• Gaston,  Yorktown

    Sarah Doughty

    View Sarah Doughty Yorktown Sarah Doughty, 91, of Yorktown, passed away at her home on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.   Sarah was born in Muncie to the late Raymond Sr. and Juvia (Jackson) Dudley. She attended Muncie Central High School. Sarah was a homemaker and helped on her family’s farm. She was a lifetime member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary. Sarah loved her flowers and her birds. She enjoyed fishing and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a…

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    Dale Martini

    View Dale Martini Dale Wilson Martini, 88, of Gaston, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 20, 2019.   Dale was born November 19, 1930 in Fairmount, Indiana to the late Karl and Marie (Hunt) Martini. He was a 1948 graduate of Gaston High School. Dale was a lifetime farmer and lived his entire life in Gaston. He had also been a member of the Matthews Masonic Lodge.   Dale is survived by three children, Gary Wilson Martini (wife Vicki) of Yorktown, Kathy Joan Umberger (husband …

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Larry Runyan

    View Larry Runyan Larry Eugene Runyan, 77, of rural Anderson, passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019 at Miller Merry Manor in Chesterfield.   Larry was born October 18, 1941 in Anderson to the late Kenneth Clyde and Judith Loretta (Chapman) Runyan. He was a 1959 graduate of Summitville High School. Larry retired from Delco Remy in Anderson.   Larry is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Phyllis Runyan; two sons, Doug Runyan (wife Donna) and Brian Runyan; a daughter, Laurie M…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Chuck Smith

    View Chuck Smith Chuck Smith, 61, of Muncie, formerly of Yorktown, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.   Chuck was born March 24, 1958 in Muncie. He was a 1976 graduate of Yorktown High School. Chuck worked for Marsh Supermarket for over 30 years holding multiple positions until it closed. He currently worked for McFarling Foods in Indianapolis. Chuck was a member of the Church of Christ. He was an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys, North Carolina Tar Heels, and the C…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Rickie Bennett

    View Rickie Bennett Rickie D. Bennett, 62, of Gaston, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019 at his home.   Rickie was born July 5, 1957 in Muncie, Indiana. He attended Wes-Del High School and went on to serve his country in the United States Army. Rickie spent most of his adult life in Florida where he worked in heating and cooling and more recently worked for the Salvation Army. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, the Cincinnati Reds, the Chicago Cubs, and the Indianapolis Colts.   Rick…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Jack Gettinger

    View Jack Gettinger Yorktown Jack Reynolds Gettinger, 81, of Yorktown, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.   Jack was born on February 20, 1938 in Portland, Indiana to the late Arlo and Mabel (Jessup) Gettinger. He graduated from Portland High School in 1956. In 1955 He joined the Marsh Supermarkets’ stock crew in Portland. He was assistant store manager in Van Wert, Ohio, store manager in Huntington, and store manager in Lafayette before moving t…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Eleanor Buroker

    View Eleanor Buroker Eleanor E. Buroker, 92, former longtime Gaston, Indiana resident, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Heritage Pointe of Warren, Indiana, where she resided since 2014.   Eleanor Eileen was born on May 16, 1927 in Howard County, Indiana to the late Irvin P. and Nellie (DeBon) Ford. She graduated from Ervin Township High School in 1946. She married L. DeMerle Buroker February 11, 1949 at the First Baptist Church in Kokomo. They were married for 55 ye…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Norman Smith

    View Norman Smith Oakville, Indiana Norman W. Smith, 81, of Oakville, passed away Thursday evening, July 25, 2019 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.   Norman was born June 5, 1938 in Blountsville to the late William Clayton and Clara Smith. He attended Cowan High School and graduated in Santa Rosa California. He went on to earn his degree in Design Engineering in Cincinnati. Norman worked as a Tool and Die maker at General Motors in Marion for 15 Years, re…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Linda James

    View Linda James Muncie Linda Sue James (Davis), 70, of Muncie, passed away at I.U. Ball Memorial Hospital on Sunday, July 21, 2019.   Linda was born on December 03, 1948 in Cammack, Indiana to Warren and Dixie Davis. She loved camping, cooking and her grandbabies. Linda was an excellent cook and the worlds’ best at making scalloped potatoes.         Linda is survived by her husband, Otto James; 3 children; Steve Lee (Tonya King), Scott and Bentlee James, a …

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Michael Kelley

    View Michael Kelley Michael D. Kelley, 67, of Muncie, passed away on Friday July 5, 2019 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family.   Michael was born February 1, 1952 in Winchester, Indiana. Michael graduated from Anderson High School in 1971 and went on to earn a double Master’s Degree in Sociology and Physiology from Ball State University. Michael worked for General Motors for 42 years before his retirement in 2015. He was a member of the North Side Church of God and was a membe…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Verba Doughty Jr.

