riggle-waltermann.com
Joe Allen Dill
Richmond, IN - Joe Allen Dill, age 55, of Richmond, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at his home.
Born August 28, 1959, in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, to James Allen and Janice Lou Thornburg Dill, Joe was formerly of Hagerstown and was a 1977 graduate of Hagerstown High School. Joe had been an HVAC installer for many years.
Survivors include his siblings, Jeff Dill of Johnson City, Tennessee, and Jayma (Howard) Randolph of Richmond; sister-in-law, Dreama Dill of Richmond; many aunts, uncles, niece, nephews, cousins, and many friends, including Carol Tripp-Dill.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James Kevin Dill who died in 2008.
A memorial visitation for Joe Allen Dill will be held from 5 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 10, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. A private burial will be held at a later date in Fountain Park Cemetery in Winchester, Indiana.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Donn Foulke
Hagerstown, IN - Donn Foulke, age 94, of Hagerstown, passed away Monday, July 6, 2015 at Hancock Regional Hospital. He was born February 3, 1921 in New Castle to the late Russell and Mary Fern (Wisehart) Foulke.
He was a graduate of Hagerstown High School and AH Purdue University. Donn was a lifelong farmer in the Millville area, he had formerly been employed at Perfect Circle in Hagerstown. He was a veteran of the United States Army in WWII at the Battle of the Bulge. He also served in Austria, England, Northern Ireland, Germany and France. He was a recipient of 4 bronze stars and WWII Victory Medal. Donn was past president of the Hagerstown School Board from 1977-1980. He also served on the Boards of Brick Church Cemetery and Chicago Corner Christian Church where he also served as an elder. He served on the High School Vocational board for four years. Donn was past commander and physical officer of the American Legion Post 333 in Hagerstown, where he had been a member for over 60 years. He received the Good Neighbor Award and American Legion 50 plus year award. For the past 17 years, he enjoyed spending 6 months in Florida.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Marcia (Elwood) Foulke; daughter, Donnae (Jim) Strother of Millville; son, James Foulke of Hagerstown; stepchildren, Jennifer Shafer of Indianapolis, Mark (April) Shafer of Hagerstown and Robert (Kim) Solomon of Connersville; grandchildren, Cole Solomon of Connersville, Shelley and Anna Shafer of Hagerstown, Nickie (Nate) Walker of New Castle; three great grandchildren; two sisters, Marty Brown of Hagerstown and Betty Fox of Ft. Worth, TX; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Foulke; brother, James Foulke; step-daughter, Cheryl Solomon; mother-in-law, Olive Elwood.
Services will be at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle with Reverend Rodney Frieden officiating. Burial will follow in Brick Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimers Association, 50 E 91st ST STE 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209-4830. Condolences and memories of Donn may be expressed at www.hinsey-brown.com.
 
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