DOROTHY M. MARSHALL ROBERTS, 84
MARILYN HALL BARRETT, 74
WILLIS C. NALE, C.P.A., 87
JOHN E. MURPHY, 90
KEITH L. SONS, 53
WILLIS C. NALE, 87
GLEN E. KNIGHT, 79
DONALD RAY “DONNIE” CLARK, SR., 48
MICHAEL RAY DAVIS, 48
MAGGIE LYNN STROTHER, 28
JEFFREY LYNN MOSIER, 55
RUTH ANN CRAVENS, 68
MARY IRENE BOLEY, 88
HENRI DAVID MAY, 69
DOROTHY INEZ WEBB, 74
ASHLEY LYNN BARRETT, 26
ERNEST R. TRAVILLIAN 66
MARGO AUGUSTA PARSON, 64
SANDE JOE POUND, 37
CECIL RAY BOBO, 69
JOHN THOMAS FINLEY, 73
ROSCOE L. "ROCKY" CLEMENTS, 69
LYNDON SHEARER, 84
DEAN MOSLEY BUEL, 70
ROBERT E. DIETRICH, 84
DOROTHY M. MARSHALL ROBERTS, 84, of Terre Haute, died Saturday June 16, 2012 in Meadows Manor North in Terre Haute.
She was a retired Pastor’s wife and a homemaker. She was a member of the Eighth Street Wesleyan Church. She was born May 9, 1928 in Paoli, into the home of Anderson and Mary I. Padgett whom preceded her in death.
She married Edgar E. Marshall on June 3, 1950 and he preceded her in death on December 25, 1990. Born into their home were four children: Rebecca Sue Marshall who preceded them in death on June 30, 1957, Dianna Lynn Marshall who preceded them in death on May 1, 1958, David M. Marshall and Stephen W. Marshall whom are surviving. Also surviving is her husband of 18 years, Fred “Earl” Roberts whom she married on February 12, 1994; a grandson, Preston A. Marshall and several nieces and nephews.
funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2012 in the Eighth Street Wesleyan Church in West Terre Haute with Reverends Ira Holt and Paul Shelton officiating. Burial will be in the Paoli Community Cemetery in Paoli, at 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
The visitation will be 4-8:00 p.m. Wednesday in Fitzpatrick Funeral Home and one hour prior to services in the church Thursday.
MARILYN HALL BARRETT, 74, of Austin, Indiana died Monday June 18, 2012 at the University Of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
She was born May 16, 1938 in Underwood, the daughter of the late John E. and Ophelia (Blackaby) Hall. She was a retired grill cook from Hancock's Drug Store in Scottsburg, a homemaker, a member of New Providence Baptist Church in Austin, Indiana and a 1956 graduate of Scottsburg High School.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, David Todd Lord, who died Dec. 28, 2010.
Survivors include her husband, Ronald Barrett of Austin; two daughters, Sherry (Fred) Mays & Lori (Jamie) Johnson both of Scottsburg; three grandsons, Erick & Aaron Mays both of Scottsburg, & John Lord of Lexington and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at Collins Funeral Home with burial to follow in New Providence Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Thursday and after 9 am Friday at the funeral home.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
WILLIS C. NALE, C.P.A., 87, died Monday June 18, 2012 at his home.
He was a native of Pekin, and was a founding partner of Jones, Rowland, Nale, Mattingly and Cox CPA’s now Jones Nale and Mattingly CPA’s in Louisville.
He was Past President of the Kiwanis Club of New Albany, an Army Veteran of World War II and was an Elder for 30 years at the Clarksville Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Bell Nale, his parents, Lafayette and Josie Nale, his brother, Verlin Nale and his sister Lucille Kauer.
The family would like to give special thanks to his caregivers from SonBlest Home Care: Vickie Denhart and Betty Bryant.
