James Beach

James Thomas "Jim" Beach, 90, of Vevay, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

He was born Sept. 19, 1922, in Dearborn County, the son of James Bailey and Evelina Jane Webster Beach. He drove a milk truck for J.B. Roberts in Rising Sun for five years. He was a farmer in Pleasant for 37 years and lived in Switzerland County his whole life. He enjoying watching wrestling and westerns and being with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Christine Beach, whom he married May 13, 1946; three sons, James Beach of Nashville, Steve Beach of Moorefield and Wayne Beach of Florence; one daughter, Martha Rowlinson of Madison; one sister, Betty Snow of Burlington, Ky., seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Clarence "Sam" Beach, Walter Beach and Robert Beach.

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

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Activities Fund, Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Bradley Bruner


Bradley Adams Bruner, 51, of Madison, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 5, 1961, in Madison, the son of Donald Louis and Verlye Helen Adams Bruner. He was a 1979 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He worked for Royer Corporation for 20 years, where he was a toolmaker and prototype developer. He had a passion for sports, particularly Tony Stewart of NASCAR, the Cincinnati Reds and the Cincinnati Bengals.

He is survived by one daughter, Kindra Youngblood of Madison; one sister, Pam Bruner-Thomas of Madison; one brother Randy Bruner of Hawaii; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles; and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at Springdale Cemetery.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Bradley Bruner Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Daisy Hughes


Daisy E. Young Hughes, 63, Carrollton, Ky., died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

She was born Dec. 19, 1948, in Carrollton, Ky., the daughter of Charles William and Rita Mary Piggott Young. She was a 1967 graduate of Carroll County High School and a 1982 graduate of the School of Hair Design in Florence, Ky. She was a retired hairdresser and owner of Hair Studio in Carrollton, Ky. She was of the Baptist faith. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi and a longtime member and treasurer of the Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee. She also collected antiques.

She is survived by her husband, Gregg D. Hughes; one son, Damon W. Lewis of Ghent, Ky.; two step daughters, Heather Hughes of Georgetown, Ky., and Megan Wilson of Morristown, Tenn.; two sisters, Juanita R. Baxter of Maysville, Ky., and Glenna Young Thacker of Covington, Ga.; one brother, Alec C. Young of Carrollton, Ky.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Paul W. Young.

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

Friends may call at the funeral home today from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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

This is a correction for an obituary published Friday to include the visitation time.



Donald Ramsey


Donald D. Ramsey, 88, of Huntington, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

He was born Jan. 9, 1924, in Huntington, the son of Seal and Virginia Walker Ramsey. He was a Navy veteran of World War II serving from 1941 to 1945 as a gunners mate, second class. Class. He was an Army corporal during the Korean War. He retired in 1964 from the Huntington Fire Department. He worked for Memcor for 16 years in the maintenance department. He spent several of his retirement years working at Bailey-Love Mortuary. He was a member of Huntington Church of the Brethren. He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689 and American Legion Post 7, both in Huntington. He received his 50-year membership pin from Amity Masonic Lodge F&AM 483, and also was a member of the Huntington County Hapzim, Scottish Rite Valley of Fort Wayne, Mizpah Temple of Fort Wayne, Order of Eastern Star Floral Chapter 75 of Huntington, and the former Exchange Club. He was past president and secretary of the Huntington Shrine Club, past president of the Huntington Scottish Rite Club and past secretary of the Starlight Dancers. He loved to travel with his wife. He volunteered at Huntington Hospital and for many years drove for the Shiners Children's Hospital, taking children to Chicago.

He is survived by his wife, Marjory L. Pearson Ramsey, whom he married Oct. 18, 1960; two daughters, Rebara Thorpe of Madison and Cheri Eckert of Huntington; one stepson, Robert D. Ickes of Xenia, Ohio; two sisters, Nedra Hoover and Vicky Kessinger, both of Bowling Green, Ky.; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father; his mother, Virginia Powell; two brothers, Carl E. Ramsey and Orville L. Ramsey; and two sisters, Patricia VanDine and Peg Baskett.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery in Huntington County. VFW Post 2689 will conduct a military graveside service.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday. There will be a Masonic service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations through the funeral home to Shiners Hospital for Crippled Children or Huntington Fire Department Scholarship Fund.

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