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|Ralph Medley - July 25, 2015|
Ralph Ellett Medley, Jr., age 95, of Gosport, passed away Saturday evening, July 25, 2015, at his residence. He was born in Terre Haute on Feb. 19, 1920, the son of Ralph E. Medley, Sr. & Alice (Swafford) Medley.
Ralph was an Army veteran of World War II. He worked as an electrician for Indiana University and McBroom Electric in Indianapolis. He was a member of the Old Dutch Church in Ellettsville and the American Legion.
He is survived...
|Charles "Charlie Bill" Rice - July 24, 2015|
Charles William Rice, 92, of Ellettsville, passed away Friday, July 24, 2015. Charlie Bill was the first born of Charles E. and Stella (Rednour) Rice. He was born May 11, 1923, and raised just west of Spencer on Highway 46. He was united in marriage to Phyllis (Hudson) on December 19, 1952.
His family was the great love of his life. Surviving are sons, Charles "Nick" Jr. (Lynne) of Tell City and James R. E. Rice of Elwren; daughter,...
|Richard "Dick" Allen Truax - July 19, 2015|
Richard "Dick" Allen Truax, age 70, of Coal City, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.
He was born in Indianapolis on February 17, 1945, the son of James Elbert and Pearl Irene (Herrington) Truax. He was a printing pressman at the World Arts Printing in Spencer retiring in 2014. He was a 1963 graduate of Coal City High School. He was in the US Navy serving aboard the guided missile destroyer, The USS...
|John E. Mumma - July 11, 2015|
John E. Mumma, 92, of Poland, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2015 at IU Health & Hospice House. He was born September 29, 1922 in Owen County to Levi and Mary (Drake) Mumma. He was a graduate of Spencer High School and then served in the United States Army during WWII. He was owner of Mumma Brothers Plumbing for over 30 year. He was a member of Spencer Baptist Church, a 50 year member of the Spencer Masonic Lodge, and the Spencer American...
|Ruby (Miller) Taylor - July 6, 2015|
Ruby (Miller) Taylor, 97, of Gosport, passed away at her residence, Monday, July 6, 2015. She was born in Owen County on April 7, 1918 to Orville and Mary (Myers) Miller. She was a 1935 graduate of Stinesville High School and went to Indiana University where she received her bachelor's degree and master's degrees. She was a teacher at Stinesville Elementary School until her retirement in 1980 after 43 years of teaching. She also was part...
|Ernest Franklin - July 2, 2015|
Ernest William Franklin, 86, resident of Spencer, Indiana, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Born April 2, 1929 in Owen County, he was the son of Robert B. and Anna (Haygood) Franklin.
He was the valedictorian and a 1948 graduate of Spencer High School.
He married Wilma Maxine Martin on September 10, 1950 in Spencer, who preceded him in death on August 16, 2007.
He served in the United States Army from...
|Travis Tharp - June 29, 2015|
Travis Lee Tharp, 38, of Poland, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born January 10, 1977 in Greencastle to Wayne A. Tharp and Olivia (King) Fasulko. He attended the Spencer Christian Church and was a member of DAG Re-enactment group and participated in Church Softball League in Greencastle.
He is survived by his mother, Olivia Fasulko of Poland; his father and stepmother, Wayne and Debbie...
|Theodore Lester Winkler - June 27, 2015|
Theodore Lester Winkler, 75, of Spencer, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015 at IU Health Hospital in Bloomington. He was born March 10, 1940 in Spencer to Lester and Ruth (Melick) Winkler. He was a 1958 graduate of Spencer High School. He was the owner of Budget Electronics, and also worked for PC Pros and RCA. He attended Spencer Church of Christ and was a member of the Spencer Moose Lodge, the NRA and Owen County Amateur Radio Association...
|Seth Bernitt - June 25, 2015|
Seth Thomas Bernitt, age 18, of Spencer, passed away at 5:15 P.M. on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. He was born in Indianapolis on June 17, 1997, the son of William & Patty (Price) Bernitt. Seth was entering senior year at Owen Valley High School in Spencer where he was involved in Patriot Pal's.
He is survived by his parents, a twin brother, Elijah, brothers, Nick and Matt, a sister, Amanda Lucas,...
|Deborah (Little) Hudson - June 16, 2015|
Deborah Susan Hudson, 63, of Spencer, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at McCormick's Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 29, 1952 in Kokomo to Donald Little and Charlene (Andrews) Barker. She was a 1970 graduate of Kokomo High School. She worked at the Spencer McDonalds for 8 years. Deborah enjoyed gardening and helping other people.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Walter Hudson; her siblings, Kipper Little...
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