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HARFORD H. (DICK) HANKINS, JR.

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Harford Harrison (Dick) Hankins, Jr., 89, of Winter Park, FL and Washington Court House, Ohio died Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at 2:35 a.m. at the Winter Park Care and Rehabilitation Center where he had been a patient since January 6.

Dick was born March 1, 1927, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Harford H. and Dorothy Dick Hankins.  He received a degree in business administration from The Ohio State University and lived most of his life in Ohio and Florida.

Before his retirement in 1990, he was an executive in the food service industry and engaged extensively in stock and real estate investment.

He served on a submarine chaser in the United States Coast Guard during World War II.

Dick was a member of the Fayette Bible Church; Paul H. Hugey Post #25 of the American Legion and had been a member of the morning Koffee Klatch group at the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, the former Donna Jean Holmes, whom he married November 27, 1948; three children, Dr. Stephen J. Hankins and his wife, Sandra, of Greenville, SC; Cheryl A. Mason and her husband, Gordon, of Orlando, FL and Lisa J. Donohue and her husband, Thomas, of Longwood, FL; ten grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

The funeral will be Monday, January 23, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Fayette Bible Church with the Rev. Tony Garren, pastor at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette Bible Church, 1315 Old U.S. Route 35-NW, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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

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MARGARET LUCILLE (BARFIELD) COOPER

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Margaret Lucille (Barfield) Cooper, 95, of Grove City, Ohio, formerly of Washington Court House, died peacefully Friday, January 13, 2017, at Doctor’s Hospital West in Columbus.

Margaret was born November 25, 1921, in Rock Ridge, North Carolina to Abner Clifton and Nancy Craft Barfield.

She was a registered nurse and served in the U. S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II.  She later worked as a nurse at several hospitals in southern Ohio, the longest at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

Margaret was a devoted wife and mother and an active volunteer after she retired from nursing.  She received a service award for more than 8,000 volunteer hours with the Fayette County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary in Washington Court House.  She was also an active member and volunteer in the women’s circles at Christ United Methodist Church in Marietta and Grace United Methodist Church in Washington Court House where she also taught Sunday school.   She had been a member of the Fayette County Commission on Aging.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 70 years, James L. Cooper, on April 3, 2016, and by six siblings, Clifton Charles, Jimmie, Dennis, Abner Clifton Barfield, Jr., Hattie Mae Summerlin and Mildred Stott.

Margaret is survived by four sons, Larry Cooper of Littleton, CO; Phil (Susan) Cooper of Marietta; Mark (Karen) Cooper of Grove City and Gary (Faith) Cooper of Decatur, Tenn. as well as ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.  She is also survived by sister, Geneva Rose of Wilson, NC.

The funeral will be Saturday, January 21, 2017, at 12 Noon at the Grace United Methodist Church, 301 East Market Street, Washington Court House, with the Rev. Mick Whistler, pastor at the church, and Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church from 10 a.m. Saturday until time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the United Service Organization at www.uso.org.

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

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PATTY ANN SEAY

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Patty Ann Seay, 56, of Washington Court House, Ohio  died Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 11:10 a.m. at Mount Carmel West in Columbus where she had been a patient ten days.Patty Seay

Patty was born May 1, 1960, in Washington Court House, Ohio to (Clifford) Edward and (Wanda) Ann Martindale Seay and was a lifelong resident of this community.

She was employed by Fayette Progressive Industries.

Patty loved country music, cheeseburgers and French fries.

She was preceded in death by her father on August 14, 1980; by her grandparents, Clyde and Ottie Martindale and a nephew, Christopher Wysong.

Patty is survived by her mother, Ann Seay of Washington Court House; a brother, Edward Seay and his wife, Teresa, of Chillicothe; three sisters, Kathy Hampton of Concord, NC, Barbara Larson and her husband, Jeff, of Gothenburg, NE, and Ethel Wood of Washington Court House and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held Saturday, January 14, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Jeff Harlan, pastor at the Crossbridge Church in Grove City, officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 12 Noon Saturday until time of the service.

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CHRISTINA A. BOYLAN (Updated)

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Christina A. Boylan, 83, of Washington Court House, Ohio passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 7:15 a.m. in the Gerstenberg Care Center at the Hospice of Palm Beach County, Florida.

Mrs. Boylan was born November 10, 1933, in Fayette County, Ohio to Jess and Lana Henne  Turnipseed.  She was a graduate of New Holland High School and had lived most of her life in this community.

She had formerly worked as a secretary and had been a jewelry store manager.

Mrs. Boylan was a member of the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church; Women of St. Colman and the Fayette Garden Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis William Boylan on June 26, 2016; by two sons, Casey Coleman Boylan on October 31, 2016, and Sean Patrick Boylan in 2009, and two sisters, Dorothy Hopkins and Freda Shaw.

