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    Eddie Hopper

    View Eddie Hopper Vevay, IN Eddie Dale Hopper, 82, of Vevay, IN, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2019 at Norton Hospital, Louisville, KY. Eddie was born on February 8, 1937 in Patriot, IN, a son of the late Kathleen (Chapman) and Cecil Hopper. Eddie attended school at the Allensville Grade School until the 8th grade. He later went on to obtain a degree in welding and worked for Granite City Steel Company in Granite City, IL. Throughout his working career, he was also employed by Adam’s L…

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    Cheryl Naill

    View Cheryl Naill Mitchell, IN Cheryl Ann Naill, 61, of Mitchell, IN, passed away on Saturday, September 7th, at Mitchell Manor. Cheryl was born in Milan, IN on July 29, 1958, a daughter of the late Wanda Lee (Peters) and William Robert Vinson. Cheryl attended school in Lawrenceburg, IN until her junior year. She completed her education at William Henry Harrison High School and Diamond Oaks School, graduating in 1977. She worked in turbo reproduction for Reliabillt. Cheryl also worked at Pens…

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    Harold White

    View Harold White Rising Sun, IN Harold White, 103, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away on Friday, September 6th, 2019 at The Waters of Rising Sun. Harold was born in Taylor County, KY on April 10, 1916, a son of the late Villa (Jones) and Russell  White. Harold was a farmer in Kentucky for 37 years before moving to Indiana in 1953. He was the caretaker for Riverview Cemetery in Aurora, IN for 14 years until retiring in 1975. Harold also operated a Dixon Mower dealership for 13 years. Harold …

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    Denny Brown

    View Denny Brown Rising Sun, IN Dennis Leon “Denny” Brown, 70, of Rising Sun, IN, IN, passed away on Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at his residence.  Denny was born in Cincinnati, OH on November 24th, 1948 , a son of the late Mescal (Koons) and Denver Louis Brown. Denny grew up in the Ohio County community and was a 1967 graduate of Rising Sun High School. Denny married Connie Joy (Grace) Brown on January 22nd, 1977 at the Rising Sun First United Church of Christ. Denny and Connie were mar…

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    Angileah Staat

    View Angileah Staat Cleves, OH Angileah Marie Staat, 22, of  Cleves, OH, passed away at 4:53 PM, Sunday, August 18th, 2019. Angileah was born in Lawrenceburg, IN on March 4, 1997, a daughter of Angie (Dunaway) Staat, of Aurora, IN and Chad Staat, of Brookville, IN. She was a graduate of Switzerland County High School, Class of 2015. Angileah worked as a server at O’Charley’s Restaurant in Harrison, OH. Angileah loved the beach and being in the water. She also enjoyed playing horseshoes a…

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    Jesse White, Jr.

    View Jesse White, Jr. Rising Sun Jesse White, Jr., 68, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away on Friday, August 9th, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Jesse was born in Ohio County , IN on August 9, 1951, a son of the late Clara (Chase) and Jesse Matthew White, Sr. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School. Jesse last worked at Grand Victoria Casino in Rising Sun, IN. He also had worked for the Rising Sun Care Center and the Individual Mausoleum Company in Aurora, IN. Jesse also did sma…

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    Carroll Hufford

    View Carroll Hufford Ohio County, IN Carroll William Hufford, 81, of Ohio County, IN, passed away on, Sunday, August 11th, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Carroll was born in Switzerland County, IN on March 10, 1938, a son of the late Wauneta (Moore) and Lawrence  Hufford. Carroll grew up in the Patriot community and attended Concord Community Church in his youth. He was a graduate of Patriot High School, Class of 1956. Carroll married Mary Ann (Hatton) Hufford on February …

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    Helen Adams

    View Helen Adams Rising Sun Helen Charlotte “Shy” Adams, 86, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at Ripley Crossing in Milan, IN. Helen was born in Switzerland County, IN on March 9, 1933, a daughter of the late Abbie (Lothridge) and Matthew  White. She grew up in Switzerland County and attended Vevay High School and Patriot High School.  Helen married Robert Lee Adams on April 14th, 1952 in San Bernardino, CA. Helen and Robert were married over 45 years until …