    View Verba Doughty Jr. Verba Leon Doughty Jr., 66, of Yorktown, passed away and joined his wonderful father on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at his home following a long illness.   Verbie was born the third child to Verba Doughty Sr. and Betty Richey on October 25, 1952 in Muncie, Indiana. Verbie graduated from Wes-Del High School in 1970 and lived most of his life on the family farm. Verbie worked as a self-employed carpenter and in his younger years he traveled the country coating the inside o…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Chestelene Jackson

    View Chestelene Jackson Yorktown Chestelene Jackson, 80, of Yorktown, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday morning, July 2, 2019.   Chet was born on December 11, 1938 in Fentress County, Tennessee to the late Robert and Oma (Holbert) Wallen. She worked most of her life as a seamstress working alongside her family at Yorktown Upholstery. She was a dedicated member of Mt. Pleasant Community Church for many years. Chet enjoyed sewing and knitting.   Chet is survived by her bro…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Vernon Davis

    View Vernon Davis Cammack Vernon L. “Pete” Davis, 87, of Cammack, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.   Pete was born on July 16, 1931 in Delaware County, Indiana to the late Frank and Florence (Plummer) Davis. He was a 1949 graduate of Yorktown High School. Pete served in the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1954 as an Airman First Class. He was stationed in Japan among other places during his service. Pete was known by many as …

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Albert Hughes III

    View Albert Hughes III Muncie Albert Howard Hughes III, 32, of Muncie, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019 at his home.   Albert was born on August 31, 1986 in Selma. He attended Muncie Central High School and was currently enrolled in Ivy Tech Community College for HVAC. Albert was a United States Army Veteran serving in the 82nd Airborne Division. He was a member of the Selma American Legion. Albert enjoyed boxing, working out, and fishing.   Albert is survived by his mother, Pa…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Max Couch

    View Max Couch Max W. Couch, 86, fell into the arms of his Savior on April 16, 2019 at Westminster Village in Muncie.  Max was born June 14, 1932 in Fairmount, Indiana to the late Verlie and Lora (Jones) Couch.  He graduated from Jefferson High School in 1950.  He married Shelby Smith on May 28, 1955.  In 1958 they moved to Converse where they adopted their daughter Ramona.  In 1962 they moved to Swayzee and in 1965 adopted their second child, Roger.  Then in 196…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Wesley Kidd

    View Wesley Kidd Yorktown Wesley V. Kidd, 97, of Yorktown, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Countryside Senior Living in Anderson, Indiana.   Wesley was born May 24, 1921 in Yorktown, Indiana to the late John Wesley and Mildred Mae (Minnick) Kidd. He was a 1939 graduate of Yorktown High School. Wesley worked as a toolmaker for Delco Remy for 39 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Yorktown Christian Church and the Yorktown Masonic Lodge.   Wesley is …

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Ruth Strong

    View Ruth Strong Ruth Ellen Strong, 89, of Wilmington, NC, formerly from Muncie, IN, passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at North Chase Nursing Home in Wilmington.   Ruth was born on April 20, 1929 in Muncie. She attended Royerton Schools. Ruth was a homemaker and also worked for Ball Brothers and the YWCA. She attended Southside Church of the Nazarene before moving to North Carolina in 1989. Ruth enjoyed crocheting, crafts, and spending time with her many friends and family. &nb…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Donald Young

    View Donald Young Yorktown Donald J. Young, 92, of Yorktown, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday morning, January 28, 2019 at Yorktown Manor.   Don was born May 29, 1926 in Frankfort, Indiana to the late Charles and Elizabeth Young. He was a 1945 graduate of Frankfort High School. Don worked for both ABB Westinghouse and as a mailman for the United State Postal Service for 20 years. Don was also a volunteer fireman for the Yorktown Fire Department and was a member of the Yorkto…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Richard Craig

    View Richard Craig Gaston Richard “Rick” E. Craig, 60, of Gaston, went home to be with his Lord on December 24, 2018 surrounded by his family at his home in rural Gaston following a courageous battle with cancer.   Rick was born September 19, 1958 in Portland, Indiana to the late Logan and Patricia (Carder) Craig. He was a 1976 graduate of Blackford County High School and went on to earn his associates degree from Ivy Tech. He was a United States Air Force Veteran and worked in technical…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Betty Janney