Mrs. Boylan is survived three children, William (Bill) “Shanty” Boylan of Middletown, Connecticut, Kathleen Marie Boylan Simone and her husband, Jim, of West Palm Beach, Florida and Sharon Bridgit Boylan of Washington Court House; five grandchildren, Miranda Eggleton, Jennfier Boylan, Mark Espinosa, Christopher Wiegel and Amber Stevens; five great grandchildren, Brandon, Kylie, Katie, Isabel and Kiera; two sisters, Paula Mills of Crawfordville, FL and Jessie Roeder of Monroeville, OH and a brother-in-law, John Boylan of Washington Court House.

The funeral mass for Christina and her son, Casey, will be celebrated Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the St. Coleman of Cloyne Catholic Church, by the Rev. Father Michael Hartge, parochial vicar at the church.  Burial will follow in the St. Coleman Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. where a Rosary service will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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

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JACK F. RENO

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Jack F. Reno, 92, of New Holland, Ohio went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at 9:04 p.m. at Court House Manor.

Jack was born September 27, 1923, in Madison County, Ohio to Otto Forest and (Harriett) Ethel Culp Reno.  He was a 1941 graduate of Washington High School.  Before graduation, he played baseball, basketball and football, where during halftimes of the football games, he would reenter the field to play in the band.

He was a lineman for the Dayton Power and Light Company for 30 years and then was a supervisor for eleven years.  He retired on December 31, 1988, after 41 years of service.   He then worked at French Hardware for six years.

Jack was a member of the First Baptist Church where he had been a Sunday school teacher and Sunday school superintendent.  He sang in the choir, served as a trustee and several terms as deacon.  He was a former member of the Kiwanis Club of Washington Court House.  He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II and was a member of Paul H. Hughey Post #25 of the American Legion.   He especially enjoyed playing golf in his later years.

He was preceded in death by his wife and the mother of his children, Phyllis Jean Hidy Reno on June 3, 1993; by his wife, Mary Jean Jennings Reno on October 20, 2012; a daughter-in-law, Kay Reno; a brother, Frank Reno and a sister, Margaret Fontana.

Jack is survived by his wife, E. Joyce Vincent Bryant Reno whom he married March 23, 2013; his children, Jo Ann (Roger) Wray of Broken Arrow, OK; Dale (Susie) Reno and Jack Reno, II, all of Washington Court House, Jim (Laura) Reno of Simi Valley, CA and Martha (Bruno) Parolin of New South Wales, Australia; nine grandchildren, Amie Dalbec, Michael Wray, Derek Reno, Erin Arnett, Seth and Adam Reno, Adriano, Gabriella and Dante Parolin; eleven great grandchildren, Isaac, Jonah, Savannah and Olivia Dalbec, Seth Wray,
Ben, Sophie, Macie and Isaac Arnett, Kamri and Ava Reno and a brother, Marlyn Reno.

The funeral will be Saturday, July 2, 2016, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Joe Current, pastor at the First Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Koontz Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of the service.

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FRANCOISE (FRAN) SIMON

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Francoise (Fran) Simon died peacefully on Sunday, June 26, 2016, at the age of 78 after a valiant battle against cancer.

Fran is survived by her husband, Robert Simon; daughter, Kris (David) Cartwright and grandsons, Alex and Zak of Granville, Ohio; daughter, Tricia Simon of Washington CH, Ohio and fur-son, Cesar.

She was born on October 31, 1937, in Montendre, France to Henri and Marcelle Palito of France, both of whom are deceased.

Following her wishes, Fran will be cremated with no viewing.  A private memorial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the American Cancer Society, East Central Division, Fayette County Unit, P.O. Box 54869, Cincinnati, Ohio 45254-0869 or Hospice of Fayette County, 222 Oakland Avenue, Washington C.H., Ohio 43160.

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

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FRANCIS WILLIAM (BILL) BOYLAN

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Francis William (Bill) Boylan, 86, of Washington Court House, Ohio passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016, at 10 a.m. at his home while surrounded by his family.

Mr. Boylan was born May 28, 1930, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Frank “Shanty” and Jean Brandt Boylan.  He was a graduate of Washington High School and had been an apprentice bridge inspector.  Except for ten years in Mount Sterling, Ohio, he lived most of his life in this community.

He was a watchmaker and jeweler and owned and operated Boylan Jewelers in downtown Washington Court House for sixty years.

Mr. Boylan was a member of the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church; Washington Lodge #129 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks; was a former member and past president of the Mount Sterling Rotary Club; had served in the Ohio Army National Guard and was grand marshal of the 2014 Fayette Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade.   He had received numerous honors and citations throughout the years for his business and community involvement.