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    Audrey Weaver

    View Audrey Weaver Patriot, IN Audrey Caroline Weaver, 82, of Patriot, IN, passed away at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 at The Waters of Rising Sun. Audrey was born in Switzerland County, IN on November 14, 1936, a daughter of the late Mary Elizabeth (James) and Shelton Emery, Sr. On March 3, 1954 in Peoria, IL she married John Henry Weaver II who passed away on October 4, 1997. Audrey loved to go fishing but didn’t like getting in the water. She also enjoyed gardening and raised beautifu…

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    Edith Lostutter

    View Edith Lostutter Rising Sun, IN Edith Ann Lostutter, 87, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 5:20 AM, Sunday, July 21st, 2019 peacefully, at her residence. Edith was born in Elizabethtown, KY on January 15, 1932, a daughter of the late Hazel (Murphy) and Josiah  Ellis. She was a 1950 graduate of Patriot High School in Patriot, IN. Edith married William Donald Lostutter on June, 26, 1950. They were married nearly 40 years until William Donald’s passing on March 11, 1990. Edith worked at…

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    Janice Cobb

    View Janice Cobb Rising Sun, IN Janice L. Cobb, 84, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 7:15 PM, Monday, July 15th, 2019 while in the company of family members, at her residence. Janice was born in Cincinnati, OH on December 17, 1934, a daughter of the late Agatha (Iles) and William J. Large. She was a 1952 graduate of Taylor High School in Cleves, OH. Janice married Donald John Cobb, Sr. on September 25th, 1976. Janice and Donald were married nearly 24 years until his passing on August 27th, 2…

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    Marlene Buddenberg

    View Marlene Buddenberg Rising Sun, IN Marlene Ann Buddenberg, 86, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 8:52 AM, Friday, July 12th, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Marlene was born in Indianapolis, IN on July 9, 1933, a daughter of the late Goldie (Warram) Turner and Morris  Moore. She was a graduate of Patriot High School, Class of 1951. Marlene was a former deputy auditor for Ohio County. She also worked in sales for Marshalls and Sears department stores. Marlene was also em…

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    Jerry Perkins

    View Jerry Perkins Rising Sun, IN  Jerry Gene Perkins, 45, of  Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 4:50 AM, Monday, July 8th, at his residence. Jerry was born in Carrollton, KY on May 3, 1974, a son of Tamra and Elmer Doke of Rising Sun, IN. Jerry was a graduate of the South Dearborn High School, Class of 1993. He worked as a supervisor in the paint department for Swiss Caps and later went on to work as a card dealer at Belterra Casino and Grand Victoria Casino. In his free time, he enjo…

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    Stephen Vinup

    View Stephen Vinup Rising Sun, IN Stephen Dale Vinup, 65, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 4:59 PM, Thursday, July 4th, 2019 in Cincinnati, OH. Stephen was born in Milan, IN on September 24, 1953, a son of Betty Rose (Detmer) Vinup, of Rising Sun, IN and the late Hubert Leroy Vinup. Stephen grew up in the Ohio County community and was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1971. He formerly worked for the Seagram’s and Schenley distilleries. Stephen also was a truck driver and worked…

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    Virginia Miller

    View Virginia Miller Rising Sun, IN  Virginia Florence Miller, 92, of Rising Sun, Indiana, passed away at 4:00 PM, Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 at Ridgewood Health Campus, Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Virginia was born in Medora, IN on September 23rd, 1926, a daughter of the late Hazel (Garrett) and John  Nelson. She worked as an Interior Decorator for White Hall Galleries for many years.  Being a military wife instilled in Virginia a passion for travel that stayed with her throughout her…

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    Robert Horton

    View Robert Horton Rising Sun, IN Robert Lee Horton, 92, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 3:30  PM, Sunday, June 16th, 2019 at The Waters of Rising Sun. Robert was born in Canaan, IN on April 6, 1927, a son of the late Mary Ethel (Lanham) and Edward  Horton. Bob grew up in Switzerland County and attended school in Pleasant. Bob proudly served his country in the US Navy during WW II, serving on the USS Broadwater and the USS Black Hawk. While in service, Bob received the WWII Victor…

