Robert Brewer

Robert “Bob” Gayle Brewer, 63, of Madison died Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

He was born Dec. 21, 1954, in Madison, the son of Gayle “Whitt” and Robena “Beanie” Mae Storie Brewer. He was a 1973 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He was a steam plant operator at the Madison State Hospital and had worked for the Department of Correction since 1994. He lived in the Madison community all his life and was a member of North Madison Christian Church. He enjoyed collecting train and railroad memorabilia, photography and reading.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Brookbank Brewer of Madison, whom he married Sept. 5, 1992; one brother, Pat Brewer of Mt. Vernon, Ohio; one stepson, John James of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; one stepgranddaughter; and two cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one stepdaughter, Keri James, who died June 20, 2018.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be later in Springdale Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Bob Brewer Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Dixie Goins

Dixie A. Goins, 72, of Madison, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at The Waters of Clifty Falls. Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel or at lytlewelty.com

Michael Hutchinson

Michael Wade Hutchinson, 69, of Madison died Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Nov. 15, 1948, in Warsaw, Indiana, the son of John and Connie Smith Hutchinson. He was inducted after high school into the U.S. Marine Corps on April 11, 1968, in Detroit, Michigan, during the Vietnam War and rose to the rank of sergeant. He was honorably discharged Jan. 24, 1972, at Yuma, Arizona, receiving the Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Meritorious Mast Award. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1978 with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He worked as a facilities manager for a total of 20 years at Hanover College, Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, and with Sodexo. He enjoyed golf and college sports.

He is survived by one daughter, Heather Hutchinson of Ann Arbor, Michigan; one brother, John Hutchinson of Brimley, Michigan; three sisters, Mary Jean St. Dennis and Kathleen Kujawski, both of Boyne City, Michigan, and Margaret Hutchinson of Troy, Michigan; one granddaughter; two grandsons; his close friend and caregiver, Whitney Roberts of Madison; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be a memorial service at 3 p.m. Friday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery with full honors.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday at 2 p.m. until the service.

A final salute will be at the funeral home Friday at 3:30 p.m. with full military honors to follow at the cemetery chapel conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Shelby Imel

Shelby Jean Ralston Imel, 77, of Madison died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Barbara Kiffmeyer

Barbara Burkert Kiffmeyer, 80, of Hanover died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Hanover. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

D. June Kress

D. June Pedigo Kress, 92, of Hanover, formerly of Indianapolis, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus.

She was born Dec. 20, 1926, in Kansas City, Missouri, the daughter of Nolan L. and Martha Agnes “Mattie” Linton Pedigo. She graduated from high school and lived for several years in Indianapolis with a brief time spent in Maryland. She worked in medical records in the health care field for 25 years. She was a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church in Indianapolis. She loved being with her family and had lived in Hanover the past three years.

She is survived by one son, Jim Kress of Indianapolis; one daughter, Jodi Pelley of Indianapolis; three granddaughters; two grandsons; six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her youngest daughter, Jayne “Sooz” Kress Alyea; her parents; and one brother, Nolan Richard Pedigo.

There will be a memorial gathering and services from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday at Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Centre in Indianapolis with burial to follow.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Walter Ralston

Walter L. “Bim” Ralston, 64, of Lexington, Indiana, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at his home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre-Hanover Chapel.

Frank Rush

Hubert Frank Roland Rush, 76, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at his home with his family by his side.

He was born April 13, 1942, in Louisville, the son of Frank Joseph and Elsie Mae Earhart Rush. He was the owner and operator of Community Lumber and Supply, which he purchased in 1979. Before this, he was the president of the Vending Council for Servomation in Louisville for more than 10 years. He was also a member of the Loyal Order of Moose. He loved spending time with his family, which included his employees and customers. He loved music, having played in the band The Sultans for nine years as the drummer and the technical adviser.

He is survived by his wife, Diane Shelhamer Rush; one daughter, Kathryn Chandler of Madison; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one niece and one nephew.

Hr was preceded in death by his son, Frank Thomas Rush.

There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home in Swansboro, North Carolina.

Visitation will be at the funeral home an hour before the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

Online condolences can be sent at jonesfh.org

Bill Shoemaker

William Taylor “Bill” Shoemaker, 76, of Markland, Indiana, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at his home.

He was born March 29, 1942, in Middleburg, Kentucky, the son of Ernest Taylor and Alvena Douglas Shoemaker. He was raised in Casey County, Kentucky, until middle school and later moved to Pewee Valley, Kentucky. He was a 1962 graduate of the Indiana Academy in Cicero, Indiana. He was inducted into the U.S. Army Feb. 10, 1964, in Louisville serving during the Vietnam War. He received the Good Conduct Medal and was honorably discharged with the rank of Specialist 4th Class Feb. 9, 1966, in Fort Monroe, Virginia. He enjoyed carpentry and was a self-employed carpenter all his life. He had lived in Markland since November 1997, where he enjoyed restoring his two-story brick home. He was a Kentucky Colonel and enjoyed hunting, fishing and construction work.

He is survived by his wife, Mona Burkhalter Shoemaker of Markland; one daughter, Amanda Foster of Alexandria, Kentucky; one sister, Jean Ayars of Simi Valley, California; four grandchildren; one nephew and three nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be a celebration of life at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pewee Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church in Pewee Valley, Kentucky.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Charity of the donor’s choice. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at haskellandmorrison.com

Dee Young

Dealious “Dee” Young, 78, of Milan, Indiana, formerly of Vevay, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at his home.

He was born Oct. 28, 1940, in Hyden, Kentucky, the son of John Mitchell and Rhoda Wilson Young. He was inducted into the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged. He worked as a fireman in 1979 for the Jefferson Proving Ground in Madison retiring in 1989, after 10 years of service. He owned and operated Young & Sons Lumber Mill in Versailles, Indiana, and later Cross Plains, Indiana, from 1989 to September 2002. He lived in the Vevay community from 1964 to 2016 and later moved to Milan, where he lived until his passing. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Aurora, Indiana. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working, watching Gunsmoke on TV and listening to country music.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Lou Godsey Young of Milan; his children, Rhoda Roxanne Hartig, Sherman Mitchell Young, Dealious Young Jr. and Dana Rochelle Stevens, all of Milan; two sisters, Nora Vaughn and Delphia Hooten, both of Independence, Kentucky; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Ethal Osborn; six brothers, Oscar, Manuel, Enoch, Rosco, Virgil and Alonzo Young; and one great-granddaughter.

There are no services at this time.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Aurora, Indiana, or online at haskellandmorrison.com