Audrey G. Kinsey
Audrey G. Kinsey, age 89, of Richmond, died Wednesday morning (June 16, 2004) at Golden Rule – Beverly Healthcare. She was born in Bainbridge, Indiana on January 8, 1915 to Harley and Iantha M. Petty Brown and had lived in this area most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of Saint John Lutheran Church.
Survivors include – Husband – Harry Kinsey (to whom she was married 68 years)
Sons – Jim (wife Sue) Kinsey of Richmond
Tom (wife Linea) Kinsey of Indianapolis
Daughter – Pam (husband Joseph) Garfalo of Lake Worth, Florida
13 Great Grandchildren
Services will be held at 2:30 pm on Sunday (June 20, 2004) in Riggle – Waltermann Mortuary. Pastor
John Place will officiate. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday (June 20, 2004) from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at the funeral home.
Bradley Spears Smith
Bradley Spears Smith, age 54, of Richmond, died early Saturday morning (June 19, 2004) at his residence. He was born in Geneva, New York on December 2, 1949 to Charles F. “Red” and Dorothy Spears Smith and had lived in this area most of his life. He was a graduate of Richmond High School and of Indiana University. He had worked for Western-Southern Life Insurance Company, for Paust Printers and for Rosa’s Office Supply. He had been an active member of the Richmond Jaycees and he continued as active participant with the Indiana JCI Senate. He was an avid car racing fan. He was a member of First English Lutheran Church. His father, Charles F. “Red” Smith, died in 1978.
Survivors include – Mother – Dorothy Smith of Richmond
Brother – Chuck (wife Dee) Smith of Richmond
Step-children – Nona and Noah
2 Nieces and 1 Nephew
Very dear friends – Alma Austin of Webster, New York
Danny Smith of Colorado
Bill Smith of Richmond
Services will be held at 3:30 pm on Tuesday (June 22, 2004) in Riggle – Waltermann Mortuary. Pastor John Walker will officiate. Entombment will be in Earlham Mausoleum. Friends may call on Tuesday (June 22, 2004) from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm at the funeral home.
Dr. Gerald J. Morris
Dr. Gerald J. Morris, age 87, of Richmond, died Wednesday afternoon (June 30, 2004) at Reid Hospital. He was born in Hagerstown, Indiana on May 27, 1917 to Hugh D. and Lela Jones Morris and was raised in Cambridge City. He was a graduate of Lincoln High School and he attended Earlham College and Indiana University – Bloomington. He was a 1940 graduate of the Indiana University School of Dentistry. He served 4 ˝ years active duty in the US Army Dental Corps and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands and was discharged from active station hospital duty in California with the rank of Major. He practiced dentistry in Richmond for 40 years , retiring in 1985. He was a life member of the American Dental Association and was a member and past president of the Richmond Dental Society and the Eastern Indiana Dental Association. He was a 13 year member of the Richmond Aviation Commission of which he was also past president. He was a former member of Murat Temple of Indianapolis, the Scottish Rite, Webb Lodge #24 F & AM, Tarum Shrine Club and Elks Lodge #649. He was active in local aviation activities for many years as a pilot and aircraft owner. He was also a motorcycle enthusiast and had toured the lower 48 States and Nova Scotia. He was a former member of the Noon Kiwanis Club and he was a member of the American Legion.
Survivors include – Wife – Betty Morris (to whom he was married 28 years)
Daughters – Sharon Louise (husband John) Harris of Auburn, Indiana
Sandra Mae Crowder of Dallas, Texas
Step-sons – Adam (wife Tammy) Carman of Richmond
Clay (wife Tammy) Carman of Liberty, Indiana
Step-daughter – Beth Carman of Houston, Texas
Several Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
A sister, Maxine Castle, is also deceased.
