Thursday, September 18, 2014

Richard L. Bailey


Harrodsburg, KY

Richard L. Bailey, 76, formerly of Eaton, Indiana, passed away, Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Signature Health Care.

Richard was born on January 6, 1938 in Muncie, Indiana, to Fred and Ethel (Cox) Bailey.  He served his country in the Army National Guard and was a member of the Amvets Post 23. 

Richard worked for Norfolk-Southern for many years, retiring in 1996. 

He is survived by his children: Lori Clements (Gary), Shonda Turner, Angie Schlechty (Steve), and Misty Smith (Jeremy), two brothers, Fred Bailey (Betty), and Chester “Chet” Bailey (Janice), seven grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter, as well as several nieces and newphews.
In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by a several brothers and sisters. 

A graveside funeral service with Military Rites by the Delaware County Veterans Honor Guard will be held at 12:00 Noon, on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Gardens of Memory, Muncie, with Pastor Steve DeLisle officiating. 

Visitation for family and friends will be on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneral homes.com.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Hermoine "Kay" Fields


MUNCIE, IN

Hermoine “Kay” Fields, 75, passed away on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at her home.

She was born on November 7, 1938 to Herman and Grace (Waskom) Baker in Bedford, Indiana. Kay graduated from Eaton High School in 1956, the University of Saint Francis, and married Robert Fields on March 2, 1962.

Kay worked at Marhoffer’s, Ross Pharmacy and St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis, where she worked as a Surgical Technician. In 1974, she started the girls’ softball league in Royerton, Indiana, and coached several teams for many years. Kay was also a member of Eastern Star, the Blackford County Home Ec. Club, and a long-time member of the Eaton First Church of God.

Survivors include five children, Kim (Gordon) Booher, Tracey (Michael) Fox, Scott Fields (Bonnie Lea), Jimmy (Lynn) Fields, and Terrie Fields (Dennis Beaty); a brother, John (Diane) Baker, two sisters, Margaret Niccum, and Patsy (Tom) Graves, 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents,  her  husband, Robert, and a great-grandchild, Tamara Booher.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton with Pastor Andy Denniston officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Eaton.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 and one hour prior to the service on Thursday, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made in her name to the Eaton First Church of God, 700 E. Harris St., Eaton, 47338

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.
 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Faye A. Waldo


FT. MYERS, FL

Faye A. Waldo

 Faye Ann Roberts Waldo went home to be with the Lord, on Friday, August 22, 2014 at her home in Fort Myers, FL after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on September 5th, 1935 in Muncie, IN, to the late Ward Roberts and Lovell B. Edmonds Roberts. Faye graduated from Muncie Central in 1953 and the former Ball State Nursing College. During her nursing career at the former Ball Hospital, Faye met a patient and the love of her life, John David Waldo. They were married on March 9, 1956 at the Eaton Methodist Church. During their time together, they had two sons: David Emerson (deceased) and Mark Edward (Janet) Waldo.

Faye was also a nurse for Dr. Weisner in Eaton before retiring to farm. Faye and John bought their dream home in Matlacha, FL in 1979. She moved to Fort Myers in 1995 after the loss of John.

 In Fort Myers she was a member of the McGregor Baptist Church. Faye was an amazing wife, mother and aunt. Her home was always open to family and friends. Faye’s chicken and dumplings were requested at every family gathering.

 In addition to her son Mark, she will be sadly missed by granddaughter, Casy (Craig) Penix, great-granddaughters, Mareah and Ellie Penix,  nieces Yvonne Pine, Judi (Gaylord) Stough and Jan (Steve) Wiese.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, August 29, 2014 at the Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S Hartford St., Eaton with Pastor Steve DeLisle officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Eaton.

Visitation for friends and family will be at the funeral home from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, August 28, 2014 and one hour prior to services Friday.

Memorials may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society,  P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718

 

 

 

 

Monday, August 25, 2014

H. Gale Pitman


EATON, IN

H. Gale Pitman, 71, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 22, 2014 at his home, of natural causes.

Gale was born on May 8, 1943 to Robert M. and Iva A. (Thompson) Pitman in Cains Store, Kentucky. He grew up in Eaton and is a life resident of this area.

He worked at Atlin Construction, Serv-o-mation, Commonwealth Insurance, Harry Ganey Ford in Hartford City, and was a co-owner of G & D Auto Sales in Eaton. Gale loved automobiles and attending car shows. He was a regular with “the Eaton Breakfast Club”.

Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl (Brad) Taflinger, Muncie, and a son, David (Stefanie) Pitman, Muncie, two grandchildren, Kilee and Cullen Taflinger, two brothers, Roger (Cathy) Pitman, and Rick Pitman, two sisters, Mary (Chuck) Smithers, and Lynn Cruea, as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Iva;  sisters, Christine Pitman, Doris Dunlap, Lucille Williams, Kimberly Polios, Beverly Koons, and Sandra Rees; and brothers, Vernon Lee Pitman and Glen Pitman.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton with Pastor Andy Denniston officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery in Eaton.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. and an hour prior to the service on Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made in his name to the Eaton Food Pantry, 301 E. Harris St., Eaton.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.