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    Harry “Tuffy” Walker

    View Harry “Tuffy” Walker Switzerland County, IN Harry (Tuffy) Supply Walker went to be with his Lord on June 12, 2019 surrounded by his family at his farm in Switzerland County, Indiana. Tuffy was born on September 1, 1935 as the only child to Favre and Mildred (Boon) Walker. As a child, Tuffy enjoyed farming, fishing, and playing basketball. He met the love of his life, Freda Laverne Poling, and the two would be wed one June 1, 1958. The honeymoon was shortened as he was called to serve his…

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    Larry Kinnett

    View Larry Kinnett Aurora, IN AURORA, IN – Larry William Kinnett, age 78, passed away on May 23, 2019.  He was born onJune 29th, 1940 in Rising Sun, IN – the fifth of seven children to Archie N. and Ruth E. Kinnett. Larry is survived by his daughter, Rebekah Kinnett.  Additional surviving family members include his brother Gary Earl Kinnett and sister Mary Lou Crouch and many more family members and friends.  Larry was preceded in death by his wife Karen “Rolf” Kinnett, brother…

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    Barbara Gridley

    View Barbara Gridley Rising Sun, IN Barbara Jean Gridley, 83, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 11:45 AM, Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at The Waters of Rising Sun. Barbara was born in Crab Orchard, KY on February 17, 1936, a daughter of the late Margaret (Johnson) and Clarence  Hunt. Barbara and her family moved to Switzerland County when she was young and later to Ohio County. She was the wife of William “Bill”  Gridley. On December 22, 1952, they were married at Grant’s Creek Baptist…

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    William Howard, Jr.

    View William Howard, Jr. Rising Sun, IN William Edward “Bill” Howard, Jr., 71, of  Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 9:47 AM, Friday, May 17th, 2019 at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. William was born in Cincinnati, OH on July 30, 1947, a son of the late Katherian (Quebman) and William Edward Howard, Sr. He attended Charles T. Young Elementary School in Cleves, OH and was a 1966 graduate of Taylor High School. It was in grade school where he met the love of his life, Patricia Eldridge. B…

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    Paul Rodgers

    View Paul Rodgers Aberdeen, IN Paul William Rodgers, 78, of Aberdeen, IN, passed away on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Paul was born in Milan, IN on March 16, 1941, a son of the late Ruth Lucille (Armstrong) and Stanley Wilford Rodgers. Paul grew up in the Aurora community and attended school there. He worked as a boilermaker at I & M Power Plant Lawrenceburg, IN, and also at several other plants over the years. Paul was a member of the Hopewell Masonic…

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    Omer Brown

    View Omer Brown Aurora Omer Wayne Brown, 68, of Aurora, IN (formerly of Rising Sun) passed away at 9:20 AM, Monday, May 6th, 2019 at the Drake Center in Cincinnati, OH. Omer was born in Covington, KY on August 18, 1950, a son of the late Margie (Noell) and Clive O. Brown. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1968 and attended Thomas Moore College for 2 years. Omer proudly served his country in the U.S. Army  during the Vietnam War, achieving the rank of SP4. While in ser…

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    Terry Gray

    View Terry Gray Rising Sun, IN Terry Edward Gray, 61, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 3:30 PM, Monday, April 22nd, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Terry was born in Cincinnati, OH on March 18, 1958, a son of the late Geneva Satterfield. Terry was raised by his grandparents, Pete and Annie Satterfield and was a graduate of Norwood High School. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for nearly 15 years, achieving the rank of SSG. While in service, Terry was awarded the A…

