William Beach

William D. "Dale" Beach, 62, of Vevay, formerly of Connersville, died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at his residence.

He was born April 9, 1950, in Switzerland County, the son of Walter D. and Margaret Skirvin Beach. He was raised and attended school in Connersville. He was united in marriage to Martha Pollitt. He was later united in marriage in June 1974 to Darlene Sue Phillips. He was a former driver at the Visteon Corporation in Connersville, retiring in 2000, after 30 years of service. He was a member of the United Auto Workers and I.U.E. Local 109 of Connersville. He enjoyed tinkering on lawn mowers and vehicles.

He is survived by four sons, Arland Dale Beach and Michael Allen Beach, both of Connersville, and Kerry Lee Hall and Terry Wayne Hall, both of Hanover; one daughter, Angela Gail Hauri of Connersville; two sisters, Hazel Marie Pollitt of Connersville and Wanda Fay McFarland of Richmond; three brothers, Rhuben Allen Beach of Connersville, Gary Maxwell Beach of Vevay and Ernest Lee Woodruff of Milan; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Evelina Jane Beach Leap; and one brother, Walter Jacob Beach.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Diabetes Association. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.



Charles Faris

Charles R. "Chuck" Faris, 69, of Hanover, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.

He was born March 1, 1944, in Scottsburg, the son of Elmer Jacob and Dorothy Uebel Faris. He was raised in Hanover and was a 1962 graduate of Southwestern High School. He later graduated from Sullivan University with a degree in business. He was first employed in accounting with Scott Sherman CPA. He later worked in accounting at the American Electric Power Service Corporation. He then worked as the assistant director of the Jefferson County Youth Shelter in Madison. He retired after serving as the office administrator with Three Springs at Englishton Park. He enjoyed gardening and collecting Jim Shore and Santa Claus figurines. He also enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby Lawson Faris, whom he married Jan. 4, 1977; one daughter, Kim McMahan of Canaan; one son, Greg Stoner of Hanover; one sister, Carol Wettstein of South Bend; one brother, Jerry Faris of Hanover; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Marjorie Oliver; and one brother, William Faris.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Sharon Hill Cemetery near Hanover.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Jude's or Odyssey Vista Care Hospice Foundation. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.



Robert Hacker

Robert Lee "Bob" Hacker, 83, of near Moorefield, formerly of East Enterprise, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at his residence.

He was born July 3, 1929, in Martinsville, the son of Jesse Dean and Mable Gilmore Hacker. He was raised and attended school in Martinsville. He was a former licensed insurance agent for more than 40 years. He was an insurance agent at the S & O Farmers Mutual in Rising Sun. He was also a real estate agent. He resided most of his life in Switzerland County. He was a member of the Rising Sun Masonic Lodge 6 F. & A.M., Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Indiana & Murat Shrine in Indianapolis. He enjoyed bull dozing, farming, raising cattle and tobacco, and training horses when he was young.

He is survived by one son, Bobby Hacker of Moorefield; two daughters, Candy Willett of Bedford, Ky. and Cheryl Taulber of Washington; one sister, Colleen Gregory of Greenfield; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one niece; and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Jerry Lee Hacker and Terry Lowell Hacker and his parents.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in New Liberty Cemetery in East Enterprise.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. A Masonic service will be conducted by Rising Sun Masonic Lodge 6 F. & A.M. at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.



Thomas Moscoe

Thomas W. "Tommy" Moscoe, 64, of Carrollton, Ky., died Monday, March 11, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Nov. 19, 1948, in Carroll County, Ky., the son of Everett and Flossie Dale Roberts Moscoe. He was formerly a self-employed carpenter.

He is survived by one daughter, Bonnie Dale Pate of Carrollton, Ky.; one sister, Wanda Carol Crawford of Sanders, Ky.; one brother, William Michael Moscoe of Texas; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Myrtle Helena Moscoe and Lauretta Outlaw Alvin; two brothers, Douglas Moscoe and Larry Floyd "Bugsy" Moscoe.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery of Carrollton, Ky.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until the service.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the family. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.



Lawrence Schafer

Rev. Lawrence E. "Larry" "L.E." Schafer, 56, of North Vernon, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Madison.

He was born May 30, 1956, in Madison, the son of Francis "Frankie" and Dorissey E. "Momo" Moores Schafer. He was raised in Madison and was a 1975 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in criminology from Indiana State University. He received his ministry certificates from Boyce College of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served as the first director at the Jefferson County Youth Shelter in Madison and as a family teacher at the Huddleston Baptist Children's Home in Centralia, Ill. He also served as pastor for First Baptist Church in Spencer, Vernon Baptist Church, the Dillsboro Baptist Church and as youth pastor at Hanover Baptist Church. He served as pastor of Bethany Baptist Church in Crothersville for the past 10 years and was employed as the quality manager at Archer Consultation Services in North Vernon for the past 11 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandson. He studied martial arts for 40 years and had received a Fourth Degree Black Belt. He was the owner and head instructor of Vernon Community Martial Arts. He was a spiritual director of the National Karate Jiu-Jitsu Union International and the National Martial Arts Association. He served as an instructor, teacher and donor for the American Red Cross for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Howard Schafer, whom he married Aug. 22, 1981; five daughters, Jessica E. Schafer of North Vernon, Rachel M. Montgomery of Altus Air Force Base, Okla., Andrea L. Ticknor of Chicago, Ill. and Lydia E. Gabbard and Rebecca J. Schafer, both of North Vernon; three sisters, Beverly Akers of Bethlehem, Ga., Mary Frances Lauter of Hanover, Diana Mahoney of Madison; one grandson; six uncles and aunts; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, who died May 14, 1998; his mother, who died March 23, 2011; one sister, Pearl Elizabeth Stites, who died July 21, 2010; and his grandparents, Benjamin Franklin and Maggy Pearl Lawrence Moores, and Francis Edward and Sarah Elizabeth Schafer.

A celebration of life service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at North Madison Baptist Church.

Friends may call at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Wednesday from 4t o 8 p.m. and at the church Thursday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Rev. Lawrence Schafer Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.