Public graveside services will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday (July 3, 2004) in Earlham Cemetery. Pastor Martin Gehring will officiate. There will be no public calling. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society, 941 East 86th Street Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240. Arrangements are being handled by Riggle – Waltermann Mortuary
Margaret L. Wheat
Margaret L. Wheat, age 64, of Richmond, died unexpectedly on Wednesday (June 23, 2004) at Reid Hospital. She was born in Uniontown, Kentucky on February 19, 1940 to Sam and Estelene Session Cruse and had lived in this area for the past 30 years. She was a retired employee of Marvel Industries
Survivors include – Husband – Richard Wheat whom she married in 1991
Sons – Stephen (wife Cathy) Hughes of Richmond
Gregory Hughes of Richmond
Michael (wife Tammy) Hughes of Richmond
Her mother – Estelene Cruse of Gary, Indiana
Sister – Mary Agnes Greenwell of Gary, Indiana
A host of Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday (June 26, 2004) in the Holy Temple COGIC, 1101 North “H” Street. Pastor Leo Ivan Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday (June 25, 2004) from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Riggle – Waltermann Mortuary, 32 South 11th Street
Robert VanWinkle, age 82, of Richmond, died Friday (July 2, 2004) at the Dayton Veterans Administration Medical Center. He was born on February 23, 1922 in Morrill, Kentucky to Powell and Chessie Leger VanWinkle and had lived in this area for the past 40 years. He had worked at the former Decca Records and was a retired employee of Wayne Works. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II
Survivors include – Wife – Helen VanWinkle
Daughter- Alice Harding of Richmond
Brother- Winford VanWinkle of Berea Kentucky
Clyde VanWinkle of Berea Kentucky
Arnold VanWinkle of Richmond Indiana
Powell VanWinkle of Aurora Colorado
Half Brothers- Emil Johnson of Berea Kentucky
Ted Johnson of Berea Kentucky
Nieces and Nephews
Services will be held at 7:00pm on Sunday (July 4, 2004) at Riggle-Waltermann Mortuary. Rev. Darren Jones will officiate. Burial will be at the Big Hill Cemetery near Berea, Kentucky on Monday ( July 5, 2004). Friends may call on Sunday (July 4, 2004) from 5:00 pm to 7:00pm at the funeral home.
Bessie M. Brock
Bessie Mae Brock, widow of Rev. Forrest L. Brock, passed away on Wednesday (July 7, 2004) at Friends Fellowship Community after an extended illness.
Born in Ames, Nebraska on June 22, 1917 to Walter D. and Emma Knight Myers; Mrs. Brock attended Midland College where she received her bachelor’s degree in education. She taught grade school in several Nebraska communities before entering Drake University where she began work on her Master’s degree in religious education. While there, she received a call to Pasadena Central Christian Church as Minister of Christian Education and served in that capacity from 1946-1949. During that time she completed her degree and was ordained as a minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). In 1950 she became the State Director of Christian Education for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) for the state of Indiana, a position she held until she married. Rev. Forrest L. Brock. They moved to Richmond, Indiana in 1957 to serve the First Christian Church as pastor and wife. During their 17 years of service to the Church, Mrs. Brock worked as the Area District Children’s Worker for the Disciple Church.
She is survived by her son, Dr. Stephen J. Brock and his wife Cynthia of Woodstock, Georgia, three grandchildren, David Lindley Brock of Baltimore, Maryland, Mrs. Kathleen Brock Clegg of St. Louis, Missouri, and Mrs. Jennifer Taylor Gibson of Huber Heights, Ohio, and two great grandchildren, Aidan Jae-Lee Clegg and Ryan Jason Gibson.
A service of worship in honor of her life will be held at the First Christian Church, the date will be announced at a later time by Riggle-Waltermann Mortuary. A. private committal service will be held for the family at Earlham Cemetery.
Lawrence M. Nocton
Lawrence M. “Larry” Nocton, age 73, of Williamsburg, died Tuesday morning (July 6, 2004) at his residence. He was born in Wayne County on January 8, 1931 to Michael and Elizabeth Mitchell Nocton and had lived in this area all of his life. He was a graduate of Boston High School and he was a retired dairy farmer. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War and he was a member of Holy Family Church. He was also a former long-time member of the Wayne County 4H Fair Board and of the Lions Club.
Survivors include – Daughters – Betsy Nocton of Indianapolis
Mary Owens (husband Ernest Kim Owens) of Williamsburg
Sons – Ed Nocton of Williamsburg
Dan Nocton of Williamsburg
Brothers – Robert Nocton of Williamsburg
Malcolm Nocton of Boston
Sisters – Frances Woolworth of Richmond
Lucille Toschlog of New Paris
4 Grandchildren – Nate Nocton, Stephen Owens, Keith Owens and
Nieces & Nephews
A prayer service will be held at 9:30 am on Friday (July 9, 2004) in Riggle – Waltermann Mortuary followed by Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in Holy Family Church. Burial will be in Saint Mary Cemetery where military graveside services will be conducted by the Wayne County Veteran’s Council. Friends may call on Thursday (July 8, 2004) from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Reid Hospital Foundation for Hospice, 1401 Chester Blvd. Richmond, IN 47374