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    Naomi Thayer Slayback

    View Naomi Thayer Slayback Rising Sun, IN Naomi Frances (Gulley) Thayer Slayback, 97, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 5:08 AM, Thursday, April 18th, 2019 at Ripley Crossing in Milan, IN. Naomi was born in East Enterprise, IN on June 21, 1921, a daughter of the late Ruth Naomi (Morellion) and Cloyd  Gulley. She attended Claybank School in Ohio County. She worked in Lawrenceburg, IN for over 20 years. Naomi also formerly worked at a grocery store in Versailles, IN  and was a cook at…

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    Patrick Santisi

    View Patrick Santisi Ohio County, IN Patrick John Santisi, 68, of Ohio County, IN, passed away at 12:07 AM, Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Patrick was born in Brooklyn, NY on July 6, 1950, a son of Carmela (Basile) Santisi and the late Anthony Santisi. He was a self-employed restaurant owner for over 45 years. Patrick married Eileen (Dugan) Santisi in September of 1973. Patrick and Eileen were married nearly 46 years until his passing. Patrick was a former R…

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    Beverly Koons

    View Beverly Koons Rising Sun, IN To Honor the Memory of Mrs. Beverly Works Koons Beverly entered this life on July 20, 1947, at Milan, Indiana. She was the daughter of Warren and Hazel Whitham Works.  She was at home with her family when she passed from this life on the morning of April 2, 2019. Beverly grew up near East Enterprise. She lived in that community until she was united in marriage with Danny Koons on March 11, 1966 at New Liberty Baptist Church where she was a member.  …

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    Shirley Levi

    View Shirley Levi Rising Sun, IN Shirley Ann Levi, 71, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 11:35 PM, Saturday, March 30th, 2019 at Ridgewood Health Campus in Lawrenceburg, IN. Shirley was born in Milan, IN on May 6, 1947, a daughter of the late Mary (Huber) and William  Buddenberg. She grew up in the Rising Sun community and attended high school there. Shirley was the wife of Charles William Levi. On June 5,1964, they were married at Wright’s Corner United Methodist Church. Shirley and Cha…

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    Doris Richardson

    View Doris Richardson Rising Sun, IN Doris Sebree Richardson, 87, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 11:18 PM, Thursday, March 28th, at the home of her daughter in East Enterprise, IN. Doris was born in Switzerland County, IN on November 9, 1931, a daughter of the late Margaret  (Hutchinson) and James A. Boggs. She was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1949. Doris married  John Albert “Ab” Sebree in 1949 and to this union 8 children were born; Sharon, Judith, James,…

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    Evelyn Sams

    View Evelyn Sams Aurora, IN Evelyn Marie (Brown) Sams, 81, of Aurora, IN, passed away at 06:15 PM, Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at her residence. Evelyn was born in Switzerland County, IN on November 8, 1937, a daughter of the late Hazel (Whitham) and Everett  Brown. Evelyn grew up in Switzerland County and attended Patriot High School. She was a homemaker but also formerly worked at the Shoe Factory in Vevay and the Canning Factory in Rising Sun. Evelyn was very skilled at making porcelai…

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    Donald West

    View Donald West Rising Sun, IN Donald Lee West, 72, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 6:30 AM, Thursday, March 14th, 2019 at The Waters of Dillsboro. Donald was born in Cincinnati, OH on May 22, 1946, a son of the late Amelia (Pahls) and Boyd L.West. Donald grew up in the Cincinnati community and was a graduate of Colerain High School. He worked over 23 years at Procter and Gamble where he fulfilled many duties. Donald proudly served his country in the US Air Force and achieved the rank of S…

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    Dorothy Weise

    View Dorothy Weise Rising Sun, IN Dorothy Mae Weise, 88, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 5:48 AM, Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 at The Waters of Rising Sun. Dorothy was born in Cincinnati, OH on August 22, 1930, a daughter of the late Ethel (Saunders ) Canter and Charles  Atkins. She grew up in the Cincinnati area and graduated high school from Western Hills. Dorothy was the widow of James Weise.  She formerly worked at Shillito’s (Macy’s) as a sales clerk in yard goods and furniture…