Survivors include his son, Dr. Stephen W. Nale(Sharon), New Albany, his daughter, Susan E. Hunt(Jeff), Borden, five grandchildren, Sue Beth Haub(Michael), Stephanie Barr(Gerald), Sarah Nale, Brian and Melissa Hunt and five great-grandchildren.
His funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday June 22, 2012 at the Oak Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville(1846 E. Oak St.) with burial in SCI-Graceland Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 4–8 p.m. Thursday and from 9–10 a.m. Friday.
Memorial Contributions: The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.
JOHN E. MURPHY, 90, Scottsburg, died Monday, June 18, 2012.
He was born on May 11, 1922 in Scottsburg to Phillip Arthur and Mary A. Elrod Murphy. He had been the Supervisor of U.S. Mail for 42 years. He was a veteran of U.S.Army, WW II.
Survivors include his wife: Betty Murphy of Scottsburg; his step-daughter: Susan Woods of Columbus; his brother: Charles (Nancy) Murphy of Underwood; his step-grandchildren: Scott and Matt Woods; his step-great-grandchildren: Christian, Morgan and Asher Woods; and 14 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother: Edwin Murphy; and his sisters: Majorie Collins and Bonna Burns.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 22, 2012 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial followed at Clark's Chapel Cemetery in Underwood, with full military rites.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Chapel United Methodist Church, C/O Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N. 1st Street, Scottsburg, IN 47170.
KEITH L. SONS, 53, Orleans, died Sunday, June 17, 2012.
He was born on December 10, 1958 in Salem to Ronnie and Phyllis Bennett Sons. He was self employed and a member of various fishing clubs. He was also a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife: Maurica Buechler Sons; his sons: Dean (Melissa) Sons of Salem and Jessy Sons of Jeffersonville; his daughter: Jodi Sons of Campbellsburg; his step-sons: Dakota, Johnathan and Nate Reister and Landon Harris, all of Orleans; his step-daughter: Lexi Reister of Orleans; his parents; his brother: Cameron Sons of Campbellsburg; and his sisters: Vonnie (George) Shell and Anita (Johnnie) Gibson, both of Campbellsburg.
Funeral services were held Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Cavetown Cemetery.
WILLIS C. NALE, 87, died Monday, June 18, 2012 at his home.
He was born in Pekin to Lafayette and Josie Nale. He was a founding partner of Jones, Rowland, Nale, Mattingly and Cox CPA's (now Jones, Nale and Mattingly CPA's) in Louisville. He was past president of the Kiwanis Club of New Albany, a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and an elder of 30 years at the Clarksville Church of Christ.
Survivors include his son: Dr. Stephen W. (Sharon) Nale of New Albany; his daughter: Susan E. (Jeff) Hunt of Borden; his caretakers: Vickie Denhart and Betty Bryant; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Helen Bell Nale; his brother: Verlin Nale; and his sister: Lucille Kauer.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 22, 2012 at the Oak Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann and Naville Funeral Homes. Burial followed in SCI_Graceland Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.
GLEN E. KNIGHT, 79, Salem, died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at his home.
He was born on May 5, 1933 in Brownstown to Clyde and Carolyn “Caddie” Huckleberry Knight. He was retired from Cummins Engine after 36 and a half years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and a member of New Hope United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife: Barbara Boling Knight; his sons: Steve Goen of Salem and Kevin Goen of Chesnee, S.C.; his daughter: Kellie Knight of St. Louis, Mo.; his brothers: Randy Knight of Sterling Heights, Mich., Tommy Knight of Palmyra and Jerry Knight of New Albany; his sister: Peggy Buckmaster of Chicago, Ill.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Robert and Clyde Knight, Jr., and his sisters: Violet Hoffman and Maxine Terkhorn.
Funeral services were held Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Cremation followed.
