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CHARLES R. "BUCKY" WALTERS

Charles R. “Bucky” Walters, 86, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 12:50 a.m. at Court House Manor where he had been residing the past month.

Mr. Walters was born July 2, 1927, in Washington Court House to Jess Birt and Vernie Alice Miller Walters.  He lived most of his life in this community.

He was a central office repairman for the Ohio Bell Telephone Company for 32 years before his retirement on Nov. 3, 1983.

He was a U.S. Army veteran; a member of Paul H. Hughey Post #25 of the American Legion; O.E. Hardway Post #3762 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Fayette Aerie #423 of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles.

Mr. Walters was preceded in death by infant twins, Michael and Marsha Walters and four brothers, Kenny, Harold, Delbert and Donald Walters.

He is survived by two sons, Steven Walters of Washington Court House and Bob Walters of Columbus as well as several nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service, in Washington Cemetery, will be held at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Friday from 5-7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette Co., Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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WILLIAM ARTHUR MOUNT

William Arthur Mount, 91, Washington Court House, Ohio died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 5:22 a.m. at Carriage Court Assisted Living where he had been a resident since July, 2012.

He was born November 1, 1922, in Warren County, Ohio to Thomas A. and Martha Mae McCabe Mount.  He moved to Washington Court House in 1962 from Middletown.

Mr. Mount was a 42-year employee of Armco and retired as a management supervisor in 1982.

He was a World War II Army veteran and was awarded the Bronze Star.

Mr. Mount was a member of the First Presbyterian Church; a member and past president of the Blue Lions Athletic Boosters and was inducted into the Washington High School Athletic Hall of Fame.  He was a member of Paul H. Hughey Post #25 of the American Legion and the former Washington Country Club and had belonged to the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Fraternal Order of Eagles in Middletown.

On April 12, 1947, he married Wardella Eileen Boyer.  She preceded him in death on February 16, 2007.  He was also preceded by a great grandson, J. Emerson Marting; two brothers, Eldon Mount and John Mount; four sisters-in-law, Ramona Mount, Bertha Mount, Ruth Mount and Carroll Mount and two brothers-in-law, Kenneth Boyer and Dale Boyer.

He is survived by five children and their spouses, Wanda and Bill Link, Carol and John Halliday, Gary Mount and his special friend, Mel Mann, and Jerry and Jenny Mount, all of Washington C.H. and Teri and Rufus Meriwether of Valrico, FL; twelve grandchildren; several great grandchildren; a sister, Lois Boyer of Washington C.H.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law,  Don and Kay Boyer of Xenia;  sister-in-law, Nancy Boyer of Beavercreek; many nieces, nephews and cousins and special friends, Gary and Jean Shaffer.

The funeral will be Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Everett L. Miller, pastor at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may at the First Presbyterian Church in Washington Court House Friday from 4-8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Athletic Department at Washington Senior High School, 400 South Elm Street, or Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House,  Ohio  43160.

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ROBERT GLEN COTTRILL

 

Robert Glen Cottrill, 87, of New Holland, Ohio died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 2 a.m. at the Madison County Hospital, London, Ohio where he had been admitted the previous day.

Bob was born September 29, 1926, at Frankfort in Ross County, Ohio to Glen and Lulu Mallow Cottrill.  He lived most of his life in the New Holland community where he was a lifelong farmer.

He was preceded in death by a son, Rick Cottrill in 2002; his parents; four brothers, Carl, Marcus, Warren and Joe Cottrill and three sisters, Pauline Kirkpatrick, Audrey Huston and Bernice Noble.

He is survived by his wife, the former Evelyn Jean Souther whom he married November 19, 1950; a daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Brooks McCoy of Williamsport; a daughter-in-law, Faith Cottrill of New Holland; four grandchildren, Heather Anderson and her husband, Matt, Lori McCoy, Aimee Lindsey and her husband, Shawn, and Chris Cottrill and his wife, Jill, seven great grandchildren, Audra and Graham Anderson, Natalie and Nicholas Lindsey, Caitlin, Casey and Cade Cottrill; a sister-in-law, Janey Cottrill; several nieces and nephews; his faithful dog, Chopper and special caregivers, Jessica Rutherford and Maggie Overstake.

The funeral will be Friday, April 25, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with Pastor Jim Ferrell, chaplain for Berger Hospice, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Good Hope Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland from 4-8 p.m. Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Humane Society, 153 South Main Street, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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RITA E. SCHAEPER

Rita E.  Schaeper, 87, of New Albany, formerly of Washington Court House, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at the New Albany Gardens and Care Center where she had been residing since 2012 to be near to her family.

