Richard Lauderbaugh

Richard “Jackie” Lauderbaugh, 71, of Madison, Indiana, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis.

He was born Aug. 2, 1948, in Madison to Floyd D. “Jack” and Doris June Ashley Lauderbaugh. He lived all of his life in Madison and was a 1968 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. In high school, he played basketball, football and baseball. He was inducted into the U.S. Army April 22, 1968, in Louisville and rose to the rate of Private First Class, serving in Korea in the 543rd MP Company in the First U.S. Army. He was honorably discharged March 11, 1971, at Fort Knox, Kentucky, with the rate of Specialist Five. He re-enlisted March 12, 1971, at Fort Knox and served as Specialist Five in the 903 HEM Company serving during the Vietnam War in Korea where he was exposed to Agent Orange. He was honorably discharged March 16, 1972, from Fort Dix, New Jersey, and received the National Defense Service Medal and the Armed forces Expeditionary Medal. While in the service he played baseball in Korea. He enjoyed coaching Little League and refereeing. He worked early in life at Meese Manufacturing in Madison and then began 30-plus years with Kentucky Utilities, retiring from the Coal Yard Maintenance Department. He attended Ivy Tech to study welding. He was a member of the North Madison Christian Church. He enjoyed tinkering and working on vehicles and watching the Cincinnati Reds and Bengals. He had suffered the past nine years with the effects of Agent Orange exposure and was lovingly cared for by his wife and son.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon K. Chase Lauderbaugh, of Madison; his son, Joey Lauderbaugh, of Madison; three brothers, Steve Lauderbaugh, Gary Lauderbaugh, and Melvin Lauderbaugh, all of Madison; a half-brother, Charles Douglas Bennett, of Madison; one grandson and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery in Vevay, Indiana

Visitation will be Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Boy’s and Girl’s Club. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Robert Young

Robert Young, 81, of Bedford, Kentucky, died Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Veterans Hospital in Louisville.

He was born March 28, 1938, to John B. and Martha Jean Harper Young. His family was one of the oldest to settle Trimble County. He was a member of the Bedford Christian Church and a 1956 graduate of Trimble County High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree from DePauw University in 1960 and received a scholarship to the University of North Carolina where he earned his master’s degree in education. He began teaching English in Seymour, Indiana, but enlisted in the U.S. Navy from 1963 to 1966, where he served as Officer of the Deck Underway, Electronics Officer and Legal Officer. After leaving the Navy, he traveled Europe and worked in various jobs from shops to milk plants and a wheel factory. He met and married Maiken Ischiel Young from Denmark and Sweden. and, after returning to Trimble County, went back to teaching. He taught at Oldham County Junior High until 1974 and started the Oldham County varsity soccer program, leading the team to a state championship in 1971. He later taught English and Spanish at Trimble County High School from 1977 to 1984 while staying active in sports and helping with reading programs. After leaving TCHS, he taught communications at Ivy Tech. Eventually he and his wife decided to travel again, moved to Europe and lived in England and Denmark. During that time they learned new skills, languages, and immersed themselves in the countries they visited. While in Europe, he biked and hiked. Upon returning to the U.S., he hiked in the Rocky Mountains, raised his own hops and brewed his own beer in retirement. He served as a case manager for migrant workers, guiding them through the transition to a new country. He loved reading and later became a dealer in rare and used books.

Survivors include his wife of Bedford; a daughter, Kirsten Clingerman of Lexington, Kentucky; a brother, James Young of Bedford; and many nieces and nephews, family and friends in Sweden, Denmark and Trimble County.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Wanda Scott and Lillice Craft.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.ransdellfuneral.com