DONALD RAY “DONNIE” CLARK, SR., 48, Madison, formerly of Milton, Ky., died Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on March 13, 1964 in Ashland, Ky. to Howard and Joann Burch Clark. He had last worked as a lineman for Broad Band Specialist in Kokomo and for Broad Band Access in Alton, New Hampshire. He had also worked for Link Staffing with the Wal-Mart in Madison.
Survivors include his wife: Laura Robinson Clark of Milton; his son: Donald R. Clark, Jr. of Swinney, Tx.; his daughters: Kay Ann Clark of Houston, Tx., Crystal (Jay) Robles of San Antonio, Tx., Kassey Clark of Bay City, Tx.; his step-son: Christopher Robinson of Hortense, Ga.; his step-daughters: Heather Gallaher, Amanda Kendall and Angel Gallaher, all of Madison; his parents; his brother: Johnny Dale and Robbie (Sharon) Clark, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; his grandchildren: Kaylee Mae Cooper and Zayden Anthony Clark; his step-grandchild: Zoey Jane Kendall; his father-in-law and mother-in-law: Richard and Holly Robinson of Commiskey, Ind.; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Richard and Anna Robinson, Jr. of Hanover, and Kristy Bowen of Madison; several nieces, nephews, cousins & other relatives. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Benny & Bessie Burch.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 22, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed in the Springdale Cemetery in downtown Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Donnie Clark Sr. Memorial Fund, PO Box 250 Madison, IN.
MICHAEL RAY DAVIS, 48, Charlestown, died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
He was born September 7, 1963 in Perry County, Ky. to Roosevelt Davis, Sr. and Maxine Sumner Davis.
Survivors include his wife: Jackie Chapman Davis; his daughters: Amber and Tabatha Davis, both of Charlestown; his mother; his sisters: Linda Cross and Vada Spear, both of Charlestown; his brothers: Leonard, George Wayne and J.C. Douglas Davis and Roosevelt Davis, Jr., all of Charlestown; his grandchild: Bentley Davis of Charlestown; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father; his first wife: Mary Barnes Davis; and his daughter: Whitley Davis.
Funeral Services were held Friday, June 22, 2012 at Grayson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Old Salem Cemetery.
Condolences to the family may be left at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.
MAGGIE LYNN STROTHER, 28, Salem, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at her home after a long battle with her illness.
Survivors include her husband: Curtis Strother; her daughter: Kaylyn Dawn Strother; her mother: Betsy Calloway; her sister: Megan Calloway; her brother: Trey McCracken; her grandparents: Bill and Linda Rothrock; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
A funeral mass was held Saturday, June 23, 2012 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Bradford. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Kraft Funeral Service.
JEFFREY LYNN MOSIER, 55, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.
He was born on April 30, 1957 in Scottsburg, the son of the late M. Earl and Hazel C. (Stamper) Mosier. He was a former restaurant manager for the last 37 years. He was also Vice president of Norris Foods in Indianapolis, Indiana for about 5 years during his career. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Scottsburg, moving back to Scottsburg in 2005. He was Graduate of Scottsburg High School in 1975.
Survivors include a brother, Steve Mosier of Seymour, and a Sister: Kim Richey of Scottsburg.
Cremation was chosen.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana c/o Collins Funeral Home, 465 W. McClain Avenue, Scottsburg, Indiana 47170.
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RUTH ANN CRAVENS, 68, of Louisville, died June 2, 2012.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lean “Lee” Cravens, parents James “Don” Moran and Josephine Brummett, a stepmother Shirley Moran.
Survivors include her daughters, Sandy Manning Obremski (Bryan), and Kim Moran Sanchez (Victor). six grandchildren, seven great-grand children, and a brother, Carl Douglas.
Funeral services were at O.D. White & Sons.
MARY IRENE BOLEY, 88, Scottsburg, died Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on December 9, 1923 in Scott County to the late Clarence F. and Agatha Mae Lightcap Noe. She was a homemaker and a member of American Martyrs Catholic Church in Scottsburg.