Rita was born April 23, 1926, in Delaware, Ohio to Robert Edward and Mary Quirk King.  She was a 1944 graduate of St. Mary Catholic High School in Delaware.   She received a bachelor’s degree in 1948 from St. Mary of the Springs for Women where she specialized in history, social sciences, education and Spanish.  She moved to Washington Court House in 1948 to begin teaching economic geography and history to seventh graders and seniors in high school in the Washington City Schools.

She was a member of the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic where she served on various committees.  She was an accomplished musician and had formerly played the organ at the church.   She was a member of Who’s Who academic sorority while in college; had been a Girl Scout cookie chairman; had served on the board of directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield; was a member of Phi Beta Psi National Sorority for Cancer Research and Mother’s Circle.  She was an avid bridge player and helped her husband in the building business.  During winter months she delivered food, shoes and clothing to area needy families.

Rita was preceded by her parents; her husband, Mark Schaeper in 2012, a daughter, Marta Ann Schaeper in 1974 and a brother, Frank King in 1981.

She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Tamara Schaeper-Levy and her husband, Dr. Alan Levy, of Dublin, Beth Breen and her husband, John Breen, and Jill Passias and her husband, Dr. Jay Passias, all of New Albany and six grandchildren, Hudson and Cameron Levy, Morgan and Megan Breen and Shelby and Braden Passias

The funeral mass was celebrated Monday, April 21, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church in Washington C.H. by the Rev. Father Patrick W. Rogers, pastor at the church.   Craig Jaynes accompanied the St. Colman Choir on the organ.  Servers were Dave Kearney and Paul Ondrus.  Paul also served as the reader.  Tamara Schaeper-Levy read a eulogy that had been written by Jill Schaeper Passias.

Pallbearers for the burial in the St. Colman Catholic Cemetery were Dr. Alan Levy, Hudson Levy, Cameron Levy, John Breen, Dr. Jay Passias and Braden Passias.

There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Rita, may be made to Ride2Recovery for Wounded Veterans, 23679 Calabasas Road #420, Calabasas, CA  91302.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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TRACY LYNN ALLMAN

Tracy Lynn Allman, 40, of Washington Court House died Friday, April 18, 2014, at 5:20 p.m. at Hillcrest Care Center where she had TRACY L. ALLMANbeen residing since February.

Tracy was born August 4, 1973, in Franklin County, Ohio and was a lifelong resident of this community.

She was a member of the 700 Club.

Tracy was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Lee Allman, Jr. on March 18, 2012.

She is survived by three children, Shauna Allman of Washington Court House, Daniel Minshall and Jordan Minshall, both of New Holland; her father and step-mother, Robert L. and Angela Allman of Washington Court House; a brother, David Allman of Washington Court House; two step-brothers, Colt Allman of McArthur and Larry James Fleak of Bloomingburg; two sisters, Michelle Allman of Washington Court House and Melody Potter and her husband, David, of Madison Mills; her grandmother, Shirley Allman of Washington Court House; her step-grandfather, Ron Dillon of Washington Court House; the father of her children, Danny Minshall of New Holland and  several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

The funeral will be Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with the Rev. Michael Hodge, pastor at the Walnut Hill Church of Christ in Christian Union, officiating.  Burial will follow in New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Ohio Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, P.O. Box 1077, Westerville, Ohio 43086-7077.

 

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BARBARA JEAN SMITH

Barbara Jean Smith, 86, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Monday, April 14, 2014, at 10:24 p.m. at her residence.  She had been in failing health.

Mrs. Smith was born September 9, 1927, in Fayette County, Ohio to Harry D. and Donna Lucille Harrop Zimmerman.  She was a graduate of Washington High School and a lifelong resident of this community.

Before her retirement, she was Chief Deputy Clerk for the Fayette County Probate-Juvenile Court.

Mrs. Smith was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church; Washington C.H. Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and was a former long-time member of the Washington Lioness Club.

On March 15, 1947, she married Dale Lutz Smith.  He preceded her in death on March 13, 2007.  She was also preceded by her father in 1945; her mother in 1999; her step father, Charles P. Wagner, in 1983 and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Elinor and Ralph Carter.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Tracy Smith of Washington Court House; three grandchildren, Dale Shane Smith and his wife, Rachael, of Columbus, Michelle L. Carter and her husband, Jack, of Atlantic Beach, Florida and Nathan Warner of Washington C.H.; a great granddaughter, Dale Marie Smith and a nephew, Stephen Carter, of Columbus.

A private graveside service, in Washington Cemetery, will be held at the convenience of the family.

There will be no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 116 Norris Street, Suite C, Circleville, Ohio  43113.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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M. ESTELLA HAMMAN

M. Estella  Hamman, 85, of Indianapolis, IN died Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 9:05 p.m. at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis where she had been a patient since April 2.

