Harold Braley

Harold D. Braley, 80, of Madison, Indiana, died unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019.

He was born March 13, 1939 in Versailles, Indiana, to Wilcy and Ruby “Bernice” McMartin Braley and grew up in Ripley County where he was a 1957 graduate of Versailles High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army Jan. 22, 1962, in Versailles and rose to the rate of Private serving in Headquarters Company Third Regiment at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He was honorably discharged July 26, 1967. Early in life he worked for MoorMan’s Feed, where he had been awarded top salesman, before working in construction for 20 years and then owning and operating Braley Sawmill for the next 22 years. He also worked as a truck driver for many years hauling freight. He enjoyed camping at Kamp Kettlebottom Conservation Club near New Washington, Indiana, had a love for horses and was a craftsman who was passionate about woodworking. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge and was a former member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis. He grew up in the Tanglewood Baptist Church near Versailles where he held membership and Sunday, Oct, 6, 2019, was to become a member of the Union Baptist Church in Lamb, Indiana. After his unexpected death a day earlier the church honored him by making him a member just as he had planned for that Sunday morning.

Survivors include his wife of 11 years, Janet Parker Vest of Madison; three children, David Braley of Madison, Tommy Vest of Canaan, Indiana, and Valita Bird of Cincinnati; a brother, Franklin Braley of Versailles; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife of 43 years, Marilyn Maschino Braley; a daughter, Joan Braley Morrison; two brothers, Charles William Braley and Robert Braley; two sisters, Dorthea Jeffries and Naomi Braley, and three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with interment to follow in the Tanglewood Cemetery in Versailles. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. Friday until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tanglewood Cemetery or the Union Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral homes. Online condolences can be made at www.morgan-nay.com



Stephen Dellaquila

Stephen Thomas Dellaquila, 48, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at his home.

He was born Sept. 16, 1971, in Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, to Richard Dellaquila and Margaret Kish Dellaquila. He worked as a foreman for the Facility Performance Group at Kentucky Utilities Ghent Generating Station in Ghent, Kentucky.

Survivors include his wife, Leslie Dellaquila of Carrollton; his parents of Carrollton; two sons, Colin Dellaquila of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and Chace Dellaquila of Carrollton; two daughters, Dakota Dellaquila of Spring City, Pennsylvania, and Taylor Dellaquila of Carrollton; two brothers, Carl Dellaquila of Ghent and Richard Dellaquila of Parker Ford, Pennsylvania; a sister, Tara Saltarelli of Audubon, Pennsylvania; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

A Celebration of Life Service will be at the home of his brother, Carl and Bobbi Jo Dellaquila, 505 Union St., Ghent, at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Cremation has been chosen by the family.

Arrangements are entrusted with the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.

Harold Dickason

Harold Wayne Dickason, 86, of Indianapolis, formerly of Vevay, Indiana, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, in Indianapolis.

He was born Aug. 8, 1933, at the family home in Vevay to Joseph L. and Mildred I. Newkirk Dickason. He grew up in Vevay and was a 1951 graduate of Vevay High School. In his early years, he worked for Dickason Garage in Vevay. He received a degree in business in 1956 from Butler University. He was inducted into the U.S. Navy March 1, 1957, in Vevay and on Oct. 1, 1958, rose to the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade, the second commissioned officer rank in the U.S. Navy. He was honorably discharged March 14, 1960, at the U.S. Naval Receiving Station in Long Beach, California. He was an electrician for AA Electric in Indianapolis for several years and was an electrician for Lawrence Township School Corporation in Indianapolis, from which he retired in 2004 after 25 years.

He was a dual member of the Speedway Masonic Lodge No. 500 F&AM, Switzerland Masonic Lodge No. 122 F&AM, Past Patron of the Oakland Chapter No. 159 Order of Eastern Star and Bennington Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 407. He was Past Master of the Oakland Masonic Lodge No. 140 F&AM and attended the VFW Post No. 261 both of Indianapolis. He lived in Martinsville, Indiana, from 1970 to 1993 when he moved back to the Indianapolis community.

He is survived by his wife, Maryann Bortle Dickason of Indianapolis; two sons, Joseph Edward “Ed” Dickason of Muncie, Indiana, and James William “Bill” Dickason of Noblesville, Indiana; six grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Mary Lou Konkle and Roberta J. “Bert” Lamson.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Masonic and Eastern Star Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8. at the funeral home.

Interment and full military rites will be by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post No. 185 and the Vevay VFW Post No. 5396 in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Madison, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Switzerland Masonic Lodge No. 122 F&AM or Bennington Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 407. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

B.C. Morton

Burton Carl “B.C.” Morton Sr., 79, of Madison, Indiana, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at the River Terrace Health Campus in Madison. Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service or at www.lytlewelty.com

Barbara Richey

Barbara I. Richey, 72, of Lexington, Indiana, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at her residence.

She was born April 27, 1947, in Livingston, Kentucky, to Charles Henry Scott and Hope Banks Scott. She graduated high school from Ahrens Trade School in Louisville and later attended Gaylan College of Nursing, earning a degree and becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was a former laborer at the old Indiana Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown, Indiana, where she worked for 25 years and was also a LPN at Brownsboro Hills Nursing Home in Louisville for seven years. She was a member of the Lancaster Baptist Church in Paris Crossing, Indiana, liked playing volleyball when she was younger and later enjoyed working in her flowers at her home.

Survivors include her husband, Larry D. Richey; three sons, Skip Swift and Tony Richey, both of Scottsburg, Indiana, and Ben Mason of Louisville; two daughters, Kim Swift-Higdon of Hanover, Indiana, and Amy Rickey-Weaver of Madison, Indiana; six brothers, Richard Scott, Charles Henry Scott III and Keith Scott, all of Louisville, Thomas Nelson Scott of Sellersburg, Indiana, Terry Douglas Scott of Milton, Kentucky and Kenneth Wayne Scott, of Washington, D.C; three sisters, Bobbie Ann Windhorst of Louisville, Betsy Powell of Port Richey, Florida, and Carol Frazier of Campbellsburg, Kentucky; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a lifelong friend, Viola Tony of Jeffersonville, Indiana.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Frankie Hager and Wilma Gene Scott.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at the New Castle Cemetery in New Castle, Kentucky.

Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana.

Memorial Contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation c/o the funeral home. Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net