Duke Burrell

Duke D. Burrell, 54, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at his home.

He was born Feb. 27, 1966, in Louisville, to Duke Tinker and Fitzgerald Burrell. He was a graduate of Valley High School in Louisville, a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Louisville and attended Family Worship Center in Carrollton. He was a roller mill operator at North American Stainless in Ghent, Kentucky, and enjoyed basketball, cowboy movies and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Pam Green Burrell; two daughters, Ashly Burrell of Louisville and Angel Ramirez of Carrollton; two sons, Matthew Burrell and Khristian Burrell, both of Carrollton; his mother, Fitzgerald Joseph and her husband, Sylvester Joseph of Louisville; a sister, Marisha Tinker, of Louisville; two brothers, Derrick Duncan and Jonathan Tinker, both of Louisville; and three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, JoAnn Burrell.

Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept.14, at the Family Worship Center. Pass through visitation will be from 4 p.m. until time of services Monday at the church.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, church building occupancy will be limited to 50% of normal capacity and 6-foot social distancing and face masks will be required.

Memorial gifts may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in care of the funeral home. Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.

Judy George

Judith L. “Judy” George, 85, of Madison, Indiana, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at Baptist Health in Louisville.

She was born Nov. 30, 1934, to Robert and Irene Askin List, and was a 1953 graduate of Southport High School and attended Purdue University. She married Philip George in 1955, they had four children and moved to Madison in August 1971, to take over The Attic business from her parents and make it their own. She became the face of the business — was the early morning sweeper of the sidewalks, the greeter at the door, the hostess to every visitor and townsperson who came into the store — for almost 50 years, meeting thousands of people. She was a member of the Madison Presbyterian Church, Tri Kappa, and the Daughters’ of the American Revolution and was a founding member of the Madison Visitors Council and the former Madison Business Professionals Association. She enjoyed traveling, going to the beach, dining out, going on excursions with friends, watching sports and was a long-time, loyal supporter of the Madison Main Street Program.

Survivors include her daughter, Julie Truax of Madison; her sons, John George of Indianapolis and Chip George of Madison; her brother, Robert L. List of Inman, South Carolina; and 12 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and several great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 2010; a son, David George, in 2006; and a grandson in 2010.

Private family services will be held at the Madison Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery in downtown Madison at a later date. Arrangements by Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service in Madison.

Memorial contributions be made to the Madison Main Street Program Business Resiliency Fund or the Madison Riverfront Development. Contributions may be made at the funeral homes or at www.lytlewelty.com.

Mary Gibson

Mary Ann Rowlett Gibson, 52, of Madison, Indiana, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at the Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison.

She was born Sept. 30, 1967, in Madison, to Harold Rowlett and Frances Ellen “Frankie” McKinney Rowlett Carter. Her father died when she was a year old and her stepfather, Albert Russell “Rusty” Carter, raised her as his own. She graduated valedictorian of her class at Jennings County High School in 1986, was of the Christian faith and lived most of her life in Jefferson County. She married Daniel Gibson in 1989 and they had a daughter and a son. She had worked for the US Shoe Corporation, Arvin Sango and Royer Corporation and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family, socializing, coloring and collecting bandanas.

Survivors include her daughter, Natessa “Tessa” Yvonne Gibson of Hanover, Indiana; her son, Robert Daniel “Gibby” Gibson of Paris Crossing, Indiana; her stepdad of Milton, Kentucky; her sister, Catherine Yvonne Jones of Madison; her brother, Harold Dwayne Rowlett of Hanover; and two grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, several stepbrothers and stepsisters and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her father and her mother on Jan. 29, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Visitation is 5 p.m. until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mary Gibson Remembrance Fund at the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Kate Hacker

Mary K. “Kate” Hacker, 85, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at her home.

She was born Oct. 24, 1934. in Madison, to Everett and Laura Brandenburg Konkle. She retired as an LPN for King’s Daughters’ Hospital in 1996 and had worked earlier in her life at US Shoe, Randalls in Vevay, and the Jefferson County Courthouse. She was a member of the Manville Christian Church, former board member of the Macedonia Baptist Church, and loved animals, being on the farm and her church.

Survivors include her children, C.A. Keeton, of Milton, Kentucky, Rick Keeton, of Falmouth, Kentucky, Wayne Keeton and Bobby Hacker, both of Madison, and Candy Willett, of Bedford, Kentucky; a sister: Billie Grimm, of North Vernon, Indiana; a brother, Paul Konkle, of Madison; and six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, on Madison’s hilltop with interment to follow in Macedonia Cemetery in Madison. Visitation is 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon until the time of service Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions be made to the charity of the donor’s choice through the funeral home or at www.lytlewelty.com.