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    Richard Farr

    View Richard Farr Rising Sun, IN Richard Cody Farr, 20, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away Monday, March 4th, 2019 at his residence. Cody was born in Savannah, GA on May 17, 1998. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 2016 and was a member of National Honor Society and Hoosier Boys State. Cody formerly worked for Belterra Casino Resort as a laundry attendant. Cody went on to proudly serve his country in the US Navy during Operation Inherent Resolve. While in service, Cody received…

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    Samuel Cowens

    View Samuel Cowens Lawrenceburg, IN Samuel Cowens, 81, of  Dillsboro, IN, (formerly of Lawrenceburg) passed away at 03:07 AM, Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 at The Waters of Dillsboro. Samuel was born in Campbell County, KY on August 4, 1937, a son of the late Pearl Louise (Landers) and Samuel Jackson Cowens. Samuel had worked at Texas Instruments. On July 28, 2010, Samuel married Norma Jane Fox who passed away on February 15, 2015. Samuel is survived by sons: Richard, James, Paul, Mark and …

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    Gerald Dittmer

    View Gerald Dittmer Ohio County, IN Gerald Edwin Dittmer, 85, of Ohio County, IN, passed away at 7:05 PM, Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 at The Waters of Rising Sun. Gerald was born on Short Ridge near Mount Sinai in Dearborn County, IN on July 1, 1933, a son of the late Edith L. (Warner) and Frederick Edwin “Ed” Dittmer. Gerald grew up in Dearborn County and attended school in Moores Hill. He married June (Robinson) Dittmer on April 26, 1952. Gerald and June were married over 66 years until her …

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    Susan Hankins

    View Susan Hankins Vevay, IN Susan Elaine Hankins, 78, of  Vevay, IN, passed away at 9:06 AM, Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, IN. Susan was born in Ripley County, IN on October 14, 1940, a daughter of the late Sophia (Furtick) and Clarence Abplanalp. She grew up in Ripley County and attended school in Osgood. Susan retired in 2006 from Grand Victoria Casino where she worked in catering. She also formerly worked at the  Vevay Shoe Factory and Grandma…

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    Sharon Keith

    View Sharon Keith Lawrenceburg, IN Sharon Ann (Detmer) Keith, 72, of Lawrenceburg, IN, passed away at 1:50 AM, Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg. Sharon was born in Cincinnati, OH on January 27, 1947, a daughter of the late Dorothy Mae (Teke) and Alvin  Detmer. She was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1965. Sharon had worked as a Hair Dresser at McAlpins in Crestview Hills , KY. Sharon also worked at DHL as Coordinator of Lost and Found. She marrie…

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    Dorothy Lozier

    View Dorothy Lozier lawrenceburg, IN Dorothy Louise Lozier, 93, of Lawrenceburg, IN, (formerly of Rising Sun)  passed away at 11:44 PM, Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg. Dorothy was born in Hamilton County, OH on February 10, 1926, a daughter of the late Virgie and Ferdinand  Hansmann.  She was a 1943 graduate of Taylor High School in Cleves, OH. Dorothy worked as a cook at Three Rivers School in Cleves. Dorothy married Lester Lozier on July 10, …

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    Marjorie “Peachy” Stevens

    View Marjorie “Peachy” Stevens Rising Sun, IN Marjorie G. “Peachy” Stevens, 90, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 5:00 AM, Monday, February 25th, 2019 at Shady Nook Care Center in Lawrenceburg, IN. Peachy was born in Ohio County, IN on August 12, 1928, a daughter of the late Essie (Walston) and Coleman Bovard. She grew up in Ohio County and attended school there. Peachy married Charles Edward Stevens on November 16, 1946. They lived several years in the Gary, IN area where Charles worked as a…

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    Harry Ballard

    View Harry Ballard Batesville, IN Harry Dean Ballard, 83, of Batesville, IN, (formerly of Sunman) passed away at 1:27 PM, Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at University Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. Harry was born in Rising Sun, IN on February 22, 1935, a son of the late Edith G. (Cochran) and John  William Ballard. Harry grew up in the Rising Sun community and graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1953. He began work at Seagram’s Distillery in Lawrenceburg, IN after graduation. Harry hal…