    View Betty Janney Gaston Betty Jean Janney, 83, of Gaston, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Signature Health Care Rehabilitation Center in Muncie.   Betty was born on February 9, 1935 in Owenton, KY. Betty grew up in Anderson and was a 1952 graduate of Anderson High School. She worked as Clerk Treasurer for the Town of Gaston before her retirement. Betty had also owned Law-Jean’s Dry Cleaners in Gaston. She was a member of the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns and the Indi…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Joe Bourff

    View Joe Bourff Gaston Joe Bourff, 64, of Gaston, passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2018 unexpectedly at his home in Gaston.   Joe was born October 17, 1954 in Elwood, Indiana to the late Raymond and Norma Bourff. He was a 1972 graduate of Wes-Del High School. He married Betsy (Brooks) Bourff on May 1, 1980 and mourned her death in 2013. Joe owned D&D Motors and was a auto body repairman. He enjoyed classic cars and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. &nb…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Tina Hammitt

    View Tina Hammitt Gaston Tina Marie Hammitt, 60, of Gaston, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Community Hospital in Anderson following a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer.   Tina was born March 6, 1958 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Jerry and Wanda (Thornbury) Miller. Tina attended Delta High School and had worked for Warner Gear, Elsa, and Red Gold Factories. She was a member of the Fairmont United Methodist Church and the Gaston American Legion Lady’s Auxiliary….

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Beverley Morgan

    View Beverley Morgan Beverley Louise Morgan, 90, of Gaston, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.   Beverley was born November 6, 1928 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Evin and Viola VanArsdol. Beverley was a 1946 graduate of Muncie Central High School. Beverley worked as the secretary at Morgan Trucking, her family business.   Beverley is survived by two sons, Harold Morgan (wife Roseann) of Parker City and David Morgan (wife Jane) of Gaston; e…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Jack Schaubut

    View Jack Schaubut Jack L. Schaubut, 88, of Muncie, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.   No services. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Gant Funeral Homes.     Jack L. Schaubut, 88, of Muncie, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.   No services. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Gant Funeral… View   Send Flowers

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Lou Clark

    View Lou Clark Lou Alice Clark, 90, of Yorktown, returned to her Heavenly home on Saturday morning, November 10, 2018 at the caring and loving community of Morrison Woods Health Campus following a brief illness.   Lou Alice was born December 7, 1927 in Soldier, Kentucky to the late Earl and Bertha (Patrick) Miles. She graduated from Soldier School in 1945 and went on to attend Morehead State University before returning as a teacher at Soldier School. Lou Alice worked as a substitute teac…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Mary Potter

    View Mary Potter Eaton Mary Ann Potter, 78, of Eaton, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana.   Mary Ann was born April 8, 1940 in Muncie to the late Ivan and Anna (Rooney) Carpenter. She was a Muncie Central High School graduate. Mary Ann worked for K-mart on the north side of Muncie for many years. She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Mary Ann enjoyed hosting parties with her family. She loved music and t…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Pamela Wright

    View Pamela Wright Pamela L. Wright, 70, of Gaston, passed away on Friday October 5, 2018 at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis following a long battle with Rheumatoid Arthritis and short battle with cancer.   Pam was born July 2, 1948 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Fred and Lois (Judd) Miller. She was a 1966 graduate of Gaston High School and went on to earn her Master’s Degree of Science in Nursing from Ball State University. Pam worked for Ball Memorial Hospital from 84-98 …

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Mary Sollars

    View Mary Sollars Mary Jo Sollars, 89, of Yorktown, passed away on Thursday morning, September 20, 2018 at Community Hospital of Anderson.   Mary Jo was born September 22, 1928 to the late Benjamin Newton and Eva Marie (Wood) Hart. She graduated from Muncie Central High School and earned her associates degree from Indiana Business College. Mary Jo worked at Ball Memorial Hospital for many years before her retirement in 1990. She was a member of the Cammack United Methodist Church and was…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Diana Sayers

    View Diana Sayers Diana Rittenhouse Sayers, 71, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away Tuesday morning, September 18th, 2018 at her daughter’s residence, with her family by her side.   Diana was born on August 6, 1947 in Winchester, Indiana to the late George and Olive (Collins) Rittenhouse. Diana loved living in the south and being near the ocean, having lived over half her life in Florida. Yet she always claimed Indiana as her home. Diana very much enjoyed spending time up there, especia…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Larry Blade Sr.