Survivors include her daughters: Martha A. Lizenby and Janet A. McNear, both of Scottsburg, Jean M. Coomer of Leavenworth, Ind. and Linda B. Gividen of Nabb; her sons: James A. Boley of Underwood and Jerry L. Boley of Scottsburg; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: James Owen Boley; and several siblings.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 25, 2012 at America Martyrs Catholic Church. Burial followed in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home.
HENRI DAVID MAY, 69, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on February 26, 1943 in Martinsville, Ind. to the late William A. and Pearl A. Rist May. He was a retired employee of Greystone Psychiatric Hospital and worked for Morris View Nursing Home, both in Morris Plains, N.J., for 30 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post #234, Knights of Columbus Council #8052, both in Scottsburg, and St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Salem.
Survivors include his daughters: Agnes K. May of Floral Park, N.Y., Colleen M. Dericks of Wantage, N.J., Bonnie L. May of Wharton, N.J. and Keri L. May of Butler, N.J.; his son: Kevin Masiello of Ringwood, N.J.; his brother: Homer Coriell of Seeley Lake, Mont.; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 23, 2012 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial followed in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home.
DOROTHY INEZ WEBB, 74, Salem, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at her home.
She was born on June 20, 1938 in Kentucky to Britton and Thelma Hollifield Runions. She was a retired employee of Smitch Cabinet Company and a member of Southern Hills Church and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles #3516.
Survivors include her sons: Wendell J. (Sherri) and Clarence F. (Marcia) Tye, both of Salem; her daughters: Dorothy J. (Steve) Mitchell of Salem and Regina K. (Don) Royalty of Ninevah, Ind.; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister: Imogene Wilson; and her granddaughter: Bridgette Hedrick.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Mt. Washington Cemetery.
ASHLEY LYNN BARRETT, 26, Salem, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at her home.
She was born February 22, 1986 in Columbia, Mo. to Chris Barrett and Janet Romage.
Survivors include her parents; her father's fiancé: Laura O'Donnell of Salem; her sisters: Gabrielle and Danielle Romage and Samantha O'Donnell, all of Salem; her brother: Shaun O'Donnell of Salem; her grandmothers: Anna Barrett of Newport, Tenn. and June Romage of Salem; seven aunts, three uncles and 10 cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers: Don Barrett and Robert Romage; and one cousin.
A memorial service was held Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home.
ERNEST R. TRAVILLIAN, 66, Dresden, Tenn., died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Dresden to Inloe and Dorothy Travillian. He worked at Advance Fabrications in New Albany. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Georgetown Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife: Nancy Travillian; his daughters: Melissa Tindle and Deanna Merritt; his brother: Jack and Lemuel Travillian; his sisters: Fay, Jane, Viola and Vickie; and seven grandchildren. HE was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Burial followed in Greenville Cemetery.
MARGO AUGUSTA PARSON, 64, New Albany, died Sunday, June 17, 2012 at her home.
She was born on July 2, 1947 to Leonard and Lucille Brown. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her step-daughter: Kim Parson; her mother; her brothers: Kent (Tonya) Brown, 1st Sgt. Chad (Geraldine) Brown, Jamie Bell, Leonard and Juan Davidson; her sisters: Diane Artis, Linda Brown, Charlotte Buchanan, Tamara (Raymond) Rickman, Robin Brown, Stacy (Jamie) Trowell, Lisa Bell and Tracey (Richard) Bland; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her father and her step-father: James Bell.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Galatian Missionary Baptist Church. Burial followed in New Albany National Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Spring Valley Funeral and Cremation Services.
SANDE JOE POUND, 37, Louisville, died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at her home.
She was born on December 21, 1974 in Louisville to Carl Wayne Pound and Cathy L. Ritter. She had worked in the food service field for many years.