He was preceded in death by a son, Sean Patrick Boylan in 2009 and a sister, Nancy Jean Boylan Smith in 1993.

Mr. Boylan is survived by his wife, the former Christina A. Turnepseed whom he married September 22, 1956; four children,  William (Bill) “Shanty” Boylan of Middletown, Connecticut, Casey Colman Boylan of Lakemont, Georgia, Kathleen Marie Boylan Simone and her husband, Jim, of West Palm Beach, Florida and Sharon Bridgit Boylan of Washington Court House; five grandchildren, Miranda Eggleton, Jennfier Boylan, Mark Espinosa, Christopher Wiegel and Amber Stevens; five great grandchildren, Brandon, Kylie, Katie, Isabel and Keira and a brother, John Boylan of Washington Court House.

The funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday, June 30, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the St. Colman of  Cloyne Catholic Church, by the Rev. Father Michael Hartge, pastor at the church.  Burial will follow in the St. Colman Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. where a Rosary service will be held Wednesday at 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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DENNIS G. DICKINSON (Updated)

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Dennis G. Dickinson, 64, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi died Friday, June 24, 2016, at his residence.

He was a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where he was a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.

Dennis was employed by the Reynolds and Reynolds Company in Dayton, Ohio.

He was a member of the Parkway Heights United Methodist Church in Hattiesburg.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, Grady and Francis Dickinson.

He is survived by his wife, the former Shelley Drake; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael William and Mary Dickinson of Hattiesburg; a grandson, Kayden Gage Dickinson; a brother, Jerry Dickinson of Hattiesburg; a sister, Christy Dickinson of Jackson, MS and his mother-in-law, Marilyn Drake of Washington Court House, Ohio.

The funeral will be Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at 12 Noon at the Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg where a visitation will be held Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of the service.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 2, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the New Holland Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Michael B. Thompson, former pastor at the New Holland United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will be under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland.

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FOREST EUGENE PENWELL

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Forest Eugene Penwell, 75, of Washington Court House, Ohio passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016, at 6:50 p.m. at his home while surrounded by his family.

Mr. Penwell was born July 26, 1940, in Fayette County, Ohio to Carl Hester and Hazel Florence Penwell.  He was a graduate of Washington High School and had lived in various places before returning to Fayette County 20 years ago.

He was a retired truck driver.

Mr. Penwell was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Janet Penwell.

He is survived by his wife, the former Phyllis L. Knisley whom he married April 3, 2009; four children, Mary Jo DeMent, Tracy Malott, Doug Penwell and his wife, Cheri, and Holly Griggs, all of Washington Court House; four step children, Jeffrey Goolsby and his wife, Janice, of Columbus, James Goolsby of Washington Court House, Tonda Marcum and her husband, Frank, Jr., of Columbus, and Rhonda Santille and her husband, Richard, of Marengo; 11 grandchildren; seven step grandchildren; several great and step great grandchildren and two nieces, Cathy Aleshire and her husband, Mark, of Washington Court House and Cindy Grace and her husband, Jim, of Alabama.

The funeral will be Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Jeff Davis, chaplain for Hospice of Fayette County, officiating.  Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 11 a.m. until time of the service.

The family wishes to thank Hospice of Fayette County for their kind, caring and efficient services.

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

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KRISTIE DAWN HARRIS

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Kristie Dawn Harris, 25, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Saturday, June 4, 2016, at 4 a.m. at her home.

Kristie was born November 4, 1990, in Wilmington, Ohio to Don Edward Walker and Karen Kay Estep.  She was a 2009 graduate of Washington High School and lived most of her life in Clinton and Fayette Counties.

She was a member of the Burning Bush Church.

Kristie is survived by her husband, Dashon Jordan Harris; two children, Jordan Harris and Autumn Thomas; her father, Don Edward Walker of Amelia and his fiancé, Annette Waldon; her mother, Karen Estep of Washington Court House; three half-brothers, Keith (Melissa) Walker and Derek (Sena) Walker, all of Enon, B.J. (Jessie) Estep of Washington Court House; two half-sisters, Robin Walker of Huber Heights and Amy Frank of Tucson, AZ; paternal grandfather and step grandmother, Donald H. and Sue Walker of Xenia; paternal grandmother and step grandfather, Barbara and Sonny Steele of Ripley, Ohio; maternal grandparents, Kenny and Mary Kier of Hillsboro, Ohio and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

The funeral will be Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Esto Haithcock, Jr., pastor at the Burning Bush Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Antioch Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Wednesday from 11 a.m. until time of the service.

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