Kathryn Hoskins

Kathryn B. Robertson Hoskins, 99, of Vevay, Indiana, died Sunday, June 21, 2020, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

She was born May 5, 1921, in Carrollton, Kentucky, to William Ernest and Vera King Robertson. She graduated from Carrollton High School in 1940.

She married and lived in Bedford, Kentucky, and was a member of the Bedford United Methodist Church there. In 1955 she and her husband moved to a farm on S.R. 56 in Vevay. She was a member of the Bennington Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 407 and Order of Eastern Star Carroll Chapter No. 442. She did volunteer work at the Lord’s Cupboard in Vevay and in Rising Sun for many years. She enjoyed quilting and needle work, caring for her grandchildren, gardening and canning her harvest. She spent many years in the kitchen making home cooked meals for neighbors, farm hands and seasonal hunters.

Survivors include her daughters, Clarica Mathews of Cross Plains, Indiana and Marjorie Hoskins of Vevay; a son, Billy Hoskins of Vevay; and seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elisha B. Hoskins; a brother, James King Robertson and a great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 26, 2020, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery there. Friends may call from10 a.m. Friday until time of services at the funeral home. Due to COVID-19, all attendees must wear a mask and social distance.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Angela Hunger Hoskins Memorial Fund c/o CFSCI. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Joann Goins

Joann Royce Goins, 83, of Madison, Indiana, died Thursday, April 16, 2020, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

She was born Aug. 29, 1936, in Madison, to Walter E. and Helen M. Holcraft Royce.

She graduated from Madison High School on Broadway in 1954 and immediately began a long career as a bookkeeper in the grocery business at Kroger in Madison. While living in Madison, she was a member of First Baptist Church and the Order of Eastern Star. In 1967, she and her family moved to Saint Cloud, Florida, where she worked as a bookkeeper for A&P groceries in Saint Cloud and Kissimmee, Florida, and for the former Rife’s Market in Saint Cloud, retiring in 2006. While living in Saint Cloud, she held memberships in First Baptist Church, Saint Cloud United Methodist Church, and the Order of Eastern Star. She returned to live in Madison in 2013. She enjoyed traveling, was a seamstress and enjoyed crocheting, cross-stitch, quilting and making ceramics. She also enjoyed reading, walking, watching her hummingbirds and singing in the church choir.

Survivors include three sons, Ken Goins of Madison, Ron Goins of Orlando, Florida and Michael Goins of Lynchburg, Virginia; one sister, Barbara Lutz of Charlestown, Indiana; and nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Jim Royce and Don Royce.

Memorial services will be at noon on Saturday, June 27, at Madison First Baptist Church in Madison. Burial was held previously at Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Madison First Baptist Church Stained Glass Window Fund.

Arrangements by Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, Scottsburg, Indiana. Online condolences, stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.

Jim Richey

James Potter “Jim” Richey, 91, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at Baptist Health Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Feb. 27, 1929, in Poughkeepsie, New York, and developed a love of building things, especially out of wood. He served in the U.S. Navy as a medical corpsman, then enrolled at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, where he created his first business, a small laundry pick-up and delivery service. After leaving Bard, he took a

variety of jobs in manufacturing before finally settling on woodworking. He moved to Carrollton in 1969 to join the Ison Brothers Furniture Factory, then started Butler Furniture Industries (later BFI), employing more than 100 workers and making furniture for homes across the country. He retired when BFI ceased operation in the early 1980s but then volunteered with Habitat For Humanity, where as a project director he led the construction of dozens of houses that eventually became homes for families. He also used his woodworking skills on renovation projects, including doorways and window frames of business in both Carrollton and Madison, Indiana, including interior renovations of Episcopal churches in both Madison and Louisville.

He was also a serious gardener, an avid skier and until late in life a private airplane pilot. He enjoyed skiing into his 80s and was a ski instructor until recent years.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Richey; three children, Meghan McGrath, Matthew Richey and Andrew Richey; a brother Alban Richey; six grandchildren and one great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and one great grandchild.

A private memorial service was June 18, 2020, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton.

James Smitha Jr.

James Leslie “Hook” Smitha Jr. 62, of Ghent, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at the Baptist Health in La Grange, Kentucky.

He was born Feb. 19, 1958, to James Leslie Smitha and Virginia Barr Smitha. He had worked as a farmer all of his life and loved raising gardens and spending time on anything allowing him to work outdoors. He loved to fish and play cards in his spare time and was of the Baptist faith.

Suvivors include two sisters, Sue Courtney of Ghent and Donna Dennis of Warsaw, Kentucky; a brother, Mike Hoopengarner of Carrollton, Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Edith L. Gordon and Sherry Hoopengarner; and three brothers, Terry, Jerry and Timmy Hoopengarner.

Memorial Services will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2020, at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Visitation will be Friday from 5 p.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, building occupancy will be limited to 50% of normal capacity, so be prepared for a possible line as occupancy will be monitored. There will be strict adherence to 6-foot social distancing requirements and attendees are asked to please wear a face covering if possible.

Arrangements by Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home. Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.

Lucas Webster

Lucas Cade Webster, 20, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Friday, June 19, 2020, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton.

He was born Feb. 26, 2000, in La Grange, Kentucky, to Autumn Oneal and Jack Webster. He was a 2019 graduate of Trimble County High School and currently a student at Jefferson Community and Technical College in Carrollton. He was a member of North Madison Christian Church in Madison, Indiana.

He loved music, hunting and fishing and going to Florida with his dad fishing and on adventures with his mother like Disney World, Paradise Island, Disney cruises and the ocean many times.

His disease, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, was the biggest fight of his life.

He is survived by his mother and father; step-father, Todd Oneal; a brother, Colton Oneal; a brother by another mother, Ben Stevens; maternal grandparents, Dr. Cecil and Judy Martin; paternal grandparents, Jack and Janice Webster; step grandparents, Gary and Sue Oneal; great grandmother, Norma Simmons; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m.Thursday, June 25, at North Madison Christian Church, with interment to follow in Bedford Cemetery in Bedford. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, and from 9 a.m. until time of services on Thursday — all at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy.

Arrangements by Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, www.ransdellfuneral.com.

James Willett

James E. Willett, 81, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at his home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, www.morgan-nay.com.