Mrs. Hamman was born September 3, 1928, in Cincinnati to Juanita Eloise Harless Porter and Dr. Joseph Overton Porter, Sr.  She was a graduate of Western Hills High School in Cincinnati and attended The Ohio State University where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.  She had lived in several locations, including Williamsport, Circleville and Lima, Ohio  before moving to Indianapolis in 2011.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Frederick Hamman, Sr. on August 22, 1992; by a brother, Dr. Joseph Overton Porter, Jr. and a sister, Juanita Alice Elam.

Mrs. Hamman is survived by a son, John F. Hamman, Jr. and his wife, Kathy, of Indianapolis; three daughters, Barbara Gladman of Columbus, OH, Christine Bellville and her husband, John, of Virginia Beach, VA and Juanita Kruse and her husband, David, of Wake Forest, NC; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and a sister, Lois Weimer of Arizona.

The funeral will be Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 12 p.m. noon at the Brown’s Chapel United Methodist Church near Clarksburg with the Rev. Richard Jerry Caddell, pastor at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Brown’s Chapel Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK  73123-1718 or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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ARRANGEMENTS: Robert "Mike" Woods

       SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS

A graveside service for Robert Michael “Mike” Woods, 67, of Washington Court Hose will be held Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the New Holland Cemetery with the Rev. Phillip Webb, pastor at the Bloomingburg and Staunton United Methodist Churches, officiating.

Mr. Wood died Saturday, January 11, 2014, at Fayette County Memorial Hospital.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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PAULINE KATHRYN (POLLY) CONAWAY

Pauline Kathryn (Polly) Conaway, 90, of Indianapolis, IN died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at 2:10 a.m. at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis where she had been a patient eight days.

Mrs. Conaway was born August 7, 1923, in Washington Court House, Ohio to James and Grace Smith Keller.  She lived most of her life in Washington Court House before moving to Indianapolis in 1965.

Before her retirement, she was the head bookkeeper, for 18 years, for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis at St. John’s Catholic Church in Indianapolis.

Mrs. Conaway was affiliated with the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church in Washington Court House.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred J. Conaway on December 31, 2007; by a daughter, Jeanne Mendenhall and four brothers, Earl and James (Bud) Keller, Monty Slayton and Carl Greene.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Loring (Butch) and Jody Conaway of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren, Parish Conaway of Greenfield, OH, Sean Conaway and Ava Conaway, both of Indianapolis; Portia Tipton and her husband, Mark, of West Virginia, Dex Conaway and his wife, Kelly, of Indianapolis,  Ken Eby and Kelly Byas and her husband, Russell, all of Florida and Keith Eby and his wife, Bobby, of Dayton; a step granddaughter, Stephanie Emrick and her husband, Dirk, of Cincinnati; several great grandchildren; three step great grandchildren; three brothers-in-law, Clarence E. Conaway, Jr. of Indianapolis, Robert Conaway of Washington Court House and Stanley Conaway and his wife, Peggy, of Mount Sterling and five sisters-in-law, Wanda Taylor, Opal Anderson and her husband, Billy, and Ruby Kingery, all of Washington Court House, Phyllis Slayton of Grove City and Betty Keller of Washington Court House.

A graveside service will be held Friday, April 11, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Washington Cemetery with Paul Ondrus, of St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church, presiding.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Thursday from 5-8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK  73123-1718.

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NATALIE M. KLONTZ

Natalie M. Klontz, 74, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Friday, April 4, 2014, at 7:58 a.m. shortly after arrival at Fayette County Memorial Hospital.

Natalie was born May 22, 1939, at Milledgeville in Fayette County, Ohio to Gene (Sheeney) and Marjorie McCoy McLean.  She was a 1957 graduate of Washington High School and a lifelong resident of this community.

She formerly was a bookkeeper and teller at the Huntington Bank in Washington Court House.

Natalie attended the Grace United Methodist Church and was a member of the auxiliaries of Paul H. Hughey Post #25 of the American Legion and O.E. Hardway Post #3762 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sons, Keith Russell Klontz in 1960 and Kevin Ryan Klontz in 2011.

Natalie is survived by her husband, Russell Klontz whom she married November 15, 1956; a son and daughter-in-law,  Kurt and Sherie Klontz of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; a daughter and son-in-law, Karin and Mark Rife of Washington Court House; ten grandchildren, Katie (Tim) Karwatske, Becky (Ryan) Bernard, Kara (Ryan White) Klontz, Kalyn Klontz, Kyle Klontz, Marissa Rife, Allison Rife, Gretchen Rife, Keith Klontz and Kenneth Klontz and four great grandchildren, Hannah and Alex Karwatske and Matthew and Elijah Bernard.

The funeral will be Monday, April 7, 2014,  at 11:30 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Mick Whistler, pastor at  the Grace United Methodist Church and the Rev. Becky Bernard, Natalie’s granddaughter who is director of children and family ministries at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Milledgeville-Plymouth Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 2-6 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children; c/o the Washington Shrine Club, P.O. Box 164, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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