Survivors include She is her daughters: Bethany Summit, Courtney Summit and Brittany Compton; her brother: Michael Pound; her sisters: Debra Pound and Angela Maras; her mother; and one grandchild. She was preceded in death by her father.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Spring Valley Funeral and Cremation Services. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery.
CECIL RAY BOBO, 69, Pekin, died June 22, 2012 at the VA Hospital in Louisville.
Born on May 30, 1943, he was the son of the late George Waldo Bobo and Dorothy Ruth (Nelson) Bobo. He was married for 48 ½ years to Phyllis Jean (Marshall) Bobo, she survives, they were married on December 20, 1963. He was a Vietnam Army Veteran. He was retired from E.I. Dupont Co.
Other survivors include; three sons, Mark (Andrea) Bobo of Pekin, Timothy (Christy) Bobo of Pekin, Steven R. (Amanda) Bobo of Stuttgart, Arkansas; two brothers, William (Gail) Bobo of Salem, Danny (Mailene) of Gaithersburg, Maryland; one sister, Paula Kay Minton of Salem; five grandchildren, Mark Jr, Matthew, Sara, Skylar and Cathern Bobo; one great-grandchild, Ayden Mattox Bobo.
He was preceded in death by one brother.
The funeral service will be Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 5 p.m. at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home, Salem.
Viewing will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 3 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Old Blue River Christian Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Brother Mike Petty will officiate.
Online expressions: www.hughestaylor.net
JOHN THOMAS FINLEY, 73, New Albany, died Saturday, June 23, 2012.
He was the son of Josie and Grady Finley.He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was a retired Floyd County Sheriff's Deputy.
Survivors include his wife: Bobbie Finley; his daughters: Kelly (Jason) Bush, Amanda Finley and Kisah (Shaun) Hoffman; his grandchildren: Madelyn, Ashley, John, Timmy and Joey; his brother: Paul (Edith) Finley of Tennessee; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son: Timmy; and his sisters: Jo and Jean.
A celebration of life was held Friday, June 22, 2012 at Spring Valley Funeral Home.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Hosparus or Cancer Center of Southern Indiana.
ROSCOE L. "ROCKY" CLEMENTS, 69, underwood, died Friday June 22, 2012 at his residence.
He was born December 3, 1942 in Denver, Colo., the son of the late Paul Roscoe and Marjorie (Grubbs) Clements. He was married on May 16,1964 to Hilda Kay (Newton) Clements, who survives. He was a former employee of the old Clements Construction Company in Scottsburg and a life resident of Clark and Scott Counties.
Survivors include his wife, Hilda Kay Clements, a son, Rex (Lisa) Clements of Scottsburg; a brother, Bobby Clements of Scottsburg; two sisters; Martha Schildknecht of Salem and Ester Powers of New Albany; a grandson, Shawn (Missie) Clements of New Albany; three granddaughters, Emma Clements of New Albany, Kyleigh and Lylah Clements both of Scottsburg.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Clements, two brothers; Paul and Billy Clements and a sister; Jenny Breeding.
Direct Cremation was chosen, No Services or Visitation.
LYNDON SHEARER, 84, Greenwood, died June 24, 2012.
Born on Oct. 8, 1927 in New Albany to the late Ossa and Crystal (Pierpoint) Shearer, he was a US Navy veteran of WW II. He retired from RCA after 31 years of service and enjoyed fishing, boating and watching his garden grow.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Doris (Hardin) Shearer; children, Ronald Shearer, Marsha (Shearer) Banks; grandson, Brian G. Banks; step-grandchildren, Matthew Cummings, Mary Montgomery; three great-grandchildren, Austin, Clayton and Dylan Banks; four step-great grandchildren, Kelly, Steven, Brooke and Michael Montgomery.
He was preceded in death by three siblings, Marion, Paul & Joyce.
Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 at G. H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home, 1605 South State Road 135 with the funeral service there at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 28.
