James Ballard

James Harlan Ballard, 64, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at his home.

He was born April 3, 1955, in Madison, Indiana, to Florian Goble and Norma Jean Dryden Ballard. He was a member of the Calvary Apostolic Church in Carrollton and was retired from Arvin-Meritor as a machinist. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and was quite a jokester.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Frances Harrell Ballard of Carrollton; three sons, Bobby Allen Ballard of Campbellsburg, Kentucky, Jerry Wayne Ballard of Worthville, Kentucky, and Corey Dale Ballard of Sanders, Kentucky; four sisters, Pam Mefford and Cindy Birch, both of Carrollton, Linda Bowman of Frankfort, Kentucky, and Lisa Ballard of Owenton, Kentucky, and five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at the Calvary Apostolic Church. Visitation will be at the church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Burial will take place in the Ghent Masonic Cemetery in Ghent, Kentucky.

Memorial gifts may take the form of contributions to Calvary Apostolic Church. Envelopes will be available through the funeral home.

Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com

Marcia Dunlap

Marcia L. Dunlap, 52, of Madison, Indiana, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

She was born July 29, 1967, in York, Pennsylvania, to Jerry and Sandra Wells. She was a graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and worked as a nurse’s aide at King’s Daughters’ Hospital, was employed by Broadway Hotel & Tavern and by Madison Precision Products Inc. For the past 10 years, she was a correctional officer at the Madison Correctional Facility. She enjoyed traveling especially to the beach, playing games online, and spending time outside and with her granddaughters.

She is survived by her husband, Mark Dunlap, of Madison; two sons, Damien Perry, Jarin Dunlap and Jordon Dunlap, all of Madison; her parents, Jerry and Sandra Wells of Wellton, Arizona; two brothers, James Wells of Evansville, Indiana, and Jerry Wells of Atlanta, Georgia; two granddaughters, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, in Madison with cremation to follow.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until time of service Tuesday.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the donor’s choice. Contributions may be made at the Lytle Welty Funeral Homes or at lytlewelty.com

Online condolences, lytlewelty.com

Robert May

Robert Andrew “Bob” May, 86, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at his home.

He was born in The Fork, Marion County, Kentucky, Sept. 6, 1932, to William Marion and Gladys Pauline Boswell May. He was a member of the Carrollton Christian Church – Disciples of Christ, National Education Association, Kentucky Education Association, Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, the National Rifle Association and the “Hour of Power” coffee club at Welch’s Restaurant in Carrollton. He has been an educator most of his life. He graduated from Danville High School, then from Campbellsville College with a Bachelor’s Degree and earned a Master’s Degree from Western Kentucky University and a Rank 1 from the University of Kentucky. He began his career as a teacher/counselor at Meade County High School. He served as guidance counselor with Williamstown Independent Schools, assistant principal at Carroll County High School, principal at Carroll County Middle School, superintendent of Trimble County School System and principal of Prestonburg High School. He was at one time a partner in Craftsman Insulation Co. in Carrollton and also served his country in the U.S. Army from Sept. 21, 1953, until July 28, 1955.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Weaver May; one daughter; Jenna Lynn May Stevens of Bedford, Kentucky; one son, Robert Bryan May of Lexington, Kentucky, four grandchildren, and other relatives.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at the Carrollton Christian Church. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. until the service Friday at the church. Burial will take place at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Hopeful Lutheran Cemetery in Florence, Kentucky.

Memorial gifts may take the form of contributions to The Carrollton Christian Church, Smile Train and The Wounded Warrior Project. Envelopes will be available at the service.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton is in charge of arrangements.

Billy Meadows

Billy Joe Meadows, 56, of Madison, Indiana, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Hosparus Health Inpatient Care in Louisville. Arrangements are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service or at www.lytlewelty.com

Louise Miles

Louise Miles, 92, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Owen County, Kentucky, July 15, 1927, to Walter A. and Addie Bibb Smith. She was a member of the Jordan Baptist Church, a retired Line Inspector for the former Teledyne-Wirz Co. in Carrollton and a founding member of the Pioneer Power Tractor Club.

