Obituaries - February 22, 2013
Friday, February 22, 2013 10:00 AM
Clayton E. Hieb, 84, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Madison, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Nathan Adelson Hospice Center in Las Vegas, Nev.
He was born Feb. 11, 1929, in North Dakota, the son of Ben and Myrtle Hieb. He served in the Navy from 1950 to 1960. He began working for the McDonald's Corporation in the early 1960s in parts of Illinois. He worked closely with founder Ray Kroc and other company officers during that time. He was the owner and operator of McDonald's restaurants in Madison and Scottsburg in the 1970s, until his retirement in 1995-1996. Following his retirement, he moved to Las Vegas, Nev.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Hieb of Las Vegas, Nev.; former wife, Mardell Hieb of Hanover; one son, Mark Hieb of Scottsburg; one daughter, Mary Chandler of Madison; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Kelcy Whitman; and his parents.
No services are scheduled.
Lurah Kay Stamper, 69, of Jasper, formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville.
She was born Oct. 16, 1943, in Louisville, Ky., the daughter of William L. and Ella Sutherland Stanley. She was a graduate of Oldham County High School. She attended Ivy Tech Community College in Madison to pursue a degree in nursing. She was employed as a nurse with Madison State Hospital for 30 years. She spent most of her life in the Madison community, before moving to Florida and then Jasper. She was a member of the Jasper Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary and the Moose Lodge in Jasper.
She is survived by one daughter, Kathy Gray of Milton, Ky.; one son, Kelly Russell Stamper of Jasper; one brother, James Stanley of Shepherdsville, Ky.; six grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, William Stanley and Larry Stanley.
A graveside service and burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Grandview Memorial Gardens Chapel.
No visitation is scheduled.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Lurah Stamper Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Randolph S. Turocy, 48, of Bedford, Ky., died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky.
He was born March 1, 1964, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of Charles Robert Turocy Sr. and Janet Wilkins. He enjoyed walking and taking care of his dog. He also enjoyed reading the Bible, watching television and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his mother, Janet Wilkins Wilcox; seven siblings, Chuck Turocy, Timothy Turocy, Joe Turocy, Steve Turocy, Charlotte Richmond and Kristie Chatham, all of Bedford, Ky., and Colleen McWharter of Milton, Ky.; two aunts; two uncles; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father; and his grandmother, Rosella Moceika.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the New Life Assembly of God Church in Bedford, Ky. Cremation was chosen.
Ransdell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.ransdellfuneral.com.
Charles Whitney III
Charles E. "Eli" "Chip" Whitney III, 52, of Madison, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born Oct. 29, 1960, in East Chicago, Ind., the son of Gordon D. and Marilynn L. Cole Whitney. He moved to Madison in 1972. He was a 1978 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School, where he played football and was a member of the swim team. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Purdue University, and was a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. He had worked for Casteel Chevrolet in Madison and Dow Corning and Carrollton, Ky. He served as safety director for Henderson Services LLC in Louisville, Ky. for the past 13 years. He was a member and past president of the Madison Corvette Club. He served as president of the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge and the Madison Regatta.
He is survived by one daughter, Alicia Whitney of Madison; one step daughter, Tracy Westrick of Madison; two sisters, Christine Kinney and Cathleen Kalb, both of Dallas, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
All services were private.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Alzheimer's Association. Contribution cards are available at the Lytle Funeral Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralchapel.com.