Friends, family and those not able to travel to Greenwood are invited to join in laying Lyndon to rest in the Scottsburg Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28, where military rites will be conducted.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Hospital for Children or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
DEAN MOSLEY BUEL, 70, of Henryville, died Saturday, June 23, 2012.
Born January 5, 1942 in Hyden, Kentucky, he was the son of Delbert and Ola (Stamper) Mosley who are both deceased.
He was a 1960 Austin High School graduate. After high school he attended Purdue University.
On February 9, 1963 in Scottsburg, he married Dian Frances Smith who survives in Henryville.
He and Dian moved to Henryville in 1966 from Austin.
He worked at Republic Diesel in Louisville as a Manager of Turbo Services and was also a certified locksmith. He served as an Elder of Charlestown Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses and attended school for congregation elders. He loved and enjoyed his grandchildren very much.
Survivors include his wife, Dian Frances (Smith) Mosley of 49 years, four children, James Delbert (Kimberly) Mosley of Henryville, Susan Marie (Steven) Gardiner of Richmond, Michael Dean (Carla) Mosley of Sellersburg, Bonny Rebekah (Jeremy) Boldery of Charlestown, nine grandchildren, Sarah Katherine Elizabeth “Katie” Mosley of Henryville, Anastasia Hollyann “Stacy” Gardiner of Richmond, Miranda Abigail “Abby” Mosley of Henryville, Mikhaila Rene’ Gardiner of Richmond, Mackenzie Rose Boldery of Charlestown, Carley Nicole Williams of Sellersburg, Dylan James-Dean Mosley of Henryville, Alexandra Jehanne Gardiner of Richmond, Ashton Morgan Mosley of Sellersburg.
Two brothers, Charles Samuel “Charlie” Banks & Harry Marvin Mosley preceded him in death.
Brother Kevan Hogan will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville, with burial to follow at Scottsburg Cemetery.
Friends may call on Friday, June 29 from 4-8 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville and after 9 a.m. on Saturday at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.
ROBERT E. DIETRICH, 84, a life long resident Henryville, died Sunday, June 24, 2012 at his home with his loving family by his side.
Born May 29, 1928, in Henryville, he was the son of Joseph Earl and Lillie (Munk) Dietrich who are both deceased.
He was a 1946 Henryville High School graduate then enlisted in the United States Army during the Korean War. On September 4, 1955, he married Reva (Watson) Dietrich who survives in Henryville. He attended Purdue University after marriage and graduated in 1960. He retired from teaching at Prosser School of Technology after 23 years of instruction of metalworking and machine shop work. He was on the board of Rural Membership Water Corporation for over 39 years, served on the Mt. Zion Cemetery Association Board for over 20 years, was a member & elder at Henryville Presbyterian Church, a teacher for 35 years, and was a master craftsman working in wood and metal.
Survivors include his wife, Reva of 56 years, five children, Elaine Dietrich Thoms of Henryville, John F. (Jackie) Dietrich of Henryville, Edward J. (Lorna) Dietrich of Cincinnati, Ohio, Robert A. (Lou) Dietrich of Los Angeles, Calif., David E. (Lisa) Dietrich of Henryville, Nine grandchildren, Kyle Thoms of Chicago, Ill, Ashley Thoms of Jeffersonville, James Joven (Annie) Dietrich of Los Angeles, Calif., Elizabeth (Martin) Wimp of Scottsburg, Lee (Sarah) Arbuckle of Scottsburg, Johnny Dietrich of Henryville, Jacob Dietrich of Henryville, Lillian Dietrich of Henryville, Liam Dietrich of Henryville, two great-grandchildren, James Nathan Joven of Los Angeles, Calif., Lucas Wimp of Scottsburg.
One baby brother, Joseph Dietrich preceded him in death.
Reverend Alex Becker will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville with burial to follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Friends may visit on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 from 4-8 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville and after 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Memorial Fund of the Henryville Presbyterian Church c/o Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson St, Henryville, IN, 47126.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.