Donald Barnes

Donald G. Barnes, 66, of Valparaiso, Indiana, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, in Hobart.

He was born June 19, 1952, in Madison, Indiana, to Lyman and Babe Ruth Shelton Barnes. He earned a master of science degree from the University of Louisville while working as a police officer. He worked with the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ for 20 years, serving in various leadership roles, most recently as president & CEO of HealthVisions Midwest, and previously as a vice president for Ancilla Systems. He devoted much of his life to helping the underserved by reducing health issues for them while spending time with his own family.

He is survived by his children, Eric Barnes, Wesley Barnes, Emily Barnes and Kevin Barnes, all of Valparaiso; two sisters, Brenda Brown-Wright of Louisville and Deborah Thorn of Asheville, North Carolina; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cynthia J. Albert; his parents; and one brother, Jim.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Bartholomew Funeral Home in Valparaiso. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Valparaiso.

Visitation will be Tuesday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ.

Robert Coy

Robert Allen Coy, 95, of Milroy, Indiana, formerly of Florence, Indiana, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Morning Breeze in Greensburg, Indiana.

He was born Friday, July 20, 1923, in Florence, Indiana, to Robert L. and Emma Phillips Coy. He attended Florence Elementary School and Patriot High School, where he graduated in 1942. During his time at Patriot High School, he played softball and basketball and was an honor student. He was inducted into the U.S. Army March 29, 1945, at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis. He served during World War II as a Mess Sergeant in Seoul, Korea. He was honorably discharged August 31, 1946. Shortly after being discharged from the military in 1946 and returning to Florence, he attended a tent meeting on Bethel Ridge, where he was saved. He then attended Bethel Ridge Holiness Church and later Vevay Holiness Tabernacle. After moving to Rush County, he attended Clarksburg Holiness Church. He spent most of his life near Florence, where he raised his family and farmed. In addition to farming, he worked several years for Slawson Implement Company and Randall Textron Company, both in Vevay, and Barber Grocery in Madison. In 2009, he was a member of the Indiana Honor Flight that traveled to Washington D.C. to visit the World War II Memorial. This trip was a highlight of his life. However, he loved his family, farming, and serving God more than anything.

He is survived by his wife, Naomi Jean Slack Coy; 10 children, Carolyn Sue Whalen, Louis Allen Coy, Donna Jean Harlow, Glenda Lou Brown, Joan Wipf, Doris Jan Young, Benita Colleen Kaffenberger, Nathan Lynn Coy, Jonathan Edward Coy and Melanie Kay McQueen; 19 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Helen Marie Coy and Elizabeth Coy; two brothers, Harold Louis Coy and Wilford Eugene Coy; two grandsons; one granddaughter; one great-grandson; one great-granddaughter; and one nephew.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will follow in Florence Cemetery in Florence.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations Florence Cemetery Association. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at haskellandmorrison.com

Forman Hamilton

Forman Price “Chief” Hamilton, 94, of Milton, Kentucky, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at River Terrace Health Campus.

He was born Feb. 29, 1924, in Trimble County, Kentucky, to Nolan Sr. and Vera Dunlap Hamilton. He lived all his life in Trimble County and attended school there. He attended Mt. Byrd Christian Church earlier in his life. He had farmed all his life and had worked earlier in life at Williamson Heater in the tool room and as floor manager for Maddox, Morrow, and Taylor Tobacco Warehouses for several years. He held membership in Trimble County Klunkers and was the Trimble County Board Member of Kentucky Farm Bureau. He dearly loved his farm, collecting and showing his John Deere Tractor Collection with his 4020 being his favorite.

He is survived by one brother, Nolan Hamilton Jr. of Trimble County; two sisters, Orena Burkhardt and Laverne Gross, both of Madison; two grandsons; four great grandsons; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jean Mahoney Hamilton; one son, James Forman Hamilton; one daughter, Brenda S. Hamilton Perry; his parents; one brother, Raymond Hamilton; and one sister, Virginia Hamilton Sachleben.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Moffett Cemetery in Milton.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Monday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Tuesday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Kenny Lauderbaugh

Kenneth Darrell “Kenny” Lauderbaugh, 92, of Vevay died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

He was born August 12, 1926, in Madison, to Avon and Lelia Romans Lauderbaugh. He was raised in Madison, where he attended high school. He was inducted into the U.S. Army, serving during World War II. He served in Company A 803rd Engineer Aviation Battalion and was honorably discharged Nov. 24, 1946, at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, with the rank of Technician Fifth Grade. He had been a mechanic for more than 30 years and owned and operated Lauderbaugh Service on the corner of Walnut and Main Street in Vevay for 18 years. He had lived in the Switzerland County community since 1959 and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Hanover.

He is survived by one sister, Frances Thurnall of Clarksville, Indiana; his nephew who cared for him, Pastor Leon Turner of Hanover; and several other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Juanita Turner; and one brother, Cecil Lauderbaugh.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Burial will follow with full military rites in Vevay Cemetery conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Vevay American Legion Post #185 Relief Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at haskellandmorrison.com