Obituaries


James “Jim” R. Gephart

James R. Gephart (Jim), 90, passed away on December 16th, 2018, after a brief illness.  Jim was a funeral home and nursing home Owner, having operated the Gephart Funeral Home and Gephart Insurance Agency in Ladoga, IN from 1959-1970.  Jim and his wife also built and operated 5 nursing homes […]


Richard Kenneth Pronckus

Richard Kenneth Pronckus, 85 of Bainbridge, passed away December 24, 2018. He was born on July 25, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Chris and Patricia (Kaugth) Pronckus. On July 14, 2015 he married Martha (Stevens) Pronchus. She survives. After graduating high school, Richard attended college and then served […]


Ruby Pearl Bell

  Ruby Pearl (Riddle) Bell, 93 passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Danville Regional Rehabilitation Center.   She was born on September 12, 1925 in Barnard, IN to Claude E. and Vernie Jane (Walls) Riddle. She married Hubert Maynard Bell in 1945. Prior to marriage she worked in the […]


Diana Lee Breedlove

Diana Lee Breedlove, 70 of Lebanon, went to her home in Heaven on Monday, December 17, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was born in Lebanon on July 5, 1948 to the late Richard Harboldt and Janet (Williams) Baer.  On August 17, 1963 she married Kenneth Breedlove. He preceded her […]


Nina Smith

Nina B. Smith, 72, of Bainbridge passed away, Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Hendricks Regional Health. She was born on May 10 ,1946 in Indianapolis to the late Everett and Katherine (Taylor) Smith. On September 1, 1967 she married John D. Smith. He preceded her in death on July 16, […]


Donald Eugene Lahrman

Donald Eugene Lahrman, of Zionsville, went to his Heavenly home Sunday, December 9, 2018 at his residence. He was born on April 21, 1936 in Lafayette, Indiana to the late Albert A. and Mary E. (Durr) Lahrman. On August 26, 1958 he married the love of his life, Sandra Lucille […]


Bobby Crawley

Bobby Ray Crawley, 89 of Bainbridge, passed way on December 6, 2018 at Putnam County Hospital, Greencastle, IN.  He was born July 12, 1929 in Greencastle to Thomas Jefferson and Vera Mae (Smith) Crawley. He married Roberta Crawley. After graduating from Roachdale High School he served in the Army during […]


Marion Clifford Cook

Marion Clifford Cook, 88, of Ladoga passed away December 6, 2018 at his residence.  He was born January 22, 1930 in Morning View, Kentucky to Jesse C. and Mamie L. (Cope) Cook. His first wife, Marcia A. Cook, passed away February 2, 2005. He married Jo Ann Peffley (Overholser) Cook […]


Mary Ann York

Mary Ann York, of Ladoga, passed away on November 30 2018, at Franciscan Health East, Lafayette, IN. She was born on August 31, 1949 in Clay County, Tennessee to the late Abe and Clarice (White) Likens. She married Hershel York on April 3, 1967 in Celina, Tennessee, and he survives. Mary […]


Dennis Gentry

Dennis Earl Gentry, Roachdale, died November 24, 2018.  He was born May 19, 1942 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Earl and Ruth Keck Gentry.  On October 24, 1959, he married his best friend, Virginia Lee Windmiller, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Dennis spent 28 years in […]


Bobby Joe Smith

Bobby Joe Smith, 60 of Ladoga died at 4:15 pm on November 23, 2018 surrounded by the love of his life and his sons. Bob was born August 6, 1958 to a Robert L. Smith and Betty L. (Smith) in Nebraska. Bob graduated from Job Corps in 1976. Bob started […]


James E. Simpson

James E. Simpson, 77 of Roachdale passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at Danville Regional Rehabilitation. He was born in Crawfordsville, July 16, 1941 to the late James O. and Helen (Howard) Simpson. He graduated from Roachdale High School with the class of 1959. Mr. Simpson worked at Raybestos in […]


Herschell Asher

Herschell Edwin Asher, 90 of Roachdale, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018 surrounded by his family at the home of his daughter in Fincastle. He was born March 18, 1928 in Brownsburg to Byron and Nina Asher. He was raised on the family farm just outside of Roachdale. Herschell married […]


Jackie “Jack” R. Jones

Jackie “Jack” Ray Jones, 78 of Roachdale, peacefully went to be with the Lord surrounded by his family on Saturday, November 10, 2018. He was born on February 11, 1940, the son of the late James M. and Nellie (McFerran) Jones. On July 26, 1958 in Fillmore, he married Caroline […]


Shirley King

Shirley King, 77, of New Market, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 at Williamsburg Health Care, in Crawfordsville. She was born on May 31, 1941 in Casey County Kentucky to the late Hubert and Lorene (Hughes) Holt. On October 4, 1959, in Crawfordsville, She married John R. King. Mr. King […]