 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Danny G. Millinix, Jr.


Shideler, IN

Danny G. Mullinix Jr, 38, went to be with the Lord with his family by his side on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at his home.

Danny was born on December 3, 1975 to Danny and Cheryl (VanPelt) Mullinix, in Muncie, Indiana. He attended Delta High School and played football there.

He married Rebecca Rexroat on April 19, 1997 in Gaston, Indiana.   He attended Open Gate Ministries as well as Glad Tidings Church.

Danny worked at Rock Tenn in Eaton for 20 years, was a member of the United Steel Worker, and enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting.  What Danny loved most of all was his family and spreading the word of the Lord by ministering where he could.  Danny was Ordained through Messiah Bible Fellowship.

Suvivors include his wife, Rebecca, seven children, Michael Mullinix (Amillia), Doc Rouse-Mullinix, Nathan Mullinix (Janiece), Sara Mullinix, Nora Mullinix, Odis Mullinix, and Mark Mullinix; his parents, Danny Mullinix Sr and Cheryl Mullinix, two sisters, Michelle Pease (Brandi) and Jennifer Rouse (Mike), two grandchildren, Maddie and Hollyn, two sisters-in-law, Laura Vermillion (Todd), and Markie Rexroat, as well as several nieces, nephews, friends, and family.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Open Gate Ministries, 10000 N County Road 525 W.  Gaston, IN 47342, with Pastor Eric Morgan officiating.  Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory, Muncie.

Visitation for friends and family will be at Open Gate Ministries on Friday, July 25, 2014 from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. and from 9:00 A.M. until services Saturday.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton.

Memorials may be made in his name to Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 537, Eaton, IN 47338, to help defray funeral expenses.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Jeffrey W. Younce


Lewisville, IN

Jeffrey W. Younce, 61, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, July 11, 2014 at Hancock Regional Hospital.

Jeffrey was born on April 18, 1953 in Muncie, Indiana to Donald and Janet (Bales ) Younce.  He was a 1971 graduate of Wes-Del High School and went on to serve his country in the Navy.  

In 1980, Jeffrey earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Ball State University; Majoring in Criminal Justice, Social Studies, and Sociology.  In 1985 he earned his Master’s in Education from Ball State.

Jeffrey worked for Allied Barton Security at Lafayette Square in Indianapolis.

He is survived by his mother, Janet Younce,  companion, Carolyn Auten and her daughter, Lindsay Auten, two brothers: Steve Younce (Pat Barnes), and Randy Younce (Becky), a sister, Lynn Scroggins (Stephen), six nieces and nephews: Michelle Jennings (Matt), Jason Fuson (Brandy), Kevin Scroggins (Ginger), Devin Scroggins, Jordan Younce, and Kelsey Younce, as well as many friends. 

Jeffrey was preceded in death by his father, Donald Younce.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M.  July 15, 2014 at the Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton, with Max James officiating.  Burial with Military Rites by the Delaware County Veterans Honor Guard will follow in Jones Cemetery, Muncie.

Visitation for family and friends will be at the funeral home on Monday, July 14, 2014 from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. and one hour prior to services Tuesday.

Memorials may be made in his name to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214, the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674, or the American Diabetes Association, 7363 East 21 St., Indianapolis, IN 46219.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.

 

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Dianna Studebaker


Albany, IN
 
The Lord called home our loved one, Dianna Studebaker, on July 6, 2014.  If you were fortunate enough to know her, you know that her generosity was ever present, her work ethic was unsurpassed, and her kindness was unconditional.  Her family and friends were greatly blessed by her presence in their life.

Dianna was born on November 6, 1949 in Muncie to Harold and Betty (Bailey) Clevenger.  She was a 1968 graduate of Delta High School. 

On March 24, 1972, she married Gary Studebaker in Eaton.  Together they would raise their two children.  Dianna was a former member of Beta Sigma Phi.

Dianna loved flowers and worked at Marsh in the floral department but what she loved most of all was her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Gary Studebaker, a daughter, Shellie Goldman (husband, Sam), a son, Kirk Studebaker, her sister, Sandy Kirtley (husband, Terry), three grandchildren: Katie Studebaker, Chloe Goldman, and Sammy Goldman, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Dianna was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Betty Clevenger, and her mother-in-law, Nellie Studebaker.

Services will be private for the family.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, Eaton.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to: American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association P.O. Box 32698, Tucson, AZ, 85751 or for Neurofibromatosis research at:  NF, INC. NE, 9 Bedford St. Burlington, MA, 01803.