Harold Hart

Harold David “Doc” Hart, 80, of Charlestown, Indiana, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at his home.

He was born Jan. 2, 1940, on Tate Ridge near the town of Moorefield in Jefferson County, Indiana, to Harold “Buster” and Della Frances “Fannie” O’Connell Hart. He was raised on the family farm and graduated from Central High School on Rykers Ridge in 1958 and from Tri-State University of Engineering in 1960, married Donna L. Copeland on June 3, 1960 and they had a son. He was inducted into the US Army in 1960, attended Officer Candidate School and rose to the rank of First Lieutenant. He was honorably discharged and resigned his commission in 1968. The family settled on a farm in Charlestown in 1971 and became members of the First Baptist Church in Charlestown where he served as a greeter for more than 17 years and worked at the Hope Center. He was a member of the Professional Engineering Society, Clarks’ Grant Historical Society, Right to Life of Southern Indiana, Clark County Republican Party and was commissioned as an honorary Kentucky Colonel in 1997. He retired from South Gravure in December 2005 after 35 years of service. In his spare time he worked on his farms and was a master breeder and exhibitor of poultry and waterfowl.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years of Charlestown; his son, Harold LaVant Copeland of Charlestown; his brother, William Robert Hart of Canaan, Indiana; his sister, Barbara Higgins of Canaan; his adopted family and neighbors, Jimmy, Monica, and Debra Espinoza of Charlestown; and two grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Charles Hart, in 2016.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the First Baptist Church in Charlestown. Interment will follow in the Canaan Cemetery in Canaan. Visitation is 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. until the time of services Saturday at the church.

A final salute will be conducted Saturday at the church by the Red Greissel Post No. 335 of the American Legion with military honors following the graveside ceremony at the cemetery by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Right to Life of Southern Indiana or a charity of the donor’s choice through the funeral home or at the church. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.

Shirley Richmond

Shirley A. Clifton Richmond, 76, of Bedford, Kentucky, died Wednesday, Sept, 9, 2020, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

She was born Feb. 13, 1944, in Owenton, Kentucky, to Leslie Carl and Shirley Mae Snow Clifton. She was retired from Walmart and a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church. She loved to read, do puzzles — especially crosswords — garden and watch her “soaps.”

Survivors include her husband, David R. Richmond; a daughter, Ruth Ann Richmond of Bedford; a son David D. Richmond of Bedford; 11 siblings, Dennis Clifton of Union, Kentucky, Marsha Bradshaw of Milton, Kentucky, Danny Clifton, Perry Clifton, Terry Hunter, Ben Clifton and Leslie Clifton, all of Carrollton, Kentucky, Jennie Mauser of Tennessee, Wanda Hewitt of Worthville, Kentucky, Russell Clifton of Bedford and Mary Galler of Florida; and six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Jackie Clifton.

Private funeral services will be conducted at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, with interment to follow in the Campbellsburg Cemetery in Campbellsburg, Kentucky. Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to The National Kidney Foundation. Online condolences, www.ransdellfuneral.com.

Bobby Riggs

Tech Sgt. Robert Horace “Bobby” Riggs, USAF (Retired), 80, of Vevay, Indiana, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

He was born June 16, 1940, in Madison, Indiana, to Horace B. and Marie B. Bosaw Riggs. He was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana, and was a graduate of Vevay High School. He was inducted into the US Air Force on July 26, 1963 in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, and re-enlisted three times before retiring from the service after 21 years, 7 months and 5 days on March 1, 1985 at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, with the rank of Technical Sergeant. He received numerous Air Force Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medals, the Air Force Overseas Long Tour Ribbon, the Air Force Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Awards and the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award. He served overseas in Germany and Korea.

After retiring fom service he was employed for Vevay Utilities for 10 years, was a member of the Vevay VFW Post No. 5396 and the Vevay American Legion Post No. 185. He was also a member of the Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church in Vevay. He resided in Seymour, Indiana, for eight years and later moved back to the Vevay community where he lived until his death. He enjoyed photography and sports cars.

He is survived by his cousins, his best friend and caretaker, Edsel Detraz; his wife, Bonnie Riggs, of Vevay; and other friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Sept. 14, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Visitations is 10 a.m. until time of services Monday at the funeral home. Interment and full military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post No. 185 and the Vevay VFW Post No. 5396 in the Vevay Cemetery there.