    View Larry Blade Sr. Larry A. Blade Sr., 77, of Yorktown, passed away last week at his home from natural causes.   Larry was born October 16, 1940 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Stanley and Mildred (Kintzel) Blade. He was a 1958 graduate of Muncie Central High School. Larry was a well known and liked salesman having worked for B.I.C. Products and Dunn E-Z. Larry was a member of the Sons of the American Legion in Yorktown. He played music all of his life and enjoyed golf.   Larry is …

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Donald Williams

    View Donald Williams Donald F. Williams, 83, of Yorktown, passed away on Wednesday evening, September 19, 2018 at Yorktown Manor.   Donald was born May 28, 1935 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Charles and Clarinda (Harbough) Williams. He was a 1953 graduate of Yorktown High School and went on to earn several degrees from Ball State University, Taylor University, and Cornell University. Donald was an antique dealer and restorer for many years. He had also worked as a teacher at the Bethel …

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Deborah Crosley

    View Deborah Crosley Deborah Lynn (Debbie) Crosley, 64, of Yorktown, left this earth to be with her Heavenly Father on September 5, 2018 following a hard fought battle with her sisters by her side.   Debbie was born July 1, 1954 in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. She was a 1972 graduate of Yorktown High School. Debbie was the Mt. Pleasant Township Assessor for 22 years and served as deputy assessor for 13 years prior. She retired from the Delaware County Assessor’s office in 2014. Debbie was a…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Sunshine Bryant-Young

    View Sunshine Bryant-Young Sunshine Renee Bryant-Young, 45, of Muncie, passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.   Renee was born July 15, 1973 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Hershell and Ruth (Lancaster) Ferrell. She was a 1991 graduate of Muncie Southside High School. Renee was a homemaker and enjoyed Crafts, knitting, and her kittens. Renee was baptized at Full Gospel Temple Church. She was also a past member of the Westside Evangelist Church and…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Darryl Dedmon

    View Darryl Dedmon Darryl “Danny” Dedmon, 33, of Yorktown, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.   Danny was born March 24, 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a 2004 graduate of Southside High School. He enjoyed playing video games and card games.   Danny is survived by his natural parents, Darryl Dedmon and Eileen Dedmon; his foster mother and aunt, Teresa Smith; his siblings, Randy Smith, Steve Smith, Kenny Smith, Christina Maggart, Jason… …

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Patricia Sayre

    View Patricia Sayre Patricia S. Sayre, 86, of Gaston, passed away early Wednesday morning, September 5, 2018 at Golden Living Center in Muncie, Indiana.   Patty was born July 20, 1932 in Summitville, Indiana to the late Chester and Louise (Barnes) Kirkpatrick. She attended Summitville High School until the 11th grade and graduated from Gaston High School in 1950. Patty had worked for Merchants bank, Party House, and Gant Funeral Homes. She was a member of the Prairie Grove Church, the Ma…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    John Schwarzkopf

    View John Schwarzkopf John Schwarzkopf, 72, of Gaston, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018 at Wesleyan Health and Rehabilitation in Marion.   John was born January 5, 1946 in Bluffton, Indiana to the late Robert and Ann (Yount) Schwarzkopf. He was a 1964 graduate of Montpelier High School. John had worked as a farmer and retired in 2006 after 40 years at General Motors. John was a member of New Life Presbyterian Church and enjoyed mowing, spending time with his grandsons, and spending …

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Billy Haste

    Billy Lee Haste, 73, of Gaston, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.   Billy was born on June 23, 1945 to the late Lee and Opal (Miller) Haste. He was a 1963 graduate of Harrison Township High School and went on to earn his associates degree from Ivy Tech College. Billy was a United States Army Veteran and worked for many years at Westinghouse and then RCA.   Billy is survived by two children, John Haste of Gaston and Jama Haste of Ft….

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Jeff Pittenger

    Jeff L. Pittenger, 58, of Gaston, passed away on Friday, August 24, 2018 at his home following a courageous battle with cancer.   Jeff was born July 2, 1960, in Muncie, Indiana to Jerry and Phyllis (Garner) Pittenger. He was a 1978 graduate of Wes-Del High School and had worked in construction and farming. Jeff enjoyed golfing, fishing, and spending time with his family.   Jeff is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Traci (Janney) Pittenger; three children, Jessi Kaelin…