She is survived by one daughter; Wanda G. Raisor of Sanders, Kentucky; two sons, Calvin R. Miles of Ghent, Kentucky, and Randal D. Miles of Sanders; one brother, Isaac “Ike” Smith of Carrollton; four grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy T. Miles, and two brothers, Walter T. Smith and Albion Smith.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at the funeral home.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, and Monday Aug. 12, 2019, from 11 a.m. until the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton.

Memorial gifts may take the form of contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association. Envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com

Larry Pettit

Larry Gene Pettit, 65, of Madison, Indiana, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Dec. 26, 1953, in San Jacinto in Jennings County, Indiana, to Charles Samuel “Sam” and Isabella “Peg” Ann Harrison Pettit. He grew up on his parents’ farm near San Jacinto and was a 1972 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He was married to Debbie Davis and they had two sons and he was later married to Kimberly Jo Elston and they also had a son. He worked as the operation’s supervisor at Indiana Kentucky Electric Corporation, retiring in 2012 after nearly 30 years. He was also the Camp Ranger for the Girl Scout Camp Whippoorwill for nearly 28 years. He enjoyed working with his sons with Pettit Group and was an active outdoorsman who could usually be found on an excavator, bulldozer or skid steer, riding his motorcycle or driving though the countryside on his Polaris Ranger/RZR. He loved tinkering on things, was known as “Mr. Fix It”, enjoyed 4-wheelers and had an interest in hunting.

Survivors include his wife, Kimberly, of Madison; his sons, Rodney, Joe and Jacob Pettit, all of Madison; a brother, Perry Pettit of Dupont, Indiana; two sisters, Rose Anna Leach of Dupont and Dr. Rhonda Sue Pettit of Woodstock, Georgia; 13 grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jerry Lee “Spanky” Pettit.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. He chose cremation. A private burial will be at a later date.

Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Camp Whippoorwill-Girls Scouts of Kentuckiana. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Charles Webster

Charles A. “Chuck” Webster, 62, of Campbellsburg, Kentucky, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 at his home.

He was born May 8, 1957, in Carrollton, Kentucky, to Charlie Webster and Kathy Groneman Webster. He was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in Business Administration. He had retired after 35 years owning Webster Drugs in Carrollton. He enjoyed playing music, spending time with his grandchildren, trail riding, horse races, golfing and was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan. 

He is survived by his wife, Nolia Sharp Webster; one son Shaman Webster of Perry Park, Kentucky; two brothers, Dr. Daniel Webster of Bethesda, Maryland, and Jeff Webster of Austin, Texas; two sisters, Sharon Webster of Burlington, Vermont, and Kim Arney of Carrollton; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the English Cemetery in Carrollton.

Memorial gifts may be made to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com

Granville Wiley Jr.

Granville E. “Jocko” Wiley Jr., 59, of Madison, Indiana, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Oct. 26, 1959, in Jefferson County, Indiana, to Granville E. Sr. and Cora Ann McKeand Wiley. He lived all of his life in Jefferson County and was a 1978 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He enjoyed FFA and 4-H while in high school. He began employment with the Jefferson County Highway Department after high school and worked as a highway man until his unexpected death. He also served as a Senior Primary Reserve Officer with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office from 1993-2010. From 2011 until his death, he was a Special Deputy of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. He had previously worked as a dispatcher with the Switzerland County Sheriff’s Department in Vevay. He was a faithful member of the Manville Christian Church in Manville, Indiana. He was an avid reader, loved history, was a comedian of sorts, a great socializer, loved his family, and there was no other truck than a Ford truck in his eyes. He was a man that was larger than life, loved everyone and never met a stranger. He will always be remembered for his name and for being the “Highway Man.”

He is survived by two sisters, Christy Roberts and Connie Lipps of Madison; his companion, Charity Kiser-Sullivan of Madison, and several other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Carmel Cemetery in Hanover, Indiana.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Manville Christian Church Youth Group. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com